AJFF Playback Shorts Week Seven Results

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival’s 20th anniversary season continues online with an interactive film contest. We invite you, our loyal audience, to cast a vote for your favorite films from our festival vault, and help determine which will claim the title of “2020 AJFF Playback Winner" in the categories of short, documentary, and narrative.

Second Guessing Grandma vs. Cohen on the Bridge: Rescue at Entebbe


Second Guessing Grandma
Dir: Bob Giraldi • USA • 2008 • 10 mins • English

When Ed tells his family that he is gay, he worries that his traditional Jewish grandmother won’t understand. Featured in at 2009 AJFF.


Cohen on the Bridge: Rescue at Entebbe
Dir: Andrew Wainrib • France, Israel, United Kingdom, USA • 2009 • 20 mins • English

Animation and eyewitness testimony combine in this stirring reconstruction of Operation Entebbe, a counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission. Featured at the 2010 AJFF.

Hannah Cohen's Holy Communion vs. A Good Uplift


Hannah Cohen's Holy Communion
Dir: Shimmy Marcus • Ireland • 2013 • 13 mins • English

A feisty Irish girl is determined to join her friends for the sacrament of the Holy Communion. The only problem is, she's Jewish. Featured at the 2014 AJFF.


A Good Uplift
Dir: Cheryl Furjanic, Eve Lederman, Faye Lederman • USA • 2002 • 13 mins • English

A lighthearted look inside a Lower East Side lingerie shop, where owner and Jewish grandmother Magda will size you up, hook you in and set you free in the perfect bra. Featured at the 2007 AJFF.

See the Results on Who Gets to Advance to the Next Round