AJFF Playback Shorts Week Two 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.

My Olympic Summer vs. Cohen on the Bridge: Rescue at Entebbe

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My Olympic Summer
Dir: Daniel Robin • USA • 2007 • 12 mins • English

Through poetic home movies and family photos, Atlanta filmmaker Daniel Robin recounts how the 1972 Olympic hostage crisis saved his parents' marriage. Featured at the 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.

The Divorce vs. Song of Slomon

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The Divorce
Dir: David Scheinmann, Danny Scheinmann • United Kingdom • 2014 • 17 mins • English

Seeking a divorce after ten years of marriage, a joyless British couple receives a rather unorthodox challenge from their rabbi. Featured at the 2016 AJFF.

 

Song of Slomon
Dir: Emmanuel Shirinian • Canada • 2007 • 16 mins • English

An Orthodox rabbi wrestles with his religious tenets after becoming obsessed with a catchy dance tune. Will he succumb to the music, or scramble back to the Torah? Featured at the 2009 AJFF.


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