The 2015 AJFF opens this Wednesday with the Opening Night Gala at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and the Atlanta Premiere of Above and Beyond. Plus more first week highlights!
The most exciting part of AJFF is the movies. But what really completes the festival experience is the chance to hear from filmmakers, actors, scholars and other experts.
Tickets have been on sale since Sunday and we are selling out quickly. But, fear not, some of our most popular films are still available!
Getting tickets to the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is easy. The fastest and easiest way to buy tickets is to do so online. This primer will give you a step-by-step guide.
The 2015 AJFF is a cinematic smorgasbord: 23 days, 65 films, and more screenings than ever, 164 to be exact. With a plethora of opportunities to view films, and even more seating capacity than in the past, it all may seem slightly overwhelming. Fear not, intrepid movie fans: this survival guide should maximize your festival fun to the fullest.
On February 18th and 19th, some of the most popular and in-demand movies of the festival will receive an impromptu repeat screening. If you missed a film or couldn’t get tickets, this is your chance to catch those audience favorites.
Films, of course, are the heart of every great film festival, but equally significant is the balancing of those films. What subjects should be explored, and how do we keep the lineup fresh and appealing?
The official schedule and lineup of films for the fifteenth annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) have been announced. The 23-day festival will take place January 28 through February 19, 2015.
AJFF's new status as an independent arts non-profit was written about in the online publication ArtsATL, along with news about the 2015 lineup of films, which was announced on Friday, December 19.
Howard Pousner, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, wrote a wonderful article about the upcoming 2015 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival in Thursday's edition of the newspaper. The article discussed the festival lineup and featured an interview with Kenny Blank, AJFF's Executive Director. From Pousner's piece:
In its 15th year, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival again offers a copious array of extraordinary films that provide fresh perspectives on the place of Jews and Jewish history within our complex world.
AJFF is issuing a call for artists with special interests in design, film, and theatre who will produce sets as a part of our Art Party Mentorship program.
Israeli author and screenwriter Etgar Keret will be at Temple Sinai this Sunday, November 9th for an exhibition of his work. Copies of his books Suddenly, A Knock on the Door and Girl on the Fridge will be available for purchase. Additionally, attendees will enjoy a screening of his short films and his interview with Emory Professor and author Joseph Skibell.