Back by popular demand, we are teaming up with Creative Loafing and Mailchimp again! The Art Party celebrates Jewish comedy all-stars from the 1970s to today, the iconic actors and actresses like Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman, and Joan Rivers.
Week 2 of the AJFF begins! Highlights from The Farewell Party, In Silence, Touchdown Israel, and more!
Our 23-days of international and independent film started with a bang at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. We had 2,200 people in attendance and an engaging Q & A with producer Nancy Spielberg from the film Above and Beyond.
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.