The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF), already the biggest film event in the city and the world’s second largest Jewish film festival, is expanding screenings by more than 25 percent in 2014, ensuring that more festivalgoers have access to the festival’s hottest tickets. The festival runs January 29-February 20 at eight venues across Atlanta.
This week we feature Jews in Hollywood who have many ambitions, both in their career and personal lives. Disney's new purchase and a lost film restored and digitized close out this week's round-up.
People taking a stand against differing types of oppression in the present and past leads this week’s round-up. Jewish “holiday movies” and film screenplays close out the list as holidays and award season are just around the corner.
The Holocaust and how people dealt with it from Hollywood to small Polish towns is front and center in this week’s news and highlights. Plus, we book end this round-up with some lost Jewish film history and modern-day Jewish adventures.