A little over a year ago, AJFF celebrated the return of Jerry Lewis to the big screen. Sadly, at the age of 91, Jerry Lewis passed away over the weekend. As the accolades and remembrances pour in, we're reposting our original article celebrating Lewis' legacy, diving into the roles we loved most from his storied career.
For AJFF's September Selects, we confront a troubling chapter in American history with timely implications with The Lavender Scare, proudly co-presented with Out On Film, Atlanta's LGBT Film Festival. Tickets are on sale now.
Even though summer vacation now at an end, we hope to liven-up the remainder of the season with more summer reads you might’ve missed with a Jewish connection.
This past month, veteran Jewish actor, Martin Landau passed away at the age of 89. For our part, we wanted to personally take a look at some of our favorite roles and why.
We've got our film picks ready for this month. Among our recommendations is a new comedy, two former AJFF picks, and a TV series that picks up where a film favorite left off.
We're incredibly proud that AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. This month, we're putting the spotlight on Brennen Dicker, AJFF Steering Committee member. Brennen is the general manager of Atlanta’s Bling Digital a division of The Sim Group. He also serves as the Chair SCAD’s Atlanta Advisory Council, is an active member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and serves as the head of Government Relations for Georgia Production Partnership.
Summer is here! And with it are the dozens of lists for summer must-reads. To help you decide what books to enjoy this summer, we've found the "best of the best" summer page-turners along with some recommended films to accompany your reading! So sit back, read, relax, watch, and enjoy!
We're incredibly proud that AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. We rely heavily on this village to make AJFF what it is, and we're going to introduce you to some of the people who make up that village. This month, we're putting the spotlight on not one but both of AJFF’s new board members, Dina Gerson of The Coca-Cola Company and our new Treasurer, Joel Pascaner of Jones and Kolb.
Join us for our August AJFF Selects, Monkey Business: The Curious Adventures Of George's Creators, the story of the extraordinary lives of the husband and wife duo who together authored the beloved Curious George books. Tickets are on sale now.
Join us for our next AJFF Selects, Menashe, a Yiddish drama inspired by real events, portraying the bond between father and son within the New York Hasidic community. Tickets are on sale now.
Just in time for July 4th, one of our AJFF interns, Kristin Guy, took a look at some of the best patriotic films with a Jewish connection. So, pre, post, or during your holiday plans, watch these picks to feel really patriotic.
We've got our film picks ready for this month. Among our recommendations are a former AJFF Selects, a TCM Classic Event, and a film from the 2017 AJFF.
AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. We rely heavily on this village – our staff, our sponsors, our volunteers, and our audience – to make AJFF a world-class cultural event. This month, we're putting the spotlight on Lee Thomas, the Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, which has sponsored the festival for many years.
We've got our film picks ready for this month. Among our recommendations are a former AJFF Selects, a Mel Brooks classic, and the Opening Night film from the 2017 AJFF.
Tickets have sold out for our June AJFF Selects: The Exception, a suspenseful WWII drama starring Christopher Plummer. Read more about the film and watch the trailer for our next screening.