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, meet the founding director of Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and current Community Engagement Co-Chair, Judy Marx.
AJFF has received its second grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The funding, aimed at supporting programming that showcases Israeli history, culture, and politics, represents a renewed vote of support for Atlanta’s largest film festival.
We've got our film picks ready for this month. Among our recommendations are several documentaries including a film from the 2017 AJFF, an inside look at the world of stand-up comedians, and a war film by Quentin Tarantino.
Read an exclusive editorial now in the Atlanta Jewish Times by AJFF Executive Director Kenny Blank and Executive Director of the Jewish Women's Fund of Atlanta, Rachel Wasserman about the two organizations coming together for a program to commemorate Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
A jilted bride embarks on an elaborate search for Mr. Right in this romantic comedy nominated for nine Israeli Academy Awards. Tickets are on sale now for the first film of the AJFF Selects series, part of our newly expanded year-round programming.
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, meet someone you probably already know, our Film Programming Manager, Shellie Schmals!
AJFF is excited to help young filmmakers take advantage of a new and exciting opportunity with The Jerusalem Film Workshop. Find out how to apply and see your film in next year's festival.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is a TCM Fathom Special Event, a Netflix original film, and two former AJFF picks.
We're so excited for you to apply for our Film Evaluation Committee; but what's it really like? You might recognize some of the emotions below and don't forget to apply now before Friday, April 21, 2017. Find out more and apply here now.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is currently accepting applications to serve on the 2018 AJFF Film Evaluation Committee. Members pre-screen and evaluate film entries for Atlanta's largest film festival and one of the largest Jewish film festivals in the world.
The 2017 AJFF is a wrap. So, what’s next? AJFF is no longer a once-a-year phenomenon. For the first time ever, we’re rolling out an ambitious slate of world-class programming that you can enjoy throughout the year.
The 41st annual Atlanta Film Festival takes place March 24 through April 2, 2017. AJFF is excited to partner with the Atlanta Film Festival for three films in their lineup. See which ones you won't want to miss, and be sure to use our special discount to get a savings on tickets.
We like to spotlight members of the AJFF community – our staff, our sponsors, our volunteers, and our audience – so let us introduce a special new member of our team: AJFF's new Development Director, Lori Zelony. She brings a wealth of expertise and community relationships to the festival.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is a TCM Fathom Special Event, a new documentary about Hollywood's finest directors during WWII, a Mel Brooks classic, and two Natalie Portman features.
Emory’s department of Film and Media Studies and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies will be presenting a screening series of work by Nitzan Gilady, beginning March 15, 2017. Screenings are Wednesdays at 7:30 PM in White Hall and are free and open to the public. See what's playing and don't miss out!