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!
Tickets are now on sale for the AJFF Day of Encores, Sunday, March 5 at GTC Merchants Walk Cinema. Don't miss your last chance to see the Audience Award and Jury Prize winners, and other favorites of the 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival.
We invite you to join the Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta and us for an exclusive screening of BRAVE MISS WORLD, followed by a panel discussion with experts in the field and a dessert reception. The film was previously screened as part of the 2014 AJFF.
After 23 days and a record 202 screenings, the 2017 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival has come to a triumphant close with more screenings of in-demand films, and at more convenient show times, translating to greater access and an improved onsite experience for all audiences.
Details for the AJFF Day of Encores are coming! In the meantime, save the date for Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Georgia Theatre Company's Merchants Walk location, then find out more about your second chance to see some of the most talked about films of the 2017 AJFF!
The ballots have been tabulated and the 2017 AJFF Audience Awards presented by the Helen Marie Stern Memorial Fund have been announced. AJFF is proud to reveal our 2017 Audience Award winners for Best Narrative, Best Documentary, and Best Short.