Durban International Film Festival South Africa’s longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is widely regarded as a leading film festival on the African continent and a vital event on the international film calendar.
Busan International Film Festival The Busan International Film Festival has grown from Korea’s first international film festival to Korea’s largest and has become a film festival loved by many filmmakers and audiences not only in Asia but also in the world.
DMZ International Documentary Film Festival DMZ International Documentary Film Festival (DMZ Docs) is a Korean film festival for documentaries, jointly presented by Paju and Goyang in Gyeonggi Province.
Docaviv- The Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival Docaviv – Tel Aviv International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the city of Tel Aviv, and the only festival in Israel dedicated exclusively to documentary films. It is among the world’s leading documentary festivals, with over 130 new local and international documentaries screened each year.
Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival Founded in 2000, the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival runs for two weeks showcasing a wide range of feature films, documentaries, and shorts, which reflect and offer interesting and unique views into the diversity of Jewish and Israeli life and culture.
Jerusalem Film Festival Beyond its contribution to Israeli film, the Jerusalem Film Festival is the leading platform in Israel for presenting the world’s finest contemporary cinematic trends to its local audiences.
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival The Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Jerusalem, Israel and dedicated to world cinema that focuses on Jewish life, experience, history, and culture worldwide.
Singapore International Film Festival The Singapore International Film Festival is the longest-running film festival in Singapore. The SGIFF focuses on showcasing international films and providing a global platform for the best of Singapore and Southeast Asian cinema.
The Berlinale: Berlin International Film Festival The Berlinale, held in Germany, is one of the largest and most prestigious public film festivals in the world. The BIFF accompanies filmmakers of all disciplines on their paths into the spotlight and supports careers, projects, dreams, and visions.
Berlin Brandenburg Jewish Film Festival One of the oldest of its kind in Europe, the Berlin Jewish Film Festival, is a unique cultural event in Germany, aimed at film lovers of any background, and is a showcase for new cinema that explores Jewish life in Germany and around the world.
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival The Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival is an international film festival, held in central France, dedicated to short films ranging from animation to comedies, films on contemporary reality, genre films, and student projects.
Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival The Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival is the largest documentary film festival in Scandinavia. CPH:DOX is devoted to supporting independent and innovative films and presents the latest tendencies in non-fiction, art cinema, and experimental film.
Festival de Cannes Festival de Cannes (Cannes Film Festival), held in France, is dedicated to drawing attention to and raising the profile of films, with the aim of contributing towards the development of cinema, boosting the film industry worldwide, and celebrating cinema at an international level.
Geneva International Jewish Film Festival The Geneva International Jewish Film Festival is dedicated to developing and enhancing the diversity of cultural offerings in the city of Geneva by bringing Jewish-related films to the city each year through an annual festival and Holocaust education screenings.
Gijón International Film Festival The Gijón International Film Festival (FICX), held in Spain, showcases a wide and varied selection of auteur cinema currently being produced worldwide and especially focused on innovative films and emerging filmmakers.
Interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival The Interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival presents a wide variety of short film productions comprising live-action, animation, documentary, and experimental films, and is dedicated to the celebration and promotion of short films. Interfilm aims to bring together creative individuals from all over the world and provide them with an international and culturally political framework with which to showcase their work.
International Documentary Festival FIPADOC The International Festival of Audiovisual Programs or International Documentary Festival FIPADOC, held in France, became an international festival specializing in non-fiction films for all screens and all formats.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam IDFA The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam is the world’s largest documentary film festival which institutes, guides, inspires, and shapes opinions.
International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) The International Film Festival Rotterdam, held in the Netherlands, has maintained a focus on independent and experimental filmmaking by showcasing emerging talents and established auteurs.
Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival The Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival is one of the leading European documentary film festivals and the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. The festival held in the Czech Republic draws attention to documentaries notable for their innovative visual style and a deeper social reflection and confrontation.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and one of the oldest A-list film festivals.
Locarno Film Festival The Locarno Film Festival, held in Switzerland, screens films in various competitive and non-competitive sections, including feature-length narrative, documentary, short, avant-garde, and retrospective programs.
Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film FestivalThe Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival, held in Poland, is dedicated to popularizing film culture, educating about documentary filmmaking, and reaching the widest possible audience with interesting, moving, and wise stories.
Movies that Matter Movies that Matter is a film festival, held in the Netherlands, showcases films about human rights and aims to broaden perspectives by using film to stir the debates on human rights, sustainability and the fight against injustice.
Sarajevo Film Festival The Sarajevo Film Festival is the premier and largest film festival in Southeast Europe and brings international and local celebrities to Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina every year.
Sheffield DocFest The Sheffield DocFest is the UK’s leading documentary festival presenting the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive and art – offering makers and audiences a place for inspiration, debate, development, learning and challenge. Our programming represents our core values – creativity, empathy, freedom, inclusivity and internationalism.
UK Jewish Film Festival The UK Jewish Film Festival showcases a wide range of feature films, documentaries and shorts, which reflect the diversity of Jewish and Israeli life and culture. The UK Jewish Film Festival entertains and educates diverse audiences with Jewish film, as well as supports emerging filmmakers, and runs educational programs.
Warsaw International Film Festival The Warsaw International Film Festival presents the best films from all over the world to Polish and international audience, and to improve communication and understanding between people living in different countries and of different cultural backgrounds.
Warsaw Jewish Film FestivalWarsaw Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) has been promoting Jewish culture and history, presenting the diversity of Jewish communities in Poland and worldwide, preserving the Jewish heritage in Poland, and cultivating the memory of the Holocaust since 2003, making it the oldest festival of this kind in Poland and Eastern Europe.
Venice International Film Festival: Biennale CinemaThe Venice International Film Festival is dedicated to raising awareness and promoting international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in the spirit of freedom and dialogue. The festival, held in Italy, also organizes retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema.
Visions du Réel, Festival international de cinéma NyonAs an internationally renowned festival and the largest Swiss documentary film festival, Visions du Réel aims to be exploratory above all else. By exploring global creativity in film, it seeks out new artistic trends and today’s social and human issues.
Athena Film Festival The Athena Film Festival, held at Barnard College in New York City, highlights films showcasing women’s leadership from underexplored perspectives; women leading in all places and spaces who are resisting and refuting preconceived notions of all they can be and do.
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF), Atlanta’s single largest film festival, is a showcase of international cinema that broadly explores themes of identity, history and culture. The AJFF mission is to inspire diverse communities to new levels of social and cultural understanding by showcasing entertaining and thought-provoking Jewish films.
Austin Jewish Film FestivalThe Austin Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) seeks to promote cultural understanding and tolerance by presenting Jewish films from the U.S. and around the world to entertain and educate the Greater Austin community and provides complementary programs to enhance the cinematic experience.
Beth Tzedec Calgary Jewish Film FestivalThe Beth Tzedec Calgary Jewish Film Festival is once again bringing an exciting line-up of outstanding and critically acclaimed films and special guests.
Boston Jewish Film FestivalThe Boston Jewish Film Festival has been a destination for international award-winning films on Jewish topics and themes since 1988, celebrating the richness of the Jewish experience through film and media.
Chicago International Film FestivalThe Chicago International Film Festival is dedicated to fostering better communication between people of diverse cultures through the art of film and the moving image. This festival aims to enrich Chicago’s cultural environment by presenting film in contexts that encourage discussion and debate.
Denver Jewish Film Festival The annual Denver Jewish Film Festival (DJFF), powered by The Chotin Foundation, presents the best and brightest cinematic moments from newly released Israeli and Jewish cinema.
DOC NYC DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, shares compelling stories from artists of all backgrounds and embrace creative guests, industry decision-makers, and audiences from all cultures, ages, abilities and identities.
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival^wThe Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of nonfiction cinema. The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) will pause its annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival for the 2023 season as the organization continues a strategic planning process around the Center’s next Full Frame was held entirely online for the 2020–22 festivals due to COVID-19. Plans are to return to an in-person event in 2024.
Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival
The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival presents great cinema from all over the world with Jewish themes or universal stories with a Jewish lens.
Hamptons International Film Festival The Hamptons International Film Festival showcases independent film—long, short, narrative and documentary—and introduces a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers. The HIFF is committed to exhibiting films that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives to enlighten audiences, educate, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers, and present inspired entertainment.
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is the largest largest documentary festival, conference and market in North America. Hot Docs presents an outstanding selection of cutting-edge documentaries from and around the globe.
Houston Jewish Film Festival The Houston Jewish Film features entertaining and exceptional award-winning films, which bring Jewish lives and stories to the big screen. Now in its 18th year, the HJFF shines the spotlight on Jewish and Israeli culture, art and history.
Human Rights Watch Film Festival The Human Rights Watch Film Festival (HRWFF) strives to prioritize space for identities, viewpoints, forms of expertise and experiences either silenced or marginalized in the film industry, news and media. The HRWFF aims to bears witness to human rights violations in direct storytelling and exposé form, and creates a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference.
Israel Film Festival Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles provides American audiences with a rich selection of Israel’s cinema and media. The festival features Israeli feature-length films and documentaries as well as television dramas and student short films.
Jacob Burns Film Center – Jewish Film Festival The Jacob Burns Film Center – Jewish Film Festival showcases entertaining, thought-provoking, mesmerizing, and often humorous films, including narratives and documentaries from Israel, the US, and around the world.
Jewish Film Festival of Dallas The Jewish Film Festival of Dallas provides a window to the Jewish experience and allows us to explore contemporary and historical themes in many different global settings.
Jewish Film Festival of Fairfield County The Jewish Film Festival of Fairfield County follows a hybrid model, each week a festival film is scheduled for an in-person screening or patrons can opt to stream online during the weekend. The festival provides audiences a mix of Q&As via Zoom and in-person, featuring filmmakers, producers and expert speakers. All the screenings take place at the Stamford JCC.
JFilm Festival The Pittsburgh based JFilm Festival presents international films that deepen audiences’ understanding of Jewish culture, tolerance, and our common humanity.
Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival The Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival, one of the largest and longest Jewish film festivals in the United States, showcases a wide variety of premiere feature films, shorts, documentaries, and comedies that explore the Jewish experience, culture, history, identity, and topics relevant to Jewish life.
JxJ JxJ encompasses both the Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals. The Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) is an international exhibition of cinema that celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image. The Washington Jewish Music Festival (WJMF) promotes a broad appreciation of Jewish culture through presentations of extraordinary performing artists who preserve and invigorate Jewish music in contemporary culture.
Lenore Marwil Detroit Jewish Film Festival The Lenore Marwil Detroit Jewish Film Festival celebrates the art of Jewish filmmaking by presenting films, encouraging discussion about Jewish stories, and creating shared experiences with filmmakers and audiences around the world.
Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) builds community awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people through a cinematic experience. The mission of the LAJFF is to present films that preserve and celebrate the rich tapestry of Jewish heritage.
Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest The Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest showcases a diverse selection of dramas, documentaries, shorts and a TV series that explores, educates, entertains and provokes discussion on the Jewish and Israeli experiences. From dramatic to humorous, the festival presents powerful and award-winning films for all movie lovers.
Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival The Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival has explored the many facets of the Jewish experience. Through stories of Jewish history, spirituality, and culture, the power of film entertains, educates, challenges perspectives, and broadens the scope of Jewish life here and around the world. More information for the 2023 film festival coming soon.
Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival The mission of the Cincinnati based Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival is to educate, engage, and create connections within the Jewish community and beyond with the broader Cincinnati community. The festival presents quality films that broaden and challenge perspectives, entertain, and appeal to a wide audience base.
Miami Jewish Film Festival The Miami Jewish Film Festival presents dramatic and documentary features, experimental, and animated features and shorts about Jewish history, culture, and identity as well as films that reflect life through a Jewish lens.
Mill Valley Film Festival The Mill Valley Film Festival, held in California, is an internationally acclaimed cinema event presenting a wide variety of new films from around the world in an engaged, community setting. The relaxed and non-competitive atmosphere surrounding MVFF, gives filmmakers and audiences alike the opportunity to share their work and experiences in a collaborative and convivial setting.
Mort Skirboll Jewish Film Festival of Sarasota-Manatee The Mort Skirboll Jewish Film Festival of Sarasota-Manatee many movie-goers, both Jewish and non-Jewish, and is all about strengthening Jewish life in Sarasota. The SJFF is dedicated to inspiring and amplifying stories that move viewers by the rich traditions and culture of Judaism found around the world.
Nashville Jewish Film Festival The Nashville Jewish Film Festival aims to create a forum for the wider Nashville community to understand the complexity of issues surrounding Jewish life in contemporary society. The showcased films are meant to demonstrate the breadth and depth of the Jewish cultural, religious, historical, and social conditions of the modern era.
New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival The New Hampshire Jewish Film Festival strives to enhance an appreciation of extraordinary individuals, culture, identity, history and contemporary issues in Jewish and Israeli life. Using the power of film and programming to educate and entertain, we encourage dialogue on diverse perspectives, broadening understanding and strengthening community.
New Jersey Jewish Film Festival The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival (NJJFF) has become one of the premier Jewish cultural events in the state. The NJJFF screen award-winning premieres and first-run Israeli, American, and international films of Jewish interest, followed by thought-provoking post-screening discussions. The NJJFF is dedicated to fostering the growth of Jewish culture, identity, and community in New Jersey by presenting a wide range of exceptional films of Jewish interest.
New York Jewish Film Festival The New York Jewish Film Festival is an annual festival in New York City that features a wide array of international films exploring themes related to the Jewish experience.
Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival The Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival strives to bring the finest examples of cinema from around the world to South Florida. The Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival aims to celebrate the Jewish experience and the diversity of the community.
Palm Springs International ShortFest The Palm Springs International ShortFest is one of the largest showcases of short-form cinema in North America. ShortFest accepts submissions up to 40 minutes in duration, in the form of both fiction and non-fiction shorts.
Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media Philadelphia Jewish Film and Media (PJFM) creates connection and community through Jewish cinema and digital storytelling. PJFM welcomes everyone to engage with Jewish culture and values through its educational and entertaining year-round programs, including its annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, which takes place every November. The organization shares, celebrates, and advances Jewish storytelling through film and new media programs in Philadelphia and beyond.
Queer Jewish Arts Festival The Queer Jewish Arts Festival, held at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore, will highlight local, national, and international artists who are making art with Queer and Jewish content and examine the complexity of how we present ourselves and move throughout life.
Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Rutgers Jewish Film Festival features award-winning international films, Israeli films, comedies, documentaries, thought-provoking, entertaining cinema; intriguing new ways to look at the world; and engaging discussions with film experts.
San Diego International Jewish Film Festival The San Diego International Jewish Film Festival showcases the best contemporary movies featuring Jewish themes from around the world, presenting short-subject, documentary, & feature films.
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) is a leader in the curation and presentation of new film and media exploring the complexity of Jewish life and identity around the world. The SFJFF showcases a lineup of dramatic and documentary features, episodic programs, and experimental, and animated projects that reflect life through a Jewish lens.
Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival The Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival brings to Northern New Mexico films that inform and foster an understanding of Jewish culture, religion, history and/or identity. The NMJFF showcases an eclectic mix of award-winning documentaries, narrative first-run features, Israeli cinema and more, and represent some of the very best films playing the Jewish Film Festival circuit.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival The Seattle Jewish Film Festival (SJFF) is one of the largest and longest-running film festivals in the Pacific Northwest and one of the largest Jewish film festivals in the United States. The SJFF is an annual festival that highlights global Jewish and Israeli talent and stories from around the world.
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival The Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival reaches out, excites and bring together the Silicon Valley community with and through the power of films that showcase Jewish spirit, culture, traditions and humor, striving to spark a dialogue around entertainment, art, politics, society and global issues
St. Louis Jewish Film Festival The St. Louis Jewish Film Festival showcases national and international cinema that explores universal issues through traditional Jewish values, opposing viewpoints and new perspectives.
Sundance Film Festival The Sundance Film Festival, the largest independent film festival in the United States, is the ultimate gathering of original storytellers and audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives. The Sundance program includes dramatic and documentary features, short films, and episodic content.
Telluride Film Festival The Telluride Film Festival revels in discovering new talent. There is no discrimination: shorts, features, documentaries, animation, film, and video — all are welcome submissions. The only prerequisite is that feature films have not been shown around the North American block before.
Toronto Jewish Film Festival The Toronto Jewish Film Festival produces programming and projects offering the best feature films, documentaries and shorts from Canada and around the world, on themes of Jewish culture and identity. The Foundation is dedicated to using film for its contemporary popular value and accessibility, in order to reflect the diversity of the Jewish experience internationally.
Tribeca Festival The Tribeca Festival brings together visionaries across industries and diverse audiences to celebrate the power of storytelling. A platform for independent filmmaking, creative expression and immersive entertainment, Tribeca supports emerging and established voices, discovers award-winning filmmakers, curates innovative and interactive experiences, and introduces new technology and ideas through panels, premieres, exhibitions, and live performances.
True / False Film Fest The True/False Film Fest is a documentary film festival that brings together filmmakers, artists, musicians, & audiences for a perspective-shifting cultural experience.
Tucson International Jewish Film Festival The Tucson International Jewish Film Festival (TIJFF) promotes independent, international film that celebrates Jewish culture and cultural diversity. The annual festival brings outstanding Jewish films from around the globe to Tucson-area screens.
Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival Dedicated and designed to build bridges, entertain, and create dialog, the Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival offers a universal medium through which Jewish history, traditions, political viewpoints, the arts, and personal relationships can all be viewed with the goal of experiencing life from another angle.
Vancouver Jewish Film Festival The Vancouver Jewish Film Centre (VJFC) is proud to host the longest-running Jewish Film Festival in Canada, showcasing the diversity of Jewish culture, heritage and identity through film. The VJFF is the longest-running Jewish Film Festivals in Canada, showcasing the diversity of Jewish culture, heritage and identity through film.
William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival This Baltimore based festival presents a diverse selection of engaging films that examined Jewish history, heritage, and culture.
Woodstock Film Festival The Woodstock Film Festival nurtures and supports emerging and established filmmakers, sharing their creative voices through an annual festival and year-round programming to promote culture, diversity, community, educational opportunities and economic growth.
Doc Edge Festival The Doc Edge Festival is an Academy Awards® qualifying international documentary film festival that showcases the best films from New Zealand and around the world.
Flickerfest Flickerfest has grown to become Australia’s leading competitive International Short Film Festival celebrating masterful, creative and impactful storytelling and the most original voices from filmmakers across the globe.
Jewish International Film Festival The Jewish International Film Festival is a thrilling celebration of the very best of new Jewish-themed and Israeli cinema and is the home of the most comprehensive selection of Israeli and Jewish-themed films in Australia.
Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI) The Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival focuses on young independent filmmakers, who are innovative and show new direction.
It’s All True Documentary Film Festival It’s All True is an international film festival held annually in Brazil and is the leading event devoted exclusively to the culture of documentary in South America.
Rio de Janeiro World Film Festival The Rio de Janeiro World Film Festival has been formed to introduce short films with a mission and goal to discover and promote talented filmmakers from all over the world.
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