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24th Annual Boston Jewish Film Festival concluded

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The fun-filled 24th Annual Boston Jewish Film Festival concluded Monday night with a bang - 3 great screenings in Arlington, Danvers and Framingham bringing to a climax 13 days of excellent films and insightful discussions, peels of laughter and occasional tears. "This has been the most fascinating, enlightening and enjoyable 12 days of my professional life," says BJFF Artistic Director Amy Geller. "I’m so very grateful to our loyal and engaging audiences, our world-class...

The 24th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival

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The 24th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival will present 45 films from Nov. 7-19, ranging from an upbeat documentary about one of the world’s best known songs to edgy women’s films to an American classic hand-picked by a theatre giant to a shorts film competition to many exciting debuts from directors.   A worldwide selection of film from the U.S., Israel, Argentina, Canada, France, Germany, Nigeria, Russia and South Africa will screen at Greater Boston area theatres with panel dis...

Boston Jewish Film Festival names Amy Geller new Artistic Director

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  The Boston Jewish Film Festival named Amy Geller, long active in the Boston film community with curatorial and production experience, as its new Artistic Director. Geller's background includes producing a variety of feature, documentary and short films, curating film festivals and serving as Associate Director of The Boston Jewish Film Festival. Geller's chief responsibilities will be selecting films and programming fo...

The Boston Jewish Film Festival appoints Sara Rubin as Artistic Director

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The Boston Jewish Film Festival announced today that it has appointed Sara L. Rubin as “Artistic Director Emerita” in recognition of Rubin’s outstanding work on behalf of the Festival for the last 15 years. For the past three years, Rubin served as Artistic Director for the nonprofit cultural arts organization, stepping down after the November, 2011 Festival.Said Board Chair Joyce Field Pastor, “We are delighted to recognize Sara Rubin’s contributions to The Boston Jewish Film Festival...

REELAbilitiesBoston Film Festival premieres in February 2012

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Six films from around the world about people with disabilities will highlight the first REELAbilitiesBoston Film Festival being held Feb. 2-8.My Spectacular Theatre, a Chinese film from Director Yu Lang, will be the opening night film on Feb. 2, 2012 at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown.Other films in the REELAbilitiesBoston Film Festival include War Eagle, Arkansas (Canada/England/US); Shooting Beauty (USA); Snow Cake (Canada/England/USA); Warrior Champions (China/US); and Anita (Ar...

Boston Jewish Film Festival announces 2011 Audience Awards

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Kaddish for a Friend, the debut film of director Leo Khasin, and Beating Time, a documentary about the struggle to overcome ALS, were the winners of The 23rd Boston Jewish Film Festival’s Audience Awards for Best Feature and Best Documentary films respectively. “I feel very honored to win this year's Audience Award at the Boston Jewish Film Festival,” said Khasin. “I had the chance to be here in Boston and be part of a wonderful vivid, receptive and, at the same time, profound audience. ...

Boston Jewish Film Festival announces 23rd annual Festival line-up

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The theme “Neighbors Near and Far” will be explored at the 23rd annual Boston Jewish Film Festival, which opens Nov. 2 and continues through Nov. 13.   The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents 32 of the most innovative films on Jewish themes from around the world in Greater Boston area theatres. Films are accentuated by panel discussions and with visits by more than a dozen directors, actors and subjects from such countries as Israel, France, Germany and Hungary.   “Our f...

The Boston Jewish Film Festival announces “Luminaries and Legends”

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The Boston Jewish Film Festival announces “Luminaries and Legends,” its major fall fundraiser. Three Luminaries will be honored for their leadership in film in New England on Oct. 22 – Judy Ganz, Lisa Gossels and Kaj Wilson.   Judy Ganz, Festival architect and visionary. Judy has been at the heart of the Festival since its inception, serving as Board Chair from 2002 - 2009. During her tenure, the Festival enjoyed exponential growth in attendance and stature. Judy is an indefatigable l...

NEWSLETTER N° 482: October 28, 2010

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 .............                                                                                                                                                          WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 482: October 28, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise on the sites.  Our newsletter reaches 82 000 film profession...

The mission of the Boston Jewish Film Festival

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The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents the best contemporary films from around the world on Jewish themes at its annual Festival and throughout the year. Through features, shorts, documentaries, and conversations with visiting artists, the Festival explores Jewish identity, the current Jewish experience and the richness of Jewish culture in relation to a diverse modern world. History Founded by filmmaker Michal Goldman in 1989, The Boston Jewish Film Festival has grown from 10 screenings to mo...

Israel Fest film slate

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Enriching the American vision of Israeli life and culture through the powerful medium of film, the Israel Film Festival has definitively become the largest showcase of Israeli films in the United States. 2010 marks the 25th anniversary of this much acclaimed Israeli showcase that celebrates a quarter-century of Israeli cinema in the United States, and today the film festival announced its most dynamic program since its founding. Encompassing over 30 titles, including award winning features, do...

NEWSLETTER N° 449: January 20, 2010

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.............WELCOME TO OUR NEWSLETTER N° 449: January 20, 2010 Follow this LINK if you cannot read the newsletter properly Contact the Editor, Advertise on the sites. Our newsletter reaches 77 000 film professionnals every week. COMING SOON THE NEXT FESTIVAL DAILIES ON FEST21.COM We follow 4 000 festivals for you. Stay tuned for Sundance, Berlin.... ___________________________________________________...

The Boston Jewish Film Festival elected Joyce Field Pastor as new Chair

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    Joyce Field Pastor, Board Chair, The Boston Jewish Film Festival At its December meeting, the Board of Directors of The Boston Jewish Film Festival elected Joyce Field Pastor as its new Chair. A Weston resident, Pastor has been on the Festival Board since 2004. Most recently, she served as Vice Chair. Sh...

Boston Jewish Film Festival Awards

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Two Awards given at the 2009 Boston Jewish Film FestivalNEWTON, Massachusetts - November 24, 2009 - The audience at this year's 21st annual Boston Jewish Film Festival has voted its favorites. In total, the Festival screened 40 films from 15 countries. The Festival's audience voted in two categories, Best Feature Fiction and Best Documentary Feature.Award-winners are as follows:- Best Feature Fiction: Eli & Ben (Eli v'Ben) (Israel, 2008, 89 min., 35mm) had its Massachusetts Premiere in this year...

Boston Jewish Film Festival favorites

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The audience at this year's 21st annual Boston Jewish Film Festival has voted its favorites. In total, the Festival screened 40 films from 15 countries. The Festival's audience voted in two categories, Best Feature Fiction and Best Documentary Feature.Award-winners are as follows:- Best Feature Fiction: Eli & Ben (Eli v'Ben) (Israel, 2008, 89 min., 35mm) had its Massachusetts Premiere in this year's Festival. In Ori Ravid's engrossing debut feature film, Walk on Water's Lior Ashkenazi plays Ben,...

Boston Jewish Film Festival to explore themes of Home

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2009 Boston Jewish Film Festival: Family to Fables; Homeland to HomesickOpening November 4 and continuing through November 15, the 21st annual Boston Jewish Film Festival presents a wide range of films exploring themes of "home." These films survey families, faith, doctrinal sects, nationalities, immigration, and exile as facets of our powerful stories of "home.""Home is a word that acts like a Rorschach test," said Sara L. Rubin, artistic director. "Some of our images are intensely unique and p...

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boston jewish poster     GEN X SPEAKS WITH A NEW VOICE   A New Generation of Filmmakers Explores Jewish Identity 2008 Boston Jewish Film Festival   NEWTON, Massachusetts - October 2, 2008 - Opening November 5 and continuing through November 16, the 20th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival reveals a new era of directors - from Generation X. These directors e

Gen X speaks with a new voice at Boston Jewish Fest

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Opening November 5 and continuing through November 16, the 20th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival reveals a new era of directors – from Generation X. These directors explore age-old issues surrounding the worldwide Jewish community, from the Holocaust to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – and offer surprising and fresh insights and angles.“Gen X had its childhood in the 1980’s, a time of relative peace and affluence. Gen X grew up with the Cold War drawing to a close, Israel raising it...

Boston Jewish Film Fest reveals a new era of directors

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Opening November 5 and continuing through November 16, the 20th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival reveals a new era of directors – from Generation X. These directors explore age-old issues surrounding the worldwide Jewish community, from the Holocaust to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – and offer surprising and fresh insights and angles.“Gen X had its childhood in the 1980’s, a time of relative peace and affluence. Gen X grew up with the Cold War drawing to a close, Israel raising it...

3 Audience Awards at Boston Jewish Film Festival

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The audience at this year’s Boston Jewish Film Festival has voted its favorites. In total, the Festival screened more than 55 films from 16 countries. The Festival’s audience of more than 12,500 voted in three categories. Given the number of sold-out screenings (20) and World, North American, and U.S. premieres (11), the competition was particularly stiff.Award-winners are as follows:- Best Feature Fiction: Ira and Abby, directed by Robert Cary (2006, USA,100 minutes, English), screening...

Boston Jewish Film Festival highlights

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Opening November 1 and continuing through November 12, The Boston Jewish Film Festival is the arbiter of film trends, especially for viewers in their 20s and 30s. The 18th annual Festival presents the most innovative film programs from around the world on Jewish themes. Films are accentuated by panel discussions; visits by directors, actors, and subjects; and musical events.The Festival is New England’s largest Jewish cultural event, with last year’s record-setting attendance of over 13,60...

The Boston Jewish Festival offers a broad panorama

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17th ANNUAL BOSTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVALNovember 2 – 13, 2005Opening November 2 and continuing through November 13, The Boston Jewish Film Festival increases its reach with offerings targeted toward viewers in their 20s and 30s. This 17th annual Festival presents the best contemporary films from around the world on Jewish themes, punctuated by panel discussions; visits by film directors, actors, and subjects; and musical events.The Festival is New England’s largest Jewish cultural event, with...

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