The New York Jewish Film Festival is a preeminent showcase for world cinema exploring the Jewish experience, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Jewish Museum. 2014′s edition included world, U.S., and New York premieres of films from around the globe, plus a number of “beyond the screen” programs including a symposium, a master class, and exhibitions of the posters and title sequences of the great Saul Bass.
The 2014 New York Jewish Film Festival was selected by Rachel Chanoff, Independent Curator; Marcela Goglio, Programming Associate, Film Society of Lincoln Center; Jaron Gandelman, Curatorial Assistant for Media, The Jewish Museum and Coordinator, The New York Jewish Film Festival; Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, The Jewish Museum and Curator for Special Programs, The New York Jewish Film Festival; Dennis Lim, Director of Cinematheque Programming, Film Society of Lincoln Center; and Aviva Weintraub, Associate Curator, The Jewish Museum and Director, The New York Jewish Film Festival.
View programs from previous years.
View last year’s NYJFF Brochure (PDF).
View the 2014 Print Source List.
Nicola Galliner, Berlin JFF; Stuart Hands, Toronto JFF; Eliza Heitzman, Intern; Annette Insdorf, Columbia University; Judy Ironside, UK Jewish Film; Marlene Josephs, Volunteer; Aviva Kempner; Lexi Leban, Jay Rosenblatt, Owen Levin, San Francisco JFF; Linda Lipson, Volunteer; Ira Resnick, Motion Picture Arts Gallery; Sharon Rivo, Lisa Rivo, National Center for Jewish Film; Ilya Tovbis, Washington JFF; Isaac Zablocki, JCC in Manhattan.
The New York Jewish Film Festival is made possible by the Martin and Doris Payson Fund for Film and Media. Major support is provided through public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; The Liman Foundation; and Mimi and Barry Alperin. Additional support is provided by the Polish Cultural Institute New York; and the Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York.The Film Society of Lincoln Center receives major support from:
The Jewish Museum is under the auspices of The Jewish Theological Seminary.