Welcome to the 24th annual New York Jewish Film Festival, the pre-eminent showcase for cinema exploring the diversity of Jewish experience around the world, presented by the Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The 2015 NYJFF includes world, U.S., and New York premieres of films from around the globe, plus special “beyond the screen” programs including a poster exhibition and panel discussions.
The 2015 New York Jewish Film Festival is selected by Florence Almozini, Senior Programmer, Film Society of Lincoln Center; Rachel Chanoff, THE OFFICE performing arts + film; Jaron Gandelman, Curatorial Assistant for Media, Jewish Museum and Coordinator, New York Jewish Film Festival; Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, Jewish Museum and Curator for Special Programs, New York Jewish Film Festival; and Aviva Weintraub, Associate Curator, Jewish Museum and Director, New York Jewish Film Festival.
The New York Jewish Film Festival is made possible by the Martin and Doris Payson Fund for Film and Media.
Generous support is also provided by Mimi and Barry Alperin, The Liman Foundation, and through public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional support is provided by the Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York and the German Consulate General New York.
Film Society of Lincoln Center receives year-round support from these sponsors:
The Jewish Museum is under the auspices of The Jewish Theological Seminary.
Nicola Galliner, Berlin JFF; Stuart Hands, Toronto JFF; Judy Ironside, UK Jewish Film; Marlene Josephs, Volunteer; Aviva Kempner; Lexi Leban, Jay Rosenblatt, San Francisco JFF; Linda Lipson, Volunteer; Sharon Rivo, Lisa Rivo, National Center for Jewish Film; Ilya Tovbis, Washington JFF; Isaac Zablocki, JCC in Manhattan.