In addition to a score of films appearing as world, U.S., or New York premieres, the 2017 New York Jewish Film Festival also features a number of special programs including a tribute to actress and cabaret artist Valeska Gert, a poster exhibition honoring the life and work of Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, talk programs, and more.


Alon Schwarz, Shaul Schwarz, Israel/U.S./Germany, 2016, 90MIN

Andrea Simon, U.S./Bulgaria, 2017, 84MIN

Samantha Peters, UK, 2014, 75MIN

Michal Aviad, Israel, 2016, 70MIN

Gabrielle Zilkha, Canada, 2016, 85MIN

Oren Rosenfeld, Israel/U.S./Germany/Canada, 2016, 70MIN

Tatiana McCabe, U.S. , 2016, 4MIN

Tomer Heymann, Israel/Sweden/Germany/Netherlands, 2015, 100MIN

Laurel Chiten, U.S., 2017, 7MIN

Vanessa Jung, Canada, 2015, 33MIN

Volker Schlöndorff, Germany , 1977, 60MIN

Bernard-Henri Lévy, France, 2016, 92MIN

Nili Tal, Israel/Sweden/Germany/Netherlands,70MIN

Amos Gitai, Israel, 2017, 89MIN

Danae Elon, Israel/Canada, 2016, 83MIN

Barak Heymann, Tomer Heymann, Israel/UK, 2016, 84MIN

Giovanni Troilo, Italy, 2016, 67MIN