Special Alert

10th Annual Athens Jewish Film Festival

The Athens Jewish Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2018. The festival brings quality Jewish films to Athens, Ga., through an annual festival and year-round events. The mission is two-fold: to review, discuss and celebrate films of Jewish interest; and to encourage emerging filmmakers. The festival includes a variety of feature films, shorts and documentaries. Festival programming includes discussions with visiting filmmakers and academics, as well as a short film competition for emerging filmmakers.


Schedule of Events:

Saturday, March 24 -  10th Anniversary Celebration Reception and Dinner at Georgia Museum of Art, at 6 p.m.   At 8:00 p.m. there will be a screening of TheWomen’s Balcony, a comedy/drama about community, old traditions, values and the power of women to keep all of these in the face of modern extremism.

The festival continues Sunday, March 25 – Wednesday, March 28, at Ciné Bar Café Cinema, 234 W. Hancock St., downtown Athens.

  • On Sunday, March 25, the following films will be shown: Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators (2 p.m.); Tevye’s Daughters (4 p.m.);and Monsieur Mayonnaise (6:45 p.m.).
  • On Monday, March 26, the following films will be shown: Paradise (5 p.m.) and Rabbi Wolff (7:45 p.m.).
  • On Tuesday, March 27, the following films will be shown: Between Worlds (5 p.m.) and The 90 Minute War (7:15 p.m.).
  • On Wednesday, March 28, at 5 p.m., short film winners from the festival’s shorts contest will be shown at Ciné Bar Café Cinema. Following the shorts will be the screening of Body and Soul: An American Bridge (6:15 p.m.).


The 10th annual festival’s closing party will be held Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Hotel Indigo, 500 College Ave., downtown Athens.


Georgia Museum of Art and Cine
234 W. Hancock Ave.