Broadway World: The Goethe-Institut Washington & JxJ Arts Festival Celebrate LGBT History And Yiddish Theater

The Goethe-Institut Washington & JxJ Arts Festival Celebrate LGBT History And Yiddish Theater Catch a glimpse into the history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement on the big screen and experience Yiddish theater brought to life at collaborative events presented by JxJ Arts Festival and the Goethe-Institut Washington! The Goethe-Institut Washington is proud to partner with…

The Georgetowner: Weekend Round Up May 16, 2019

Weekend Round Up May 16, 2019 JxJ: ‘Carl Laemmle’ As part of JxJ, the new mashup of the Washington Jewish Film Festival and the Washington Jewish Music Festival, James L. Freedman’s documentary “Carl Laemmle” will be screened on Saturday, May 18, at 8:20 p.m. at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema, 7235 Woodmont Ave. in Bethesda, Maryland.…

The Georgetowner: Weekend Round Up May 9, 2019

Weekend Round Up May 9, 2019 This Saturday is the European Union Open House, Train Day at the Postal Museum and the 91st Georgetown Garden Tour (see separate story). The new mashup of the Washington Jewish Film Festival and the Washington Jewish Music Festival known as JxJ began yesterday and continues through May 26. Don’t forget:…

JxJ 2019 Audience Awards

JxJ 2019 Audience Award Winners Every year, the JxJ’s Washington Jewish Film Festival announces audience favorites based on survey data collected at all our screenings. Here are this year’s winners! BEST NARRATIVE Abe Dir. Fernando Grostein Andrade Brazil BEST SHORT Black Hat Dir. Sarah Smith United States BEST DOCUMENTARY The Accountant of Auschwitz Dir. Matthew…

JxJ 2019 Slate Release Announcement

  Contact: PR Collaborative – Madison Linnen & Annalise Cruz (202) 339-9598, madison@prcollaborative.com & annalise@prcollaborative.com   JxJ, A New Multidisciplinary Jewish Arts Festival, Unveils 2019 Slate The largest Jewish cultural event of its kind, JxJ presents the best in international film, music and art over its three-week run, May 8-26   March 24, 2019, WASHINGTON,…

McEnearney Associates – The Keystone: Best Events in May Around Washington DC, MD, and VA

Best Events in May Around Washington DC, MD, and VA JxJ: A Multidisciplinary Jewish Film, Music and Arts Festival – May 8 – 26 Encompassing the Washington Jewish Film Festival (now in its 29th year) with screening locations throughout D.C., the Washington Jewish Music Festival with a wide selection of concerts, and other hybrid and cultural events. Check individual events…

MovieMom: JxJ comes to Washington, DC

JxJ Comes to Washington DC Washington DC’s Jewish Film Festival and Jewish Music Festival are joining forces to become JxJ, a multi-disciplinary cultural event encompassing the performing and visual arts that will take place from May 8-26, 2019 in the Nation’s Capital. The Jewish Film Festival, now in its 29th year, has a great line-up of international…

Washington Blade: Washington Jewish Film Festival rebrands; Md. Film Festival returns

Washington Jewish Film Festival rebrands; Md. Film Festival returns This week, the Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) returns in an exciting new format. A program of the Eldavitch D.C.-JCC, the new multi-disciplinary arts festival called JxJencompasses the WJFF and the Washington Jewish Music Festival and will also incorporate original cutting-edge hybrid arts programming. According to JxJ…

Washington City Paper: District Line Daily: What’s Good?

District Line Daily: What’s Good? ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen Remembering local jazz legend Fred Foss. [WCP] The Washington Jewish Film Festival and Washington Jewish Music Festival have merged into the inaugural JXJ Festival. [DCist] Take the first steps into D.C.’s thriving social dance scene. [Express] Suns Cinema is expanding. [DCist Read more at the Washington City…

Washington City Paper: To Do This Week May 10–16

To Do This Week May 10–16 Yemen Blues and Nani Ravid Kahalani, the oft-bunned frontman of the genre-collapsing music group Yemen Blues, is a global force, blending musical influences like mambo, jazz, and traditional Arabic sounds. The joyful “Satisfaction,” a collaboration with French-Malian rapper Oxmo Puccino, highlights the band’s international fusion of funky drum beats, trumpets, and…

Washington Diplomat: Films – May 2019

    Films – May 2019   Czech Toman Directed by Ondref Trojan (Czech Republic, 2018, 144 min.) This fascinating historical drama revolves around the real-life figure of Zdeněk Toman, a controversial and singular character in modern Czech politics. He was an unscrupulous careerist and an unsavory politician, blackmailing, exploiting, and intimidating his way to…

Washingtonian: Things to Do in DC This Week (May 6-8): The Fantastical History of Fairies, What it Means to Be Native American, and the JxJ Festival

Things to Do in DC This Week (May 6-8): The Fantastical History of Fairies, What it Means to Be Native American, and the JxJ Festival FESTIVAL The new JxJ Festival combines the previous Washington Jewish Film Festival and Washington Jewish Music Festival with film screenings, musical performances, and comedy through May 26. The festival kicks off with a…