The 28th Annual Washington Jewish Film Festival Unveils 2018 Slate

Contact:  PR Collaborative – Patrick Healy & Elizabeth Ward (202) 339-9598, patrick@prcollaborative.com & elizabeth@prcollaborative.com   The 28th Annual Washington Jewish Film Festival Unveils 2018 Slate Filmmaker Roberta Grossman to be Honored with WJFF Visionary Award Washington’s largest Jewish cultural event runs May 2-13 and features the best in independent and international cinema   March 20,…

28th WJFF Audience Award Winners Announced

28th WJFF Audience Award Winners Every year, the Washington Jewish Film Festival announces our audience favorites based on survey data collected at all our screenings. Here are this year’s winners! BEST NARRATIVE The Last Suit Dir. Pablo Solarz Argentina / Spain BEST SHORT The Driver is Red Dir. Randall Christopher United States BEST DOCUMENTARY Heading…

DC Outlook: 28th Annual Washington Jewish Film Festival Unveils 2018 Slate

The 28th Annual Washington Jewish Film Festival Unveils 2018 Slate Washington’s largest Jewish cultural event runs May 2-13, and features the best in independent and international cinema Today the Washington Jewish Film Festival announced the program for the 28th annual event. The Festival, which runs from May 2-13 in venues throughout the Washington, DC area, includes 57…

Metro Weekly: Out On the Town: D.C. Arts & Entertainment highlights — May 10-16

Out On the Town: D.C. Arts & Entertainment highlights — May 10-16 WASHINGTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL In its final weekend, the festival presents two films in the category Rated LGBTQ, co-presented by Reel Affirmations and GLOE: Saving Neta, acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Nir Bergman’s evocative, richly imagined ode to femininity, parenthood, and human connection (Sunday, May 13,…

Washington Blade: Maryland Film Festival, Washington Jewish Film Festival gear up with queer content

Maryland Film Festival, Washington Jewish Film Festival gear up with queer content Running May 2-13, the Washington Jewish Film Festival is an international exhibition of cinema that celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image. One of the highlights of the festival is the RATED LGBTQ strand, movies screened throughout the festival that explore…

Washington City Paper: Reviews From the 2018 Washington Jewish Film Festival

Reviews From the 2018 Washington Jewish Film Festival Scaffolding Directed by Matan Yair Asher (Asher Lax) is at a crossroads. The 17-year-old works with his gruff father Milo(Yaacov Cohen) in his scaffolding business, but he is also getting ready for his high school matriculation exams with the help of literature teacher Rami (Ami Smolartchik). The hot-tempered student ends up…

The Washington Post: Find religion onscreen with ‘Disobedience,’ Screening the Buddha and the Washington Jewish Film Festival

Find religion onscreen with ‘Disobedience,’ Screening the Buddha and the Washington Jewish Film Festival Washington Jewish Film Festival Documentaries, shorts, features and special events fill the lineup for the Washington Jewish Film Festival. This year, themes include female filmmakers, LGBT-centered films and classic films, including some that have been newly restored. Special events include a…