The National Center for Jewish Film's
19th Annual Film Festival | May 4-22
All Tickets on Sale Now | Boston Globe feature story

-- May 5 Director Steve Rivo & Jonathan Sarna at Carvalho's Journey
-- Amos Gitai in person! May 14 - Rabin, The Last Day



Beverly Weinger Boorstein (1941-2016)
Attorney, Massachusetts Family & Probate Court Judge, and pioneering advocate for gender equality and children’s rights. Beverly was also a founding board member of NCJF: a central figure in the Center’s creation and a stalwart supporter and advisor for more than 40 years, speaking daily with her friend Sharon Pucker Rivo. We are devastated by her passing, but celebrate her extraordinary life.



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New Release: Carvalho's Journey
"Staggering...breathtaking." --Wall Street Journal
"Great story. Stunning visuals. A very rare treat." --Huffington Post
"Should really be seen on the big screen. Pure movie adventure. I absolutely loved this film.." --Unseen Films
CRITICS PICK - Time Out New York, Tablet, Forward, Denver Life


New Release: Rosenwald
“A great American saga of interracial cooperation” --Julian Bond, Civil Rights activist
“A powerful civil rights story, engaging both the heart and the head.” --Dan Raviv, CBS Radio
Best Documentary Jury Award, Teaneck International Film Festival



Raise the Roof wins 2 Audience Awards -
Washington Jewish Film Festival
Seattle Jewish Film Festival

Upcoming: Jacob Burns Film Center, Seattle JFF, New Hampshire JFF, Cherry Hill JFF, Detroit JFF, Nantucket Trust



Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

"Critics Pick" - Australia Jewish News
"The grandest event...must-see" -San Jose Mercury News
"Performance-packed doc destined to have a long life" -KQED
"Bikel accentuates the positive...a festival highlight" -San Francisco Chronicle



Mamele with Molly Picon - New Digital Restoration
“Sparkling gem… Picon is so delicious and quirky, you want to give her a knip in bekl (pinch her cheek).” – Forward
“Here are words to live by: Anything with Molly Picon is worth seeing. Mamele (is a) marvelous comic melodrama.” – KQED Public Radio
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NCJF in the News...

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Westchester Jewish Film Festival - April
Mamele
Rosenwald
Raise the Roof



Silent Film Classic: A Child of the Ghetto
“Griffith packs a remarkable density of incident and emotion."- The New Yorker

Stockholm Film Festival Jewish Museum in Stockholm New York Jewish Film Festival Maine Jewish Film Festival


Kol Nidre (1939) - NCJF Digital Restoration
A bissel of this, a bissel of that, Kol Nidre has a little bit of everything, combining family melodrama and romance with popular songs, cantorial music and comic bits in an inventive pastiche of themes and styles.



Aner Preminger
Book veteran Israeli filmmaker Aner Preminger (Blind Man's Bluff, On My Way to Father's Land) for your spring program.



We Remember Bob Szulkin
Our dear colleague and friend Bob Szulkin recently passed away. Bob was one of the founding and long time member of the Board of the National Center for Jewish Film.



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