MAY 12-21, 2024
National Center for Jewish Film’s Annual Film Festival

Coolidge Corner Theatre

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For 47 years, NCJF has rescued, restored & exhibited rare films that document the vibrancy of Jewish life.

“Keeper of the Jewish film legacy.” —The Boston Globe
“Reviving a vanished heritage, a trove of priceless movies.” —Time Magazine
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The Light Ahead—1939 Yiddish Feature

Premiere—New York Jewish Film Festival 2021
See Film at Lincoln Center Virtual Cinema
Book your virtual screening now!

The Dybbuk—1937 Yiddish Feature

Watch the Dance of Death video clip
One of Kenneth Turan’s 54 favorite films of all time
(chief film critic of LA Times and NPR)

NEW NCJF RESTORATION - Lost 1919 Silent Film
Broken Barriers (Khavah)
First American Film Adaptation of Sholem Aleichem
Based on same stories as Tevye and Fiddler on the Roof

World Tour coming soon

NCJF Films are screening virtually worldwide….

Now Available on DVD & Blu-ray!
Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana
Book Now for Film festival & Event Screenings

NCJF Films On TV Now!
Broadcasting Nationally on American Public Television

Carvalho's Journey
Ahead of Time

Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities
Now available for most titles in distribution

NCJF now offers DSL to universities, colleges and libraries. Contact us to request a quote.

Rosenwald NOW ON DVD!
Special Edition 2 DVD includes 4.5+ hours of bonus materials
Buy now for home use or classroom/library use

Audience & Critics Pick!  275 Festival & Event screenings
Rosenwald screened at the Obama White House!

NOW ON DVD & BLU RAY: 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

Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem
Now on DVD & Blu-ray!

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Film Festival Favorite! More than 100 Event Screenings

280+ Films on DVD
Films A-Z
Special Offers

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
“Words to live by: Anything with Molly Picon is worth seeing. Mamele is a marvelous comic melodrama.” - KQED Public Radio

NCJF in the News...

On CBS News Sunday Morning
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Profile in Hadassah Magazine
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Feature in Times of Israel
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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.

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 Prague • New York Jewish Film Festival • Maine Jewish Film Festival • Gdansk Culture Festival

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