The Boston Jewish Film Festival



1001 Watertown Street
West Newton, MA 02465
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Admin:   Shayna Worby

About Us:

The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents the best contemporary films from around the world on Jewish themes at its annual Festival and throughout the year. Through features, shorts documentaries, and conversations with visiting aatists, the Festival explores Jewish identity, the current Jewish experience, and the richness of Jewish culture in relation to a diverse modern world.

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Category: Organization : Arts & Culture \ Cultural Organization
 
Religion: None
Community: Greater Boston  
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Events

The Women's Balcony - Sneak Preview
When the women's balcony comes crashing down during a bar mitzvah, a local rabbi offers to repair the damage and lead the community. But soon, the new rabbi is promoting a stricter interpretation:....
June 29 2017
07:00 PM - 08:40 PM
1296 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465

Summer Cinematheque: Encore Series presents "Harmonia"
A contemporary adaptation of the biblical tale of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar, set in the world of the Jerusalem Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor Abraham and his wife Sarah, the orchestra's harpist,....
July 12 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
1296 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465

Summer Cinematheque: Encore Series presents "On the Map"
A documentary about the 1977 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team, which made history by beating the Soviet Union and winning Israel’s first European title, just a few years after the Yom Kippur War.....
July 19 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
1296 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465

Summer Cinematheque: Encore Series presents "The Origin of Violence"
While on a research trip to Buchenwald, Nathan Fabre, a young non-Jewish professor, discovers a photo of a prisoner who looks remarkably like his father. Back in France, he confronts his reluctant....
July 26 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
1296 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465

Summer Cinematheque: Encore Series presents "Keep Quiet"
Csanad Szegedi, a Holocaust denier who passionately espoused anti-Semitic rhetoric, quickly rose through the ranks of Hungary’s far-right extremist Jobbik Party. But, at the height of his political....
August 02 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
1296 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465