20th UK Jewish Film Festival runs from 5th – 20th November 2016

20th UK Jewish Film Festival

5th – 20th November 2016

Since its beginning, the UK Jewish Film Festival has welcomed over 200,000 visitors and screened hundreds of films.

This year includes over eighty features, documentaries and shorts from all over the world that might not otherwise be seen on the big screen.

The festival opens on Saturday 5 November with the Opening Night Gala: Indignation and runs through to Sunday 20th November, bowing out in fine style with the Closing Night Gala: Fanny’s Journey.



Highlights Include:

– UK Premieres of The 90 Minute War, Keep Quiet, The Origin Of Violence, The Diary Of Anne Frank, Forever Pure, A German Life, For The Love Of Spock, Germans and Jews, Mountain, Rabbi Wolff – A Gentleman Before God, Bird In The Room, Beyond The Mountains And Hills, The New Man, Our Father, The Tenth Man, Everything Is Copy, Hummus! The Movie, In Search Of Israeli Cuisine, Aida’s Secrets, Glories Of Tango, The Maestro In Search Of The Last Music, Natasha, From The Diary Of A Wedding Photographer, Anna, Family Commitments, The Jews, Moos, The Pickle Recipe, The Writer, Disturbing The Peace, Rabbis In His Own Words, The Book Of Gabrielle, Cloudy Sunday, Mr Predictable, My Shortest Love Affair, The Second Time Around.

 – The London Premiere of Vincent Perez’s Alone In Berlin.

– World Premieres of Memory Songs and Mordechai – winners of Pears Short Film Fund – with Q&As with the winning teams and Asher Tlalim.

– Live Q&As with Fanny Ben-Ami (for Fanny’s Journey), Sam Blair and Alex Holder (for Keep Quiet), Rabbi Wolff (for Rabbi Wolff – A Gentleman Before God), Eran Kolinn (for Beyond The Mountains And Hills), Dorit Hakim (for Moon In The 12th House), Josh Appignanesi and Devorah Baum (for The New Man), Lisa Morgenthau (for A Queer Country), Alexander Bodin-Saphir and Saar Maoz (for Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?), Francesco Lotoro (The Maestro In Search Of The Last Music), Élie Chouraqui (for The Origin Of Violence), Job Gosschalk (for Moos), Lisa Gornick (for The Book Of Gabrielle), Christina Hilla Fameli (for Cloudy Sunday) Karin Albou (for My Shortest Love Affair), Leon Marr and Sherry Soules (for The Second Time Around), Philip Desmeules (for Louis-Ferdinand Céline), Burghart Klaußner (for The People vs. Fritz Bauer).

– A panel discussion with Debbie Chazen, Josh Howie and other leading British comedians for The Last Laugh.

– An election night special to tie-in with the US Presidential Elections, featuring Primary Colors, Weiner, and All The President’s Men.

– A live music event with The Small World Of Sammy Lee.


For more information, and to view the programme in full, please Click Here.

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