Jewish Film Festival

The festival emphasizes the different ways to be Jewish referring to the individual & the collective through pluralistic ideals & religious freedom.

Film & Media


The annual Jewish Film Festival at the Jerusalem Cinematheque explores a range of topics connected to the issue of Jewish identity are examined through faith, art, culture, philosophy, music, food, lifestyle in Israel and in the Diaspora and the relationship between Judaism and other religions.

At the festival every year dozens of films are screened from Israel and abroad including featured films, documentaries, short films, animated films and others. Besides screenings, the festival offers lectures, competitions, discussions, live music, special events and more.