Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, the internationally acclaimed choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, and creator of a radical new movement language known as Gaga, which has been hugely influential in Israel and around the world. Eight years in the making, this high-energy documentary immerses the audience in the creative process [...]
This year we feature 38 engaging, thought-provoking, and entertaining films—a robust mix of documentaries and narratives, along with all eight episodes of False Flag, one of the latest in Israel’s brilliant streak of political thrillers made for TV. From Israel, we also present Ori Sivan’s visually stunning and emotionally complex Harmonia, Avi Nesher’s suspenseful and [...]
Select Screenings! Nominated for 4 Academy Awards and starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.
There Is No Muslim Ban At The JBFC! Join us to watch the brilliant new Iranian film by Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation). It’s an unfolding, layered tale of a middle-class couple whose relationship is challenged by an unexpected event, in what A.O. Scott of the New York Times called “a marvel of meticulous [...]
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JBFC Kids is an exciting initiative designed to deepen the experience of young viewers (and their families) and welcoming a new generation of cinema-lovers and media-makers into our community. We’re making the theater-going experience more inviting for kids, hosting FREE hands-on activities on the first Saturday of select months, and offering a full roster of [...]