Virtual Jewish Film Festival

Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022

“This winter we are bringing back—virtually—some great films from last fall’s Jewish Film Festival for those who may have missed them, along with some new titles and shorts as well!  We are delighted to announce that this special two-week, 12 program Virtual Festival will take place Tuesday, February 22 through Monday, March 7, and tickets will be available for purchase as either a Full-Festival Access Pass or as individual program tickets.

This wonderful winter festival will include Shared Legacies—Shari Rogers’ utterly fascinating exploration of the alliance between African Americans and Jewish Americans— and seven additional titles from last year’s in-theater festival, plus two new feature films: Leona, an intimate and moving film about a young Jewish woman finding her path in contemporary Mexico City, and Kiss Me Kosher, a subversive, sharp-witted romantic comedy from Israel, as well as a full shorts program of seven new films, including the delightful The Shabbos Goy.

And for those of us keen to try new recipes and read where they come from, please don’t forget to download our community-curated recipe book, “Breaking Bread: Jewish Stories and Recipes from the JBFC Community.” Many members of the JBFC and JFF communities have contributed their moving, funny, and evocative memories, as well as some absolutely mouthwatering recipes.”  — Bruni Burres, festival programmer

Pricing/Film Availability Info: Admission to the festival will be sold either as an all-access pass or a la carte, available in the JBFC Virtual Marquee. Pricing is $100 (members), $125 (nonmembers) for the all-access pass or $11 (members), $16 (nonmembers) per film. All film programs will be available to stream for the entire length of the festival—films will become available at 10:00am on February 22 and will be open to stream until 11:59pm on March 7. Once a film is started, pass holders will have 48 hours to finish, regardless of when in the series they start the film. Festival passes will go on sale February 4 and individual tickets will go on sale February 22.

Please note, due to geographical restrictions from the distributor, you can only watch the films if you are located in Westchester and Fairfield counties. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Crossing Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 This family-friendly film tells the story of four Norwegian children on the run from the Nazis during a freezing December…
Here We Are Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 Nir Bergman’s (In Therapy, Broken Wings) affecting dramedy explores the complications of family ties, the rights of the differently abled,…
If You See My Mother Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 Oedipal issues are mined for full comedic effect in Nathanaël Guedj’s romantic debut feature. Thirty-year-old Max is a single ophthalmologist…
Kiss Me Kosher Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 A subversive love story between clashing cultures and families, Kiss Me Kosher is a romantic misadventure crossing all borders. When…
Labyrinth of Peace, Program 1 Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 Episodes 1–3 This enthralling six-part dramatic TV miniseries—inspired by true yet little-known events—offers an intimate portrait of a family trying…
Labyrinth of Peace, Program 2 Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 Episodes 4–6 This enthralling six-part dramatic TV miniseries—inspired by true, yet little-known events—offers an intimate portrait of a family trying…
Leona Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 Leona is an intimate, insightful, and moving film that tells the story of a young Jewish woman from Mexico City…
Shared Legacies: The African American-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 This potent and utterly fascinating call to arms deeply explores the alliance between African Americans and Jewish Americans dating back…
Shorts Program Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 The Broken Candle Felix Kiner. 2021. 9 m. NR. English. Menemsha Films. The heartwarming tale of Nira, a broken Hanukkah…
Syndrome K Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 This riveting documentary reveals, for the first time, a singular true story we should all know about. In the middle…
Thou Shalt Not Hate Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 In this gripping and effective drama, a split-second decision at a traffic accident causes lifelong repercussions for a Jewish surgeon…
Winter Journey Feb. 22–Mar. 7, 2022 In his final film, Bruno Ganz (Wings of Desire, The Reader) gives one of his most poignant and stunning performances,…

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