May 22, 2017
Call For Entries: 2018 Submissions Now Open
Miami Jewish Film Festival is one of the largest and most respected Jewish film festivals in the world and also one of Florida's premier film festivals, internationally celebrated as a key platform providing well-deserved exposure for US and international films, and for the filmmakers who create them. As a gathering of more than 28,000 local and international cultural elite in the community, and committed press coverage, this world-wide convening of film lovers has consistently provided the finest in emerging and established films. The submission deadline is September 25, 2017.
Awards & Prizes
Moviegoers cast their ballots for the Best Narrative and Documentary Feature Films of the Festival, with winners receiving the MJFF Audience Award. Select films are also eligible to participate in the Critics Prize, awarded by members of the local press. Short films may participate in MJFF's Short Film Competition, with winners receiving a non-exclusive US distribution release of their film through Film Movement, as well as a $500.00 USD prize.
Deadline to submit feature or short films is September 25, 2017. MJFF is open to U.S. and international entries. English language or English subtitles only. To qualify for consideration, all submissions must have some cultural or historical relevance to the Jewish experience or life in Israel. MJFF retains sole discretion to accept or decline submissions for any reason. Submission of a film does not guarantee exhibition in the festival. The decision of the MJFF Film Screening Committee is final.