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Aspen Ideas Climate Summit

Apr 29, 2022

Aspen Ideas Climate Summit

We're excited to announce our partnership with the City of Miami Beach and the Aspen Institute in curating a special film program centered on the environment and climate change themes and issues.

MJFF Announces Fundraiser for Ukraine

Feb 28, 2022

MJFF Announces Fundraiser for Ukraine

In the Miami Jewish Film Festival’s efforts to support those impacted by the Ukraine crisis, it has launched a fundraiser featuring a virtual presentation of "My Name Is Sara," with 100% of all funds collected going to aid Ukrainians caught in the grip of war.

2021-2022 Annual Impact Report

Feb 18, 2022

2021-2022 Annual Impact Report

Take a closer look at the breadth and impact of our artists and their work in our 2021-22 Annual Impact Report. In recalling another year of momentous accomplishments, explore the growth and movement of our organization as a whole.

MJFF Sets New Attendance Record

Feb 2, 2022

MJFF Sets New Attendance Record

Part virtual, part outdoor event, the milestone 25th Miami Jewish Film Festival boasted the largest-ever audience in the festival’s two-decade history serving more than 60,000 film lovers across all 50 states, marking the event as the largest Jewish film festival in the world.

Explore All the Festival's Virtual Conversations

Jan 30, 2022

Explore All the Festival's Virtual Conversations

Explore all the virtual conversations featured as part of the milestone 25th Miami Jewish Film Festival available for free to the global public. Enjoy access to more than 50+ filmmaker Q&As, talk-backs, and special panels.

2022 Miami Jewish Film Festival Awards Announced

Jan 28, 2022

2022 Miami Jewish Film Festival Awards Announced

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is pleased to announce the 2022 awards for the Critics Jury Prize, Next Wave Jury Prize, and the Audience Awards for Best Narrative Film, Documentary Film, and Short Film.

MJFF Launches Accessibility+Inclusion Program

Jan 12, 2022

MJFF Launches Accessibility+Inclusion Program

The Miami Jewish Film Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the world, is launching a program dedicated to Accessibility+Inclusion cinema that will showcase films that highlight the diversity and commonality of the human experience, bringing awareness and appreciation for the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with disabilities.

Spotlight on Made-in-Florida Stories

Jan 9, 2022

Spotlight on Made-in-Florida Stories

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its milestone 25th edition with a special spotlight on “Made-in-Florida” movies this year. To deepen its commitment to support emerging local voices, the festival has expanded to host its largest number of Florida-focused stories, which notably includes five world premieres.

Yiddish & Jewish Cinema Between Two Worlds

Jan 4, 2022

Yiddish & Jewish Cinema Between Two Worlds

The Miami Jewish Film Festival announces its inaugural “Yiddish & Jewish Cinema Between Two Worlds” silent classic film program, launching at its milestone 25th edition, that will celebrate masterpieces of silent cinema with live original score performances.

Announcing the 2022 Miami Jewish Film Festival!

Dec 15, 2021

Announcing the 2022 Miami Jewish Film Festival!

The 2022 Festival is coming to you wherever you are, online or under Miami's dazzling stars, featuring the biggest film program ever put together at a Jewish film festival in all the world! Bold new discoveries, groundbreaking feature films, and thought-provoking conversations, in this year's lineup you are sure to discover the magic of movies.

Kristallnacht Hybrid Program

Nov 1, 2021

Kristallnacht Hybrid Program

The Miami Jewish Film Festival has announced a hybrid program to mark Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass) featuring films that will be presented outdoors and virtually from Thursday, November 4 through Thursday, November 11.

Sixth Annual Screening the Holocaust Film Series

Oct 15, 2021

Sixth Annual Screening the Holocaust Film Series

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is proud to announce its sixth annual Screening the Holocaust Film Series. The critically acclaimed series continues for a 3-month-long event presenting films with distinct voices and engrossing tales to recount.

Summer Movies Under the Stars

Jul 16, 2021

Summer Movies Under the Stars

The Miami Jewish Film Festival and the City of Miami Beach are thrilled to announce a special three-week summer film series hosted under Miami's dazzling stars. From July 22 through August 5, the series will bring classics, family favorites, and exciting blockbusters every Thursday and Sunday night.

Annual Impact Report

Jun 18, 2021

Annual Impact Report

Take a closer look at the breadth and impact of our artists and their work in our 2020-21 Annual Impact Report. In recalling another year of momentous accomplishments, explore the growth and movement of our organization as a whole.

We're Named One of the 50 Best Film Festivals in the World...Again!

Jun 11, 2021

We're Named One of the 50 Best Film Festivals in the World...Again!

We are thrilled to announce that for the second year in a row, our Miami Jewish Film Festival has been named one of the "50 Best Film Festivals in the World" by MovieMaker Magazine, marking the first time a Jewish film festival has ever received this prestigious recognition.

MJFF Sets Attendance Record for 2021 Edition

May 12, 2021

MJFF Sets Attendance Record for 2021 Edition

Part virtual, part drive-in experience and outdoor event, the 2021 Miami Jewish Film Festival boasted the largest-ever audience in the festival’s two-decade history serving more than 55,000 film lovers across all 50 states, marking the event as the largest Jewish film festival in the world.

2021 Miami Jewish Film Festival Awards Announced

Apr 30, 2021

2021 Miami Jewish Film Festival Awards Announced

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is pleased to announce the 2021 awards for the Critics Jury Prize, Next Wave Jury Prize, and the Audience Awards for Best Narrative Film, Documentary Film, and Short Film.

Go Beyond the Films with Virtual Conversations

Apr 29, 2021

Go Beyond the Films with Virtual Conversations

The 24th Miami Jewish Film Festival goes well beyond feature and short films — we are also bringing a robust program of online special events and conversations available for free to the global public. Enjoy access to more than 80+ filmmaker Q&As, talk-backs, and special panels.

Building Bridges / Breaking Barriers Program

Apr 19, 2021

Building Bridges / Breaking Barriers Program

The Miami Jewish Film Festival announces its inaugural Building Bridges/Breaking Barriers program, launching at its 24th Edition, that will showcase films demonstrating the power that exists in the connection between the Black and Jewish communities in a time of rising racism and antisemitism.

Announcing the 2021 Miami Jewish Film Festival!

Mar 24, 2021

Announcing the 2021 Miami Jewish Film Festival!

The 2021 Festival is coming to you wherever you are, online or in your community, featuring the biggest film program ever put together at a Jewish film festival in all the world! Bold new discoveries, groundbreaking feature films, and thought-provoking conversations... Collectively, the projects in this year's lineup are sure to generate conversations all year long.

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