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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

The Miami Jewish Film Festival’s Virtual Speaker Series is a live discussion program that brings some of the most exciting voices in world cinema right into your home.

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.

Get in the Festival Spirit in Style

Mar 19, 2021

Get in the Festival Spirit in Style

Get in the Festival spirit in style this year! Our official merch store is fully decked out with T-shirts, sweatshirts, masks, coffee mugs, tote bags, and so much more. There's truly something for everyone on your shopping list and it’s the easiest (and most stylish!) way to get into the Festival spirit.

Fifth Annual Screening the Holocaust Film Series

Jan 6, 2021

Fifth Annual Screening the Holocaust Film Series

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

Celebrate German Jewish Cinema

Jan 6, 2021

Celebrate German Jewish Cinema

The Miami Jewish Film Festival and the Consulate General of Germany in Miami are proud to announce a special virtual film series celebrating German Jewish Cinema that will run through the entire month of January.

My Favorite Festival Memory Is _____

Dec 28, 2020

My Favorite Festival Memory Is _____

One of the most heartening ways our film lovers have kept the Miami film community alive is by sharing their stories of when the Festival and film have left an impact on their lives. We have been moved by those stories, so as we end the year, we wanted to share a few with you

Kristallnacht Virtual Program

Nov 8, 2020

Kristallnacht Virtual Program

This year we are proud to mark Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass) by launching a special Virtual Program featuring a specially curated selection of Holocaust-themed movies that are available to stream for free on any internet connected device.

Live Discussion with the Talent Behind the Film "Resistance"

Jul 24, 2020

Live Discussion with the Talent Behind the Film "Resistance"

We are proud to announce that we will be hosting a virtual panel featuring actors Jesse Eisenberg, Bella Ramsey, as well as director Jonathan Jakubowicz, and renowned cinematographer M.I. Littin-Menz to support the release of their new film Resistance.

MJFF Virtual Screening Room

Jun 13, 2020

MJFF Virtual Screening Room

The Miami Jewish Film Festival has announced the launch of its own on-demand platform MJFF Virtual Screening Room, which includes a digital library of international Jewish interest and Israeli films available to rent.

Virtual Speaker Series

May 20, 2020

Virtual Speaker Series

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is excited to announce the launch of its new virtual Speaker Series, a live discussion program that will bring some of the most exciting voices in world cinema right into your home.

2021 Festival Submissions Now Open!

May 19, 2020

2021 Festival Submissions Now Open!

The 2021 Call for Entries is officially open! Filmmakers may submit their short or feature films for consideration for the 24th annual Miami Jewish Film Festival, the largest Jewish film festival in the world. Get all the details on selection criteria, the submission process, cash prizes, and more.

2021 MJFF Will Offer More Than $40,000 In Cash Awards

May 18, 2020

2021 MJFF Will Offer More Than $40,000 In Cash Awards

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is proud to announce its 24th Annual Edition will feature new competition categories offering cash awards totaling more than $40,000, including its inaugural $18,000 Documentary Achievement Award.

We're One of the 50 Best Film Festivals in the World

May 8, 2020

We're One of the 50 Best Film Festivals in the World

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is proud to announce that it 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.

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