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2020 MJFF Award Winners Announced

Jan 24, 2020

2020 MJFF Award Winners Announced

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is pleased to announce the 2020 Jury Prize winners in four categories: the Grand Jury Prize, the Next Wave Prize, the Best Short, and the Critics Prize.

It's A Wrap!

Jan 24, 2020

It's A Wrap!

After 13 momentous days, over 100 film premieres from 25 countries, appearances by more than 100 filmmakers, guest speakers, and performers, and a record-setting 31,000 attendees and 40 sold out shows, the 2020 Miami Jewish Film Festival has come to a stirring finale!

Audience Award Voting Now Open!

Jan 9, 2020

Audience Award Voting Now Open!

Over these 13 days of the Festival, all the film lovers wonder one thing: what film will win the Audience Award? Now's your chance to champion your Festival favorites and crown the Best Narrative Feature Film and Best Documentary Feature Film. So which films will it be?

Spotlight on Ibero-American Cinema

Dec 27, 2019

Spotlight on Ibero-American Cinema

The Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) is proud to announce it's special Spotlight on Ibero-American Cinema program as part of its 23rd annual edition, occurring January 9-23, 2020, featuring films from Argentina, Spain, Portugal, and Brazil.

It's Here! The 2020 Miami Jewish Film Festival Program

Dec 11, 2019

It's Here! The 2020 Miami Jewish Film Festival Program

The largest Jewish film program in the world will be celebrated at the Miami Jewish Film Festival’s (MJFF) 23rd annual edition from January 9-23, 2020, premiering an unprecedented 107 films from 25 countries, and hosting more than 50 filmmakers and special guests.

MJFF Receives the Knight Foundation Award!

Dec 3, 2019

MJFF Receives the Knight Foundation Award!

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is thrilled to announce that it is a recipient of the prestigious Knight Foundation Award, which will provide $25,000 in funding to support the Festival's special curated program celebrating Yiddish silent cinema at next year's MJFF.

Festival Premier Badges Now On Sale!

Nov 8, 2019

Festival Premier Badges Now On Sale!

The Festival Premier Badge provides an all-inclusive experience, offering unparalleled access to films and events during the Miami Jewish Film Festival's 23rd annual edition, occurring over 13 days from January 10-24.

Announcing $18,000 Grand Jury Prize

Sep 20, 2019

Announcing $18,000 Grand Jury Prize

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is proud to announce its inaugural competition sidebar in which select films will be judged and compete for an $18,000 Grand Jury Prize. The prie marks the first such award to be offered by a Jewish film festival in the world.

Film Submissions Now Open!

Apr 8, 2019

Film Submissions Now Open!

The 2020 Call for Entries is officially open! Filmmakers may submit their short or feature films for consideration for the 23rd annual Miami Jewish Film Festival. Get all the details on selection criteria, the submission process, and more.

It's A Wrap!

Jan 25, 2019

It's A Wrap!

After 13 momentous days, over 80 film premieres from 25 countries, and appearances by more than 90 filmmakers, guest speakers, and performers, the 2019 Miami Jewish Film Festival has come to a stirring finale!

Miami Jewish Film Festival Named "Best Of Miami!"

Dec 28, 2018

Miami Jewish Film Festival Named "Best Of Miami!"

The Miami Jewish Film Festival has been named by Miami's Community Newspapers as Best of Miami! With our 2019 Festival just around the corner, you will have a chance to discover great laughs, great loves, and great memories at the largest Jewish cultural event in Florida.

Spotlight on Women Filmmakers

Dec 26, 2018

Spotlight on Women Filmmakers

The Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) is proud to announce it is launching a special Spotlight on Women Filmmakers program as part of its 22nd annual edition, occurring January 10-24, 2019, featuring a record 25 filmmakers from 12 countries.

It's Here! The 2019 Miami Jewish Film Festival Program

Dec 12, 2018

It's Here! The 2019 Miami Jewish Film Festival Program

The best of international and independent cinema will be celebrated at the Miami Jewish Film Festival’s (MJFF) 22nd annual edition from January 10-24, 2019, bringing 80 films from 25 countries, and hosting 50 filmmakers and special guests.

"Noirvember" Celebrates Film Noir Classics

Oct 29, 2018

"Noirvember" Celebrates Film Noir Classics

The Miami Jewish Film Festival and Miami Beach Cinematheque are proud to announce the sixth annual Masters of Jewish Cinema series featuring a “Noirvember” retrospective celebrating classic film noir's most iconic films from November 7 through 28.

3rd Annual Screening The Holocaust Film Series

Oct 5, 2018

3rd Annual Screening The Holocaust Film Series

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

Cinema Under the Stars at the SoundScape

Sep 24, 2018

Cinema Under the Stars at the SoundScape

The Miami Jewish Film Festival and the City of Miami Beach are proud to announce the return of the SoundScape Cinema Series this October with a spectacular season of free films screened under the stars at the New World Center.

Announcing 2018 Jerusalem Film Workshop Scholarship

Mar 30, 2018

Announcing 2018 Jerusalem Film Workshop Scholarship

Still looking for summer plans? Apply to the Miami Jewish Film Festival Scholarship to attend the 2018 Jerusalem Film Workshop (June 24 through August 3, 2018), a 6-week intensive workshop in Jerusalem completely for free. Application deadline is April 20.

It's A Wrap!

Jan 28, 2018

It's A Wrap!

After 13 unforgettable days, an unprecedented number of attendees, over 90 filmmakers and special performers, and more than 60 World, North American, US, and Florida Premieres, we have officially wrapped the 21st annual Miami Jewish Film Festival!

Celebrate Israel at 70!

Dec 25, 2017

Celebrate Israel at 70!

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is proud to celebrate Israel's 70th birthday by shining a special spotlight on the best of contemporary Israeli Cinema. Comprised of exciting and fresh narrative perspectives, we glimpse a country experiencing a new wave of artistry and talent.

Announcing the 21st Annual Festival Program

Dec 11, 2017

Announcing the 21st Annual Festival Program

The best of international cinema returns to Miami when the Miami Jewish Film Festival takes over the city for its milestone 20th year, bringing 65 films from 20 countries, and hosting 50 filmmakers and special guests.

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