May 12, 2021
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.
Apr 30, 2021
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.
Apr 29, 2021
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.
Apr 19, 2021
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.
Mar 24, 2021
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.
Mar 19, 2021
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.
Jan 6, 2021
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.
Jan 6, 2021
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.
Dec 28, 2020
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
Nov 8, 2020
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.
Jul 24, 2020
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.
Jun 13, 2020
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.
May 20, 2020
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.
May 19, 2020
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.
May 18, 2020
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.
May 8, 2020
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.
Apr 19, 2020
This year, even more than ever, we are proud to mark Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) by launching a special Virtual Program featuring a specially curated selection of Holocaust-themed movies that you can watch at home together with family members.
Apr 8, 2020
We're thrilled to announce the debut of the Miami Jewish Film Festival Virtual Cinema program that will allow us to continue sharing curated, cinematic gems from around the world by bringing the art house directly into your house!
Apr 6, 2020
As a special thank you to the brave people staying home and doing their part to help keep our community safe, the Miami Jewish Film Festival is proud to present a special curated online series of short films culled from the archives of the Festival.
Mar 30, 2020
A message to the public providing an update on Miami Jewish Film Festival's programming amid the health crisis and its new virtual activations planned ahead.