★ OPENING NIGHT GALA TICKETS HAVE SOLD OUT!
For the 3rd year in a row Athens Jewish Film Festival Opening Night Gala Tickets have sold out.
Don’t miss our Opening Night Gala & Opening Night Film—”The Exception” starring Christopher Plummer—plus 4 more days with 8 more films and events.
2019 Athens Jewish Film Festival Dates
The 2019 Festival will run March 23-27, 2019.
Following the success of the 2018 Festival expanding to 5 days, the 2019 Athens JFF will also run for 5 days next spring.
As the schedule of films and events continues to fill out — along with any special pre-festival events that arise — we’ll be sure to keep you updated.
★ "ATHENS BANNER-HERALD" SAYS "THE 2019 AJFF LINEUP IS AN EXPERTLY CURATED SELECTION OF DYNAMIC AND COMPELLING CINEMA THAT YOU WON'T FIND ANYWHERE ELSE."
★ SPECIAL FREE FILM EVENT, MARCH 21 @ TATE CENTER THEATER
This event is free. Be sure to come early and enter a raffle to win 2 tickets to the Athens Jewish Film Festival. TRAILER >
Festival Passes will be available for purchase online until 12:00 Noon, Friday 3/22.
After noon they can be purchased from the Festival's table at Ciné, beginning right before Sunday's first movie, "Shoelaces," at 2:00 p.m.
★ SHORTS COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
The Film Screening Committee has announced that the winner of the 2019 Athens Jewish Film Festival’s Short Film Competition is “Autoneurotic,” a production of YidLife Crisis, comedic filmmakers from Montreal, whose films have been previous winners at the Athens JFF festival. More >>
Opening Night Gala & Opening Night Film
Tickets & Information
The 2019 Athens JFF will continue to follow our expanded 5-day schedule that began with last year’s 10th Anniversary Festival.
Our 2019 festival will begin on March 23 with a Celebratory Gala at Wall & Broad in Downtown Athens.
LRG Provisions will present an exceptional dinner, paired with light adult beverages.
After the Gala, we’ll be screening our opening night film “The Exception” @ Ciné.
Your Opening Night Gala Tickets cover the entire evening’s events, and are available now for $65.00.
2019 OPENING GALA TICKETS HAVE SOLD OUT
The Festival Pass now allows patrons to attend our Opening Night Film following our Gala,* in addition to viewing all Athens Ciné screenings of feature films & the Shorts Competition winners, March 23-27, 2019.
Your Pass will also include the Closing Night Film @ Ciné and Closing Night Party with noshes @Ciné Lab. You can enjoy substantial savings on all 9 feature films & series of shorts when you buy Festival Passes!
Festival Passes are now available for $49.00.
*Festival Pass patrons will be seated at the Opening Night Film after Gala patrons have been seated.
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