The 2018 Athens JFF Tenth Anniversary Festival Was Another Sellout Year!
Our Success is Due to the Fabulous Turnout by Lovers of Quality Film from Athens & Beyond, as Well as the Continued Support of All Our Sponsors, Advertisers & Donors! >>>
★ ATHENS DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY PROVIDES GRANT FUNDS FOR 2018-19 ATHENS JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL.
The grant, in the amount of $2,000, was announced by Downtown Athens Georgia board member Elise LeQuire, who added, “[We are] delighted to support your wonderful event!”
★ THE VOTES ARE in: best of Festival movie was “Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators” with a 92% 'excellent' rating.
If you missed this film during the 2018 festival, you can view the trailer and get some info about this documentary film exploring the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children’s books, who rode across Nazi occupied Europe in search of a freedom that would nurture one of the most treasured children’s book series of all time.
BARBETTE HOUSER EXPLORES "COMPLEX RELATIONSHIPS" OF RACE AND CULTURE IN "BODY AND SOUL" (MORE…)
Flagpole‘s March 21 issue features Barbette Houser’s exploration of Robert Phillipson’s films in which a “constant thread has been the search for cultural similarities and differences between minority groups.” More in News…
✡ PRODUCER/DIRECTOR OF "BODY AND SOUL" SPECIAL GUEST CLOSING NIGHT (MORE…)
The talent behind our acclaimed Closing Night documentary film “Body and Soul” will be our special guest at the film’s screening on March 28.
Visit News for more details…
“THE RED & BLACK” STORY—ATHENS JFF MORE THAN JUST FILMS (MORE…)
FLAGPOLE COVER FEATURES 2017 ATHENS JFF (MORE…)
Opening Night Gala & Opening Night Film
Tickets & Information
The 2018 Athens Jewish Film Festival will grow to a 5-day event to celebrate our Tenth Anniversary. And, our Opening Night Gala returns to the Georgia Museum of Art on March 24, 2018 for an exceptional dinner fare with adult light beverages, sponsored in part by Mama’s Boy.
After the Gala, we’ll be screening our opening night film, “The Women’s Balcony,” (“Joyous!” — Elissa Simon, Variety).
Your Opening Night Gala Tickets cover the entire evening’s events.
Gala Tickets cost $65.00.
2018 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 25-28, 2018.
*Festival Pass holders who are not attending the Opening Gala should arrive 10 minutes prior to show time. Pass holder seating is available after all of the Gala attendees have been seated, on a first-come basis. Please bring your festival pass.
Your Pass will also include the Closing Night Film @ Ciné and the Party @ Indigo. Substantial savings on all 9 films when you buy Festival Passes!
Festival Passes cost $45. Like to party, but not buying a Festival Pass? We have you covered — individual tickets for the Closing Night Party will be available for $10.00!
2018 FESTIVAL PASSES HAVE SOLD OUT
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The journey that we have taken together over our first decade has led to our ever-burgeoning success—from the festival’s birth to its communally nurtered growth—and would not have been possible without you! See Barbette Hauser’s musings in “Flagpole.”
We greatly appreciate your support!
Many Thanks to Our 2018 Advertisers, Sponsors, and Donating Partners
You can see the complete list of 2018 sponsors, donors and advertisers
who have so generously supported us on our Sponsors & Donors page.