Opening Celebration & Opening Night Film
Tickets & Information
The 2017 Athens Jewish Film Festival will continue our great traditional “Opening Celebration” following a feature film screening. New lower ticket prices are $40, which includes both the Opening Night Film Screening at Ciné, March 18, 2017 followed by the Opening Celebration with hors d’oeuvres & music at Hotel Indigo. To attend the Opening Celebration only, ticket prices are $30.
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The Festival Pass allows patrons to view all feature films & Shorts Competition winners, March 19-21, 2017. Your Pass will also include the Closing Night Party & Screening at Ciné. Save when you buy Festival Passes and view all feature films @ Ciné, plus the short films! Click here to be notified when Festival Passes become available.
2016-2017 Events & Films Schedule
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- DECEMBER 17, 11:00 A.M.—HANUKKAH CRAFT TIME AT ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY
- DECEMBER 28-29, 5:00-10:00 P.M.—HANUKKAH DINNER AT THE NATIONAL.
- FEBRUARY 22–MARCH 12, 2017. “THE TEMPLE BOMBING,” ONSTAGE @ALLIANCE THEATRE, ATLANTA
- MARCH 18, 2017. FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT FILM & “OPENING CELEBRATION”
For children ages 3-11 and their caregiver. Fun, crafts & stories.
Full Details . . .
Enjoy a 3-course Hanukkah meal at The National in Athens for $32 per guest.
This theatricalization is inspired by the award-winning book “The Temple Bombing” by Melissa Fay Greene. This world premiere is presented on the occasion of The Temple’s 150th anniversary.
Also, Athens JFF will be hosting an event featuring Ellen G. Rafshoon, who curated the 2008 exhibit at Emory University on the 50th anniversary of the bombing. Location, date & time of Rafshoon’s event to be determined.
The 2017 Athens Film Festival kicks off with our Premiere Film Screening at 5:00 p.m. @Athens Ciné, followed at 7:00 p.m. with our “Opening Celebration” with hors d’oeuvres & music at Hotel Indigo, catered by Home.Made.
Many Thanks to Our 2016 Advertisers, Sponsors, and Donating Partners
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who have so generously supported us on our 2016 Sponsors & Donors page.