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2018 MARKS THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF ATHENSJFF (MORE…)

To mark the Tenth Anniversary of the Athens Jewish Film Festival, the event will grow from four to five days.

Also, Abraham Tesser, one of the festival’s founders, has returned to the fold as a board member.

FLAGPOLE COVER FEATURES 2017 ATHENS JFF (MORE…)

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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. Our Opening Night Gala is returning to the Georgia Museum of Art on March 24, 2018.

All feature film submissions have been screened and the final selections will be determined soon.

Opening Night Tickets will include both the Opening Night Feature Film as well as the Gala at the Museum.

Prices and more details will be posted here soon.

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Festival
Passes

The Festival Pass allows patrons to view all Athens Ciné screenings of feature films & the Shorts Competition winners, March 25-28, 2018. Your Pass will also include the Closing Night Party @ Indigo plus the Screening at Ciné. Save when you buy Festival Passes and view all feature films @ Ciné, plus the short films!

More info on purchasing Festival Passes will be posted here soon.

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Sponsorships, Print Ads, & Donations

If you would like to support our efforts with a donation, sponsorship or an ad in our print program, please select from the “Support Athens JFF” menu above. We greatly appreciate your support!

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A Look Back at Our 2017 Events & Films Schedule

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SATURDAY, MARCH 18—5:00 PM—FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT FILM—“MOOS”— & “OPENING CELEBRATION”

The 2017 Athens Film Festival kicks off with our Premiere Film Screening of “Moos” 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.

SUNDAY, MARCH 19—1:00 PM—SCREENING “ABULELE” @ CINE
SUNDAY, MARCH 19—3:00 PM—SCREENING “ON THE MAP” @ CINE. INTRODUCTION BY SPECIAL GUEST AMBASSADOR JUDITH VARNAI SHORER

This against-all-odds documentary story will be introduced by special guest Ambassador Judith Varnai Shorer, Consul General of Israel to the Southeast.

Trailer & Synopsis

More on Ambassador Shorer’s guest appearance.

SUNDAY, MARCH 19—5:00 PM—SCREENING “A BLIND HERO: THE LOVE OF OTTO WEIDT” @ CINE
SUNDAY, MARCH 19—7:45 PM—SCREENING “FIRE BIRDS” @ CINE
MONDAY, MARCH 20—4:00 PM—SCREENING “THE KIND WORDS” @ CINE
MONDAY, MARCH 20—6:30 PM—SCREENING “FEVER AT DAWN” @ CINE
MONDAY, MARCH 20—8:45—SCREENING “PETER THE 3RD” @ CINE
TUESDAY, MARCH 21—FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT RECEPTION & SCREENING—“FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK” @ CINE

The 2017 Athens Film Festival concludes with our Closing Night Films & Reception, which includes:
• 5:00 PM—2017 Short Film Competition Screening & 3 Winners
• 6:00 PM—Closing Night Reception with Noshes
• 7:30 PM—Closing Night Film: “For The Love Of Spock”

The Closing Night Event is included with a Festival Pass.

Many Thanks to Our 2016-17 Advertisers, Sponsors, and Donating Partners

You can see the complete list of 2016 sponsors, donors and advertisers
who have so generously supported us on our 2016 Sponsors & Donors page.