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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2017 Events & Films Schedule
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- FEBRUARY 22–MARCH 12—“THE TEMPLE BOMBING,” ONSTAGE @ALLIANCE THEATRE, ATLANTA
- SATURDAY, MARCH 18—5:00 PM—FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT FILM—“MOOS” & “OPENING CELEBRATION”
- SUNDAY, MARCH 19—1:00 PM—SCREENING: “ABULELE” @ CINE
- SUNDAY, MARCH 19—3:00 PM—SCREENING: “ON THE MAP” @ CINE
- SUNDAY, MARCH 19—5:00 PM—SCREENING: “A BLIND HERO: THE LOVE OF OTTO WEIDT” @ CINE
- SUNDAY, MARCH 19—7:30 PM—SCREENING: “FIRE BIRDS” @ CINE
- MONDAY, MARCH 20—3:30 PM—SCREENING: “THE KIND WORDS” @ CINE
- MONDAY, MARCH 20—6:00 PM—SCREENING: “FEVER AT DAWN” @ CINE
- MONDAY, MARCH 20—8:15 PM—SCREENING: “PETER THE THIRD” @ CINE
- TUESDAY, MARCH 21—FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT RECEPTION & SCREENINGS
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 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.
Opening Night Celebration Tickets will go on sale shortly.
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
• 7:00 PM—Closing Night Film: “For The Love Of Spock”
The Closing Night Event is included with a Festival Pass.
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