The Louisville Jewish Film Festival Enters 25th Year, Keeping Both In-Person and Virtual Options
Attend the 25th Annual Louisville Jewish Film Festival, which begins this Saturday, February 4th and runs through Sunday, February 19th. The season will be another hybrid mix of in-person, online and special occasions. Individual film tickets are $12 each, or an all-festival LJFF pass to see all sixteen films, which is $99. Visit jewishlouisville.org/filmfestival for more information.
For the virtual screenings, a link will be emailed just before the viewing and for a post-film discussion, a link will also be sent with the ticket. Visit jewishlouisville.org/filmfestivalviewingquestions for more information.
Louisville Jewish Film Festival Annual Program (with trailers)
“Barren,” Virtual Movie, Israel, 108 minutes, February 4-11
“Cinema Sabaya”, Virtual Film, Israel, Belgium, 95 minutes, February 4-11
“Farewell Mr. Haffmann”, Live Film, France, Belgium, 115 minutes, 4pm, The Speed Art Museum, February 19 (this film will also be screened virtually February 12-19)
Sponsored by the Speed Art Museum
“The Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen” Live Movie, USA, 88 minutes, 7:30 p.m., February 11 at the Trager Family JCC; (This film will also be screened virtually from February 4th to 11th.)
Sponsored by Susan and Jeffrey Callen
“Holy Holocaust” Virtual Film, Israel, 17 minutes, short films offered throughout the festival, May 4-19 February
“karaoke”, Virtual Movie, Israel, 100 minutes, February 4-11
“The Final Chapter of AB Yehoshua”, Virtual Movie, Israel, 58 minutes, February 4-11; special virtual event at 1pm, Sunday 12th February
Sponsored by the Naamani Memorial Fund for Jewish Culture and the Department of Comparative Humanities, University of Louisville
“Last Flight Home”, Virtual Movie, USA, 106 minutes, February 12-19
“La Haine” Live Film, France, 98 minutes, 7pm, February 16, Baxter Avenue Theatre; free feature film commemorating the 25th anniversary of LJFF
“The Levies of Monticello”, Virtual Film, USA, 71 minutes, February 12-19; special virtual event on February 13th
“One more story” Virtual Film, Israel, 90 minutes, February 12-19
“Mending the World: Stories from the Tree of Life” Live Film and Special Event, USA, 80 minutes, 3pm, February 5, Adath Jeshurun Synagogue
This film is made possible by the Adath Jeshurun Congregation through a grant from the Jewish Heritage Fund, Rabbi Joshua Corber’s Discretionary Fund and Cantor David Lipp’s Discretionary Fund.
“Bills”, Virtual Film, USA, February 12-19, free film
“The therapy”, Virtual Movie, Israel, 80 minutes, February 4-11
“My tree”, Virtual Movie, Canada, 103 minutes, February 12-19