Miami Jewish Film Festival Features 80 Famous Films Of 20 Countries

By Ghosh Piyali | 2 years ago
Miami Jewish Film Festival Features 80 Famous Films Of 20 Countries
Miami Jewish Film Festival

With the beginning of the New Year, Miami Jewish Film Festival is presenting 19th International Film Festival. The festival will feature a diverse line up of 80 films from 20 countries including 40 film premieres and 35 short films. The program will be hosted by 50 filmmakers and special guest including Emmy Award-winner Roger M. Sherman and Academy Award-winner Richard Trank.

Igor Shteyrenberg, the director of Miami Jewish Film Festival, invites everybody to come and discover different variety of National and International movies, which have its own uniqueness. He also said the films and festival would surely inspire the audience.


The Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education is a subsidiary of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, organized by said film festival. It is scheduled to start Mar. 4- 13  in ten centers of Miami-Dade Country, Florida.

The Miami Jewish Film Festival will inaugurate with the Atom Egoyan-directed Canadian drama “Remember,” starring Oscar-winners actor Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau, and will close with the North American Premiere of “The Search for Israeli Cuisine.” Besides this, the festival will project a grant reception, that themed in Israeli style. The festival program may hosts are Emmy Award-winner Roger M. Sherman as reported by Miami Herald.

Some famous movies which will feature in Miami Jewish Film Festival:

  • Natalie Portman directed “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” is a drama of 2015 based on the autobiographical novel of Israeli author Amos Oz.
  • Yuval Delshad directed and written film “Baba Joon” is a story of an Iranian farmer’s son, who will go against his strong-willed father.
  • “Our Boys,” a 40 minutes documentary directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Richard Trank.
  • “Jerusalem,” Israel’s first-ever supernatural horror movie, about demonic possession.
  • “Rock in the Red Zone,” a documentary directed by Laura Bialis.
  • “Tikkun” is a mystery drama directed and written by Avishai Sivan.
  • “The Man in the Wall,” a thriller story about a woman who will search her missing husband.
  • “One More Time” directed by Jerry Lewis etc.

“We are proud to celebrate Miami Jewish Film Festival’s continued growth and success with a film program that challenges our diverse community to engage and come together. We hope that by helping make such connections in real, tangible ways, we are provoking audiences to redefine their understanding of cultures and peoples around the world,” Miami Jewish Film Festival Chair Mark Kravitz said via sun-sentinel,


Tickets for the Festival are on sale now and continue throughout the Festival. Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets online. To get more information on the festival including time, location, ticket price visit or call 305-573-7304.

Photo Source: Instagram/ Miami Jewish Film Festival

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