Exclusive Sneak Peek Screening!

Based on acclaimed writer Marguerite Duras’ semi-autobiographical account, MEMOIR OF WAR depicts the delicate dance of a young woman (Mélanie Thierry) who seeks to protect her fellow French Resistance members while engaging in courtship with a Nazi collaborator (Benoît Magimel) in the hopes of saving her imprisoned husband.

Directed by Emmanuel Finkiel (Voyages), this gorgeous, marvelously acted war drama will screen on Wednesday, September 5, 7 PM at the Gershman Y.

For tickets and info, click HERE.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Tickets for our special advance screening of OPERATION FINALE are now SOLD OUT. If you were unable to register in time, there will be a rush line at the theater. All remaining empty seats will be opened up in the minutes before the start time. We encourage you to arrive early to be ahead of the line.

Because this is a free, overbooked screening, seating will be first-come, first-served. If you have a ticket, we strongly encourage you to arrive at the theater at 7 PM.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Special FREE Advance Screening!

We are pleased to present a FREE advance screening of OPERATION FINALE next Thursday, August 16, 7:30 PM at the Ritz East!

Starring Oscar Isaac and Sir Ben Kingsley, this thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps.

To register, click HERE.

*Please note: seating will be first-come, first-served. We encourage patrons to arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled showtime.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Become a Supporter for GPJFF38

Join our journey. Become a Supporter for the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival! For 38 years now, GPJFF has had the privilege of bringing the best in Jewish cinema to the heart of Philadelphia.

For more info on how to become a Supporter for the fall festival, visit our Supporter page HERE.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

We Are Hiring!

GPJFF is seeking a Full-Time Temporary (with the possibility to be permanent) Development Associate for the 38th festival. This person will assist you how work editing papers in executing the organization’s fundraising goals and will ultimately require an understanding of fundraising best practice and philanthropic trends, as well as donor behavior. He/She will report to the Executive Managing Director.

For more info on the position and how to apply, visit our Jobs/Internships page HERE.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018