Announcing the Newly Titled Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF)

The Gershman Y announces an adapting of its vision and mission to focus on film and film-related programs, accompanied by a formal name change to the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF). GPJFF will present film and film-related programs that appeal to diverse communities and encourage understanding across racial, economic, and religious divides. Recognized as Philadelphia’s destination for the best Jewish independent cinema from around the world, GPJFF’s Fall Fest is scheduled for November 3-18, 2018.

For more information, click HERE.

Friday, May 18, 2018


And the Winner Is…

THE LAST SUIT has won the CineMondays 2018 Audience Award for Best Narrative while both GI JEWS: JEWISH AMERICANS IN WORLD WAR II and HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL have tied the Audience Award for Best Documentary!

Out of all our past spring festivals, CineMondays 2018 featured our highest-rated films! Thank you to all who attended and supported the festival this season.

And be sure to mark your calendars! Our 38th festival returns this November 3 – 18.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018


CineMondays 2018 – Official Trailer

The official trailer for PJFF CineMondays 2018 has arrived! You can watch it on the right side of this page or on YouTube at: https://bit.ly/2IwrrvU 

The festival begins on Monday, April 9 at the Prince Theater. Although All-Access Badges are sold out, individual tickets for each of our films are still available. They may be purchased online, over the phone (215-545-4400), or at the theater the night of the screening.

See you at the movies!

Thursday, April 5, 2018


CineMondays 2018 Festival Brochure Now Available for Download

Our CineMondays 2018 brochures are currently being mailed, but in the meantime, you can download a PDF version HERE. Our cover features a sweet embrace between Team Israel outfielder Cody Decker and the team’s “Mensch on a Bench” mascot. Their new film, HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL, will close the festival this May with TWO screenings at the National Museum of American Jewish History.

Interested in receiving PJFF brochures in the mail? Email info@gershmany.org or call us at (215) 545-4400 with your name and address.

Monday, February 26, 2018