hattie with fishSeats now available for The Sturgeon Queens brunch!

Due to demand, extra tickets have been made available for the Russ & Daughters catered brunch and book talk following our Philadelphia premiere screening of The Sturgeon Queens. To purchase tickets, click here or call the PJFF box office at 215-545-4400!

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Tickets on sale now for PJFF’s Closing Night!

Join us Saturday, November 15, at the Kimmel Center for Above and Beyond. Tickets are available directly at the Kimmel Center box office or by phone at 215-893-1999. This gripping documentary, produced by Nancy Spielberg (younger sister to Steven) and directed by Roberta Grossman, is packed with intrigue and suspense. Read more…


 Hanna's Journey 1 squareJoin Us For Our Fall Fest Beginning November 1

The Gershman Y presents its 34th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival from November 1 to 16, featuring 17 premiere films from eight countries at seven venues throughout Philadelphia. Packed with excellent films, fabulous guests and special events, this season’s Festival is going to be among our most memorable yet! View lineup…

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Why Jewish Film Festivals Are Important

Thirty-four years ago, in two American cities on opposite coasts, a group of visionaries developed what would one day become one of the most powerful vehicles for connecting Diaspora Jews to their culture: the Jewish film festival. Read more…