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Get ready for another exciting season of The Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival. From dramatic shorts to documentary features, Pre-Fest is guaranteed to whet your appetite. Saturday, September 27 at 7:30 pm, join us for Startups: Jewish Shorts. On Sunday, September 28 at 3 pm for Little White Lie. Top off your Pre-Fest experience with Lost Town at Temple Sinai on Monday, September 29 at 8 pm.  View lineup…

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PJFF Presents a Special Screening of Noodle

Join us on October 19 at 3 pm at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel (8339 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA) for a bonus screening of the Israeli classic, Noodle. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5. No advance registration necessary.
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Join 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…