Coming to Philadelphia This July

“A twist-filled story about love and lust.” –Jerusalem Post
The Cakemaker takes a wholly unexpected, but richly rewarding, turn.” –IndieWire
“Perfectly encapsulates love in its many forms.” –One Room with a View
A story of hidden love, challenged faith and unwittingly shared grief.” Variety
“An irresistible triangle of love.” –The Lowdown Under

Our PJFF37 Opening Night film is set to come out commercially to the Ritz at the Bourse beginning Friday, July 6. Ofir Raul Graizer’s powerfully moving, critically acclaimed meditation on love and forgiveness follows a shy German pastry chef (Tim Kalkhof) who travels to Jerusalem to meet the widow (Sarah Adler, Foxtrot) and son of his deceased lover.

Friday, June 15, 2018

GPJFF Alumni Films Currently on Netflix

The following GPJFF alumni films are now streaming!

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

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: 

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