Press Room

 

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2018 News

“Latest Exhibition to be Gershman Y’s Last”

Jewish Exponent, 9/12/18

“‘The Cakemaker’ Explores Grief, Love”

Jewish Exponent, 7/4/18

“Goodbye, Gershman Y: Arts Org to Move, Change its Name”

Jewish Exponent, 5/23/18

“Gershman Y rebrands, will move from building of 95 years”

Philly.com, 5/21/18

“Prominent Philly Jewish culture center, The Gershman Y changes name, mission”

WHYY, 5/18/18

“THE GERSHMAN Y REFOCUSES TO BECOME THE GERSHMAN PHILADELPHIA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL”

GPJFF Press Release, 5/16/18

“Jewish Film Festival’s CineMondays presents ‘Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel’”

Broad Street Review, 5/12/18

“Two must-see movie screenings in Philly this week”

Philly.com, 2/12/18


2017 News

“PJFF Preview: Love is Thicker Than Water review”

Cinedelphia, 11/16/17

“PJFF Preview: The Bloom of Yesterday review”

Cinedelphia, 11/16/17

“PJFF Preview: Keep the Change review”

Cinedelphia, 11/13/17

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival 2017: Rabbi Mordechai Vardi’s ‘The Field’”

Broad Street Review, 11/9/17

“6 films you can’t miss at the 2017 Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philly Metro, 11/8/17

“At The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival: Exploring the Subtext of the Jazz Standard “Body and Soul”

WRTI 90.1, 11/8/17

“Jewish film fest spotlights LGBT-themed drama, comedy”

Philadelphia Gay News, 11/2/17

“A documentary on the movie star who invented WiFi and other must-see films at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philly.com, 11/2/17

“Five Things to Look for at 37th Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Opening Nov. 4″

Jewish Exponent, 11/1/17

“3 Movies To Watch At This Year’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

The Forward, 11/1/17

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival 2017: Shady Srour’s ‘Holy Air’

Broad Street Review, 10/31/17

“Movies: This Week in Strange Screenings”

Philadelphia Magazine, 10/31/17

“The 37th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns November 4-19”

Uwishunu, 10/31/17

Boundaries fall at the 2017 Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Broad Street Review, 10/23/17

“Making movies cool again: Upcoming PJFF balances honoring the past and appealing to Millennials”

Philadelphia Weekly, 10/17/17

“The Chosen Ones: PW’s picks for this year’s Philadelphia Film and Jewish Film Festivals”

Philadelphia Weekly, 10/17/17

“Gershman Y Building Gets Historic Designation”

Jewish Exponent, 5/12/17

“Arab-Israeli film showcases female strength, empowerment”

Philadelphia Gay News, 4/27/17

“PJFF CineMondays Series Kicks Off With a Fight Against Patriarchal Power”

Jewish Exponent, 3/19/17

“Film Chat: “Dough”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 3/15/17

“5 Ways to Watch Movies That Aren’t Netflix”

Philadelphia Magazine, 2/23/17

“Oscar-nominated ‘Joe’s Violin’ has a Philadelphia benefactor”

Philly.com, 2/20/17

“CineMondays 2017 tickets are on sale now! The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival is thrilled to share details about its spring cinema showcase”

PJFF CineMondays 2017 Press Release, 2/10/17


2016 News

“Doc tells personal, national ‘journey’ to marriage equality”

Philadelphia Gay News, 11/10/16

The Last Laugh and More Movies You Won’t Want to Miss”

Philadelphia Magazine, 11/9/16

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival celebrates 36 years”

PhillyVoice, 11/4/16

“The 36th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off November 5″

Uwishunu, 11/4/16

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, UniverSoul Circus and more to do in Philly”

Philly Metro, 11/3/16

“Bala Cynwyd Teen’s Bar Mitzvah Project to Screen at Film Festival on Nov. 13”

Jewish Exponent, 11/2/16

“Ladies, Master Class Lead the Way at 36th Edition of Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Jewish Exponent, 11/2/16

“What to see at this year’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philly.com, 11/2/16

“The 2016 Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival kicks off”

Philadelphia Weekly, 11/2/16

“Previewing the 36th Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Cinedelphia, 11/1/16

“Love and laughter at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philly Metro, 11/1/16

“Surprising stories at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Broad Street Review, 10/31/16

PHILADELPHIA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 36 YEARS NOVEMBER 5-19

Tinsel & Tine, 10/31/16

“PHILADELPHIA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 36 YEARS NOVEMBER 5-19”

PJFF36 Press Release, 9/21/16

“Demon: a rare chance to see something new in ‘possession horror’”

Cinedelphia, 6/6/16

“Finding Love and Purpose in Festival’s Closing Night Film”

Jewish Exponent, 3/30/16

“A chef’s tour with Zahav’s Michael Solomonov, plus other choice morsels from upcoming local film fests”

Philly.com, 3/26/16

“The CineMondays Film Series Returns With Seven Screenings This Spring”

Uwishunu, 3/22/16

“In Search of Israeli Cuisine at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 2/20/16

“Foodie documentary following Michael Solomonov gets Philadelphia premiere”

Philly.com, 2/19/16


2015 News

“Talking Apartheid With Albie Sachs at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Jewish Exponent, 11/19/15

“Roz Chast brings cartoon tsuris to the Jewish Film Festival”

Philly.com, 11/6/15

“Philadelphia’s Jewish and Asian American film fests start soon”

Philadelphia Weekly, 11/4/15

“10 things to look forward to in November”

Philly.com, 10/30/15

“This Year’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Offers a Splice of Life”

Jewish Exponent, 10/28/15

“At the Gershman, A Filmic Glimpse Into the Future”

Jewish Exponent, 10/15/15

“Gershman Y’s New Film Series Makes for Must-See Mondays”

Jewish Exponent, 3/23/15

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off Spring Film Series”

Philadelphia Magazine, 3/23/15


2014 News

“5 Films You Need to See at the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philadelphia Magazine, 11/6/14

“The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Short Films And Special Events, Through November 16″

Uwishunu, 11/3/14

“PW’s Weekend Picks: Halloween parties, Jewish Film Fest and more!”

Philadelphia Weekly, 10/31/14

“Interview: Olivia Antsis, Director – Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Cinedelphia, 10/30/14

“Schmear and Now: The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Jewish Exponent, 10/29/14

“Two Food Documentaries At Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philadelphia Magazine, 10/8/14

“The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Five Philadelphia Premieres On Select Monday Evenings From March 10 To April 28″

Uwishunu, 3/7/14


2013 News

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival To Host Family Day November 10th”

Geekadelphia, 11/6/13

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off With “God’s Neighbors”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 11/1/13

“The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival brings forth Alex Karpovsky”

Philly Metro, 10/31/13

“First-Time Directors Offer Splices of Life”

Jewish Exponent, 10/30/13

“The 33rd Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Geekadelphia, 10/28/13

“Return to the Scene of ‘Crime After Crime’”

Jewish Exponent, 10/16/13

“New Filmmakers Weekend to Honor Three Jewish Directors”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 4/17/13

“A Festive Feeling About Film Unspools Here”

Jewish Exponent, 4/10/13

“400 Films and Counting …”

Jewish Exponent, 2/7/13


2012 News

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s Documentaries & Dialogue Series Is Back Starting Monday, January 7″

Uwishunu, 12/28/12

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Distills Vodka, IDF and more!”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 12/14/12

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival 2012”

Cinedelphia, 11/2/12

“32nd Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Nov. 3-18”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 11/1/12

“Gershman Y’s 32nd Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Presents Award-Winning Feature Films And Documentaries, November 3-18”

Uwishunu, 10/30/12

“The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s 15th Annual New Filmmakers Weekend Set For March 17-19, Featuring The Event’s First-Ever 3D Movie”

Uwishunu, 3/14/12

“PJFF: New Filmmakers Weekend”

Cinedelphia, 3/12/12

“Talkback with Nicky’s Family Director”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 1/20/12

“PJFF: Documentaries & Dialogue 2012”

Cinedelphia, 1/3/12


2011 News

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival to offer 22 movies in 2011-12”

Philly.com, 11/4/11

“2011 Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Cinedelphia, 11/1/11

“The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Presents An Array Of Independent Feature Films And Documentaries, November 5-19”

Uwishunu, 10/31/11

“Bonnie Squires Honored At Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival”

Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 4/24/11

“The Gershman Y Hosts The 30th Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, January 10-March 27”

Uwishunu, 1/7/11


2008 News

“Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival: Music Weekend”

Uwishunu, 1/18/08