EVENT: Plot for Peace + Q&A with Jean-Yves Ollivier


This docu-thriller tells the true, untold story behind Nelson Mandela’s release from prison featuring a protagonist straight out of a John le Carré novel. His name: Jean-Yves Ollivier, also known as ‘Monsieur Jacques’.

Thurs 24 April 8pm Tricycle – Followed by Q&A with Jean-Yves Ollivier

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EVENT: No Place on Earth + Q&A with Paul Laikin


While exploring caves in southwestern Ukraine in the 1990s, American caver Chris Nicola stumbled onto unusual objects…an antique ladies shoe and comb, old buttons, an old key. Was the vague rumour true, that some Jews had hid in this cave during WWII and if so, had any survived to tell their tale?

Wed 23rd April 6.15pm JW3 – Followed by Q&A with scriptwriter and producer Paul Laikin


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EVENT: Celebration of Film Dinner


Join us for a glamorous evening to celebrate the wonder of film and the multitude of people who work in the industry.

Mon 23 Jun, 6.45pm Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly, London

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FESTIVAL: We bring world-class cinema to Tel Aviv!


We are delighted to bring some of the best Jewish films to Tel Aviv Cinematheque from 16 to 19 April. We are offering free tickets to any screening at the Tel Aviv Festival for the first 10 UKJF Members to request tickets (max 2 per person, allocated on a first come first served basis).

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VIDEO ON DEMAND: Watch films right now


We now offer a broad collection of great independent Jewish and Israeli movies you can watch right now in your browser.

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For as little as £35 per year, you can become part of the excitement that is UKJF and join an increasing number of people who are invited to exclusive Membership events, receive special offers and discounts to our screenings and events all year round, and enjoy priority booking before the festival.

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