2016 Festival dates announced

The 20th Anniversary UK International Jewish Film Festival will run from 5th – 20th November 2016 with an exciting line up!

More details to follow.


Mr Gaga

Watch unseen archive and breathtaking dance sequences in this documentary about Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company.

28th August – 1st September, JW3


Rabin, the Last Day

“Spellbinding moviemaking”
The Huffington Post

Lauded director Amos Gitaï (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in this gripping docudrama.

5 – 8 September, JW3


The Idol

A powerful rags-to-riches story, set in poverty- and conflict-stricken Gaza. It follows Mohammed, a young boy with a beautiful singing voice, whose talent brings hope to his numerous eager fans.

11 – 15 September, JW3

UKJF at the Phoenix

PREVIEW: Cafe Society

See Woody Allen’s brand new film first. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively and Steve Carrell.

31st August, The Phoenix

UKJF Education

Lights, Chutzpah, Action!

Lights, Chutzpah, Action! is UK Jewish Film’s exciting film-based, education project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, led by young volunteers from the Noam Masorti Youth movement.

The project offers young people opportunities to research and make short films about the involvement of British Jewry in film and cinema heritage in the UK.

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