Septembers of Shiraz

Academy Award winner Adrien Brody and Salma Hayek lead this stunning adaptation of Dalia Sofer’s critically acclaimed novel.

22 – 26 June, Reel Borehamwood



Academy Award winner, Christopher Plummer, stars in this breathtaking thriller from celebrated director, Atom Egoyan, about a man tracking down the guard who murdered his family seven decades earlier.


A tribute to Ronit Elkabetz

UK Jewish Film celebrates the cinematic talent of the late Israeli actor-director, Ronit Elkabetz. Over the month of June we revisit some of her most powerful work with the Vivian Amsalem trilogy, including To Take a Wife, The Seven Days and Gett. Join us to commemorate her unique cinematic voice.

5-9 June, JW3, London, and 30 June, HOME, Manchester

UKJF in Manchester

To Life!

Inspired by his mother and her friendships, director Jean-Jacques Zilbermann shapes a captivating drama of three Auschwitz survivors reuniting in post-war France. As Hélène rebuilds her life, she reunites with fellow Auschwitz survivors Lily and Rose.

16-22 June, Cineworld Didsbury


Hill Start

A hit Israeli comedy from UK Jewish Film Festival 2015 returns by popular demand. Plastic surgeon Micha wants an ordinary life. But when he causes a car accident that leaves his wife in a coma, things unravel around him. Micha’s son is marrying a Mizrahi detective. His anti-social single daughter is obsessed with an Arab actor. And Micha decides to retake his driving test… with a beautiful driving and yoga instructor.

14-21 June, JW3


The Venice Ghetto, 500 Years of Life

The remarkable story of Venice, the oldest ghetto in Europe, is reconstructed in this fascinating documentary told through the eyes of a Jewish teenager.

22 June, CCA, Glasgow



Returning to the groundbreaking role as a gay man that won him the Tribeca Film Festival’s Best Actor award in 2003 (Yossi & Jagger), Ohad Knoller gives another extraordinary performance as Yossi.

A special screening for Gay Pride month.

23 June, JW3

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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