2015 Festival

Best Debut Feature Award

UK Jewish Film Festival celebrates new talent with this inaugural Best Debut Feature Award. Watch the awards trailer presenting the nominees and join us for the magical Award Ceremony at The May Fair Hotel!

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2015 Festival Diary

Closing Weekend Gala

The 19th UK Jewish Film Festival had a beautiful Closing Weekend Ceremony on Saturday 21 November at the elegant May Fair Hotel. Guests enjoyed a UK premiere of Amir Wolf’s debut thriller ‘Fire Birds’, followed by a fascinating Q&A with the director. We have also presented our first Best Debut Feature Award. Browse our gallery and look out for a video report soon.

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2015 Festival

Jewish Street Food Day

Celebrate the rich history and tradition of the Jewish Deli with UKJFF Jewish Street Food Day on Sun 22 November.

Dough – a Jewish baker’s failing business gets an unexpected boost when his Muslim apprentice, also a cannabis dealer, drops a load of dope in the dough.

Deli Man – a dazzling showcase of Jewish food and its inseparable link to American Jewish culture.  A mouthwatering history of the deli’s establishment as a cornerstone of American cuisine.

Crossing Delancy plus a Q&A with Hadley Freeman – Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman discusses her favourite Jewish film,  Crossing Delancey.

2015 Festival Diary

FilmLab at JW3

On Sunday 15 November, JW3 was turned into a buzzing film hub, with an array of special events, screenings and Q&As. We were thrilled to welcome some of the most prominent figures in the UK and the Israeli film industry: Michael Kuhn, Simon Chinn, Lior Raz, Duki Dror and many more. Explore our gallery!

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2015 Festival Diary

Sabena – Q&A and discussion

Q&A following the screening of Sabena at the UK Jewish Film Festival 2015.

The Q&A took place on 14.11.15.

Participating in the Q&A: Producer and creator Nati Dinnar, Bobby Lax who plays Captain Reginald Levy, Reginald’s daughter – Susan Schiphorst, and Monique Deleu, who was a stewardess on the actual flight. Hosted by Keren Misgav Ristvedt, Business Director at UKJF

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2015 Festival Diary

Son of Saul – Critics’ Review

Watch here the Critics’ Review after the screening of the highly-acclaimed Son of Saul.

With Kate Muir from The Times, Tim Robey from The Daily Telegraph, and Nicola Christie – UKJF Programmer


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2015 Festival Diary

The Zionist Idea – Panel Discussion

Watch here the fascinating discussion that followed the screening of The Zionist Idea.

Melanie Philips, Colin Shindler and David Aaronovich discuss the meaning of Zionism today, Israel, world attitude and more.


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2015 Festival Diary

Opening Night Gala 2015

What a wonderful night it was! Enjoy these photographs and relieve the magical experience

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2015 Festival Diary

UK Jewish Film Festival in Manchester

UK Jewish Film Festival continues to host excellent and exciting events in Manchester, thanks to the efforts of our teams in London and Manchester. This year’s festival saw UK premieres, Q&As with stars and special discussions. Browse this gallery to find out more.

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2015 Festival

2015 Festival Programme

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Explore our exciting 2015 Programme, packed with amazing films, events, galas, panels, Q&As and guests.

This year’s film strands include: Lovers, Comics, Fighters, Believers, Witnesses, Strangers, Radicals, First-Timers and Outlaws.


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