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Highlights

Audience Award

Voting is now open for our annual Audience Award!

You can choose from any feature-length film shown at the Festival this year; thrillers, comedies, dramas, documentaries and more.

Audience Survey

Complete our survey and enter to win a £150 Amazon voucher!

If you attended the UK Jewish Film Festival this year, we’d be grateful for a few minutes of your time to provide some valuable feedback on your experience.

30 and Under

If you’re aged 30 and under, tickets are available for only £5 for select screenings!

Tickets are also available on the door for £5 at all screenings (except galas). All you have to do is visit the festival box office at your chosen venue 45 minutes before the start time with a valid ID.

Anniversary Screenings

We have 5 well-loved films celebrating significant anniversaries this year, most notably 20 years since the Oscar-nominated Solomon & Gaenor was released.

In Competition

Dorfman Best Film Award

The Dorfman Best Film Award recognises powerful and outstanding filmmaking.

In competition

Best Documentary Award

The launch of this important award, which recognises originality and excellence in documentary filmmaking.

In competition

Best Debut Feature Award

Recognising new filmmaking talent that displays originality or freshness of vision from a first-time feature film director.

In competition

Young Jury Award: Best Short Film

A jury of twelve young people aged sixteen to thirty have been chosen to select and present the best short film for the first time this year.

Feminist Perspectives

A selection of films that explore the variety and depth of what it means to be a Jewish woman in the past and today.

Spies and Revolutionaries

Thrilling tales of secret agents are nestled alongside documentaries on the inspiring people who risked their lives in the search for truth.

Heroic Acts

These films all offer a glimmer of optimism even within the darkest of times, with the willingness of some people to stage rescue operations during the Holocaust resulting in the saved lives of many.

Love

Love in all of its forms- exhilarating, maddening, hilarious, traumatising- is shown across a broad spectrum of films that open our eyes and our hearts.

Family Ties

We are proud to present an array of films that dissect the complicated messiness and beauty of familial bonds.

A History Of Politics

We offer an intriguing range of films that examine the gamut of the Israeli political landscape, as well as the European refugee crisis.

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Calendar

21 Nov

4.00pm Sneak Preview

Lieber-Man

London JW3

Sponsors: Nimrod Capital

6.45pm

Comedy Shorts Programme

London JW3

7.30pm

Echo

Glasgow CCA Glasgow

8.00pm + Festival Awards Ceremony

Closing Night Gala: Jojo Rabbit

London Picturehouse Central

Sponsors: Isabelle & Ivor Seddon, Jane & Michael Grabiner, Joyce & David Kustow

8.00pm

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

London Everyman Muswell Hill

Sponsors: Julia and Simon Alberga, Techno Constructions Ltd

8.30pm

Analyze This

London JW3

Sponsors: Erica & Stuart Peters

8.30pm

Murer: Anatomy of a Trial

London Phoenix Cinema

Sponsors: The Association of Jewish Refugees, Austrian Cultural Forum

8.30pm + Q&A

A Tramway in Jerusalem

London Ciné Lumière

Sponsors: New Israel Fund

8.30pm

My Polish Honeymoon

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

8.40pm

Love in Suspenders

Manchester HOME

Sponsors: Judith Gordon & Alan Spier

23 Nov

12.00am

book Solomon and Gaenor

Newcastle Tyneside Cinema

5.30pm

book Gainsbourg (A Heroic Life)

Bangor Pontio Cinema

8.15pm

book From Slavery to Freedom

Bangor Pontio Cinema

24 Nov

4.00pm

book Solomon and Gaenor

Liverpool FACT

6.00pm

book The Operative

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

6.00pm

book Leona

Nottingham Broadway

25 Nov

6.00pm + Panel Discussion

book Solomon and Gaenor

Bristol Watershed Cinema

26 Nov

8.30pm

book It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story

York City Screen Picturehouse

27 Nov

6.00pm

book Echo

Inverness Eden Court

6.00pm

book The Birdcatcher

Newcastle Tyneside Cinema

6.30pm

book The State Against Mandela and the Others

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

8.15pm

book Yentl

Bangor Pontio Cinema

28 Nov

6.00pm

book The Birdcatcher

Bristol Watershed Cinema

6.00pm

book My Polish Honeymoon

Oxford Phoenix Picturehouse

30 Nov

8.30pm

book Echo

Oxford Phoenix Picturehouse

1 Dec

1.00pm

book It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story

Cardiff Chapter Arts Centre

4.00pm

book God of the Piano

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

5.00pm

book Fiddler on the Roof

Inverness Eden Court

6.00pm

book The Birdcatcher

Nottingham Broadway

2 Dec

8.45pm

book God of the Piano

Brighton Duke’s at Komedia

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