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31-Mar-2015 9:34pm PDT  


Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

15 Annual January 28, 2015 to February 19, 2015

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Six Piedmont Center
Suite 510
Atlanta GA 30305
Phone: 404-806-9913
Fax: 404-806-2348

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Narrative Feature
Narrative Short
Documentary Feature
Documentary Short

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) is a 23-day cinematic exploration of Jewish life, culture and history. Seeking to use the power of film to both entertain and educate, AJFF challenges conventional perspectives on complex and challenging issues facing both the Jewish and global communities.

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival ranks as the second largest Jewish film festival in the world and largest film festival in Atlanta, spanning 23 days and attracting an audience of more than 31,000 filmgoers. AJFF showcases a diverse international collection of narrative and documentary works that broadly explore themes of identity, history and culture, as well as life in the State of Israel. AJFF hosts visiting filmmakers and other panelists, and attracts widespread industry participation and media coverage. Moviegoers cast their ballots for the best narrative and documentary films of the festival, with winners receiving the AJFF Audience Award. Winning features are honored with a special encore screening and statuette, while winning shorts also receive a cash prize. The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and supported by corporate, foundation, government and individual sponsors.
Ali Mitchell (Print Traffic Manager) ; Kenny Blank (Executive Director) ; Kenny Blank (Executive Director) ; Shellie Schmals (Program Coordinator)

To qualify for consideration, all submissions must have completed an electronic or paper entry form, nonrefundable entry fee and screener.

AJFF is unable to waive entry fees or provide discounts beyond those indicated.

AJFF is open to U.S. and international entries. English language or English subtitles only.

Submission materials will not be returned (unless requested and a SASE provided).

To qualify for consideration, all submissions must have some cultural or historical relevance to the Jewish experience or life in Israel.

AJFF retains sole discretion to accept or decline submissions for any reason. Submission of a film does not guarantee exhibition in the festival. The decision of the AJFF Film Selection Committee is final.

AJFF will consider all films regardless of any prior or pending commercial, theatrical or television play. However, preference is given to those entries that have not been viewed previously within the Atlanta market.

Selected film entries will be notified directly at least two months prior to festival. Declined applicants will be notified by email following the decision of the AJFF Film Selection Committee.

Industrial and instructional works are not eligible.


AJFF accepts no responsibility for late, lost, damaged or ineligible entries. Exhibition film prints and videotapes will be handled with utmost care. However, AJFF cannot assume liability for damage to or loss of these materials. By entering AJFF, applicants certify that they have the legal right to submit and exhibit the film. The applicant is hereby responsible and liable for any breach of rights or the law in the submission and exhibition process. By entering AJFF, the entrant grants the right to publish or transmit portions of the film for the purpose of press or promotion, unless otherwise noted.