BJFF25: Seen & Heard
Memories from the Festival
Exec. Director Jaymie Saks and Pierre Dulaine. Photo courtesy of Andrew McAffee
Over the next several weeks, The Boston Jewish Film Festival will be posting photos, quotes and musings from our 25th annual Festival. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to share the memories! Thank you for making it an incredibly special event.
Sunday, November 10: Pierre Dulaine, the very lively film subject star of Dancing In Jaffa, was both seen and heard at the festival with the sold-out showing at West Newton Cinema. Pierre, who talked with the crowd after the movie, is hanging with BJFF Executive Director Jaymie Saks.
Celebrate 25 Years of BJFF
What has the Boston Jewish Film Festival meant to you over the past 25 years? Which films have remained in your memory? Have you met new friends, or introduced old friends to the Festival?
Many of our filmgoers share their thoughts in this video - watch it and then share yours, by email (email@example.com), or on Facebook or Twitter !
As you consider your year end gifts, we hope you will remember that ticket and pass sales account for only 20% of the cost of bringing you the best in Jewish film programming – the rest comes from donors like you! As you share your memories, click here to show your support for us on this important day for the nonprofit community!
Audience Awards Announced
We are thrilled to announce this years award winners for Best Documentary and Best Feature!
Drum roll, please….
The Jewish Cardinal – Best Feature
Director Ilan Duran Cohen accepts the award: “I’m very happy for this great audience prize, especially for this film built around the idea of reconciliation, between Jews and Christians, father and son, past and present and most of all, oneself. Thank you, Boston!”
For more information about The Jewish Cardinal, click here!
Life According to Sam – Best Documentary
Sam’s story captured the hearts of our audiences, and will go on to great things. To follow his story and updates about the fight against progeria, click here
Director Ilan Duran Cohen