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HANUKKAH FILM FESTIVAL

Nov 28, 2021—Dec 05, 2021

Streaming Online

Cost $36 with promo code: MAINE

Presented by Menemsha Films in partnership with MJFF and the JCA  November 28th – December 5th, 2021 1 TICKET | 8 NIGHTS | 11 FILMS Celebrate the Hanukkah season with eight nights of exclusive, award-winning new films, available to view from the comfort of home via your TV, computer or mobile devices.  Tickets: $36 with promo code “MAINE”  Your ticket purchase provides limited-time access to this…

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2021 Virtual Maine Jewish Film Festival

Nov 06, 2021—Nov 14, 2021

Online via the Eventive Platform

We are so excited to be able to present the 2021 Virtual Maine Jewish Film Festival! From November 6 – 14 you’ll have access to 17 feature and documentary films and related programs, all available to view from the comfort (and safety) of your home. All the films will be available to view during the entire…

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YIDDISH CULTURE FESTIVAL with MJFF

Oct 01, 2021—Oct 03, 2021

Online

Cost $10 per film | $18 for both

Join MJFF and the JCA for our second annual Yiddish Culture Festival. Featuring online film streaming of The Last Klezmer and Black Honey: The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutzkever and a special musical performance:    Film streaming: Friday, Oct. 1 at noon through Sunday, Oct. 3 at midnight. Discussion with the filmmaker of the Last Klezmer on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 7 PM.  Virtual klezmer concert live via zoom…

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MJFF Weekend Edition celebrates Pride Month with Two Films: Transkids & Kiss Me Kosher

Jun 11, 2021 9:00AM—Jun 13, 2021 11:30PM

Cost FREE

MJFF Weekend Edition celebrates Pride Month  Streaming June 11 at 9AM – June 13 at Midnight    TRANSKIDS  (2019) Over a period of several years, four Israeli teens and their families navigate the challenges of gender transformation. “Nobody chooses to be transgender. None of those kids woke up one morning and decided to be trans. It’s something stronger than themselves,” – Times…

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MJFF WEEKEND EDITION – Here We Are / Love & Stuff

May 14, 2021 9:00AM—May 16, 2021 11:30PM

Streaming Online via MJFF

Maine Jewish Film Festival WEEKEND EDITION Film Streaming  Friday, May 14 at 9 AM – Sunday, May 16 at midnight     Here We Are   Aharon, a devoted and protective father, puts his career as an artist aside to care full time for Uri, his autistic son. But on the eve of his son’s entering a special-needs boarding school, Aharon decides to…

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MJFF Zoom Discussion with Filmmaker Yair Lev

Apr 06, 2021 2:00PM—3:00PM

Cost Free

MJFF Special Weekend Edition Free Yom Hashoah Film Streaming & Discussion (in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day)   April 4 – 7 You Only Die Twice When Israeli director Yair Lev’s mother inherits a house from a distant relative, she discovers that her father died ‘twice’ – as Ernst Bechinsky in Palestine and Ernst Bechinsky…

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MJFF Special Weekend Edition for Yom Hashoah – Films & Discussion

Apr 04, 2021—Apr 07, 2021

Cost Free

MJFF Special Weekend Edition YOM HASHOAH FILMS, DISCUSSION & OBSERVANCE – Holocaust Remembrance Day Presented by the Maine Jewish Film Festival and the JCA   Free film streaming Sunday, April 4th at 9 am – Weds., April 7th at midnight   Euphoria of Being When choreographer Reka Szabo reads a memoir by dancer Eva Fahidi,…

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MJFF WEEKEND EDITION – Shiva Baby & Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

Mar 19, 2021 12:00AM—Mar 23, 2021 11:59PM

Cost FREE

MJFF WEEKEND EDITION – Free Films Streaming & Program  Presented by the Maine Jewish Film Festival Sponsored by David’s Restaurant and Rose Foods    Shiva Baby Streaming March 19-21  A young Jewish woman anxiously juggles an accumulation of mishaps and potentially disastrous encounters, each threatening to expose her messy multitude of secrets, all at the same family…

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MJFF Discussion with Tamar Manassesh & producer Brad Rothschild

Feb 21, 2021 7:00PM

In honor of Black History Month THEY AIN’T READY FOR ME & ROSENWALD Free Films & Discussion February 19-21 Presented by the Maine Jewish Film Festival and the JCA Visit mjff.org for more info and to reserve free tickets   THEY AIN’T READY FOR ME Film streaming online – Feb. 19-21 Tamar Manasseh, an African…

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MJFF Weekend Edition – Free Films: They Ain’t Ready for Me & Rosenwald

Feb 19, 2021 9:00AM—Feb 21, 2021

Cost FREE

Presented by the Maine Jewish Film Festival and the JCA in honor of Black History Month    THEY AIN’T READY FOR ME Film streaming online – Feb. 19-21 Tamar Manasseh, an African American rabbinical student, leads the fight against gun violence in her Southside Chicago neighborhood. A fascinating look at the complex identity and motivations…

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