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Austin Jewish Film Festival

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Presented by Shalom Austin at Regal Arbor Cinema at Great Hills, Austin TX

Nov 04 - 10 2017
Austin Jewish Film Festival

The Austin Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) loves to promote Jewish film, explore Jewish culture and history, life in Israel, and the stories told on-screen.

For fifteen years the AJFF has brought feature-length, documentary, animated, and short films to Central Texas, offering audiences a view into the vitality and variety of the Jewish experience.

Throughout the festival, special programs will enhance your cinematic experience, as our audiences will have the opportunity to meet and discuss films with our special guests from Israel and the USA.

AJFF loves spending time with you at the theater, and we are very excited to bring a line-up of

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Individual tickets will be sold for $10 for all moviegoers, for all film screenings.  AJFF is able to sell individual tickets online at (with all fees included in the ticket price). Audience members can purchase a ten-ticket Flex Pass for $80, online or at the theater, for a savings of $20 over the cost of individual tickets, and Festival Badges will be available for $150, allowing the holder to attend every single film at this exciting, week-long festival.

Valid for admission to all films at all venues, with advanced seating 15 minutes before show time.

Valid for 10 admissions to the film(s) of your choice at any venue. Flex Pass holders will be seated after Film Badge holders and before general admission ticket holders.

Valid for general admission for daytime or evening (includes students/seniors).
Sold online and at the theater box office, beginning 15 minutes before each film starts, until tickets are sold out. General admission ticket holders are seated after Film Badge and Flex Pass holders.

Last-minute schedule and program changes happen.

Visit for the latest schedule and ticket information.


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Saturday, November 4

7:30 PM     1945

Introduction by Jake Wolfson, Education Coordinator of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission.

Sunday, November 5

3:00 PM     Lights, Camera, Chutzpah!

Young filmmakers screen student films from Lights, Camera, Chutzpah! Local SXSW student filmmaker Rachel Schlesinger will present her film Inge followed by a Q&A.

7:00 PM     The Pickle Recipe

Q&A following the film with Michael Manasseri, Director

Monday, November 6

Noon         Shorts Program, featuring the latest from the Jerusalem

                    Film Workshop, plus Dear Cancer, Love Stacy         

Q&A following the film with Stacey Summers, director/writer of Dear Cancer, Love Stacy

Tuesday, November 7

7:30 PM     The Women’s Balcony

Q&A following the film with filmmaker Shlomit Nehama from Israel.


* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • The Women's Balcony


Regal Arbor Cinema at Great Hills

9828 Great Hills, Suite 800, Austin, TX 78759

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.