Founded in 2000, the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival is now in its 17th year of screening films of Jewish interest. These films foster the growth of Jewish identity, culture, and community in New Jersey, offering a tapestry of high-quality and award-winning Jewish film programming. The festival spans over a two-week period, with one to three films being screened each day.
The festival shows films at three venues: JCC Metro West in West Orange, College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, and Bow Tie Cinemas at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
This year's selection of films cover a variety of important topics and come from all over the world, with films from the USA, Israel, the Netherlands, and more. Films being screened include:
-"The Zookeeper's Wife"
-"A Grain of Truth"
-"The Women's Balcony"
-"Art and Heart: The World of Isaiah Sheffer"
Tickets price for basic screenings are:
-General Admission $13 (Advanced Sale); $15 (At The Door)
-Senior/Student (with valid ID) and Matinee $11 (Advanced Sale); $15 (At The Door)
-Group Rate (10 or more) $10 per ticket
An all-festival pass costs $275. Purchase tickets through the JCC Metro West website.