All posts tagged JIFF

Short stories on the big screen

TWO experienced filmmakers have been awarded $5000 grants to make short films that will premiere at this year’s Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF), screening in Melbourne and other capital cities in October and November.

Festival of films just for kids

From adventure to animation, children aged four to 14 can delight in some of the world's best movies and shorts in the Children’s International Film Festival.

$10,000 boost for short films

LOCAL filmmakers who want to make a short film with a Jewish theme can apply to the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF) Short Film Fund for a grant from its

Festival of acclaimed films

This year's Jewish International Film Festival features acclaimed movies and documentaries from around the world, plus several Australian premieres. Arts Editor Danny Gocs reports.

A feast of film

This year’s Jewish International Film Festival is bigger than ever, with top Israeli films and overseas productions – and an Australian documentary – dominating the line-up.

Blake Lively, Cannes

Cannes showcase for Israeli films

Some of the best new Israeli films and documentaries that screened at the Cannes Film Festival and at Docaviv in Tel Aviv are bound for Australia later this year.

Hollywood stars in Jewish films

Natalie Portman’s Hebrew language film A Tale of Love and Darkness is among the top movies in this year’s Jewish International Film Festival which opens in Sydney on October 28 and in Melbourne on November 4.

Movies inspired by the Holocaust

WITH the success of last year’s inaugural Holocaust Film Series (HFS), director Eddie Tamir has put together a program of more than 30 films and documentaries for the 2015 festival […]

Opening night at Jewish film festival

THERE was plenty of excitement at the opening of this year’s Jewish International Film Festival at the Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick on November 5, which got under way with the premiere […]

Jewish themes at Cannes

WHILE the Cannes Film Festival is famous for its glamorous red carpet premieres and champagne parties, for Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF) director Eddie Tamir the focus was on finding […]