We're incredibly proud that AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. We rely heavily on this village to make AJFF what it is, and we're going to introduce you to some of the people who make up that village. From our staff, to our volunteers, or even to members of our audience, there's a huge group of people that make AJFF a world-class cultural event. This month, we're putting the spotlight on Film Evaluation Chair and key faculty member for AJFF On Campus, Hazel Gold.
Among our film picks for this month are several films based on real-life accounts and a buzzworthy Netflix Original with an all-star cast.
Out On Film, Atlanta's LGBT film festival, kicks off its 30th anniversary with an 11- day festival from September 28 - October 8 at the Midtown Art Cinema, Out Front Theatre Company, and the Plaza Theatre. More than 125 films from around the world will be featured. Check it out and be sure to use your AJFF discount.
The MJCCA Book Festival returns in November. Join us and thousands of book lovers to listen, meet, and interact with favorite authors in a variety of forums, with meet-and-greets, book signings, a community reading, and panel discussions. AJFF will be there to present STREIT’S: MATZO AND THE AMERICAN DREAM. Tickets are available.
We've announced the dates of our 18th annual, 23-day festival. Find out more about the exclusive benefits of AJFF membership and receive the best access to the annual festival and all our programming, now year-round!
Among our film picks for this month are two former AJFF Selects, a summer blockbuster, and a Netflix Original about a comedy great.
We're incredibly proud that AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. We rely heavily on this village to make AJFF what it is, and we're going to introduce you to some of the people who make up that village. From our staff, to our volunteers, or even to members of our audience, there's a huge group of people that make AJFF a world-class cultural event. This month, we're putting the spotlight on an AJFF summer intern and former member of the 2017 AJFF Festival Jury, Emory graduate student, Sara Grasberg. Sara is currently working on and plays a vital role in AJFF’s debut AJFF on Campus, this year at Emory University.
If you know us at AJFF, you know that our content runs the gambit of film genres and types. In that same spirit, we wanted to take a sillier look at our criteria for film submission with a tongue and cheek decision tree.
One of our summer interns thought on what to watch for when there is no evading the seemingly ever present summer heat or your flaring temper. Check out the perfect film for when cooling down is not an option, and you simply need to get through the sweltering heat.
A little over a year ago, AJFF celebrated the return of Jerry Lewis to the big screen. Sadly, at the age of 91, Jerry Lewis passed away over the weekend. As the accolades and remembrances pour in, we're reposting our original article celebrating Lewis' legacy, diving into the roles we loved most from his storied career.
For AJFF's September Selects, we confront a troubling chapter in American history with timely implications with The Lavender Scare, proudly co-presented with Out On Film, Atlanta's LGBT Film Festival. Tickets are on sale now.
Even though summer vacation now at an end, we hope to liven-up the remainder of the season with more summer reads you might’ve missed with a Jewish connection.
This past month, veteran Jewish actor, Martin Landau passed away at the age of 89. For our part, we wanted to personally take a look at some of our favorite roles and why.
We've got our film picks ready for this month. Among our recommendations is a new comedy, two former AJFF picks, and a TV series that picks up where a film favorite left off.
We're incredibly proud that AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. This month, we're putting the spotlight on Brennen Dicker, AJFF Steering Committee member. Brennen is the general manager of Atlanta’s Bling Digital a division of The Sim Group. He also serves as the Chair SCAD’s Atlanta Advisory Council, is an active member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and serves as the head of Government Relations for Georgia Production Partnership.