We're always excited about the themes and genres that emerge every year from the lineup and this year. Take a look at sports films this year including those about soccer, basketball, boxing, and the Olympics.
It's no secret that we as a staff love talking the films of the festival to anyone, anytime, almost any place. But it just so happens now is the time we get talk about them non-stop with everyone else and we're taking full advantage. So, what are the Staff Picks of the 2017 AJFF?
Together with Everywhere Agency, we sent out the call for some amazing Social Media Correspondents to help cover all things #AJFF2017. Follow them on their social channels for a special look at this year's festival!
The most exciting part of the annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is the movies. But what completes the festival experience are the firsthand insights from filmmakers, actors, writers, experts and other special guests. These introductory speakers and post-film Q&A sessions provide context and enhance the movie magic, giving audiences a chance to learn more directly from those who know the films and subject matter best.
We’re proud to partner with the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta for our upcoming festival. Just for us, they’ve got a special AJFF rate for the duration of the festival, from January 24 to February 15, 2017.
The 2017 AJFF by the numbers: How many films? How many premieres? How many minutes would you spend watching if you screened every single film in the 2017 lineup? If you run out of film descriptions to chat about, try talking numbers!
Tickets for the 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival are now available for purchase. Get your tickets for this cinematic event returning for 23 days from January 24 to February 15 all across Atlanta. Screenings will sell out so be sure to get them today.
We're excited to announce the introduction of our first-ever Jury Prizes, to be deliberated by an esteemed panel of filmmakers, journalists and experts. The inaugural Jury will pick winners across six categories, all to be announced at AJFF’s Closing Night on February 15.
The 2017 lineup is now live! This year's festival features a record number of screenings: 202 of them, showing 75 films from 24 countries. That means the countdown has begun to Wednesday, January 18, when tickets for the festival will go on sale. Now you can make your picks for the 2017 AJFF.
We want to keep you as informed and up to date as possible (literally). With anticipation building for the 17th annual festival, we break down when everything will be happening at the 2017 AJFF. Save these dates, and you won't miss out on anything!
The full line-up for the 2017 AJFF will be unveiled on January 6 and we can't wait to show you everything in store for the festival. But, as in year's past, we've got something extra special planned for Opening, Closing, and Young Professionals Nights. We thought we'd fill you in a little early on these films.
AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. We rely heavily on this village – our staff, our sponsors, our volunteers, and our audience – to make AJFF a world-class cultural event. This month, meet Jim Bowhall, of Magick Lantern, who creates the brilliant animation you see at the beginning of each film.
AJFF is committed to ensuring the greatest possible access to the festival, for everyone in our community. To that end, we've taken a number of steps to make it easier for festivalgoers to enjoy all of the amazing movies we'll be screening between January 24 and February 15.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival couldn't exist without the tireless efforts of our volunteers. Find out how you can volunteer for the 2017 AJFF.
You may have noticed a sneak peek at the line-up for this year's festival on AJC.com. Take a look as we unveil our first seven films, and a little about what is yet to come.