Screenwriter-director Lawrence Kasdan has received the inaugural AJFF Icon Award. The May 22nd program and VIP reception were events to remember. Revisit a magical night, celebrating one of Hollywood's greatest storytellers.
Lawrence Kasdan has written over 15 films in the past four decades, many of them some of Hollywood's most memorable. So can you identify the films below based just on these quotable lines of dialogue? Just how well do you know your Kasdan films?
The VIP ticket to the Icon Award on May 22 gets you exclusive access to the post-program meet-and-greet reception with Lawrence Kasdan, but it also gets you access to a bevy of memorabilia on auction. Take home a piece of film history, or enjoy a special movie experience of your own.
The 2017 AJFF Call for Entries is officially open. Filmmakers may submit their films to be considered for the 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Get all the details on selection criteria, the submission process, and more.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is a documentary about a politician's attempt at a comeback, Adam Sandler's latest comedy, and the Opening Night film for the 2016 AJFF.
Get your Icon Award General Admission tickets, on sale now. Join us on Sunday, May 22 at the Woodruff Arts Center for a conversation with this Oscar-nominated screenwriter-director.
Lawrence Kasdan has been writing for some of films biggest films for four decades now, so whether you realize it or not, some of your favorite quotes from modern Hollywood sprung from Kasdan's pen. How many of these Star Wars lines, all products of Kasdan's writing, do you remember?
Here's your chance to #AskKasdan. On Sunday, May 22, Lawrence Kasdan will be in Atlanta for the 2016 AJFF Icon Award. A conversation with Mr. Kasdan will take place at that time. Included in that conversation may be some of your questions.
We get a lot of questions about AJFF. Do we work full-time? All year long? What do we possibly do for an entire year? Well, now you can see in this look back at everything that led up to the 2016 annual festival. Stay tuned; we've got even more planned for 2017!
We know we're not supposed to ask, but do you have a favorite Lawrence Kasdan film? And we mean, really think about this. He's written and/or directed some of the most memorable, biggest films, as well as some of the most poignant ensemble dramas of the past four decades. There's plenty to choose from. So which one is your favorite?
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival mourns the loss of Israeli film legend Ronit Elkabetz, who passed away on April 19, 2016 at the age of 51. The award-winning actress-writer was a favorite of AJFF, which was honored to present many of her films over the years.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is currently accepting applications to serve on the 2017 AJFF Film Evaluation Committee. Members pre-screen and evaluate film entries for the world's largest Jewish film festival, and Atlanta's largest film festival of any kind.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is pleased to present a special screening of the documentary film, HAVANA CURVEBALL, co-presented with the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA). The event will take place on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 1:30 PM at the MJCCA (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody). This film is appropriate for all audiences.
The inaugural Icon Award, honoring Lawrence Kasdan, and presented in partnership with ArtsATL is made possible by the generous support of arts lovers and community partners, including MailChimp. See the full list of 2016 Icon Award sponsors and partners, and send them your thanks today.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations this month, a satire about Adolf Hitler, a classic fairytale re-told, and a film penned by our innagural Icon Award honoree.