Originally published in encore magazine. May 3rd, 2016 Screening eight feature films, the annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) started last Wednesday and runs until May 11. Entering its second week, WJFF continues to offer unique perspectives on Jewish identity, history, customs, and rituals, as well as shine a light on contemporary global politics. Among… Read more »

Originally posted in StarNews. May 26th, 2016 “I felt quite enlarged after seeing the eight movies offered by Wilmington’s Jewish Film Festival.The panel discussions and receptions following each film were also outstanding. Kudos to all involved.”

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival

Thanks to all who attended the 2nd Wilmington Jewish Film Festival! Award-winning actors, directors, and screenplays serve up themes of: love in different cultures, paintings as spoils of war, a boy’s efforts to survive during wartime, American military veterans’ role in the birth of the Israeli air force, terrorism in political conflict, profiles in moral… Read more »


The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival held its first 3-day film event on April 3, 4 and 6, 2014.   The featured films were “The Other Son”, “For A Woman”, “Fill the Void” and “Nicky’s Family.” Check out our films page to view more details about the individual films.  Our 2015 film festival is currently being planned–please… Read more »


Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy was screened on October 13, 2013 on the Thalian Hall Main Stage. The film was followed by a panel discussion with its producer/director/writer Michael Kantor and UNCW professors Todd Berliner and Phil Furia. A reception was held afterwards.  The film is the first of its kind to examine the phenomenon that, over the… Read more »