5th Annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival
A World of Jewish Film
Come for the films, stay for the food, join in the conversation!
April 22-24, April 29-May 1, May 5-6
The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival, in association with The United Jewish Appeal of Wilmington, presents the 5th Annual Wilmington Jewish Film Festival. Commencing Sunday, April 22, 2018, the festival will offer nine award-winning feature films and selected shorts over 8 dates in three blocks, Sunday, April 22 to Tuesday April 24, Sunday, April 29 to Tuesday, May 1 and Saturday, May 5 & Sunday, May 6. All showings will be in historic Thalian Hall Main Stage.
The Festival Sunday screenings on April 22 and May 6 at 3 PM are followed by supper receptions. The special Sunday, April 29th film at 1pm is followed by a special treat. All other screenings at 7 PM are followed by dessert and coffee receptions. Audiences will have ample opportunity to share their thoughts while socializing at the receptions.
Tickets and Passes
All-Festival Passes are available HERE an
The international feature films and shorts of the 2018 Wilmington Jewish Film Festival include dramas, documentaries, historical biographies and psychological thrillers! The selected films are from Israel, France, India, UK, Hungary, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, and the United States. Check out all the fantastic films we have in store for 2018:
Under a new identity, Mossad agent Noami heads to Germany to protect Mona, a Lebanese informant, whom special agents have hidden in a Hamburg safe house while she recovers from plastic surgery.
The first major documentary to examine Davis’ vast talent and his journey for identity as the most public black figure to embrace Judaism.
Set during the turbulent period during pre-independence Israel, this film is based on the true story of the love affair between Pnina Gary and Eli Ben–Zvi, son of Rachel Yanait and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi.
A group of young people with Down syndrome embark on a demanding trek through the Himalayas with their siblings.
Two mysterious Jewish strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station and within a few hours, everything changes in a small Hungarian village.
Three Italian Jewish brothers set off on a journey through Tuscany, in search of a cave where they hid as children to escape the Nazis.
The story of an artistic uprising where a chorus of 150 inmates confront the Nazis face-to-face – and sing to them, expressing what they dare not say.
A heartfelt father-son comedy about a struggling playwright who is forced to move in with his joke-telling dad.
An introverted classical musician and a rambunctious scandal sheet journalist unravel a shocking wartime mystery that has cast a dark shadow on their entire lives.