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The 21st UK International Jewish Film Festival 2017

A celebration of Jewish and Israeli features, documentaries and short films.

This year the UK International Jewish Film Festival will celebrate its 21st birthday with a diverse line-up of more than 70 feature and documentary films and short films. The festival continues to offer a very diverse programme including world, European and UK premieres of the best new Israeli and Jewish cinema on offer to audiences.

This year, galas and screenings will include:
  • The eagerly awaited premiere of An Act of Defiance, a dramatic story of Apartheid directed by Jean van de Velde
  • Ferenc Török’s 1945, a powerful and innovative study of a post-war, village community
  • Francesco Amato’s heart-warming comedy Let Yourself Go!, starring Toni Sevillo
  • The Hero, a dark thriller by the co-writer of The Empire of the Sun
  • Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown - a timely portrait of the remarkable entertainer

The UK International Jewish Film Festival 2017 takes place 9-26 November.

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