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Houston Jewish Film Festival

The Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival, presented with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is intended to expose the community to current documentary, feature and short movies with meaningful Jewish or Israeli content.

Films will cover a diverse range of cultural, religious or historical topics of Jewish relevance and are expected to educate, inform and entertain a wide general audience. Houston Jewish Film Festival Submission Form

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2017 Audience Choice Award
The 2017 Festival has just concluded a very successful run, with a great selection of films and excellent attendance. The Audience Choice Award goes to the inspiring documentary On the Map. The runner up is the moving drama, Fanny’s Journey that will have its encore presentation at the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival. Thank you to the film committee, headed by John Dreyfus and to all our Patrons, sponsors, Community Partners, volunteers, staff and film-loving audience! 


Film Series at the Ann and Stephen Kaufman Jewish Book & Arts Festival 

The Jewish Book & Arts Festival is known to be one of the largest community-wide events in Houston. Why not have films as part of the Festival? The film chosen as the Audience Choice award during the Annual Jewish Film Festival usually makes an encore appearance as well as other stellar choices.  

Check out our line-up of films at this year's Festival

Upcoming Screenings

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 | 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM

In the early 20th century, philanthropist Julius Rosenwald joined forces with African Americans in the Jim Crow South to become a significant silent partner of the pre-Civil Rights Movement.

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