Tu B'Av Film
Wednesday, July 25
In recognition of the holiday Tu B’Av, the Jewish Day of Love, we will be screening back to back films that reflect the theme of relationships and love. Tu B’Av is both an ancient and modern holiday, it originally served as a matchmaking day for unmarried women in the land of Israel during the second Temple period.
5:00 PM-6:40 PM: Harold & Lillian
6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Happy Hour
7:30 PM: An Israeli Love Story
The Free Voice of Labor: The Jewish Anarchists
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 | 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 | 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 I 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM
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
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.
Featuring Love Gilda: The Eternal Spirit of Gilda Radner
Director Lisa D’Apolito uses rare personal recordings and journal entries to tell Radner’s story in her own words. Along the way, friends and admirers, including Amy Poehler, Cecily Strong, Lorne Michaels, and a host of others, offer their most cherished memories of this brilliant trailblazer.