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Celebrating 15 Years of the Best Jewish and Israeli Films
March 30-Apr 10, 2019

New promising, entertaining and exceptional award-winning films are featured in this annual festival, which brings Jewish lives and stories to the big screen. The films of HJFF have won Oscars, Ophirs (Israel), Ariels (Mexico) and other prestigious awards from around the world. With venues across town, the Festival, now in its 15th year, shines the spotlight on Jewish and Israeli culture, art and history.

The full lineup will be announced in late February!

Avi LibermanSNEAK PREVIEW NIGHT: The Land of Milk and Funny
Tuesday, March 19 | 7:30 PM

A laugh-out-loud documentary about Houston comedian, Avi Liberman’s experiences arranging stand-up comedy tours in Israel.

Liberman will be in attendance to perform a comedy set as well as a Q&A after the film

A Bag of Marbles
OPENING NIGHT: A Bag of Marbles
Saturday, March 30 | 8:30 PM

The amazing true story of two young Jewish brothers in German occupied France who will be forced to fend for themselves in order to survive the enemy invasion. 

Mr and Mrs AdelmanCLOSING NIGHT: Mr. and Mrs. Adelman

Wednesday, Apr 10 | 7:00 PM

A quirky, French story that spans more than 40 years of the characters’ complicated relationship, examining their love, ambition and their secrets.


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

Learn more about our other film programs. 

For more information about the Houston Jewish Film Festival, please contact Andrea Wolfe at or 713.729.3200 ext. 3109.  

Interested in volunteering during the Film Festival?
Contact Jasmine Mueller at for available opportunities.

The Houston Jewish Film Festival is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.