Many more great screenings coming up at LAJFF!

Don’t miss this Sunday, August 21 at 4:40 pm at the Laemmle Music Hall, Beverly Hills


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Thanks to everyone who came out to
LAJFF 2016.

And the winners are….
2016 Audience Award Winners

Best Drama
FEVER AT DAWN
Directed by Peter Gardos
Best Comedy
THE PICKLE RECIPE
Directed by Michael Manasseri
Best Documentary
SURVIVING SKOKIE

Directed by Eli Adler & Blair Gershkow
Best Narrative Short
THE LITTLE DICTATOR

Directed by Nurith Cohn
A TIE!
Best Short Documentary
(under 60 mins)
EAST LA INTERCHANGE               THE LIBERATORS
Directed by Betsy Kalin                Directed by Emanuel Rotstein
SPECIAL MENTION!
Lasting Impact Award
SHNEI KUNI LEMEL

Directed by Israel Becker
50th Anniversary screening
CONGRATULATIONS TO MIKE BURSTYN!

Find the 2016 film print source list here.

See you at our year-round programs.


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OLDER NEWS…

Thank you for attending the screening of
REMEMBER”

See pre-film discussion with Academy Award® winner, MARTIN LANDAU here!


Mazel Tov to Laszlo Nemes, Geza Rohrig and the team of “Son of Saul” on winning the Academy Award for

Best Foreign Language Film!

Stay tuned for the Sony DVD release where you can see LAJFF’s live recorded Q&A with the director and actor!
Laszlo oscar party

(L-R) Actor Geza Rohrig, director Laszlo Nemes, DP Matyas Erdely
(L-R) Actor Geza Rohrig, director Laszlo Nemes, DP Matyas Erdely

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 Thanks to everyone who came out to the exclusive screening of “Labyrinth of Lies”

Photos from the Q&A with director Giulio Ricciarelli
and lead actor Alexander Fehling.

Currently playing at the Laemmle Royal.

‘Labyrinth of Lies’ to be Germany’s Academy Award Entry for 2016


10th Annual LAJFF!
April 30 – May 7, 2015

And the winners are….
2015 Audience Award Winners

Best Documentary
TREBLINKA’S LAST WITNESS

Directed & Produced by Alan Tomlinson
Best Emerging Filmmaker (Documentary)
ZEMENE

Directed & Produced by Melissa Donovan
Best Comedy
DOUGH
Directed by John Goldschmidt
Best Drama
SECRETS OF WAR
Directed by Dennis Bots
Honorable Mention for Best Drama (a tie!)
AUF DAS LEBEN                        BELLE & SEBASTIAN
Directed by Uwe Janson             Directed by Nicolas Vanier
Best Short
CURT LOWENS: A LIFE OF CHANGES

Directed by Justin Binder, August Blum, Robert Carlson, Levin Glaser, George Khabbaz, Kayla Mossanen, and Tammy Shine
Runner Up for Best Short
LIFE & HUMMUS
Directed by Alex Matros

Link to the 2015 Print Source List


2015 Photo Gallery

Credit: Bob Delgadillo and Amy Graves/GettyImages


 Please enjoy the festival’s trailer below.

LAJFF 2015 Trailer from Digimoric productions on Vimeo.
(Directed by Claudia Sobral, edited by Giovanni Moriconi)


 Please enjoy some photos from LAJFF’s 2015 opening night gala with the LA premiere of

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker!

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

 


Thank you for joining us for LAJFF 2014

We’re proud to announce the 2014 Audience Award Winners…
Best Drama RUN BOY RUN
Directed by Pepe Danquart
Best Comedy CUPCAKES (BANANOT)
Directed by Eytan Fox
Best Feature Documentary BRAVE MISS WORLD
Directed by Cecilia Peck, Produced by Inbal Lessner
Best Short Documentary THE STURGEON QUEENS
Directed by Julie Cohen
Best Narrative Short BAMIDBAR
Directed by Onn Nir, Produced by Keren Hantman

Photos from Opening Night Tribute to Carl Reiner

 

Link to the 2014 Print Source List


Watch the full video of the 2014 Opening Night Q&A with Carl Reiner and Phil Rosenthal here.


Also enjoy a glimpse into 2013’s celebratory opening!


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Thanks to everyone for attending the 2013 Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival!

Our festival in pictures

The 2013 Audience Award Winners Are…

Best Short Film “Road Angel”by Steve Lainer

Best Documentary “Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir” by Laurent Bouzereau

Best Narrative Feature “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Storyby Joel Santoni

Runners Up Include:

Short film: “All the Broken Pieces” by Daniella Kahane Best Documentary: “Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness” by Roger Spottiswoode and Lekha Singh Best Feature film: “Sonny Boy” by Maria Peters


Thank you for attending the special sneak preview of “THE GATEKEEPERS” NOMINEE, Best Documentary Feature 85th Academy AwardsThe Gatekeepers (L-R) Festival Director, Hilary Helstein with Ambassador Carmi Gillon, one of the six former heads of the Shin Bet, profiled in this film, and moderater David Suissa, President of The Jewish Journal


Read Jewish Journal article on Henry Jaglom and  “Just 45 Minutes From Broadway” HERE

Read here for a piece on LAJFF! ENTERTAINMENT TODAY