The Next Festival is Coming…
MAY 1-8, 2014


Find the 2014 Film Selections Here

Find the 2014 Film Screening Schedule Here

Find the 2014 Festival Highlights Here

Please excuse our website as we are still making updates to the 2014 Sponsors and other pages.

As we gear up for 2014, enjoy a glimpse into last year’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 Story
by 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
NOMINEE, Best Documentary Feature
85th Academy Awards

The 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!