Jewishfilm.2013 The National Center for Jewish Film’s 16th Annual Film Festival presents a vibrant program of new independent films and classic cinematic treasures from around the world. Please visit www.jewishfilm.org for complete festival information.
The National Center for Jewish Film is a unique independent nonprofit film archive, distributor, resource center, and exhibitor. The Center’s collection of 15,000 reels of film is the world’s largest outside of Israel. Since 1976, NCJF has rescued, restored, and distributed films that document the diversity and vibrancy of Jewish life. To date, NCJF has restored 100 “orphan” films, including 44 Yiddish and silent feature films. Long recognized as a world leader in the collection and exhibition of Jewish film and culture, NCJF provides programming consultation to 7,000 educators and programmers each year. NCJF is also a major distributor of new films with Jewish content, representing 100 filmmakers from around the world.
Jewishfilm.2013 is directed and curated by NCJF’s co-directors Sharon Pucker Rivo and Lisa Rivo.
Start/End date: April 10, 2013/April 21, 2013
Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Institute of Contemporary Art, Kendall Sq.
Cinema, West Newton Cinema