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Jewish International Film Festival

The Jewish International Film Festival returns to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra from 23 October – 21 November for another incredible year of excellent Jewish cinema from around the globe, building on almost 30 years of Jewish film festivals in Australia. 

Each year, the Jewish International Film Festival presents a truly diverse selection of films from Australia and around the world. In 2018, the Festival screened over 60 films from 23 countries including Israel, Australia, Russia, Romania, France, Germany, Hungary, Austria Ukraine, and the US.

The Festival arrives in: Sydney at Ritz Cinema, Randwick (23 Oct - 21 Nov) and Roseville Cinemas, Roseville (2 – 20 Nov); Melbourne at Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick (24 Oct - 20 Nov), Lido Cinemas, Hawthorn (25 Oct - 20 Nov) and Cameo Cinemas, Belgrave (7 – 20 Nov); Brisbane at New Farm Cinemas (7 – 17 Nov); Canberra at Dendy Cinemas (7 - 17 Nov); and Perth at Greater Union Cinemas, Morley (6 - 17 Nov).


“The 2019 program is jam-packed with extraordinary new Jewish cinema from Israel and the diaspora, with both excellent local productions and acclaimed international stories that will into offer wonderful insight into the unique vibrancy of Jewish culture around the world,” said Jewish International Film Festival Artistic Director, Eddie Tamir. “We’re also very excited to move to our brand new home in Sydney: the gorgeous art deco Ritz Cinema in Randwick.”

Stay tuned for further announcements on the full program and international guests attending the Festival. Tickets go on sale Monday 23 September.

2019 Jewish International Film Festival screening dates:

SYDNEY                23 October – 21 November              Ritz Cinema, Randwick
                                2 November – 20 November           Roseville Cinemas, Roseville

MELBOURNE       24 October – 20 November             Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick

                              25 October – 20 November               Lido Cinemas, Hawthorn

                               7 November – 20 November           Cameo Cinemas, Belgrave

BRISBANE            7 November – 17 November           New Farm Cinemas, New Farm

CANBERRA          7 November – 17 November           Dendy Cinemas, Canberra

PERTH                   6 November – 17 November           Greater Union Cinemas, Morley

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Venue: Australia wide- Listed in description
Dates: Wednesday 23 October 2019 – Sunday 17 November 2019
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