COMING JULY/AUGUST 2021
Thank You to the Hundreds Who Participated in
Our First Virtual Film Festivals!
It Has Been an Extraordinarily Successful Run!
Look for Our Mini-Festivals
February & May 2021
FILM FESTIVAL MISSION STATEMENT
Our mission at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center Israel Jewish Film Festival is first and foremost to ENTERTAIN! In the process, viewers will be treated to eye-opening experiences. As our award-nominated, award-winning, and critically acclaimed films reveal expansive landscapes, the audience will be immersed in a world of adventures filled with drama, romance, comedy, and riveting true stories.
We thoughtfully curate stellar foreign films, using this creative art form to foster awareness and illuminate diverse topics of cultural significance. Join us as we delve into the exciting and magical world of CINEMA!
Toby Shylit Mack
Director: Axelrod PAC Israel Jewish Film Festival and Film Education
OUR OUTSTANDING 2020 INNAUGURAL
VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL
WHICH included THE
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF ASIA
(STARING SHIRA HAAS, THE RISING STAR OF
NETFLIX' WILDLY POPULAR SERIES, UNORTHODOX)
click the films for more information and trailers
As part of our Film Education Series, we are proud to offer three extraordinary films – Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not be Silent, SHARED LEGACIES: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance and THEY AIN'T READY FOR ME. These True Stories illuminate the Jewish/Black Alliances that helped shape the Civil Rights Movement. As continuing ALLIES, we stand with our Black Sisters and Brothers during this Pivotal Moment in the Struggle for Equality and Justice.
“If Not Now, When?” – Hillel
“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
Your Suggested Donation of $36 Helps Us Continue to
Bring You Quality Film Experiences.
A portion of your donation will go to
The Axelrod Israel Jewish Film Festival in Partnership with
The American Sephardi Federation
Presented The Virtual Sephardic Film Festival
Sunday, August 30 through Sunday, September 13
The Film Series Pass ($52) Included Six Award-Nominated Films
PLUS AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS
ASF Institute of Jewish Experience and DIARNA presented
Tours of "The History of Jews" in the Middle East
Including Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Persia, and Kurdistan.
(These Screen Throughout the Festival 8/30 through 9/13)
This Was An EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE.
Films in the Series Included:
Our Exciting Showcase Opening Film,
The Unorthodox, and Our Closing Film,
The Lost Crown.
The Institute for the Jewish Experience
and DIARNA Tours Films Included :
• Experience Egypt
• Expedition to Iraq
• Virtual Lag BaOmer
• Mission to Mt. Sinai: A Pre-Shabuot Pilgrimage to Iraqi-Kurdistan
• Journey to Yemen
• Passport to Persia