The Jewish Community Center of Chicago is proud to host the first ever Chicago Jewish Film Festival (CJFF). The CJFF will bring the Chicago community together to experience films with a wide range of themes and perspectives. This eight day Festival is providing the City with artistic and educational excitement through a Jewish lens.
Scheduled from June 19-29, 2014 to be presented over two long weekends, the CJFF will take place at two select theaters: the historic Music Box Theatre in Chicago and CineMark/Century Theatre in Evanston. The festival will feature eight to twelve films having several showings that reach across age groups with films for families, mature and cutting edge films for adults, as well as for seniors to come together.
This is the first year of the Chicago Jewish Film Festival, which is proudly sponsored and created by JCC Chicago. CJFF will provide Chicago audiences with Jewish films including narrative and documentary; vintage and foreign; feature length and shorts; films that reach across age groups for families, young adults, and seniors. The CJFF will bring the Chicago community together to experience films with a wide range of themes and perspectives. This eleven day Festival is providing the City with artistic and educational excitement through a Jewish lens. This festival is a no-holds barred approach to diversity and the strong Jewish contributions to world culture.
JCC Chicago enriches lives and builds community. Through a mix of formal and informal education, recreational and cultural activities, JCC Chicago provides experiences that enhance the lives of individuals, families and the entire community. Core programs include early childhood services, day camps, residential summer camp, 20ʼs-30ʼs programming, wellness opportunities and adult lecture and travel programs. By supporting arts and culture in Chicago, JCC Chicago believes a diverse and cultural community contributes to the entire cityʼs diversity, vitality and well-being.