Baltimore Jewish Film Festival

Explore Jewish history, culture, and identity with The William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival’s curated collection of intriguing films, engaging discussions, and live musical performances.

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Festival Overview

For over 30 years, the William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival has presented outstanding films of Jewish interest, as well as film education opportunities.

Join us this May 7-29, 2024 as our 36th annual festival presents four engaging films that examine Jewish history, heritage, and culture.

This year, we are commemorating Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) and Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israeli Independence Day) through our film selections. We invite you to acknowledge these important days for the Jewish community with us.

Festival films & events include:

May 7 – Martha Liebermann: A Stolen Life (Germany, 2023)
May 14 – Seven Blessings (Israel, 2023)
May 14 – Pre-film Yom Ha’atzmaut Reception (tickets sold separately)
May 21 – All About the Levkoviches (Hungary, 2024)
May 29 – Children of Nobody (Israel, 2022)

All films are presented in-person at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, and are curated by The William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival Committee.

Get Festival Tickets

Individual Screening Tickets: $16 | Subscription to All Films: $60 | Support the Festival as a Best Supporting Actor: $100

BSA patrons will be admitted to the theatre 10 minutes prior to general audiences for each screening.

YAMIM Hashoah | Hazikaron | Haatzmaut

This program is proudly supported by the Israel Engagement Fund: A JCC Association of North America Program Accelerator and the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs.


How to Submit Your Film

To be eligible for consideration, films should have a US release date no more than two years prior to the festival. Films streaming on major platforms are not eligible for consideration, nor are films that have had a broad theatrical release. Limited theatrical release may be considered. Please contact us to inquire about eligibility.

The BJFF seeks engaging films of Jewish interest. This can be interpreted broadly to mean any film that addresses Jewish history, heritage, culture, or characters, as well as Israeli films. The festival values diversity of genre, so drama, comedy, documentary, and more are welcome. An Audience Favorite Award is selected using a simple scoring system.

To submit your film for consideration, please send a trailer and a screener. A trailer is required for best consideration.

Submit to:
Sara Qureshi, Program Director
Gordon Center for Performing Arts
3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue  | Owings Mills, MD 21117

Shalva, Sara

Chief Arts Officer

Platt, Ariel

Director of J Life