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The 13th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival will take place from November 2nd to 8th, 2015 at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. This year festival is dedicated to the late Mike Nichols.

As usual the event will have its main Jewish subject focus on the new and the best productions of the international film scene. Our competition program will be giving out 12th Camera of David awards in total exhibit in a few competitive sections (CAMERA OF DAVID AWARD).

We are already waiting for your movie! We accept movies with Jewish subject and year of production no longer than 2 years. Suitable category of movies: Feature Documentary, Short Documentary, Feature Narrative Film, Short Narrative Film, Feature Animation, Short Animation.

Submission deadline is September 5th, 2015.

Now applicants can use our partner online platforms:
After a tremendously successful experience in 2014, where we broke all submission records, our selection committee decided to expand the submission alternatives by using an online submission platforms:



We encourage you to use the online Platforms!
As those a totally online Platforms no physical copies are needed and it’s the best way to optimized time. And what’s more we respect for the environment: there are no envelopes, no boxes and no need to DVD copies shipping!

THE REGULATIONS IS AVAILABLE here: CONDITIONS

GOOD LUCK AND YOU ARE VERY WELCOME AT OUR FESTIVAL!


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The 13. WJFF 2015 is going to organize as well “The educational post-festival screenings” all over the Poland. These screenings are aimed at popularizing the art of film and building tolerance and sensitivity to diversity and the fight against anti-Semitism in PL. That program is the continuity of screenings, which we started in March 2004. The 12th edition post-festival screenings already took place and additional are planned in: Auschwitz Museum in Oswiecim, Galicia Museum in collaboration with the International Festival of Jewish Culture in Cracow, Gdansk, Lodz, Tarnow, Wroclaw and Bialystok in collaboration of ZAHOR Festival of Jewish Culture.

List of films awarded at the 12th Warsaw Film Festival Jewish, that reached in the program:
• BRZOSTEK: HISTORY OF A RETURN, dir. Simon Target, Australia / Poland 2014
• SAMUEL, dir. Jan Kidawa Blonski, Poland 2013
• FOREST OF SHADOWS, dir. Andrzej Cichocki, Poland 2014
• RAQUEL - WOMAN marked, dir. Gabriela Bohm, USA 2014
• GANG Rosenthal, dir. Nae Caranfil, Poland / Romania / USA / France / Italy, 2014
• Longing, dir Nadav Mishael. Israel 2014.

Krakow City - Galicia Jewish Museum

We are proud to inform you, that our Festival organizes the series of screenings together with GALICIA MUSEUM KRAKOW - MUZEUM GALICJA KRAKÓW in Krakow City. The first screening took place in January 2015, the next one tales place in July 2015.

2015, January

Bia³ystok

As part of the series of year-round screenings organized by the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival and held under the patronage of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, on February 23, 2015, Krzysztof Kamil Baczynski High School in Bialystok hosted an educational screening of a documentary A Town Called Brzostek. The showing of the film directed by Simon Target, which received Special Mention at the 12th Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, was coupled with award-winning The Shadow Forest by Andrzej Cichocki (Best Short Narrative at the 12th WJFF). The project was carried out in cooperation with the Center for Civic Education Poland-Israel.

THE PROJECT IS HELD THANKS TO THE SUPPORT OF THE BANK ZACHODNI WBK FOUNDATION WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE BANK OF AMBITIOUS YOUTH GRANT PROGRAM.

The 12th edition WJFF - November 3-9, 2014.
Screenings: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
& Kino Luna cinema in Warsaw.
Dedicated to
Claude Lanzmann

2014 Honorary Patronage of the 12th edition 2014:

In our 2014 Festival programm also

Samuel Maoz - Honorary Festival Guest, Alex Claude - 2014 Jury Chairman & Magdalena Makarczuk - a Festival Director

2014 Gallery

More than 500 distinguished guests, filmmakers and moviegoers joined the Opening ceremony of the 12th edition 2014.



LUNA movie theater & POLIN - Museum of the History of Polish Jews





Screenings at Jewish Community Center Warszawa and cooking workshops of Kosher food





The screening in the LUNA movie theater





LUNA movie theater & POLIN - Museum of the History of Polish Jews





Reception at POLIN - Museum of the History of Polish Jews, November 8, 2014

Photo by Maciej Komorowski, mckomorowski@gmail.com





Hummus workshop at JCC Warsaw

Photo by Maciej Komorowski, mckomorowski@gmail.com





Awards Ceremony in Luna movie theater

Photo by Maciej Komorowski, mckomorowski@gmail.com