Please join us for this year’s Atlantic Jewish Film Festival! This year, we are excited to bring you seven incredible films, including a series of Israeli short films. All films are being shown at Park Lane Cinema, with the exception of Saturday evening’s film and reception. Click the links below to purchase tickets.
*You do not need physical tickets for the films. Once you purchase tickets, your name will be on a list that we will have at the box office.
If your tickets are under someone else’s name, please make sure that you tell us that person’s name at the door, in addition to your own.
More information about the festival can be found at ajff.ca.
Working Women – Opening Film, Thursday, Nov 21, 7 PM: Working Women tells the story of a mother of three children who balances her home and work life while facing escalating sexual harassment from her boss. Guest speaker Floria Aghdamimehr makes this an event you don’t want to miss.
The Other Story – Friday, Nov 22, 11 AM: In The Other Story, a young Israeli woman embraces a life of ultra-orthodoxy, leading her to find love and purpose, but also isolation from her secular family.
My Polish Honeymoon and Post-Film Reception – Saturday, Nov 23, 7:30 PM at Pier 21: My Polish Honeymoon tells the story of Anna and Adam, who travel to Poland for their honeymoon in an attempt to reconnect with their Polish family histories.
Fig Tree – Sunday, Nov 24, 1 PM: Fig Tree introduces viewers to an interfaith teenage couple in Addis Ababa. Sixteen-year-old Mina works to find a way to save Eli, her Christian boyfriend, from capture by the military junta while Mina’s family makes plans to flee to Israel.
Israeli Shorts Series – Sunday, Nov 24, 3 PM: The Israeli Shorts Series includes five films: Next Stop, Shabbos Kallah, The Rabbi, Sirens, and An Average Story.
Golda’s Balcony: The Film – Closing Film, Sunday, Nov 24, 7 PM: Based on the award-winning Broadway play, Golda’s Balcony, this film tells the story of Golda Meir’s life and career as prime minister of Israel.
Ticket Prices: Note: Pricing is higher at the door. Ticket prices include all service charges and taxes.
- General Tickets: $14
- Students & Seniors: $12
- Friday Double Feature (The Other Story & Leona): $20
- Saturday Evening Film & Reception: $18
- Sunday Double Feature (Fig Tree & Shorts Series): $20
- Festival Pass (7 films including Saturday Reception): $80