New Filmmakers Weekend to Honor Three Jewish Directors


Life in Stills, PJFF’s international award winner


Deaf Jam, PJFF’s national award winner

The Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival will close its 32nd Season with New Filmmakers Weekend, taking place Saturday, April 20 and Sunday, April 21 at the Gershman Auditorium.

Now in its 16th year, New Filmmakers Weekend celebrates the work of first-time Jewish directors for excellence in filmmaking. This season, the Festival will present three awards:

The Festival will also recognize and present the short film The Earthquake by a local new filmmaker Danielle Lessovitz. New Filmmakers Weekend will be hosted by Dan Friedman, Managing Editor of The Forward.

More trailers after the jump.
OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger’s Movie, local award winner

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