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            Rescue in the Phillipines Thursday April 12th at the JCA


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Thursday April 12: In partnership with the Jewish Community Alliance, our annual Holocaust Remembrance program featuring the film “Escape from the Philippines”  at 5:30 PM at the Jewish Community Alliance, 1342 Congress Street.

At the Portland Public Library: We were so sorry to have to cancel 2 film screenings during the Festival due to weather and we thank the Portland Public Library for making these free showings possible:

Thursday April 19#Uploading_Holocaust at 6:30 PM with a discussion led by MJFF Screening Committee member and historian Anna Wrobel.

Thursday April 26:  the MJFF 2018 Shorts Program at 6:30 PM.

Hope to see you there!



Through a diverse array of independent films, the MJFF provides culturally relevant and historically significant cinema for audiences from across Maine and beyond. The Portland Museum of Art is proud to partner with Maine Jewish Film Festival, promoting new ideas, inviting discussion, and strengthening the cultural economy in Maine.

Mark H.C. Bessire, Director, Portland Museum of Art


Thank You To Our Sponsors

Supporting Foundations

Bernard Osher Foundation

Bernard Osher Jewish Philanthropies Foundation

Edward H. Daveis Fund of the Maine Community Foundation

Equity Fund of the Maine Community Foundation

Jewish Community Alliance

Lunder Foundation

Maine Humanities Council

Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust

Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation

Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust

Moser Family Foundation

Sam L. Cohen Foundation

Simmons Foundation