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Archives for January 2018

NewsletterJanuary 31, 2018

MidCoast Audiences Get a Sneak Peek at MJFF 2018

On January 19, MJFF Board President David Scholder gave an audience at the Rockport Opera House a sneak peek at the upcoming March 10 – 18 Maine Jewish Film Festival. The presentation was part of Midcoast PechaKucha – an evening of visual storytelling where presenters each show 20 slides, with each one shown for 20 seconds,… Read more

News & PressJanuary 29, 2018

Festival Hosts Film Event For Deaf Students

On January 22nd, the Maine Jewish Film Festival hosted a special screening of a new film about Israel’s deaf community at the Baxter School in Portland, Maine. The screening was followed by a lively post-film discussion with students. The session was led by Roxanne Baker, a lifelong member of the Portland’s deaf and Jewish communities…. Read more

News & PressJanuary 24, 2018

Great Movies Unite Us

Celebrating its 21st year screening movies that depict the global Jewish experience as a way to promote understanding and celebrate diversity, the Maine Jewish Film Festival kicks off Saturday March 10th with the German “dramedy” Bye Bye Germany at the Nickelodeon Cinemas in Portland. The Holocaust-survivor film examines life for the 4,000 Jews who survived… Read more

News & PressJanuary 16, 2018

Go Behind the Scenes at MJFF

Join us for a behind the scenes look at the magic that creates the Festival experience. What goes into planning and implementing the Maine Jewish Film Festival?  MJFF President David Scholder and Executive Director Barbara Merson present a special program that lifts the curtain to reveal the planning that goes into this annual Maine event.  Included… Read more

News & PressJanuary 16, 2018

MJFF Presents at Midcoast Maine PechaKucha

Want to learn more about MJFF and get a glimpse of the 2018 Festival? Come join us on January 19, 2018 at the Rockport Opera House for Midcoast Maine PechaKucha Night. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets will be $5 (cash) at the door. Seating will be limited, so arrive early! There will… Read more