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News & PressMarch 9, 2018

2018 Festival Previewed on “207”

MJFF Executive Director and Board President David Scholder appeared on WCSH6 TV’s 207. In an interview with the show’s Rob Caldwell, the two described highlights of the upcoming Festival, film selection process, and festival themes. Watch a clip.   Read more

News & PressMarch 9, 2018

Hummus! The Movie appears in Portland Press Herald

Portland Press Herald Food Editor Peggy Grodinsky featured the upcoming screening of Hummus! The Movie. The article described the film and included interviews with Tiqa restaurant owner Deen Haleem and new chef Gaetano Ascione, as well as a recipe for hummus. Read the article. …the film celebrates the lives and work of some of Israel’s… Read more

News & PressMarch 8, 2018

Portland Press Herald Features 2018 Festival

In his recent feature, Press Herald Staff Writer Bob Keyes profiled the upcoming Festival. The article outlined the Festival’s expansion and growth as well as the diversity and vitality to the program for the upcoming 2018 Festival. Read the entire article here.   The shifting nature of Maine’s population, because of immigration trends, as well… Read more

News & PressMarch 8, 2018

Portland Phoenix Profiles the 2018 Festival

Francis Flisiuk and Nick Schroeder recently profiled the 2018 Festival in their article entitled, “ Why We’re Festing the 21st Annual Maine Jewish Film Festival.” The article highlighted the context and themes of the upcoming Festival and — included Editor’s Picks, film descriptions, and showtimes. …film has the power to build bridges across disparate experiences,… Read more