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MJFF Celebrates Launch of the 2019 Festival Season

News & PressFebruary 9, 2019

Thanks to all of the friends, supporters, and staff who gathered to celebrate the launch of the 2019 Festival on Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019, Special thanks to Machias Savings Bank for hosting us in their impressive offices on Middle Street in the Old Port and to David’s Restaurant for providing the delicious food.

Guests at the event got an overview of upcoming Festival highlights and events from MJFF Executive Director Barbara Merson and Board President David Scholder.


Download the Press Release: The 22nd Annual Maine Jewish Film Festival Celebrates Diversity

“We are thrilled to be presenting an expanded number of programs this year,” said Executive Director Barbara Merson. “There were so many excellent and important films this year it was hard for our screening committee to choose. And we are grateful to the diverse Maine community for making this Festival a success for 22 years.”

Photos by Phyllis Graber-Jensen