Portland Jewish Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Portland Jewish Film Festival

SINCE: 1993

WHERE: Portland, OR, USA

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Portland Jewish Film Festival, produced by the Northwest Film Center and co-presented with the Institute for Judaic Studies celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture, identity, and filmmaking. We hope that these films, and the stories they tell, resonate beyond their settings and speak to universal experiences and issues that confront our common humanity.

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2015 Portland Jewish Film Festival Film Lineup + Trailers

2015 Portland Jewish Film Festival Film Lineup + Trailers

The 2015 Portland Jewish Film Festival will screen 18 feature films including: EAST JERUSALEM/WEST JERUSALEM (pictured above), a riveting documentary about Israeli musician David Broza and his efforts to bridge Israeli and Palestinian tensions through music, THE MYSTERY OF HAPPINESS, director Daniel Burman’s delightful hybridization of buddy movie, detective film, and romantic comedy tropes, the Opening Night selection MAGIC MEN, a road trip comedy that pairs an aging atheist Holocaust survivor with his estranged Hasidic rapper son, […]

THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, The Directorial Debut of Mike Meyers Among 17 Films to See at 22nd Portland Jewish Film Festival

THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, The Directorial Debut of Mike Meyers Among 17 Films to See at 22nd Portland Jewish Film Festival

SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDONSUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON

The 22nd Portland Jewish Film Festival taking place June 15 to 29, 2014, will host 17 features at this year including: THE LAST OF THE UNJUST, Claude Lanzmann’s follow-up to SHOAH, SUPERMENSCH: THE LEGEND OF SHEP GORDON, the directorial debut of Mike Meyers (AUSTIN POWERS, WAYNE’S WORLD), the Opening Night selection FRIENDS FROM FRANCE, a Cold War-era thriller set behind the Iron Curtain, THE WONDERS, a neo-noir tracking one graffiti artist’s descent into a world of crime, and many other fine selections.

The 22nd Portland Jewish Film Festival is produced by the Northwest Film Center and co-presented with the Institute for Judaic Studies.  While the Festival specifically celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture, and identity, these films and the stories they tell also resonate beyond their settings and speak to experiences and issues that confront our common humanity.