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Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival

March 23-April 2, 2017


The 17th annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival, powered by the JCCNV, will screen 10-12 contemporary Jewish-themed and/or Israeli-made feature films that explore identity and place in the world.

March 23-April 2, 2017
Festival Home & Presenting Partner
Angelika Film Center and Café at Mosaic

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Sarah M. Berry, Cultural Arts Director | 703.537.3075
Anton Merbaum, Arts Engagement Coordinator | 703.537.3076
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Box Office phone: 703.537.3000


Film submissions for the March 2017 Festival
Film submissions for the next festival start June 1, 2016 and end October 31, 2016. All films are considered that have at least 50% or more Jewish content or are Israeli-made. Films must be recent (2015, 2016, 2017). Please send email to both Sarah M. Berry, Cultural Arts Director and Anton Merbaum, Arts Engagement Coordinator, with the following information:

- Title
- Country of origin, year of release, running time, languages/subtitles
- Brief description of film (100-120 words)
- Link to film website
- Please note if film will have (or has had) a theatrical run, will have (or has had) a PBS showing, will have (or has had) screenings in the DC Metro region prior to March 1, 2017
- Vimeo link and password (must have permission to view for at least 30-60 days). Film will be previewed by 8-14 committee members.
- Submitter's contact information

Our committee will make a decision about our schedule in mid-December 2016, and will finalize all contracts by mid-January 2017. We only screen 10-14 films annually, and we rarely screen shorts.

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Cultural Arts Director
Sarah M. Berry

Arts Engagement Coordinator
Anton Merbaum

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