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The 19th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) announced it’s full line up today. The festival returns this February with 180 screenings over the course of 21 days at various Atlanta venues including the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center, the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, Regal Atlantic Station and the Woodruff Arts Center.
At this years festival, moviegoers will experience a diverse line up of films spanning a full range of genre from horror and romance to documentaries and biopics, according to festival materials. Topics include life in Israel, anti-Semitism, the LGBTQ experience, the arts, journalism, social justice issues and others. The full lineup includes:
The AJFF’s uses film to create community dialogue. As such, screenings will include select post-film conversations with filmmakers, actors, community leaders, academics and others, according to festival materials.
“We’re proud to bring audiences a lineup that will not only be exhilarating and entertaining but challenging and compelling,” Kenny Blank, Executive Director of AJFF, said in a statement. “Our filmgoing experience is shaped by the social and political tides of our time, and certainly this year’s lineup includes films that will provoke audiences to think in new ways and see their world in a new light. From dramas that tug on the heartstrings, to comedies that lift our spirits, and documentaries that both inform and entertain, there is a rewarding and enriching movie experience awaiting audiences of all faiths and backgrounds.”
Tickets go on sale via AJFF.org beginning Monday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. Ticket prices include:
- $36 for opening night general admission
- $36 for young professionals night
- $36 for closing night
- $15 for general admission
- $13 for matinees and seniors, students and children