A festival of Jewish film & storytelling

For thousands of years, Jewish communities have shared wisdom, values, and experiences. In written word, visual arts, and today in film and television – storytelling has been among the most meaningful characteristics of our community and strength.

The Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival celebrates the quality, diversity, and innovation of Jewish film making from around the world. Narrative or documentary, new or old, the Film Festival finds the highest quality films that speak to the Jewish experience, tell uniquely Jewish stories, or come from the finest Jewish filmmakers across the globe.

Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival 2022

Sunday, October 23 – Thursday, October 27th, 2022

The Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival is an important component of Tapestry: Arts & Ideas from the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center.

Questions about our film programs?

Contact Micki Seinfeld, Special Events Director, at 414-967-8235.

More to do when the lights come up

Whether you love action films, historical fiction, or buddy comedies, the JCC offers you an offscreen experience that brings your passions to life.

From Movies to Moving

Stay active in fitness classes for all ages and abilities.

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Bring Jewish History to Life

Jewish Education classes make lifelong learning a priority.

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Enjoy Time with New Friends

From Mah Jonng to Men's Club, there is something for everyone.

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