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Jewish & Israeli Film Festival

New-Look-for-Jewish-and-Israeli-Film-FestivalFebruary 1 – 22, 2018

Award-winning films from around the world will light up screens across Cincinnati during the Mayerson JCC’s popular month long festival. The festival features the best of the thriving independent film industry showcasing established and emerging filmmakers, and provocative, humorous, inspiring, and enlightening films.


Hummus! The Movie

Thursday, February 1, 7pm 20th Century Theater

Join us for an unforgettable evening! We’ll roll out the red carpet for a screening of Hummus: The Movie, an eclectic, touching film about hummus, the delicious superfood sweeping America.

Secret recipes and a Guinness World Record reveal the power of hummus to bring Muslims, Christians and Jews together in the Middle East, America, and around the world. Join us before the film to enjoy a Mediterranean-themed hummus and cocktail reception.

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SPECIAL FEATURE: Join us as Israeli screenwriter and cinema expert Galit Roichman leads us on a journey into Israeli cinema, getting a glimpse of the local culture and the changing face of Israeli society in films and television.”

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Consider supporting the Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival. Your sponsorship ensures that high-quality filmed stories, reflecting the diversity and vitality of Jewish life, will continue to be produced, screened and enjoyed for generations to come. Your brand will be aligned with a strong festival with sold-out films across the city. The Mayerson JCC is a 501(c)3 organization and contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact us.

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