Winter Film Lineup Announced for Washington Jewish Film Festival

The WJFF Year-Round lineup is now available through March! Get your tickets early to score the best seats.
We are now offering reserved ticketing for all film screenings. Get your tickets early to secure the best seats.

Wednesday, January 9, 7:30 PM
E Street Cinema
An intricate tale of lost loves, forbidden desires, and fragile dreams in modern day Morocco.
The Moroccan Entry for the 2018 Academy Awards, Razzia was the Opening Night Film at the New York Jewish Film Festival.
Voice of the People
Thursday, January 17, 7:30 PM
Bethesda Row Cinema
A riveting account of Joseph J. Pulitzer’s rise from penniless immigrant to influential publisher and standard bearer of a free press.
Followed by a conversation with filmmaker Oren Rudavsky.

Beyond The Notes
Wednesday, February 6, 7:30 PM
E Street Cinema
Founded by Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany, iconic jazz label Blue Note Records shaped popular American music for decades.
Thursday, February 21, 7:30 PM
Bethesda Row Cinema
In Christian Petzold’s (Phoenix) brilliant and haunting adaptation of Anna Seghers’s novel, Transit Visa, a German refugee, flees to Marseille assuming the identity of a deceased writer.

Wednesday, March 6, 7:30 PM
Bethesda Row Cinema
A listless screenwriter finds purpose when he’s sentenced to community service work with delinquent youth. He aspires to save them through art, but what if the teens don’t wish to be saved?
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On Rush*
December 20, 7:30 PM | Bethesda Row Cinema
*Advance ticket sales to this event are currently sold out. A rush line forms at the venue one hour prior to the start time. If additional tickets become available, they will be sold through the line on a first-come, first-serve basis.

December 9 || Jewish Life || Beyond the Chanukiah: A Day of Learning on Resilience and Rebuilding
Join the EDCJCC and the Hadar Institute for a morning workshop on Chanukah in which we dedicate ourselves to creating light in darkness, finding sources of strength and hope in unexpected places when times are hard.
December 7-30 || Theater J || Talley’s Folly
Director Aaron Posner (Everything is Illuminated, Broken Glass) takes on Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning funny and heart-warming theatrical duet about unlikely love.
December 25 || Volunteer || December 25th Day of Service
The Edlavitch DCJCC’s largest volunteer event of the year. Join over 1,000 volunteers at a social service agency in the metro-DC area to prepare and serve meals, sing carols, visit home-bound seniors, throw holiday parties, play bingo, and deliver holiday cheer to those in need.

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