The Barshop JCC Jewish Film Festival promotes Jewish values and diversity through the medium of film, striving to entertain, educate, and raise community awareness of Jewish identity, history, and culture. The Festival was conceived in 2001 by Mel Pomerantz, whose persistent efforts brought it to life. Films are selected through an arduous process that includes identifying, researching, and screening numerous films each year to select the very best to present to the community.
Wendy Barker, PhD • Jim Barshop • Clarance Dickinson* • Steven G. Kellman, PhD • Sandy Levenshus* • Alan Petlin • Ann Pomerantz • Sharon Teich • Sandy Weingart
*2019 Film Festival Co-Chairs
Providing Jewish Art events to our community is an important component of our JCC Mission. With the dedication of generous sponsors, we are better able to connect our community to a full array of arts and culture events.
As a thank you, our Sponsors receive entitlements over the course of the Festival. For information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 Jewish Film Festival, contact Aliyah at (210) 302-6827.
For more information about the Barshop JCC Jewish Film Festival, please contact Allison Cornwell at (210) 302-6828.
This program is accessible to individuals that are differently abled. Find out more by clicking the image on the left.