Columbia Jewish Film Festival

The Columbia Jewish Film Festival

The mission of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish experience. Reaching out to the entire greater Columbia area, the Festival’s aim is to educate, illuminate and entertain through film; including history, language, people, the State of Israel and the history of the Jewish people from pre-biblical to modern times.

Special Events

Opening Night

Columbia Jewish Film Festival
Opening Night Party

Sunday, November 1 | Tailgate at 6 | Film at 7
at the Katie & Irwin Kahn JCC

Celebrate Israel, Football, the JCC and Film at a tailgate party and screening of “Touchdown Israel”!

Family price with kids under 13 – $50
Children under 13 – $10
Children 13 and over & Adults – $18

Talkback with Edwin Black

November 9 following the 5:30 pm screening of The Last Mentsch
Evening of Kristalnacht commemoration and remembrance sponsored by Beth Shalom Synagogue and Tree of Life Temple, made possible by the Sidney Krauss Charitable Trust Fund
Edwin Black, award winning author of many books on the Holocaust.  Learn more at


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Festival Passes

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