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The Jewish Film Festival

March 17th, 2014

Berlin is famous for many things. Its party scene, world-class museums, its rich history, but also its many film festivals! The most known of them is the Berlinale, but there’s also the Arab Film Festival and the Jewish Film Festival!

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Jewish Film Festival, making it one of the oldest of its kind. The first edition was in 1995, fifty years after the second World War. Its goal is to give people an idea of Jewish life in Berlin and around the world. Implicitly, this means that the films screened at the festival are not exclusively from Israel; Polish, French and American productions are featured as well. Genres range from documentaries and social dramas to more action-oriented pictures.

Films will be screened in the following four cinemas: the Hans Otto Theater in Potsdam, Thalia Programmkino, Filmkunst 66 and Eiszeit Kino. The price of admission per film varies between three and nine euros. The film festival takes place from March 30 until April 14.

For more information, go to http://www.jffb.de/ (website in English and German).