28th Annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival: Back in the Theaters and Fostering Community, Unity, and Understanding

The 28th Annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) will take place from Feb. 18 through March 3 at Harkins Theatres Chandler Fashion 20 in Chandler, as well as theaters in Scottsdale and Peoria. Featuring over 20 captivating films from around the world, the festival celebrates diverse Jewish storytelling while exploring themes of culture, history, and the human experience.

From heartwarming narratives to thought-provoking documentaries to hilarious comedies, the 2024 festival promises a cinematic journey into the rich tapestry of Jewish storytelling. Enhancing the festival experience, attendees will enjoy engaging discussions, Q&A sessions with content experts, filmmakers, and talent, and other exciting events.

Tricia Beran, festival co-executive director, expressed excitement about the event’s return to theaters, emphasizing its role in fostering connection and understanding. “Our carefully curated selection of feature-length and short films reflects the diverse narratives within the Jewish community and serves as a testament to the power of cinema in bringing people together,” states Beran.

The film festival, the longest-running in the Valley, has become a cultural cornerstone, attracting cinephiles and those interested in exploring Jewish heritage from around the world. Tickets and full film descriptions will be available on the GPJFF website www.gpjff.org starting Jan. 2.

Mark your calendars for this cinematic celebration. The 28th Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival will entertain, inspire conversations, create connections, and build bridges between communities. Celebrate the power and diversity of film at the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, where stories come to life and community thrives.

2024 Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival Films playing at Harkins Theater Chandler Fashion 20:

Remembering Gene Wilder, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m.

Irena’s Vow, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.

The Way to Happiness, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m.

The Story of Annette Zelman, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.

Home, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.

Seven Blessings, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m.

The Shadow of the Day, Feb. 29 at 3 p.m.

All About the Levkoviches, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m.

Less Than Kosher, March 3 at 3 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $15 for an individual ticket to $250 for an all-festival pass.

Address: Harkins Theatres Fashion 20, 3159 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85226

For updated information, go to www.gpjff.org.