2014 Hartford Jewish Film Festival

Presented by the
Mandell JCC

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Thank YOU for creating a box office and attendance record for our 18th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival!

More than 5,400 men and women, teens and toddlers, grandparents and college students were inspired, entertained, awed and uplifted through the magic of movies in our 30 screening events throughout Connecticut. From the powerful to the provocative; from the cute and charming to the heartwarming and sweet; you supported this festival by your attendance, comments and voting for your festival favorite.

And the audience winners are:

Best Feature

First-Place Tie:

Paris-Manhattan and The Jewish Cardinal

Best Documentary:

50 Children - The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus, presented at TRIBUTE - OBSERVATIONS ON SURVIVAL AND SPIRIT: LESSONS FROM THE HOLOCAUST

Congratulations to the winners and kudos to all of our talented filmmakers, speakers, guests, partners and a huge THANK YOU to our sponsors, community partners, festival committee and volunteers and Mandell JCC staff!

See you next year at our special Mandell JCC Centennial Celebration edition of the Hartford Jewish Film Festival March 12-22, 2015!

Dr. Benson Monastersky & Ronny Siegel, 2014 Co-Chairs

Harriet J. Dobin, Festival Director

2014 Message to Film Fans

     18th Annual Hartford Jewish FilmFestival




Contact Information:

Mandell Jewish Community Center
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Main Number: 860-236-4571
Box Office: 860-231-6316

Harriet J. Dobin, Festival Director

Renee St. Louis, Marketing Director
Mandell JCC




Call for 2015 Entries

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2014 Festival Brochure (Low Res)