Presented by the
Mandell JCC

Festival Funders:

Venue Partners:

Media Partners:

Ticket Information:

Many films sell out, advance ticket purchase recommended for all screenings.

  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to showtime. In the event of a sellout, late arriving ticket-holders cannot be guaranteed a seat.

  • Tickets are general admission, non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

  • Tickets may be available at the door prior to the show. In event of a sell-out, a rush line will be formed one hour before show time and tickets may be released for sale.   Rush line tickets are cash only.

  • HJFF is not responsible for lost, stolen or forgotten tickets.

  • Tickets are not available for purchase online.

  • Ticket orders received after March 7, 2014 will be available for pick-up at the Mandell JCC and Will Call one hour prior to each screening at each venue. 

  • Schedule subject to change, check for late program notices.

  • All events under the supervision of the Hartford Kashrut Commission.

  • The Festival welcomes volunteers, please contact

Ticket Prices:
(Most films)


General Public: $11 In Advance; $14 At Door



$1 off single admission for Wadsworth Atheneum Film Members,
Let's Go Arts Cardholders.

Group discounts available. Contact the Box Office.

Special Events:

Opening Night
The Jewish Cardinal
, 3/20
$75 per person
Includes reception, film, parking

Senior Screen
Next Year Jerusalem , 3/26
Free for Seniors
Tickets Required

Family Flicks
Mama Doni’s Jewish Holiday Party, It’s Passover!
, 3/30
      $5 per person; children under 2 free
      $20 per family, maximum five persons
At Door
      $7 per person; children under 2 Free
      $25 per family, maximum five persons Includes film and refreshments

Closing Night
Hunting Elephants,
3/30 $25 per person
Includes film and Closing Reception


A Reel-y great way to show your support!

Patron: $500 includes two tickets and parking for Opening Night and Closing Night films/receptions and one admission to each individual film/event and recognition.

Friend: $365 includes two tickets and parking to Opening Night and Closing Night films and receptions and recognition.

Advance Ticket Sales:


Tickets for all shows are on sale at the Mandell JCC Box Office, Member Services Center, via email, phone, fax and regular mail.
Note: Advance tickets are NOT on sale at individual venues.


Click Here To Download Ticket Order Form


Hartford Jewish Film Festival
Mandell JCC
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT, 06117
860-236-4571 Main

Mandell JCC Box Office:
860-231-6316 phone
860-233-0802 fax




Tickets for same day and upcoming screenings can be purchased at the HJFF table one hour prior to show time at venue where film is being screened. Tickets for HJFF are not on sale at venue box office.

Beth El Temple (BET)
2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117


Digiplex Destinations, Bloomfield 8 (DD)
(Formerly K & G Theatres)
Wintonbury Mall
863 Park Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002



Herbert Gilman Theater (MJCC)
Mandell JCC

Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117




Spotlight Theatres (ST)
39 Front Street, Hartford, CT 06105




The Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117



Click here to download ticket order form