Berkshire Jewish Film Festival 2019


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Save the Date! BJFF 2019 begins July 8, 2019!
In the meantime, join us for the following two events!
 

It's an Egg Cream Eggstravaganza! 
Saturday, February 16 • 7 PM

The Berkshires’ Jewish Festival of Books and the Berkshire Jewish Film Festival are pleased to be collaborating on this fun event. The evening will begin with a screening of the short film Egg Cream by Nora Claire Miller, Peter Miller, and Amy Linton. Egg Cream is a bittersweet look at memory, history, and the enduring meaning of a beloved chocolate soda drink born on the Jewish Lower East Side. Following the film, author Barry Joseph will give the audience a taste via video of his book Seltzertopia: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary Drink. Audience members will be invited to share their own egg cream reminiscences, and enjoy real siphon bottle seltzer, milk, and Fox’s U-Bet egg creams.

$5 suggested donation. 

To RSVP (strongly recommended to ensure there are enough egg creams for all), call Hevreh at 413-528-6378, or click here. The film will be shown at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road in Gt. Barrington.

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BJFF Screening of the Award Winning Film "Arranged"
Saturday, March 23 • 8 PM

Arranged centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn. Over the course of the year they learn they share much in common - not least of which is that they are both going through the process of arranged marriages. (Courtesy Stefan Schader, IMDb)

AWARDS: Audience Award, Berkshire International Film Festival  |  Skip City D-Cinema Festival, 2008  |  Washington Jewish Film Festival, 2007  |  Brooklyn International Film Festival, 2007

$5 admission  |  Refreshments will be served.