10.23.22 – 11.13.22

18 Years

14 Films

5 Locations

The Columbus Jewish Film Festival In Celebration of Andrew Ethan Stern is committed to presenting cutting-edge international films and ancillary programming that reflect a myriad of Jewish experiences. Festival goals include engaging Jewish individuals and groups in the production of the Festival; building and inspiring new audiences; facilitating dialogue among diverse communities; promoting Tikkun Olam and social justice; and enriching Jewish culture and the Columbus arts community. Film screenings, educational programs, social events, celebrations and community collaborations are tools used to accomplish these goals.

IN PERSON SCREENINGS

Sunday, Oct. 23 @ 6:30p @ JCC Columbus | $35

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Thursday, Oct. 27 @ 7:00p @ The Drexel Theatre | $15

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Sunday, Oct. 30 @ 11:00a @ JCC Columbus | $15

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Wednesday, Nov. 2 @ 7:00p|@ Marcus Crosswoods Cinema | $15

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Thursday, Nov. 3 @ 7:00p @ Cinemark Stoneridge Plaza | $15

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Sunday, Nov. 6 @ 11:00a | @ The Drexel Theatre | $15

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Sunday, Nov. 6 @ 1:30p @ The Drexel Theatre | $15

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Tuesday, Nov. 8 @ 7:00p | @ JCC Columbus | $10

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Thursday, Nov. 10 @ 7:00p @ JCC Columbus | $10

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Sunday, Nov. 13 @ 6:30p @ Columbus Museum of Art | $25

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Remembering Andrew Ethan STern

The 18th Annual JCC Columbus Jewish Film Festival is named in honor of Andrew Ethan Stern, an adored son, cherished friend, successful businessman, athlete, animal rights activist, mentor and humanitarian. Andrew was kind and generous. Through determination and thoughtfulness, Andrew was outstanding in all of his endeavors from school and sports to business. Following his childhood dream, he moved to Los Angeles and began his career in marketing with the Los Angeles Lakers. A successful entrepreneur, Andrew was an Internet marketing pioneer and founded his company, Seed Corn Advertising in 2002. Andrew was a true team player. He had a strong work ethic and always supported his friends and loved ones. His life and legacy of generosity and dedication to those around him will be remembered by the lives he touched and those who knew him.

BECOME A SUPPORTER

OSCAR WINNER $10,000+

  • Designation in CJFF brochure and print media with logo
  • Digital recognition on website, JCC lobby monitor, and pre-film Donor Reel with individual slide
  • Verbal acknowledgement during all CJFF film introductions
  • 6 all-access Reel Passes

    PRODUCER $2,500

    • Designation in CJFF brochure and print media with logo
    • Digital recognition on website, JCC lobby monitor, and pre-film Donor Reel
    • 2 all-access Reel Passes

      SCREENWRITER $500

      • Designation in CJFF brochure
      • 4 complimentary tickets to CJFF events

        EXECUTIVE PRODUCER $5,000

        • Designation in CJFF brochure and print media with logo
        • Digital recognition on website, JCC lobby monitor, and pre-film Donor Reel with individual slide
        • 4 all-access Reel Passes

          DIRECTOR $1,000

          • Designation in CJFF brochure and print media with logo
          • Digital recognition on website, JCC lobby monitor, and pre-film Donor Reel
          • 6 complimentary tickets to CJFF events

            CINEMATOGRAPHER $250

            • Designation in CJFF brochure
            • 2 complimentary tickets to CJFF events

              THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

              OSCAR WINNER

              EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

              Marjie & Jeff Coopersmith
              DeeDee & Herb Glimcher

              PRODUCER

              DIRECTOR

              Vicki CANTER
              Clean Title 
              Debby & IRA KANE
              Congregation Beth Tikvah
              Clemy & Bob Keidan
              Nancy & Tom Lurie
              Congregation Tifereth Israel

              SCREENWRITER

              Carol & Steve Handler
              Joy & Michael Gonsiorowski
              Marilyn & Roger Friedman
              Larry & Laurie Abramson

              CINEMATOGRAPHER

              Randi and Marty Lewis
              Gigi & Sam Fried
              David Brown
              Hilary & Mike Talis
              Andrew L. Brewster
              Mason A. Keny in memory of Galia Keny                  
              Gail Ferber
              Leslie Yenkin/Jonathan Petukowski
              Lynda & Stephen Nacht
              Sunny & Mark Masser
              Al Friedman
              Connie & Sandy Meizlish
              Susan Steinman & Larry Moses

              International film makers, expert commentary, diverse venues, and evolving technology all increase the awareness of essential community conversation year after year. Your support of the Columbus Jewish Film Festival enables the continuation of this vibrant and engaging Jewish cultural arts program for the entire community.

              Updated as of 9/14/2022

              Contact

              For more information, please reach out to Festival Director, Emily Schuss,  at eschuss@columbusjcc.org or (614) 559-6205