ⓘ 1st Moscow Jewish Film Festival

                                     

ⓘ 1st Moscow Jewish Film Festival

The 1st Moscow Jewish Film Festival is an annual international film festival, which aims to gather in the program features, documentaries, shorts and animated films on the subject of Jewish culture, history and national identity and contemporary problems. The festival was first held in Moscow from 14 to 17 June 2015, at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, the Documentary film center and cinema GUM.

                                     

1. Jury

  • Ruslan Sorokin - screenwriter, producer
  • Yekaterina Mtsituridze - television presenter, film critic and head of Roskino
  • Alexander Kott - film director, screenwriter, producer
  • Alexander Boroda - Rabbi, President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia
  • Konstantin Fam - film director, producer, screenwriter
                                     

2. Program

Nomination "Jews Today":

  • Felix and Meira 2014 - Canada
  • Get 2014 - Israel, France, Germany
  • Journey Hannah 2014 - Germany, Israel
  • Somewhere 2014 - Germany
  • Wake up, O Zion 2013 - United States

Nomination "A true story":

  • Jacob Kreizer. Forgotten General 2015 - Russia
  • About Susan Sontag 2014 - United States
  • Regina 2013 - Hungary, UK, Germany
  • There will come a night 2014 - Great Britain, Germany, United States, Israel, Denmark, France
  • When people die - sing 2014 - Russia, the United States
  • Rachel: Woman marked Air 2013 - the United States, Argentina

Nomination "A short story":

  • Auschwitz in the head 2013 - Israel, Poland, United Kingdom
  • Squirrel and the Penguin 2012 - United Kingdom
  • I am Mitzvah 2014 - United States
  • Salomes Nose 2014 - Germany, United States
  • End Boulevard 2014 - Germany, USA
  • Human Principle 2014 - Germany

Out of competition:

  • Ida 2013 - Poland, Denmark
  • Israeli animation Avi Chai Foundation 2014 - Israel
  • The Rabbis Cat 2011 - France
  • Shoes 2012 - Russia, Poland, Belarus, Czech Republic, France
                                     

3. Education

In addition to film screenings educational program was organized in the framework of the festival, consisting of lectures, discussions and debates. The speakers were: Russian philosopher Igor Chubarov, writer Linor Goralik, researcher of Jewish thought Uri Gershovich, gospel playwright Maria Zielinskaya, historian Sergei Stepanishev and others.

                                     

4. Winners

  • "Special prize of the Jury" - Documentary Regina 2013
  • Winner in the "Brief" - End Boulevard 2014
  • Honorary Prize "For outstanding contribution to the development of Jewish cinema in Russia" - Yakov Kaller
  • Winner in the category "Certificate" - Documentary Was night 2014
  • The winner in the nomination "The Jews of today" - Somewhere 2014