The St. Louis Jewish Film Festival is a program of the Jewish Community Center’s Cultural Arts Department. It showcases national and international cinema that explore universal issues through traditional Jewish values, opposing viewpoints and new perspectives. The Film Festival occurs each June and presents a wide variety of films produced all over the world- features , documentaries, dramas and shorts.
Two new components have been added recently to the year-round schedule of film programming. The Jewish Family Film Festival, held in the winter, features family-friendly films for pre-schoolers though high schoolers and their families. Also added is a Short Film Competition for students, amateur and professional filmmakers. The winning films are featured during the Jewish Film Festival in June.
Jewish Film Society
You can participate in the Film Society by becoming a member. Film Society members enjoy a year of film screenings which are selected especially for their interest in issues which promote lively discussion.