Save the dates — JIFF 2018 will return across Australia from 23 Oct – 21 Nov!

Event Cinemas Bondi Junction 23 Oct – 21 Nov
*New for 2018* Roseville Cinemas 10 – 21 Nov

Classic Cinema Elsternwick 24 Oct – 21 Nov
Lido Cinemas Hawthorn 25 Oct – 21 Nov
Cameo Cinemas Belgrave 8 – 18 Nov

Dendy Cinemas Canberra 1 – 11 Nov

Greater Union Morley 7 – 18 Nov

New Farm Cinemas 8 – 18 Nov

We’re thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2018 JIFF Short Film Fund: Michael Weisler for his domestic drama The Birth of Hunter Finkelstein, and Richard Moore for Thank G-d. Written by and starring Deborah Leiser Moore, Thank G-d presents a humorous exploration of the woman’s sexual role, and power, in the Jewish religion.

With a pool of extremely strong entries from around Australia, industry judges Mike Selwyn and Gal Greenspan awarded the funding to two particularly creative entries that were both highly original in their subject and perfectly suited to the short film format.

The Birth of Hunter Finkelstein and Thank G-d will premiere at JIFF in October 2018 – we can’t wait to see these new films on the big screen!

Assuage your post-JIFF blues by catching up on the best of JIFFs past on JIFF Video on Demand (VOD), home to award-winning titles, MenasheGett: the Trial of Viviane Amsalem, Zero Motivation, Censored Voicesand Felix and Meiraamongst others.

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