Austin Jewish Film Festival
The Austin Jewish Film Festival begins Nov. 2 and continues Nov. 4-5 and Nov. 11-12 at the Dell Jewish Community Center. The festival opens Nov. 2 with the documentary Remembering Gene Wilder and closes Nov. 12 with the comedy No Name Restaurant. Narrative features include Barren, Irena’s Vow, Judas, Less Than Kosher, My Daughter My Love, Shttl, The Story of Annette Zelman, and the animated drama My Father’s Secrets. Documentary features include 999: The Forgotten Girls of the Holocaust, 1341 Frames of Love and War, The Camera of Dr. Morris, Only in Theaters, A Tale of Four Minorities, and Vishniac. The festival will present a conversation with 999: The Forgotten Girls of the Holocaust director Heather Dune MacAdam, who also wrote the novel “Star Crossed: A True WWII Romeo and Juliet Love Story in Hitler’s Paris” that inspired The Story of Annette Zelman. The festival also plans to acknowledge the victims of the Hama Oct. 7 attack on Israel. Shorts virtual programming begins Nov. 2 (tomorrow) and runs through Nov. 19. Narrative and documentary features virtual programming runs Nov. 13-19.
Aired: Nov. 1, 2023.