JEWISH Film INSTITUTE @ SUNDANCE 2021 Offers THE CINEGOGUE

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JEWISH Film INSTITUTE Presents THE CINEGOGUE – Virtual Venue FOR 3 Events
AT THE 2021 SUNDANCE Movie Pageant

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 27, 2021 – The Jewish Film Institute (JFI) returns to the Sundance Film Festival for its third once-a-year official partnership to expand its knowing of the Jewish practical experience by way of film, media, and dialogue. The a few functions, part of the reimagined Sundance Film Pageant, will kick off a new 12 months of hybrid programming for JFI and announce the get in touch with for entries for JFI Completion Grants Software.

Continuing a strategic partnership with the Sundance Institute that began in 2019, JFI will present a series of 3 events hosted by the digital venue, THE CINEGOGUE

The first party of the Sundance 2021 partnership will be HOW TO Finish A Movie In the course of A PANDEMIC. This panel dialogue will feature the inaugural JFI Completion Grant awardees, talking about trials and tribulations of finishing a movie all through a pandemic. The Completion Grantee panelists consist of A Criminal offense ON THE BAYOU director Nancy Buirski, IRMI directors Veronica Selver and Susan Fanshel, THE BINDING OF ITZIK director Anika Benkov, THE WILD One particular director Tessa Louise-Salomé, Individuals WHO Heard AND People WHO Noticed director Nate Lavey, and ‘TIL KINGDOM Appear directors Maya Zinshtein and Abie Troen. This discussion will choose location 11 am PST on Friday, January 29th.

The 2nd function ENGINES OF Fact options primary female Jewish non-fiction filmmakers talking about the purpose of Jewish values, id, lifestyle, and feminism, as motorists and topics for their groundbreaking documentary movies. The panel functions Nancy Buirski, Judith Helfand, Roberta Grossman, Amy Ziering, Jennifer Fox, and moderator Caroline Libresco. This panel is scheduled for 4:30 pm PST on Friday, January 29th. The final signature party CINEGOGUE/DIALOGUE will feature an personal dialogue with filmmaker Sam Hobkinson of MISCHA AND THE WOLVES, hosted by Sundance Senior Programmer, Harry Vaughn. The discussion will be streamed to coincide with the films’ premiere on Sunday, January 31st at 2 pm PST.

About the Jewish Movie Institute
The Jewish Film Institute (JFI) is the leading curatorial voice for Jewish movie and media and a top arts and society business in the Bay Location. JFI conjures up communities in San Francisco and all-around the world to grow their comprehension of Jewish everyday living and society as a result of film, media, and dialogue. JFI each individual year produces its signature summer season Competition, the San Francisco Jewish Movie Festival, in 4 Bay Location counties, the most significant Jewish cultural occasion in Northern California, and the to start with and most significant festival of its variety all over the world. The yearly festival gives a suite of awards, some with funds prizes, which includes the Flexibility of Expression Award (current recipients incorporate Norman Lear, Lee Grant, Kirk Douglas, and documentary filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Liz Garbus) Viewers Award for Finest Narrative and Greatest Documentary the Film Movement Award for Very best Narrative Shorter a juried award for Finest Documentary Limited (the winner is qualified for the Oscars) and the SF Film Critics Award for very best worldwide fiction feature.

Moreover, JFI gives a range of Filmmaker Products and services to assist give aid for emerging and recognized filmmakers operating with Jewish themes and make a continuum of assistance for filmmakers at various stages in their occupations. The JFI Completion Grants software delivers ending resources to filmmakers doing work with Jewish themes. JFI’s Filmmaker Residency Application has offered place of work area and support for impartial producers considering that 2012 (latest filmmakers in home include things like documentary filmmakers: Malena Barrios, Andrew Garbus, Lauren Greenhall, Holden Kepecs, Rebecca Pierce, Ken Paul Rosenthal, and Deborah Schaffner), and the Jerusalem Film Workshop a software in which JFI sends two rising documentary scholar filmmakers to a 6-7 days documentary film workshop in Jerusalem to make movies that display at the Jerusalem Worldwide Movie Pageant.

Lastly, JFI presents a variety of on the internet packages which includes the JFI Movie Archive, the greatest database of Jewish cinema on the internet right now, with in excess of 40 years of curatorial background and extra than 2000 films to examine JFI On Desire, a lot more than 350 movies of its greatest hits can be accessed at any time, any where and the Regular monthly On the web Shorts, in which every single month JFI releases movies for cost-free to a worldwide audience of 2.4 million considering that 2009.

(Press launch from Jewish Film Institute)

 

 

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