It's a wrap!
Thank you to everyone
May 4-21 | Boston area theaters
20th Annual Film Festival
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For 40 years, NCJF has rescued, restored & exhibited rare films that document the vibrancy of Jewish life.

“Keeper of the Jewish film legacy.” —The Boston Globe
“Reviving a vanished heritage, a trove of priceless movies.”
—Time Magazine



New Release: Carvalho's Journey
"Staggering...breathtaking." --Wall Street Journal
• "Great story. Stunning visuals. A very rare treat." --Huffington Post
• "Should really be seen on the big screen. Pure movie adventure. I absolutely loved this film.." --Unseen Films



NOW ON DVD & BLU-RAY!
Raise the Roof
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Audience Favorite - Winner of Six Film Awards!



280+ Films on DVD
Films A-Z
Recommendations
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Mamele with Molly Picon - New Digital Restoration
Upcoming screening: Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival (MN)

“Sparkling gem. Picon is so delicious and quirky, you want to give her a knip in bekl (pinch her cheek).” – Forward
“Words to live by: Anything with Molly Picon is worth seeing. Mamele is a marvelous comic melodrama.” - KQED Public Radio


New Release: Rosenwald
Rosenwald screened at the Obama White House!
Panel with Valerie Jarrett (Advisor to President Obama), Director Aviva Kempner, Ambassador David Saperstein & Hilary Shelton (NAACP)

| Watch video of Valerie Jarrett comment on the film and her ties to the story.



Congratulations to Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem!
Winner, Ger Mandolin Orchestra Award -
Jewish Motifs Festival in Warsaw

"For a film or a project that excel in a cultural preservation through reconstructing music"



NCJF in the News...

On CBS News Sunday Morning
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Profile in Hadassah Magazine
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Feature in Times of Israel
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Digital Site Licensing (DSL)
Now available for most titles in distribution

NCJF now offers DSL to universities, colleges and libraries. Contact us to request a quote.


Kol Nidre (1939) - NCJF Digital Restoration
A bissel of this, a bissel of that, Kol Nidre has a little bit of everything, combining family melodrama and romance with popular songs, cantorial music and comic bits in an inventive pastiche of themes and styles.



Silent Film Classic: A Child of the Ghetto
“Griffith packs a remarkable density of incident and emotion."- The New Yorker

Stockholm Film Festival • Jewish Museum Prague • New York Jewish Film Festival • Maine Jewish Film Festival • Gdansk Culture Festival



Beverly Weinger Boorstein (1941-2016)
Attorney, Massachusetts Probate Court Judge, and pioneering advocate for gender equality & children’s rights. Beverly was a founding board member of NCJF: a central figure in the Center’s creation and advisor for more than 40 years. We are devastated by her passing, but celebrate her extraordinary life.



Fyvush Finkel (1922-2016)
Actor, Performer, Pillar of Yiddish Theater
| Watch Mr. Finkel in one of NCJF’s rare archive films
| Read New York Times obituary
| Read Forward obituary
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Listen to 2010 Tablet podcast



Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)
Watch - Cohen Performs "Hallelujah" 2009 
Watch - Cohen Blesses Israel & Palestinian Bereaved Parents for Peace
Watch - Cohen in Israel Calls for Peace with "Anthem Ring the Bells”
Read - "When Leonard Cohen Crooned for Israel in Its Darkest Hour"
Read - "Is Leonard Cohen’s New Song His Most Jewish Ever?”
Read - "Leonard Cohen: The Mensch Who Always Remembered His Past”

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