New Release: Carvalho's Journey
A real life 19th-century American western adventure story.
"A rare treat... Documents a great story while offering stunning visuals as well as recreations of the daguerrotype process," -Huffington Post
San Francisco JFF Portland FF • Vancouver JFF

New Release: Rosenwald
From the director of Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg comes this remarkable story of a Jewish partnership with African American communities.
"A powerful civil rights story engaging both the head and the head,"
-CBS Radio

NCJF at Haifa International Film Festival
• Israel Premiere: Raise the Roof
• NCJF's Lisa Rivo is on jury to determine the prizes for the films in the competition.
• NCJF Co-directors Sharon Rivo & Lisa Rivo will be scouting films for NCJF's annual film festival Jewishfilm.2016.

Breaking Home Ties at Cleveland JFF
NCJF Digital Restoration with new English intertitles screens Oct 18 | Tickets Cleveland Jewish FilmFest features historic silent film with live music | Read Article

New Release: Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem
Leonard Maltin in Indiewire: Theodore Bikel, A Living Legend | Read Now

Upcoming Festival Screenings in Cleveland, Vienna, Milwaukee, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Boston!

New Release: Raise the Roof
A New Documentary Film by Yari & Cari Wolinsky
Upcoming Screenings: Haifa IFF, Tucson Festival of Films, Cleveland JFF, Jewish Film Festival of Sonoma County, SW Michigan JFF

Featured on WCVB TV Boston Chronicle | Watch Now
Recent Articles by The Times of Israel, Arizona Jewish Life and more!

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

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 in Stockholm New York Jewish Film Festival Maine Jewish Film Festival

Theodore Bikel (May 2, 1924 - July 21, 2015)
We mourn the passing but celebrate the life of the incomparable Theodore Bikel, singer, actor, activist, and mensch. Mr. Bikel was an unstoppable performer and force of nature whose career spanned more than 150 screen roles and countless stage performances.
Read More

Sir Nicholas Winton (1909 - 2015)
Winton, who rescued 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, has died at age 106. Celebrate Nicholas Winton and host a screening of Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good
at your special event.
NCJF Founder Sharon Pucker Rivo remembers Winton on Al Jazeera International
| Watch Now

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The Trial of Adolf Eichmann
"A fascinating assemblage of interviews, footage, and analysis. It is highly recommended." –Jewish Daily Forward
"Taking the Banality Out of Evil", Forward |
"...Evil but not Banal", New York Times | Link

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.

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VHS to DVD Upgrades
Save up to 50% when you replace VHS tapes in your library with DVDs of the same title.

Special Collections
Women's Studies, Films by Edgar G. Ulmer, Films by Axel Corti & More!

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