Cannes and Sundance might be over, but DC’s film festival season is just warming up. We’re home to one of the largest Jewish Film Festival’s in North America, the Washington Jewish Film Festival, which entertains 15,000 people with over 80 screenings every year. Many of the screenings are US (or world!) premieres, and include Q&A’s or discussions, which are not to be missed. Last year’s WJFF included Oscar noms like Ida and the star studded Fading Gigolo, so you definitely don’t want to skip this years screenings.

Just like last year, we took care of all of the hard work, and hand picked the movies we think you need to see. This years festival runs from February 19th to Sunday March 1st, but, as always, if you can’t make it this year, the Washington DC Jewish Community Center shows films year round.

Read the entire piece on BrightestYoungThings.com.