Beyond the Films
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28th WJFF EXCLUSIVE REVEAL

Saturday, March 24, 6:00 PM

By invitation only. Open to Festival Donors.
Join an exclusive unveiling and celebration of the newly announced lineup of the 28th Festival.

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THE TRIBE AFTER FIVE: TEVYE’S DAUGHTERS HAPPY HOUR & MATCHMAKERS

Saturday, May 5, 6:15 PM (Screening at 4:00 PM)

Join EntryPointDC and WJFF for a screening of the hilarious Tevye’s Daughters followed by an exclusive young professional happy hour and meet & greet with some of DC’s best matchmakers.

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WJFF VISIONARY AWARD: ROBERTA GROSSMAN

Saturday, May 5, 8:30 PM

The WJFF’s Annual Visionary Award recognizes creativity and insight in presenting the full diversity of the Jewish experience through moving image. The 2018 honoree is Roberta Grossman, who will join us for a special extended Q&A and Award ceremony. The award will be presented alongside a special preview of clip excerpts from her forthcoming film, Who Will Write our History.

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THE 21%: THE LIVES OF ARAB CITIZENS OF ISRAEL

Sunday, May 6, 1:00 PM

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the daily lives and challenges of Arab citizens of Israel, featuring a screening of In Her Footsteps.

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GI JEWS: MEET & GREET

Sunday, May 6, 8:40 PM (Screening at 6:20 PM)

Join us for a meet-and-greet and tour of the National Museum of American Jewish Military with GI Jews director Lisa Ades, film subjects, and World War II veterans.

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THE CAKEMAKER DESSERT RECEPTION

Tuesday, May 8 (Screening: 7:00 PM | Reception: 9:15 PM)

Complete your The Cakemaker experience by indulging in a post-screening dessert reception sponsored by the Embassy of Germany.

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TWO JEWS WALK INTO A BAR

Thursday, May 10, 6:15 PM

WJFF’s popular program Two Jews Walk into a Bar is back by popular demand! Join us for a cinematic pub crawl – $30 gets you 3 drinks and admission to the shorts film program.

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