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Thank you for supporting the Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF)—one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious exhibitions of Jewish cinema in the country. The WJFF is also the single largest Jewish cultural event in the nation’s capital.

Nearly 70% of our annual budget comes from contributions, so your gift has a powerful effect in ensuring that the Festival and our year-round programs continue to flourish.

Tribute Gifts

If you would like to make a Tribute Gift, please contact Festival Director, Ilya Tovbis, at ilyat@edcjcc.org or 202-777-3248 with your request.

Levels and Benefits

Day Sponsor ($5,000+)

The “Day Sponsor” level gift benefits include all Producer level benefits plus…

  • Acknowledgement as a Day Sponsor in Festival materials including catalogue and press promotions for the day sponsored
  • Sponsor recognition signs at all venues for the day sponsored
  • Ten additional tickets for a program on the day sponsored

Producer ($3,000-$4,999)

The “Producer” level gift benefits include all Director level benefits plus…

  • Two additional tickets to the WJFF Opening Night, May 2 (six total)
  • Name sponsorship of a single WJFF film or program 

Director ($1,800-$2,999)

The “Director” level gift benefits include all Lights level benefits plus…

  • Two additional tickets to the WJFF Opening Night, May 2 (four total)
  • Name sponsorship of a year-round film program (not in the Festival)
  • Donor listing in Festival trailer
  • Invitation for two to a private filmmaker dinner during the Festival

Lights ($1,100-$1,799)

The “Lights” level gift benefits include all Camera level benefits plus…

  • Invitation for two to special 28th Anniversary Preview Event
  • Two passes** to all Festival screenings and programs
  • Reserved seating throughout the Festival

**Passes are assigned to specifc individuals and are non-transferable.

Camera ($550-$1,099)

The “Camera” level gift benefits include all Action level benefits plus…

  • Invitation for two to special 28th Anniversary Preview Event
  • Two year-round film passes** good for programs held at the EDCJCC in 2017-2018 (not including the Festival).
  • Two additional tickets to Festival program of your choice (six total)*

*Good for any regularly priced ($13 or below) event, not including premium evenings.

**Passes are assigned to specifc individuals and are non-transferable.

Action ($275-$549)

The “Action” level gift benefits include all Cinephile level benefits plus…

  • Two tickets to WJFF Opening Night, May 2
  • Two additional tickets to Festival program(s) of your choice (4 total)*
  • Donor listing in on-screen Festival slideshow (plays before all Festival shows)

*Good for any regularly priced ($13 or below) event, not including premium evenings.

Cinephile ($175-$274)

The “Cinephile” level gift entitles you to these benefits…

  • Four tickets to a WJFF Year-Round program(s) of your choice
  • Two tickets to Festival program(s) of your choice*
  • Listing on the Festival website, signage, and printed brochure
  • Early access to WJFF Brochure and priority Ticket Purchasing (ahead of the general public)

*Good for any regularly priced ($13 or below) event, not including premium evenings.