28th Annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival February 18 – March 3

The 28th annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) will take place Feb. 18 to March 3 at Harkins Theatres Arrowhead Fountains 18 in Peoria, as well as theaters in Scottsdale and Chandler. Featuring more than 20 captivating films from around the world, the festival celebrates diverse Jewish storytelling while exploring themes of culture, history, and the human experience.

From heartwarming narratives to thought-provoking documentaries to hilarious comedies, the 2024 festival promises a cinematic journey into the rich tapestry of Jewish storytelling. Enhancing the festival experience, attendees will enjoy engaging discussions, Q&A sessions with content experts, filmmakers, and talent, and other exciting events.

Festival Co-Executive Director Tricia Beran expressed excitement about the event’s return to theaters, emphasizing its role in fostering connection and understanding. “Our carefully curated selection of feature-and-short-length films reflects the diverse narratives within the Jewish community and serves as a testament to the power of cinema in bringing people together,” states Beran.

The film festival, the longest-running in the Valley, has become a cultural cornerstone, attracting cinephiles and those interested in exploring Jewish heritage from around the world. Tickets and full film descriptions are available on the GPJFF website, www.gpjff.org.

Mark your calendars for this cinematic celebration—the 28th Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival will entertain, inspire conversations, create connections, and build bridges between communities. Celebrate the power and diversity of film at the Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, where stories come to life, and community thrives.

2024 Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival Film Selection Playing at Harkins Theatres Arrowhead Fountains 18:

Remembering Gene Wilder—Feb. 25, 3 p.m.

The Shadow of the Day—Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

Seven Blessings—March 3, 7 p.m.

The Way to Happiness—March 3, 3 p.m.

Ticket prices range from $15 for an individual ticket to $250 for an all-festival pass. Harkins Theatres Arrowhead 18 is located at 16046 N. Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr. in Peoria. For more information, visit www.gpjff.org.