The Indianapolis Jewish Film Festival is an annual event that celebrates the Jewish culture and its impact on the human condition. Founded by Robert Epstein, the festival offers a unique opportunity to explore a variety of films from different genres and durations. It is a platform for filmmakers, their teams, and attendees to engage in meaningful conversations with Jewish and other local religious leaders. Last year, the festival attracted more than 1,000 spectators, and this year's event is expected to draw even more. The Indianapolis Jewish Film Festival is committed to providing a safe and respectful environment for all participants.
It is dedicated to ensuring that everyone involved can live free from harassment, discrimination, sexism, and threatening or disrespectful behavior. The Institute reserves the right to cancel the invitation to participate in the Festival for those who engage in such conduct. The Gula Jewish Film Festival has been recognized for its excellence in filmmaking. It has won several awards including Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Golden Lady Harimaguada, Guild Film Award, Gold, OCIC Award, Honorable Mention, Audience Award, Coachella Valley Festival Festival (200), German Film Awards (2000), Las Palmas Film Festival (2000), German Film Guild Award (2000), Mar del Plata Film Festival (199), Lolly Award for Best Film, XPOSED International Queer Film Festival (201), Best Documentary Film, Parallel Film Festival (201), Audience Award, DocAviv Film Festival (201), SIGNIS Jury Award, Religion Today Film Festival (201), Maui International Film Festival (201), Best Feature Film Voted by the Public, Chicago Israeli Film Festival (201) and Best Actor: Makram Khouri, Israel Academy Awards (201).This year's festival will feature a 1981 film starring Robbie Benson as a young modern Orthodox Jew who finds religious rivalry but personal friendship with a Hasidic Jew. The film explores clashing cultures and parents and children within the Jewish faith.
A film that has been submitted cannot be withdrawn from the festival unless the festival management decides otherwise. The Indianapolis Jewish Film Festival is an excellent opportunity to explore the Jewish culture through film. It provides a platform for meaningful conversations between filmmakers and religious leaders while also celebrating great films that reflect the Jewish tradition. The undersigned and the owners of the project understand and acknowledge that the selection of the project for inclusion in the Festival does not constitute and will in no way constitute an express or implied endorsement or approval by the Institute or the Festival of the content of the project or of any opinion expressed therein. The Indianapolis Jewish Film Festival is an amazing event that celebrates Jewish culture and its impact on humanity. It is an opportunity to explore films from different genres and durations while engaging in meaningful conversations with religious leaders.
The festival has won several awards for its excellence in filmmaking and this year's event will feature a 1981 film starring Robbie Benson as a young modern Orthodox Jew who finds religious rivalry but personal friendship with a Hasidic Jew. The festival provides a safe and respectful environment for all participants while also celebrating great films that reflect the Jewish tradition.