Jerusalem Film Festival

The Jerusalem Film Festival will present a rich artistic program in honor of its 41st year including more than 200 films from 50 countries, dozens of festive premieres of the outstanding Israeli films of the year, as well as films that have won leading festivals in the world, including Berlin, Cannes, Venice, Sundance and others.

During the festival, there will be celebratory premiere screenings, award-winning film competitions with international judging teams, meetings with filmmakers from Israel from all over the world, and more.

Opening Screening at Sultan’s Pool

The festival will open with a special screening  of Thelma, staring June Squibb, at Sultan’s Pool for 6000 viewers on July 18th.  When 93-year-old Thelma Post gets duped by a phone scammer pretending to be her grandson, she sets out on a treacherous quest across the city to reclaim what was taken from her.

Thelma premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2024. It was released in movie theaters across the the United States by Magnolia Pictures on June 21, 2024 and is scheduled to be released in the United Kingdom on July 19, 2024.
In English, with Hebrew subtitles.

The Festival features an amazing lineup of Israeli and international screenings.  View the full program here.

The Jerusalem Film Festival is held with the support of the Ministry of Culture, the Jerusalem Development Authority, the Van Leer Group Foundation and the Jerusalem Foundation.

Jerusalem Cinemateque
Hebron Rd 11, Jerusalem

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