Portland Jewish Film Festival
Portland Jewish Film Festival celebrates the
Jewish experience through film. The
Festival presents films which provide a
forum for dialogue about Jewish heritage,
culture and identity.
The Film Festival began in 1991, on a
modest scale at the Oregon coast for a
weekend of films along with the comments of
local film critics.
This continued for five years. Interest was
so high that Rabbi Stampfer asked the
Northwest Film Center to develop a Jewish
film festival in Portland. With NWFC as
producer-artistic director and IJS as
developer of community support, PJFF was
The festival is now one of the oldest in the
country and screens annually twelve to
fifteen films, drawn from countries all over
the world. A few highlights of the past
years include: The Rape of Europa, Shanghai
Ghetto, and Fateless. Attendance
is now over 2,000 each year.
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