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February 5, 2016 – New York, United States – The American Sephardi Federation presents the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival for its 19th edition from March 10th to 17th 2016 at the Center for Jewish History in New York City (15 West 16th Street).

Through the poignant medium of film, the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival (NYSJFF) provides viewers with an understanding of the rich mosaic culture of Jews from the Middle East and greater Sephardic Diaspora. Contemporary voices steeped in history and tradition are celebrated throughout this week-long series of events, including premiere screenings, intriguing stories, poignant documentaries, filmmaker Q&As, and Pomegranate Awards ceremony. 

Trailer: https://goo.gl/yqpSzK

Tickets are available on asffilmfestival2016.bpt.me or 1.800.838.3006

Official website: www.nysephardifilmfestival.org

FESTIVAL AT A GLANCE:

March 10th – OPENING NIGHT – 7pm
POMEGRANATE AWARDS CEREMONY
ENSEMBLE (Short Film) by Mohamed Fekrane (US PREMIERE)
Director will be in attendance for Q&A

March 12th – 9pm: HOW TO WIN ENEMIES by Gabriel Lichtman

March 13th – 2pm: PRINCE OF EGYPT by Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner & Simon Wells
Free film screening, kids party, and special prize awarded for best costume. Ages 8+

March 13th – 5pm: ORO MACHT FREI by Jeffrey Bonna
Filmmakers in attendance for Q&A.

March 13th – 7pm: Journey through Jewish Bollywood; 8PM: BEQASSOR by K. Amarnath
Bollywood Night

March 14th – 4pm: SHATTERED RHYMES by Sami Shalom-Chetrit
Filmmaker in attendance for Q&A. 

March 14th – 6pm: A SONG OF LOVES by R. David Buzaglo (US PREMIERE)

March 14th – 8pm: MIDNIGHT ORCHESTRA by Jerome Cohen-Olivar (US PREMIERE)
Followed by an After Party by ASF’s Young Leadership Board 

March 15th – 6pm: MY EMO LIFE by Rafael Attias 
Filmmaker in attendance for Q&A, followed by a Sneak Peek.

March 15th – 8pm: CARVAHLO’S JOURNEY by Steve Rivo 
Filmmaker in attendance for Q&A. 

March 16th – 6pm: ARABIC FILM by Eyal Sagui Bizawe & Sara Tsifroni

March 16th – 7:30pm: SHORE OF LOVE by Henry Barakat

March 17th – 7pm: FOR SABBATH by Oron Cohen (US PREMIERE)

March 17th – 7:15pm: ON THE BANKS OF THE TIGRIS by Marsha Emerman (NY PREMIERE)


About the NEW YORK SEPHARDIC JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

The American Sephardi Federations 19th NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival will be held between March 10th and March 17th, 2016. Through the poignant medium of film, the NYSJFF provides viewers with an understanding of the rich mosaic culture of Jews from the Middle East and greater Sephardic Diaspora.

Media Contact
Company Name: THE CULTURE NEWS
Contact Person: Eric Michel
Email: news@theculturenews.com
Phone: 1.800.838.3006
City: New York
Country: United States
Website: www.nysephardifilmfestival.org

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