March 11-22, 2020

Welcome to the

Milman-Kover Family

2020 Jewish Film Festival

of Sarasota-Manatee!

 

As we enter the festival's second decade, we are extremely excited to present 18 more remarkable and diverse films that will impact, provoke, and move you! They are documentaries, narratives, tragedies and comedies, mysteries and love stories. All have won awards and have special meaning to our community of viewers. As a special treat, each feature film will be preceded by an animated short created by a student from the Ringling College of Art + Design.

 

Ticketes available soon.

To help you plan your selections, please enjoy watching a trailer of each film below.

 

SCREENING LOCATIONS

  • Hollywood 11 (H11): 1993 Main St., Sarasota
  • Sarasota Event Center (SEC): 600 N. Beneva Rd., Sarasota
  • Sarasota Municipal Auditorium (SMA): 801 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
  • Temple Beth Israel (TBI): 567 Bay Isles Rd., Long Boat Key

For Sponsorship Opportunities,
please contact:

Jeremy Lisitza

941.343.2113

jlisitza@jfedsrq.org

 

 TRAILERS

 

CRESCENDO

FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

GOLDA'S BALCONY, THE FILM

LEONA

LOVE IN SUSPENDERS+

MURER: ANATOMY OF A TRIAL

NEVER AGAIN IS NOW

PAPA

PROSECUTING EVIL:

THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD OF BEN FERENCZ

RESCUE BUS 300

SHOELACES

THE ACCOUNTANT OF AUSCHWITZ

THE KEEPER

THE PASSENGERS

THE SPY BEHIND HOME PLATE

UNKEPT SECRETS

WHY THE JEWS?

WORKING WOMAN

 THANK YOU FESTIVAL SPONSORS!

FEDERATION TORCH SPONSORS

2019 - 2020

Edie and David Chaifetz
Leon R. and Margaret M. Ellin
Debbie and Larry Haspel

Sylvia and Norman Samet
Bunny and Mort Skirboll
Hadassah and Martin Strobel
Lois Stulberg

OPENING NIGHT SPONSOR

Shelly and Sy Goldblatt

GOLD SPONSOR

CENTERPIECE EVENT SPONSOR

Bunny and Mort Skirboll

CLOSING NIGHT SPONSOR

Lois Stulberg

SILVER SPONSOR

BRONZE SPONSOR

MEDIA SPONSORS

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BRONZE SPONSORS

Anonymous

Dr. Louis and Mrs. Milly Chaykin

Dr. Lewis and Sandra (z"l ) Hanan

Lori and David Liner

Cheryl and Steve Shapiro

COPPER SPONSORS

Howard Berman
Milt Crystal
Marsha and Harry (z"l) Eisenberg

Ann and Robert Jackson
Valerie Joels
Nessa and Rich Levine

Harriet and Jules Schaeffer
Leslye and Barry Seidel
Cheri and David Spector

PEWTER SPONSORS

Ruthe Actor
Susan and Michael Albert
Ronni Bernard
Roberta Berson and Frank Tucciarone
Bobbi and Don Bernstein
Karen and Tom Bernstein
Sheila and Jerry Birnbaum
Rosann and Ian Black
Cookie Bloom
Fran and Jack Braverman
Murray Bring and Kay Delaney
Gary and Sandy Chase

Fran and Jeff Cohen
Drs. Herbert and Anita Cohen
Renee Crames

Milt Crystal
Meredith and Al Ernst
Esme and Eric Faerber
Gloria Feibus

Janis and Jay Forgotson
Marsha and Marvin Frank

Jean and Michael Freed
Helen and Len (z"l) Glaser
Nancy Gold
Roz Goldberg
Faith and Michael Goldman
Sandra and James Goldman
Barbara Horowitz
Barbara Jacob
Sue Johnson
Marcy and Michael Klein
Sandi Kligman
Sandra and Ben Krause
Ilana and Merwyn Kroll
Barbara Kupferberg
Joan and Bart Levenson
Leslie D. and Mitch Marantz
Ellen and Henry Mason
Barbara and Philip Meltzer

Margot Nathan

Susan and Kenneth Newmark

Andra and Irwin Press
Jane and Marshall Pressman
Bert Rapowitz and Lauri Pollack
Ronnie Riceberg and Dennis Zimmerman
Sandra Rifkin and Michael Mesirov
Ron Paler and Shari Kaplan Paler
Irene and Marty Ross
Phyllis and Sam Rubinovitz
Lori Ruland

Dr. Howard and Sandy Schapiro
Nancy and Barry Shapiro
Jerry and Marilyn (z"l) Soble
Sue and Marty Spector
Susi and Jack Steenbarger
Cheryl and Mel Taub
Bryna and Howard Tevlowitz
Evans Tilles and Terry Neis

Janet Tolbert
Phyllis Unroch
Lee Vickman and Carol Camiener

Leon and Marysue Wechsler

Hannah and Norm Weinberg
Patti and David Wertheimer
Brian and Joan Wides
Fremajane Wolfson
Debbie Yonker


LIST IN FORMATION