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March 31-April 19, 2020

 

Welcome to the

Milman-Kover Family

2020 Jewish Film Festival

of Sarasota-Manatee!

 

The festival is still ON! However, due to the extenuating circumstances of the Coronavirus outbreak followed by local, state and national calls of social distancing, all screenings will now be offered VIRTUALLY! If you have an internet connection, you will be able to purchase your movie(s) and then watch them within their assigned viewing time on your digital device (computer, laptop, iPad, smartphone).

 

New screening times have been included in the film trailers below and are also included on the purchase form.

 


To buy tickets, CLICK ON THE BUY TICKETS BUTTON below.

PLEASE NOTE: Film links will be sent out the evening prior to the screening. The link will be active from 8:00am the morning of the screening for 24 hours. Films are available only on the days listed.


 

 HOW IT WORKS

  1. VIEW TRAILERS below.
  2. CLICK HERE to view the film festival opening short animation.
  3. BUY TICKETS to the virtual screenings by clicking on the BUY TICKETS button or the link below each film trailer.
  4. THE EVENING BEFORE THE SCREENING you will receive the screening link.
  5. THE DAY OF THE SCREENING. Click the link; you will be able to watch the movie any time from 8:00 a.m. [day of] through 7:59 a.m. the following day.
    • IF YOUR MOVIE ASKS FOR A PASSWORD: Movie passwords will be included in the same email as the movie link. Please refer to this, then copy and paste the password into the movie password form field.

PLEASE NOTE: Screening capacities are limited. 

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FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Check out the Jewish Film Festival Program book which gives you a short synopsis of each film and recognizes our very generous donors and advertisers.

Welcome!

Welcome to the 2020 Annual
Milman-Kover Family
Jewish Film Festival
of Sarasota-Manatee!

 

 

For Sponsorship Opportunities,
please contact:

Jeremy Lisitza

941.343.2113

jlisitza@jfedsrq.org

 

 TRAILERS

 

FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

Tuesday, March 31

Sponsored by Shelly and Sy Goldblatt

 

 

THE KEEPER

Wednesday, April 1

Sponsored by Debby & Jerry Hamburg

 

LEONA

Thursday, April 2 

Sponsored by Leslye & Barry Seidel

PAPA

Friday, April 3

Sponsored by The Ackerman Group

PROSECUTING EVIL:

THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD OF BEN FERENCZ

Sunday, April 5

Sponsored by Lori & David Liner

THE PASSENGERS

Monday, April 6

 

SHOELACES

Tuesday. April 7

Sponsored by Dr. Louis & Mrs. Milly Chaykin

WHY THE JEWS?

Wednesday, April 8

Sponsored by Dr. Lewis & Sandra* Hanan

*In loving memory

WORKING WOMAN

Thursday, April 9

Sponsored by Ann & Robert Jackson

RESCUE BUS 300

Friday, April 10

 

MURER: ANATOMY OF A TRIAL

 

Sunday, April 12

 

NEVER AGAIN IS NOW

Monday, April 13

Sponsored by Lois Stulberg

LOVE IN SUSPENDERS+

Tuesday, April 14

Sponsored by Cheryl & Steve Shapiro

THE ACCOUNTANT OF AUSCHWITZ

Wednesday, April 15

 

CRESCENDO

Thursday, April 16

 

UNKEPT SECRETS

Friday, April 17

Sponsored by Nessa & Richard Levine

GOLDA'S BALCONY, THE FILM

Sunday, April 19

Sponsored by Bunny and Mort (z"l) Skirboll

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

The film's producer, Dave Fishelson, has generously offered unlimited viewings of this film in loving memory of Mort Skirboll. Mort was taken from us by the COVID-19 virus much too soon. This film is free, but we would appreciate your consideration of a donation to The Jewish Federation's

Stronger Together: Coronavirus Relief Fund.

 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 (z"l) 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

Milt Crystal
Marsha and Harry (z"l) Eisenberg

Debby and Jerry Hamburg

Ann and Robert Jackson

Valerie Joels
Nessa and Rich Levine

Harriet and Jules Schaeffer

Sharon Sexter and Howard Berman
Leslye and Barry Seidel
Cheri and David Spector

Adrea and Jack Sukin

PEWTER SPONSORS

Ruthe Actor

Ruth and Alan Ades
Susan and Michael Albert

Gail and Howard Banner
Ronni Bernard
Bobbi and Don Bernstein

Karen and Tom Bernstein
Roberta Berson and Frank Tucciarone
Sheila and Jerry Birnbaum
Rosann and Ian Black
Cookie Bloom

Fred Bloom
Fran and Jack Braverman
Murray Bring and Kay Delaney
Gary and Sandy Chase

Fran and Jeff Cohen
Drs. Herbert and Anita Cohen

Syma and Jay Cohn

Millie Cole
Renee Crames

Marie and Bill Cross

Milt Crystal

Elizabeth Cucchiaro

Adrienne Driben
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

Nancy and Philip Kotler

Sandra and Ben Krause

Ilana and Merwyn Kroll

Barbara Kupferberg
Joan and Bart Levenson

Jacki Levin

Lisa and Bill Libman

Evie and Allen Lichter
Leslie D. and Mitch Marantz
Ellen and Henry Mason
Barbara and Philip Meltzer

Margot Nathan

Susan and Kenneth Newmark

Shari Kaplan Paler and Ron Paler

Andra and Irwin Press
Jane and Marshall Pressman
Bert Rapowitz and Lauri Pollack
Ronnie Riceberg and Dennis Zimmerman
Sandra Rifkin and Michael Mesirov
Barbara Rosin and Milt Jacobson

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

Cindy and Marty Spector
Sue and Marty Spector
Susi and Jack Steenbarger
Cheryl and Mel Taub
Bryna and Howard Tevlowitz
Evans Tilles and Terry NeisJanet 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


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