Adult programs Information
2023-2024 Jewish Film Festival
People of The book
One of the missions of the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee is to connect Jews to Jewish life and each other. From day trips to an author lecture series; our annual Jewish Film Festival, to an educational seminar; we offer programming geared to capture your interest and help build connections in our community.
Jewish Film Festival
Now in its 15th year, the Jewish Film Festival is a highlight of our programming season. Moviegoers enjoy a diverse line-up of award-winning films selected to move, energize, and inspire.
Films are screened at a variety of locations in the Sarasota area.
Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
People of The Book
People of the Book is a program of JFSM offered in partnership with the Jewish Book Council. This author-led lecture series is designed to introduce adults to compelling reading with a focus on Jewish authors and topics. Each book promises to be a page-turner that lends itself to lively dialogue.
Lectures take place in-person at a variety of locations.
Tickets are available for purchase in advance, or may be purchased on-site for in-person lectures. Click here to learn more.