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The Last Drop

Overview The Last Drop is a 40-minute sci-fi film about relationship abuse inspired by the memories of real survivors. This gripping journey reveals what the lesser known forms of abuse...
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Family Concert: Marsha and the Positrons

Overview Sunday, June 9, 10:00 AM The Polyphony Quartet that will perform at the JxJ Festival is comprised of two students, a teacher, and an alumnus of Polyphony’s Music and...
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JxJ Film Fund

2025 JxJ Film Fund Submit your film to the 2025 JxJ Film Fund! JxJ, the Edlavitch DCJCC’s film and music program is excited to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind...
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Juneteenth Screening: The Big Payback

Overview For the first time in American history, a tax-funded reparations bill targeted for Black Americans is passed in Evanston, IL. The film follows the fight of rookie alderman Robin...
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Opening Night: Seven Blessings | SOLD OUT

Overview SOLD OUT JxJ 2024 will open with a screening of Seven Blessings – the winner of 10 Ophir Awards out of 12 nominations in 2023. Seven Blessings is female...
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Closing Night: Running on Sand

Overview LIMITED SEATS JxJ 2024 closes with a special screening of Running on Sand. Join us before the screening starting at 7:30 PM for a Closing Night celebration at the...
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People of the Crossing: The Jews of El Paso

Overview Virtual Offering A multi-layered portrait of a Texas border Jewish community told through family stories that take us through the culture, customs and history of this important gateway between...
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Contemporary Dramatic Shorts

Overview A variety of exceptional short films with masterful storytelling that are equal parts illuminating, heartbreaking, contemporary, and captivating. Director Shaylee Atary, who directed some of the shorts in this...
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Who Is Like You

Overview Virtual Offering An indigenous Jewish community called The Abayudaya has lived in Uganda since 1919. The Abuyadada keep their traditions alive while co-existing with their Christian and Muslim neighbors....
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A Room Of His Own

Overview “A coming of age story not to be missed by celebrated filmmaker Matan Yair and Festival darling, Uri makes a mistake in his interview for the army – he...