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Press Information

Working press looking to connect with festival staff, filmmakers or filmmaker materials, please contact:

Elizabeth Heller
Marketing and Communications Manager
The Boston Jewish Film Festival, Inc.
1001 Watertown Street
West Newton, MA 02465
Telephone: 617-244-9899 x210
Fax: 617-244-9894


Boston Jewish Film offers a number of volunteer opportunities for both our annual fall Festival and our year-round activities.

  • Usher at films
  • Distribute brochures, flyers, and posters
  • Assist with marketing
  • Visiting artist transportation
  • …and more!


  • Receive vouchers for film screenings
  • Attend parties
  • Meet industry professionals and filmmakers
  • …and more!

If you have additional questions or are interested in volunteering, please contact us at info [at] and provide a brief resume, areas of interest, and availability.


Since 1988, Boston Jewish Film has presented the best contemporary independent films from around the world.

Each November, over 10,000 people attend our 12-day Boston Jewish Film Festival, where 50 films from around the world entertain filmgoers at cinemas across Greater Boston. Visiting filmmakers, musicians, comedians, and local experts create a unique opportunity for intellectual discussion and live entertainment.

The Festival receives extensive coverage both online and in print in the Boston Globe, Boston Herald, The Forward, Where Magazine: Boston, The Improper Bostonian,, and on radio and television.

According to our annual survey, 86% of our film attendees visit our website ( to view the film schedule, purchase tickets, and check Festival news. Our site gets over 20,000 visitors during the peak months of October and November.

Our filmgoers are well-educated and affluent:

  • 78% female
  • Almost two-thirds have a Master’s degree or above
  • Top professional areas: education, health care, and technology

In addition to visibility within this desirable demographic, sponsorship of Boston Jewish Film  connects your organization with one of the highest-quality cultural events in the Greater Boston area.  Our partners demonstrate their commitment to the community by associating themselves with our well-known mission and values.

Please contact Susan Adler, Executive Director sadler [at] for more information about our sponsorship packages.