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Stowe Jewish Film Festival – A Virtual Tour of Modern-Day Israel

The Stowe Jewish Film Festival, a FREE program of the Jewish Community of Greater Stowe, is pleased to invite you on

A Virtual Tour of Modern Day Israel

(three films, three weeks, three eye-opening ways to learn about Israel in the 21st century!)






Although this event FREE, if you would like to donate to the Stowe Jewish Film Festival, you can do so HERE.


May 9-11
The Journey of an African Jew relates the backstory and personal journey of Mekonen Abebe, a young Ethiopian-Israeli Jew, once a young shepherd in Africa and now a commander in the Israeli Defense Forces.

Preview the film here.




May 16-18
Sustainable Nation
 follows three innovators who are bringing valuable lessons learned from Israel’s water shortage to the rest of the world.

 Preview the film here.






May 19, 5:00pm 

BONUS FREE LIVE ZOOM TALK WITH DIRECTOR… A conversation with Micah Smith , Director and Editor of Sustainable Nation. Micah Smith is an award winning director of feature-length documentaries, short films and web series. His films have been screened in over 40 festivals on five continents, and his shorts and web-series at over 70 festivals. Smith graduated from the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at NYU’s Tisch School of Arts.

“When it comes to water, Israelis are incredible role models for how individuals around the world can have an impact.”

Please note: this live panel discussion requires a separate registration. 



May 23-25
Hummus: The Movie.
It unites; it divides and it’s delicious! Who makes the best hummus and where did it come from?

Preview the film here.





Imagination Productions offers award-winning films that tell the story of Israel and the Jewish people through the lens of personal experience and testimony. Delivered to a global audience through the leading digital platforms and screened at film festivals, high schools and colleges the world over.


The Stowe Jewish Film Festival would like to gratefully acknowledge the people who have helped to make this virtual festival possible:

Festival Sponsors:

The Bagel – Stowe, Vermont
Donald P. Blake Jr., Inc.
Cushman Design Group

Well Heeled

With gratitude to the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center for including the Stowe Jewish Film Festival in their schedule of virtual programming.