Stowe Jewish Film Festival 2022

The 7th Annual 

A Program Of The Jewish Community Of Greater Stowe

A hybrid festival with in-person and virtual screenings, and in-conjunction events!

This year’s theme: The Jewish Experience: a multiplicity of cultures, languages, countries, traditions and colors. Patterns of immigration have taken Jews all over the world, melding and merging, creating hybrid cultures and complex identities

Our deepest appreciation of Our Festival Sponsors:

Pall Spera Company Realtors    Morgan Stanley-The Graddock Group        Acabay Inc

 Community Film Festival Patron:                            Mamboniks Event Sponsor:                                   Media Sponsor:

JEWISH COMMUNITIES OF VERMONT                     THE WINE VAULT                                                      VPR

 
 

Schedule of Events and Ticket Information:

To purchase individual tickets to both in-person and virtual screenings, click the links below:

 

In-Person Screenings: $10 In-advance, $15 At the door
Virtual screenings: $10*

Mamboniks Ahora! FREE Closing Celebration (at JCOGS, Stowe) 
Following the film screening, we will celebrate the finale of the 7th season of the Stowe Jewish Film Festival in the JCOGS tent with a free dessert buffet and a dance party with a DJ and Mambo/Salsa dance instructor. GET OUT YOUR DANCING SHOES and join us!

 

 

July 13, 7:00 Yerusalem at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
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The Incredible Story of Ethiopian Jewry traces the dramatic journey of this people who struggled to find their way back to the heart of the Jewish people after centuries of isolation.

Film Sponsors: Cushman Design Group and Well Heeled

July 21, 7:00 UnRaveling at the Big Picture, Waitsfield
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“Did Pancho Villa really try to kill my grandfather?” While attempting to unravel a family mystery, the filmmaker reveals a dynamic story of borderland relations between a Texas Jewish merchant family and their Mexican neighbors at the beginning of the 20th century.

(Note: dinner can be ordered and delivered to your seat.)

Film Sponsors:  Lawson’s Finest Liquids and Sugarbush Resort

 

 

July 27, 7:00 The Missing Tale at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center
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A sensitive and intimate portrait of the few remaining members of the ancient Jewish community of Cochin, India.

Film Sponsors: The Bagel and Stowe Country Homes

 

July 31, 7:00 Mamoniks Ahora! The FREE Festival Closing Celebration with Music, Dessert and Dancing at JCOGS, Stowe
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A wonderfully entertaining story about the irresistible appeal of music and dance. Crossing geographic and cultural boundaries, the Mambo became a sensational trend in the 50s among Jews in New York, Miami and the Catskills. Following the film screening, we will celebrate the finale of the 7th season of the Stowe Jewish Film Festival in the JCOGS tent with a free dessert buffet and a dance party with a DJ and Mambo/Salsa dance instructor. GET OUT YOUR DANCING SHOES and join us!

Film Sponsors: L’Atelier Haute Coiffure and Loomis Property Management

 

 

 

WHAT’S NEW IN ’22…

☀️Following 2 years of virtual film screenings, SJFF 2022 will offer BOTH  in-person and virtual screenings this year!  

☀️All screenings will include live Q&A’s! The Q&A will be via ZOOM for the in-person audience and recorded then posted for those viewing virtually. 

☀️For the first time, SJFF will expand beyond its’ Stowe home at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center to offer a film screening at the Big Picture in Waitsfield! 

☀️The festival will conclude with Mamboniks Ahora! a festive multidisciplinary evening of dessert, dance, music and film discussion at JCOGS, Stowe!

 

Our deepest appreciation of Our Festival Sponsors:

Community Film Festival Patron:                             Mamboniks Event Sponsor:                                   Media Sponsor: 

 

 

 

About the Stowe Jewish Film Festival:
The Stowe Jewish Film Festival (SJFF), a program of the Jewish Community of Greater Stowe, works with the intention of bringing community together, both internal and external. The festival is an opportunity to reach out to others in the central Vermont region to engage in community building and dialogue through cultural entertainment. We see this as important now more than ever.