Stowe Jewish Film Festival 2022


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


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

New this year: Ticket subscriptions: 3 In-person films for $27 or All 4 films virtually for $36

Mamboniks Ahora! Tickets: $50 per person*
*includes virtual film screening, live director Q&A, dinner, Latin dance instruction, live Latin/Cuban big band

Schedule of Events and Ticket Information
To purchase individual tickets to both in-person and virtual screenings, click the links below:

July 13, 7:00 Yerusalem at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center

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

“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

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 30, 6:30 Mamoniks Ahora! at Zen Barn, Waterbury Center

Mamboniks is 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. The film will be presented virtually as an inspiration and introduction to the festival closing event.

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



☀️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 food, dance, music and film discussion at the Zenbarn in Waterbury!


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.