Once again, the Mayerson JCC Jewish &
Israeli Film Festival presents award-winning films born within the
independent film scene and features appearances by filmmakers as well as
special Q&A events with leading scholars in the region.
A Variety “Breaking News” alert
arrived via email trumpeting, “Venice Joins Oscar Race with ‘Philomena,’
‘Gravity,’ ” and just like that the race is on to tantalize and tease
critics and audiences with the first bite, that world premiere of the
titles that will likely be on the lips of film’s tastemakers during the
This year’s seventh annual Downtown Dayton LGBT Film Festival lineup definitely addresses a new honest reality, this striving for a sense of urgent
authenticity, both through the films and the celebratory events.