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Pre-Festival Event: The World of Harry Golden

Author Kimberly Hartnett speaks about her new biography of the fascinating Southern Jewish writer and activist, Harry Golden, at UGA’s Special Collections Libraries, March 16, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

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Athens Jewish
Film Festival
March 19-22, 2016
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The 2016 Athens Jewish Film Festival is thrilled to announce our Opening Gala Event & film screening of “Dough,” starring Jonathan Pryce from “Game of Thrones” at the The Georgia Museum of Art. Click below to buy tickets for this exciting event!

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February - March Events & Films Schedule

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1:00 – 3:00 p.m. @ UGA Special Collections Libraries auditorium, 300 S. Hull Street, Athens, Georgia 30602.

Kimberly Harnett, author of “Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights,” will present a lecture on this fascinating author and civil rights activist.

Harnett’s lecture  will also feature clips from the 1966 TV documentary, “The World of Harry Golden,” which is available for online viewing in its entirely on the Georgia Center Film and Videotape Collection web page.

This event is free and no tickets are required. More info on the News Page.

Complimentary parking is available at the Hull Street Parking Deck with handicap parking on Level 3, which exits street level.

 

 

6:00 pm @Georgia Museum of Art,  90 Carlton Street, Athens, Georgia 30602.

Gala evening of cocktails, dinner and music to celebrate the opening of the 8th annual Athens Jewish Film Festival. The evening’s festivities begin at 6:00 pm at the Georgia Museum of Art and culminate with the Athens premiere of “Dough” — a delightful comedy that tells the story of an old Jewish baker who struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice accidentally drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.

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Sunday screenings will be at Ciné, 234 W Hancock Avenue, Athens, Georgia 30601.

1:15 p.m. “Zemene”

3:00 p.m. “Above and Beyond”

5:15 p.m. “A Borrowed Identity”

8:00 p.m. “Chagall-Malevich”

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Monday screenings will be at Ciné, 234 W Hancock Avenue, Athens, Georgia 30601.

4:00 p.m.” Apples from the Desert”

6:15 p.m. “The Last Mentsch”

8:15 p.m. “Victor Young Perez”

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All Tuesday screenings will be at Ciné, 234 W Hancock Avenue, Athens, Georgia 30601.

5:00 p.m. 3 Winners of AJFF Short Film Competition

6:15 p.m. Closing Party

7:15 p.m. “Deli Man”

Special guest speaker, “Deli Man” producer/director, Erik Greenberg Anjou.

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