Savannah Jewish Film Festival begins February 25

Featuring a variety of films sure to appeal to all types of audiences, the Joan and Murray Gefen Memorial Savannah Jewish Film Festival will run from February 25th through March 8th, 2009, at four venues throughout the city.

The Festival is a project of the Savannah Jewish Federation and the Jewish Educational Alliance and this year’s Festival is also supported with funding provided by the City of Savannah.

The Joan and Murray Gefen Memorial Jewish Film Festival was established in 2003 to honor the memory of the Gefens, long-time residents of Savannah who were killed ten years ago in a tragic auto accident. Additional support is being provided by Festival corporate and individual sponsors; for information on sponsorships, please contact Lynn Levine or Ben Kweskin at (912) 355-8111.

Full Festival Passes are on sale at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. or on online at Passes are $50 each for JEA members; $65 each for non-members.

Tickets for individual screenings may be purchased at the venue prior to each show; prices are $7 each for JEA members, seniors (65 and older) and students; $9 each all others.

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