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The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Closing Night film: Shari and Lamb Chop


Day 14 • Closing Night • February 26, 2024 • 3 Screenings

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Closing Night Selection: Shari and Lamb Chop

Awards Show • Q&A with Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop • Dessert Reception

SSPAC • 7:00 PM


Sure to awaken cherished memories, this heartfelt mix of nostalgia and showbiz insights honors a visionary spirit, Shari Lewis, and her beloved sock puppet Lamb Chop, kindling the imaginations of dreamers and storytellers across generations.




Mallory Lewis

Performer, Author


Lamb Chop

Beloved Childhood Friend



The 2024 AJFF Jury Has Spoken

Tonight, the spotlight shines on our Jury Awards winners across six competitive categories, unveiled at Closing Night. Chosen by our esteemed panel of industry luminaries and distinguished film students, these films are celebrated for their creativity, storytelling, and capacity to inspire dialogue and understanding.

See All Jury Award Nominees



Tomorrow: Streaming Encore Begins


Virtual Cinema: 10 Days of Home Comfort, World-Class Cinema

As we bid farewell to our in-theater experience tonight, the excitement is far from over. Starting tomorrow, embark on a 10-day streaming encore. Dive deep into 32 festival films from the comfort of your own home, extending the spirit of the 24th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. The best seat in the house awaits—yours!

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Streaming titles may sell out; not all films are available for online viewing


Experience Two Streaming Exclusives

MURKY SKIES - 24th Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Official Selection



North American Premiere



PEOPLE OF THE CROSSING: THE JEWS OF EL PASO - 24th Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Official Selection

People of the Crossing:
The Jews of El Paso

Southeast Premiere




Today at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center

THE CATSKILLS - 24th Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Official Selection

The Catskills

Atlanta Premiere • Q&A with Comedian Jerry Farber

SSPAC • 12:00 PM


Evoking the golden Borscht Belt era, this loving, nostalgic homage vibrantly showcases the humor, heritage, and spirit of the Jewish-American saga at the iconic Catskills summer resorts, symbols of Yiddishkeit heritage and refuges from antisemitism.  



KIDNAPPED: THE ABDUCTION OF EDGARDO MORTARA - 24th Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Official Selection

Kidnapped: The Abduction of Edgardo Mortara

Atlanta Premiere • Jury Award Nominee

SSPAC • 2:35 PM


Marco Bellocchio's provocative, richly staged drama, set in 19th-century Italy and based on true events, depicts the forced Christian conversion of a Jewish boy by Papal decree, sparking global outrage and pushing a nation to the brink of revolution.




Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center

1 Galambos Way

Sandy Springs, GA 30328


Complimentary parking courtesy of the City of Sandy Springs.



Kidnapped: The Church & Echoes of History

Mon., February 26 • 5:00 PM following Kidnapped


Delve into the larger social and historical context surrounding Kidnapped: The Abduction of Edgardo Mortara, the 19th-century period drama based on true events, exploring the historical influence of the Catholic Church, and broader notions of religious authority, individual rights, and identity.


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Balcony Level • Park View Lounge


Exclusive to select Members and Sponsors, the new VIP Lounge debuts at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, featuring complimentary popcorn and small bites, refreshments, and open bar one hour prior to evening screenings. The VIP Park View Lounge is a premier spot for kibbitzing, and a gesture of our gratitude to our most generous donors. Thank you!


Open to "Screenwriter," "Director," and "Producer" level Members, and Sponsors.




Kibbitzing & Reel Joy: A Festival Finale Thank You




Like you, we thrive on the lively buzz in the bustling theater lobby, filled with a spirit of curiosity and culture. This year, anticipation and excitement vibrated through every venue. As Closing Night nears, we extend our deepest thanks to you, the audience, for the energy, enthusiasm, and love for movies that you've brought to the festival.

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