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Wilmington Jewish Film Festival invites those of all faiths to learn more about Jewish culture

(Source: Wilmington Jewish Film Festival) (Source: Wilmington Jewish Film Festival)
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The three-week Wilmington Jewish Film Festival starts on Sunday.

Festival chair Debbie Smith joined WECT News First at Four on Tuesday to discuss the fourth annual festival which takes place April 23-25, May 2-4 and May 7-9 at the Thalian Hall Main Stage.

The festival will feature award-winning international films across genres including dramas, documentaries, a comedy-drama, and shorts, including a 2017 Oscar nomination. Films at the festival are from Israel, France, Canada, Hungary, Germany and the U.S.

The Festival Sunday screenings show at 3 p.m. and weeknight screenings are at 7 p.m. There will be film experts at selected screenings and audiences will have opportunities to share their thoughts while socializing at the receptions.

Individual ticket prices for the two Sunday events are: 

  • $17 plus fee and tax including buffet reception by after film
  • Students with valid ID and active military, $10, plus fee and tax

Ticket prices for weekday events (Monday through Thursday) are: 

  • $10 plus fee and tax including dessert and coffee after film 
  • Students with valid ID and active military, $7, plus fee and tax

For more information or for tickets, visit the festival website or the Thalian Hall website. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 910-632-2285.

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