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Edmonton Jewish Film Festival goes virtual


For 24 years, The Jewish Federation of Edmonton has entertained and enlightened film goers with a kaleidoscope of Jewish culture, history and identity in presenting the Edmonton Jewish Film Festival.

When faced with the spectre of the COVID-19 pandemic the festival acted quickly and took a selection of films online for their May event.

Tony King chats with Susan Schiffman, Coordinator of the Edmonton Jewish Film festival about the challenges they faced in mounting a virtual festival, the vast array of films, along with the pub talks which featuring some very special international guests.

Details on the films, zoom talks, and the screening days can be found at The festival runs from May 3rd – 7th.