8th Annual Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival

    The 2014 BRJFF is now in the history books. It was three wonderful nights one great afternoon, five incomparable films, a terrific speaker and nearly 700 eager movie fans. We owe it all to you — our generous donors, the terrific staff at the Manship Theatre and of course our loyal fans. You made this […]

Our Films for 2014

featuredimage Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, 7:00 PM: The Other Son

  A classic tale with a modern twist: two baby boys are born at the same time in an Israeli hospital ...

featuredimage Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, 7:00 PM: In The Shadow

Dark and gritty, In the Shadow celebrates the classic 1950's film noir police drama, placing it in the world of ...

featuredimage Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, 7:30 PM: Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

 Engaging and delightful, the 2013 Peabody Award-winning Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists ...

featuredimage Sunday, January 19, 2014, 1:00 PM: Six Million And One

  Documentary filmmaker David Fisher's original goal was to retrace the footsteps of his father who survived the death camps of ...

featuredimage Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, 3:00 PM: Cast A Giant Shadow

Lavish and spectacular, Cast A Giant Shadow is based on the true story of Colonel Mickey Marcus (Kirk Douglas), the ...

All Trailers

See trailers for all 5 films in this 12 minute video.

Complete Program Listing

All movies to be shown at the Manship Theatre, Shaw Center, Baton Rouge (except where noted).


All movies to be shown at the Manship Theatre, Shaw Center, Baton Rouge (except where noted).

For Students Only

January 15-16, 9 AM-Noon 
BREC Independence Park Theater 

Finding the Manship Theatre

A Google map to the Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Performing Arts, Baton Rouge.

What They’re Saying About Us

Links to articles in the local press.

Who to Call For More Info

Need more info? Here’s how to reach us.

The People Behind the Films

Information about the directors of the Festival films.

Jewish Film Festivals Around the Country and the World

Here’s a list of nearly 80 other Jewish Film Festivals. If we’re missing a festival, please send it along.