The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival will be back with a brand-new selection of culturally-diverse, Jewish-inspired films that will entertain, educate and inspire audiences of all ages. The festival will take place virtually & in-person, moviegoers will enjoy wide ranging cinematic works including documentaries, short and feature length films, that will include stories of love, loss, learning and survival.

Film must have a connection to the Jewish values or themes of - trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, community, kindness, positivism, role modeling, stewardship of the earth, any Jewish holiday or historical event.

All submission categories are currently open. **Note: you must agree to your film being presented virtually.

For student film, only:
$250 prize to first place in Middle School, High School and College (undergrad).

No prizes will be awarded in any other category.

For all categories of submission:

If chosen to exhibit your film in the Festival, you must submit your film in DCP format.

For student submission, only:
Filmmakers must reside in the Chicagoland area, surrounding suburbs or the state of Illinois or be a participant in a JCC Chicago program (including Camp Chi, Springboard, Jewish Student Connection, etc.) Middle & High school students, College undergrads encouraged to apply.

If address or proof of participation in a JCC Chicago program is not included with submission, your film will not be considered.

**PLEASE INDICATE IN NOTES: What theme(s) your film represents**