The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival will be back for its 7th year, February 28-March 15, 2020 with a brand-new selection of culturally-diverse, Jewish-inspired films that will entertain, educate and inspire audiences of all ages. In theaters across the suburbs and city, moviegoers will enjoy wide ranging cinematic works including documentaries, short and feature length films, that will include stories of love, loss, learning and survival.

Currently Student Film submissions are open.

Submissions for Short and Feature Films will be opening soon.

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/suburbs (this includes parts of Wisconsin and Indiana) or be participants in a JCC Chicago program (including Camp Chi, Springboard, etc.)

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