Opening Night features the Los Angeles Premiere of the new documentary ‘Carl Laemmle
’ on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theater, Beverly Hills will honor Peter Bogdanovich
who also appears in the film.
Since 2006, the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, has presented successful programs while filing a cultural void in the Los Angeles community for affiliated Jews, unaffiliated Jews and non-Jews. It offers an opportunity to open up new dialogues, meet emerging filmmakers, Jewish scholars and celebrities and have a first look at the latest feature films, documentaries and shorts all dealing with Jewish thought, tradition, history and culture. The festival attempts to show the universality of Jewish values and experience through the diversity of the subjects of the films screened annually.
This year’s crop of films has some surprising and inspiring subjects, starting with Los Angeles icon, ‘Carl Laemmle’ whose son and grandson continue running the Laemmle