Jewish Film Festival
By Charlotte Stace
The Barcelona Jewish Film Festival was founded in 1999 with the intention to raise awareness about the cinema and culture of Jewish themes in Barcelona.
Now it is back with a new line up of films! Hosted at the Filmoteca de Catalunya, the series will run from the 6th to the 21st of October. The programme includes Leo Khasin’s Das Unwort (2020), Viesturs Kairish’s The Sign Painter (2020), and Camille Ménager’s Searching for Gerda Taro + The Man with Thousand Eyes (2021). This film festival is already well established as an integrated and continuous cultural offering of Barcelona - and is the only one existing in the Iberian Peninsula.
The festival believes that offering a broad view of Jewish culture and thought is the best way to dismantle stereotypes and prejudices. Films will be shown in their original language with subtitles in Spanish or Catalan.