Waitstill and Martha Sharp are two of the only three Americans recognized as Righteous Among the Nations atYad Vashem—the highest recognition accorded by the state of Israel to non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during World War II.
Special Presentation with author Prof. Tom Doherty presents a talk with film clips based on his highly acclaimed book.
Michael Klahr Center at University of Maine Augusta and the Maine Jewish Film Festival present a free conference on the critical role archives play in a social and cultural context.
We curate a program of films that explore the Jewish experience through – features, documentaries and shorts. MJFF has grown to be one of the best-attended, most well-respected, and highly-anticipated cultural events in the State. We attract a diverse, sophisticated, and deeply loyal audience base who loves independent film.