Hear from the Jewish Film Institute's eight Filmmakers in Residence
for 2021 as they pitch their projects to industry leaders for insight and advice. Pitch + Kvell is hosted by director, producer, and educator Judith Helfand.
2021 Filmmakers in Residence
CALL ME LUCKY, Malena Barrios
CURSE OF THE MUTANT HEIRLOOM, Debra Schaffner
EVERYTHING I OWN, Andrew Garbus
HALF FREEDOM, Rebecca Pierce
JULIA VINOGRAD: BETWEEN SPIRIT AND STONE, Ken Paul Rosenthal
THE OPIOID TRILOGY, Joanna Rudnick
ZELDA, Lauren Greenhall
STAR IN THE RING, Holden Kepecs
JFI Filmmaker Services
support projects at all stages of development, from production to finishing to exhibition. The JFI Filmmaker Residency
is a competitive, year-long program offering support, training, and mentorship to emerging and established filmmakers. The JFI Completion Grants Program
provides funding to projects in the completion stage that promote thoughtful consideration of Jewish history, life, culture, and identity. The Pitch + Kvell Forum is a new annual opportunity for Filmmakers in Residence to share their projects directly with industry and community leaders for insight and advice. Visit this page
to learn more.
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