18th Chai Anniversary Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival is being presented Jan. 10 – 27, 2019

The longest running, most popular film festival in Las Vegas continues to present informative and entertaining contemporary global Jewish cinema for the entire community.

 
The host venue is the Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road, in Summerlin. The opening night film THE MUSEUM on Thursday January 10 at 7:00 PM will be at the Century Theaters South Point Hotel Casino, 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd.

All films will be presented FOR FREE on a first come limited seating basis. Moderators will provide introductions and post-screening discussions with the audience.

In honor of our 18th Chai anniversary year, a new documentary about historic influential Jewish women of Southern Nevada entitled BALABUSTAS will premiere on Sunday January 27 at 1:00 PM at the Adelson Educational Campus.

LVJFF shares insight into Jewish identity, history, and culture, promotes solidarity with Israel and remembrance of the Holocaust. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

The 2019 LVJFF is dedicated in honor of the 11 victims HY”D of the Pittsburgh mass shooting at Tree of Life ~ Or L’Simcha Congregation.

LVJFF is presented with major support provided by Desert Space Foundation, Adelson Family Foundation, Israeli American Council, Adelson Educational Campus, Las Vegas Review-Journal, South Point Hotel Casino, National Endowment for the Humanities, Nevada Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Nevada Arts Council, Jewish Nevada/Jewish Community Center, Anti-Defamation League, and Jewish National Fund. Additional support is provided by Las Vegas Clark County Library District, UNLV Libraries Jewish Heritage Project, Brenden Theatres, Imagine Communications, and numerous corporate and individual contributors.