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Student filmmakers of all experience levels (all are welcome, you don’t need to be Jewish to apply!)
New or previously created documentaries or narrative short films running 3-10 minutes in length, including credits.
Must reside in the Chicagoland area/suburbs (this includes parts of WI and IN) or participate in a JCC Chicago program (including Camp Chi and Springboard).
Submission due date Dec. 2, 2019; decisions on winners Feb. 7, 2020.
Celebrate the Jewish experience or reflect Jewish Values of love, compassion and repairing the world.
Two $500 prizes awarded to first place entries in both High School and College/Post Graduate categories. Additionally, both films will be screened in a theater at the 7th Annual JCC Chicago Jewish Film Fest in 2020.
Winner High School Category – Children in the Holocaust
Winner College/Graduate School Category – Beyond the Barrier
First Runner up – Ribbon