Warsaw Jewish Film Festival opens for submissions!

The 22nd Warsaw Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) will take place in November 4-10th, 2024 in person & online Poland-wide. The Festival loves to promote filmmakers working with Jewish themes. Our festival has an international competition with THE CAMERA OF DAVID Awards. Our team selected and awarded dozens of movies which later won OSCARS & awards at the biggest world-famous festivals.

WJFF has 4 competitive sections with international juries and cash awards, including a 10.000 PLN Grand Prix-POLIN, funded by the Director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

THE CAMERA OF DAVID AWARDS are presented in the following categories:

GRAND PRIX - The Best Film

Best Narrative Feature

Best Documentary Feature

Best Short (Narrative / Documentary / Animation)

We are looking for brand new films with Jewish theme, completed in 2023 & 2024, preferably international, European or Polish premieres.

We are open for submissions of:
- narrative features
- documentary features
- shorts (of 40 min or less): fictions, documentaries, animations

Regular deadline: August 1

Before submitting, please kindly check if your film meets the eligibility criteria below or at our submission platform FILMFREEWAY.

To submit your film please go to our film submissions platform: FILMFREEWAY!

Only films with Jewish content or Jewish characters will be considered for the festival's competition. Films should be produced in 2023 and 2024. Suitable films on Jewish theme may include culture, Holocaust, history, spirituality, biography, perspectives of contemporary life of Jews from all over the world.

Suitable category of films: narrative feature, documentary feature, narrative short, documentary short, animated short. Films which had previous screenings at the regular cinema distribution in Poland or were broadcasted Poland-wide will be not accepted for the competition of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival (

The submission regular deadline is August 1st, 2024. The Official Selection will be announced by October 15th, 2024 on the festival website. The complete rules & terms of the competition: click here!




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