January 26, 2007
Judith Friedel, Chair, San Diego Jewish Film Festival, 1-26-07
The 17th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival, sponsored by the Mizel Family Foundation, and presented by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS, will run February 8-18, 2007.
The San Diego Jewish Film Festival showcases nearly 50 of the best contemporary Jewish themed films from around the world celebrating life, human rights, and freedom of expression. In addition to the carefully selected short-subject, documentary, and feature length films, the Film Festival features an international roster of visiting guest artists, including actors, filmmakers, and scholars, who introduce their work, participate in panel discussions, and meet and greet with the festival patrons.
Judith Friedel has been the Co-Chair and Chair of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival for the past five years. At the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center she also served as Chair of the Streisand Festival of New Jewish Plays and is currently Vice President of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the JCC. Other previous positions include 14 years as Public and Community Relations Coordinator for KPBS Television and Radio and five years as Editor of Applause Magazine for the Performing Arts. She has served on the boards of the San Diego Performing Arts League, Eveoke Dance Theatre, and the East County Performing Arts Center.
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