Join us in celebrating Israel @ 75




Feature | Israel | 100 Minutes | Hebrew | English Subtitles

Sunday, April 30 – 1:30 PM

Bryan Glazer Family JCC


A comedy about a married middle-class suburban couple in their 60’s who are drawn to their new neighbor, a charismatic bachelor who has karaoke evenings at his apartment.




Feature | USA | 67 Minutes | English 


Sunday, April 30 – 4:00 PM - FREE!

Bryan Glazer Family JCC



Sunday, April 30 – 7:00 PM

Green Light Cinema - St. Pete



The Jews and the Blues is a musical journey that along the way becomes something much more.


Individual Ticket $12


Various times and languages.

Saturday, April 29 – 8:30 PM

Green Light Cinema - St. Pete
221 2nd Ave N.,
St. Pete, FL 33701

(508) 816-8968


A montage of the greatest Israeli Short Films from international distributors. Five award-winning short films, enhanced by spirits and snacks makes this movie-going experience a film festival favorite!


Ticket includes Films, Spirits and Snacks $18


Special Event

Sunday, April 30 – 4:00 PM

Bryan Glazer Family JCC


The STARR AWARD committee will reveal their honorees at the CELEBRATING Israel @ 75 festival.


FREE - (Free viewing of The Jews and the Blues immediately following the awards presentation)


Sponsors as of 3-21-2023


For more information contact


Click here to download the flyer


The Prizes


1st Place



2nd Place



3rd Place




Plus gifts will be awarded to the top 10 films.


A short-film contest with a Jewish lens for students.

Presented by Arlyn and Adam Abelson


The rules!

Create a short-film that has a Jewish connection which is 1 minute to 15 minutes in length. Submit it via Vimeo or other movie-making format by April 15, 2023. Open to all Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas County Middle School and High School students.


The Winners:

The films will be adjudicated by the Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival Committee and Staff on April 15, 2023. The top ten films will be featured at the Jewish Arts & Culture Mini-Fest in collaboration with the TBJFF on Saturday, April 29.



Submit films to

or call (813) 769-4725