Thank you to Our Generous Sponsors!





Movie Star

The Manny & Ruthy Cohen Foundation
The Donchin Family
Film Tampa Bay

Supporting Actor

Associated Watch & Jewelry Buyers
Etta &. Stewart Donnell
Rachel Fetner
Phyllis & Gary Gould
Andrea Graham & Geoffrey Simon
Tampa Bay Radiation Oncology, PA
Weinberg Village Assisted Living

Film Fan

David, Jeanie and Adam Abelson
Davis Islands Pharmacy and Compounding Lab
Eileen & Bruce Goldenberg
Anita & Herm Greenberg
Joyce Hartmann Karpay
Shana and Jack Ross
Wally & Sharon Wallace
Rande & Steven Weissman
and Elaine Rubel

Friend of the Fest

Michael Bloom
Samuel Bulmash
Maureen & Doug Cohn
Rocky Eibert
Shana & Marc Eichenholtz
Kay & Maril Jacobs
Serge Joffe
Ellyn Kessler
Roxana & Andrew Levin
Ira Piller
Debbie & Todd Rosenthal
Myra & Robert Sann
Loni Shelef
Myra & Jesse Starr
Terri & Robert Tankel





  • Founded in 1995, the festival has quickly grown in size and reputation, welcoming moviegoers from across the greater Tampa Bay area.
  • As attendance increases from year to year, the festival attracts not only a larger audience, but also a more diverse one, reaching an increasingly multi-cultural and multi-generational demographic.
  • The festival seeks Jewish-themed films that challenge conventional perspectives on complex issues facing the Jewish people and global community alike.
  • Selected screenings are enhanced by providing a dynamic forum for audience dialogue with distinguished actors, producers, writers, and other expert panelists.
  • The festival is proudly produced by Tampa JCC's & Federation and the Jewish Federation of Pasco & Pinellas Counties; both being 501(c) 3 non-profit organizations.


  • On-screen recognition throughout the festival
  • A link to your organization's website from the site.
  • Festival privileges related to contribution level.
  • Association of your brand or organization with our festival.
  • Promote and position your products/organization at an exciting point in the festival's evolution.
  • Provide you with a BLOCK of tickets to use or disperse as you choose.
  • Access to our diverse audience through our marketing channels, venues and communications.
  • Opportunities for a mutually beneficial relationship.


  • Allows us to invite distinguished actors, producers, writers, and other expert panelists to enhance the movie going experience.
  • Helps make it possible to present the "Best of the TBJFF" Select Film Series of free screenings throughout the year at a variety of venues.
  • Allows us to offer the Short Film Contest to aspiring filmmakers and provide a platform at our festival to display their works of art.
  • Enables us to be an advisory agency to other Jewish film festivals throughout the United States and internationally.
  • Assists us in increasing the number of festival tickets we donate to a wide variety of local charities.
  • The festival is made possible by your generous sponsorship.
  • Sponsor/partner involvement helps us showcase outstanding films that explore Jewish and interfaith themes, foster awareness and understanding in our communities, and encourages emerging new talent.
  • The festival enhances the scope of our education outreach initiatives.
  • Ticket sales ONLY cover 35% of the total expenses; sponsorship offsets the cost of the festival.