General Admission (Most Films):
$12 Advance Purchase; $15 at the Door

•   $1 off single admission for Wadsworth Atheneum Members and Let's Go Arts cardholders.
•   Group discounts available. Contact the Box Office


Free parking on Sunday, March 19 at the Spotlight Theaters for the Front Street South Garage, courtesy of LAZ Parking. Please take a ticket at the garage entrance. Validated passes will be available at the box office.


Opening Night, March 16 the Mandell JCC
$50 per person
Includes pre-film stadium-style lite bite, snacks, beer and wine and film

Senior Screen, March 21, The Emanuel Synagogue
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown
The Last Blintz

Free for Seniors (70+). Tickets Required.
Includes lite snack.

Closing Night, March 26, the Mandell JCC
Fanny's Journey
$25 per person
Includes film, Reel Talk and Dessert Reception

The HJFF Concession Stand, March 18, 20, and 25 at The Mandell JCC
Open one hour before show time, come visit the new HJFF Concession Stand where we will be selling candy, popcorn and bottles of water that may be enjoyed in the theater during the film.


Films often sell out; advance ticket purchase strongly recommended.

  • •   Tickets are final sale, non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Tickets are not available for online purchase.

  • •   Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Mandell JCC during regular hours and HJFF Will Call one hour prior to each screening at the venue.

  • •   All films are general admission seating- first come, first serve. Seating guaranteed until 15 minutes before show time. In event of a sell-out, a cash-only wait line will be formed 30 minutes before show time. Unoccupied seat will be released prior to show time. All patrons must exit the auditoriums at the conclusion of each screening.

  • •   HJFF is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.

  • •   Schedule is subject to change, check for late program updates.

  • •   All events are under the supervision of the Hartford Kashrut Commission.

  FestiValues AND SUPPORT

Support cultural arts and the Mandell JCC!

All Fest Pass: Purchase one ticket for each festival film/event and save!

$255 Per Person (for films showing twice, includes choice of ONE screening).

Mandell JCC Pacesetters:

PATRON $500- Includes two tickets each for Opening and Closing Night and 6 film tickets.

FRIEND $365- Includes two tickets each for Opening and Closing Night.


Tickets for all shows are on sale at the Mandell JCC Box Office, Member Services Center, via email, phone, fax and regular mail.

Note: Advance tickets are NOT on sale at individual venues.

Hartford Jewish Film Festival
Mandell JCC
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT, 06117
860-236-4571 Main

Mandell JCC Box Office:
860-231-6316 phone
860-233-0802 fax