Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is a large cinema festival that runs for 23 days every January or February at several venues of Atlanta and its suburbs Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, and Marietta. The festival focuses on independent Jewish films from different countries. Over 70 cinema works, many of them are premieres and presented by their directors or producers. The festival covers many genres: feature-length drama, comedy, romance, documentaries and short films. Every year the festival is attended by about 40,000 people.
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival was first held in 2000. It was organized by the Atlanta regional office of the American Jewish Committee. The goal of the festival is to entertain, educate and promote dialogue by means of cinema.