Rochester Jewish Film Festival | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Rochester Jewish Film Festival

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 07/17/2022
We are so pleased to present RJFF22, the return of an all in-person film festival. We realize the pandemic may have more twists and turns ahead. If we need to make changes in the coming weeks, we will let you know via e-mail and social media.It is important to know that RJFF22 seating is reserved seating for all.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email so we can update it immediately.

NEW! Reserved Seats

Buy your tickets online and choose your seats – no need to arrive early to get your favorite spot! 

All Festival Passes and Donors must reserve seats for each film that you plan to attend. 

You’ll have an account on Eventive based on your e-mail address. You should recieve a confirmation e-mail and instructions prior to June 1. E-mail if you didn’t receive anything. 

Walkup sales/reservations will be available unless a screening is sold out. Seats are not guaranteed for All Festival Passes and donors without advanced reservations. 

Post-Film Discussions

We're still working on securing guests and post-film discussions. Watch for updates here and on our Facebook page.

Covid-19 Safety

Masks required. All audience members, staff, and volunteers (12 and older) will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination upon arrival. Thank you!

Festival Venues

Dryden Theatre | 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

JCC Hart Theater | 1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618



Sunday, July 10th - Dead Sea Guardians (1 pm); Hester Street (3:30 pm); Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen (7 pm)

Monday, July 11th - Leaving Paradise (11 am); Wet Dog (2 pm); The New Jew, Episodes 1 and 2 (6 pm); The Man in the Basement (8:30 pm)

Tuesday, July 12th - The Automat (11 am); The Tiger Within (2 pm); Valiant Hears (6 pm); Rose (8:30 pm)

Wednesday, July 13th - The New Jew, Episodes 3 and 4 (11 am); The Levys of Monticello (2 pm); Persian Lessons (8 pm)

Thursday, July 14th - Greener Pastures (11 am); Women of Valor (2 pm); Image of Victory (7 pm); 

Saturday, July 16th - The Neighbors (7:30 pm)

Sunday, July 17th - A Tree of Life (1 pm); Plan A (3:30 pm); Three Minutes - A Lengthening (7:30 pm)

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States


585.461.2000 x235
Contact name: 
Marc Cataldi
The event has already taken place on this date: 
Time varies; See Schedule
$8 - $10


Adults without kids