Virginia Festival of Jewish Film

presented by Alma* and Howard Laderberg
January 16 – 24, 2016

The Virginia Festival of Jewish Film celebrates and supports International Jewish film and filmmakers, presenting the newest and best films worldwide. The Festival brings together community and provides entertainment and education through various film genres.


glen campbell Glen Campbell – I’ll Be Me
Free Community Showings October 11 & 15

Sunday, October 11 @ 2:00 PM
Thursday, October 15 @ 7:00 PM
Simon Family JCC
5000 Corporate Woods Drive
Virginia Beach
Registration required.
Call 757-452-6944.


Come early on October 11 to enjoy JFS’ 2nd Annual Stop & Shop for Helping Hearts!
Visit lots of local vendors! 1:00 – 5:00 PM in the Cardo


After the movie, the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of medical professionals who specialize in Alzheimer’s and dementia, including Dr. Hamid R. Okhravi, Glennan Center at EVMS.


In 2011, music legend Glen Campbell set out on an unprecedented tour across America. They thought it would last 5 weeks; instead it went for 151 spectacular sold out shows over a triumphant year and a half across America. What made this tour extraordinary was that Glen had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He was told to hang up his guitar and prepare for the inevitable. Instead, Glen and his wife went public with his diagnosis and announced that he and his family would set out on a “Goodbye Tour.” This film documents this amazing journey.


Presented by: Beth Sholom Village • EVMS Glennan Center for Geriatrics & Gerontology • Freda H. Gordon Hospice & Palliative Care of Tidewater • Jewish Family Service of Tidewater • Simon Family JCC

Many thanks to everyone for our continued successful Film Festivals!

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