Monthly Screenings
JFF 2018 Awards

Awards for International Cinema

The Gabriel Sherover Competition

  • The Gabriel Sherover Foundation Award for Best International Film

Films in competition


In the Spirit of Freedom Awards in Memory of Wim van Leer

  • Cummings Award for Best Feature Film
  • Ostrovsky Award for Best Documentary Film

Films in competition


FIPRESCI Award for International First Film

Films in competition


Awards for Israeli Cinema

Haggiag Competition for Full-Length Israeli Feature Films

Films in competition


Van Leer Competition for Full-Length Israeli Documentary Films

  • Van Leer Award for Best Documentary Film
  • Van Leer Award for Best Director of a Documentary Film

Films in competition


Competition for Israeli Shorts

  • Van Leer Award for Best Live Action Film
  • Van Leer Award for Best Documentary Film
  • The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund—The Jerusalem Development Authority Award for Best Animation Film

Films in competition


The Jewish Experience Awards

Courtesy of Michaela and Leon Constantiner

  • The Lia Award in Honor of Lia van Leer for Films Dealing with Jewish Heritage
  • The Avner Shalev - Yad Vashem Chairman’s Award for Artistic Achievement in Holocaust Related

Films in competition


Jerusalem Pitch Point 2018 Awards

  • Goralska Award
  • The Wouter Barendrecht - Lia van Leer
  • CineLabAward Post-Production Services
  • The DB Studio and Opus Post-Production Services


The Israeli Video Art and Experimental Film Competition

Films in competition


The Wim van Leer Competition for High School Students

  • The Wim van Leer Award Courtesy of Vivian Ostrovsky


The Alex Bernstein Grant for an Outstanding Student’s Final Project

  • The Jerusalem-based Filmmaker Award will be granted to Ron Havilio
  • Honorary Award to an Outstanding Israeli Film Crew Member will be granted to Avraham Leibman