Columbus hosts seventh annual Jewish Film Festival

Columbus hosts seventh annual Jewish Film Festival

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A seven year tradition for the local Jewish community kicked off at the Columbus Public Library tonight, January 22.

The seventh annual Jewish Film Festival started its four week run tonight with the film "Jews and Baseball: an American Love Story" documenting Jewish baseball players such as Sandy Koufax and Yogi Berra.

The films are meant to celebrate the Jewish experience in America and abroad.

Event organizers say the festival has something for everyone.

It is always a very popular festival, not only with Jewish audiences but with all of our audiences. It's a chance to look at several films. Films you probably wouldn't see normally in first run movieplexes here in town," says Henry McCoy, the festival's coordinator.

This free event, which is open to the public, runs every Thursday at 7 PM until February 12 at the Public Library on Macon Road.

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