Opening of the 7th MJFF
The winners of the Yakov Kaller Award and the Honorary Award of the 7th MJFF were announced during the ceremony.
The Opening ceremony of the 7th Moscow Jewish Film Festival took place at Oktyabr Cinema on October 3. The animated drama Where is Anne Frank was screened as the opening film of the Festival. It was introduced by Israeli director Ari Folman and producer Alexander Rodnyansky.
The special Yakov Kaller Award for the Best Russian Jewish Film of the Yearn in 2021 was awarded to Persian Lessons by Vadim Perelman.
The Honorary Award for the Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Jewish Cinema in Russia was awarded to documentary filmmaker Elena Yakovich, author of films about Joseph Brodsky, Vasily Grossman, Sergei Dovlatov, Vyacheslav Ivanov.