The Joyce Forum

Short Film Showcase
Monday, February 13, 2017

Congratulations to our Winners!

Click on each link to view the juror’s award announcement.

In Other Words
Best Animated Film -

Hagai Adorian for 11 Minutes
Best Director -

Near Normal Man
Best Documentary -

The Little Dictator
Best Short Narrative -

Shade of Music
Special Juror's Award -

The Joyce Forum recognizes outstanding Jewish-themed short-subject films from all over the world.

Film festival enthusiasts continue to have different descriptions of short films, but let’s agree that it is a filmmaking art form that includes varying lengths of "shorts" and a variety of subjects in the forms of documentary, feature, drama, comedy, and more. The Joyce Forum offers a variety of incredible short films in a collection of four amazing programs, where the talents of the filmmakers are evidenced by their ability to tell their story quickly, effectively, and pleasingly.

A distinguished panel of industry experts will select the top films in five categories.


Watch a trailer about the importance of short films.

The Joyce Forum line-up is a work-in-progress.
Please check back in October or, for more information, contact the Film Festival Office at 858-362-1330


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