L -Chef Terry Teplitzky introduces The Sturgeon Queens.

R- Jewish Food Tasting highlights Closing Night

Dessert reception following Evening of Short films on March 21

Director of Body & Soul: An American Bridge, Robert Philipson at Opening Night as Carmel High Jazz Septet plays. Film intro by CBI Cantorial Soloist, Alisa Fineman, and speaker intro by Susan Breen, President of the Arts Council for Monterey County.

Reception hosts Marlene Maier, Betzi Grogin, Sheree Goldman, and Cele Passin 

Reception preceding The Women's Balcony at the Golden Bough. Pictured: Lee Goldman, Jenifer & Bobby Block, Sheree Goldman, Elizabeth Baseman, Cele Passin

Panelist following Operation Wedding: Natsha Lipkina, Galena Bordetsky, Alex Bordetsky, Michael Segal.

Monterey Mayor, Clyde Roberson, introduces Fanny's Journey at MIIS.

Justine Stock introduces the Evening of Short films

Drs. Joel Jacobson, Saul Eisenstat, and Richard Gerber at Q & A following Muhi: Generally Temporary at MIIS

CJFF co-chairs Marsha Kelly and Sam Ezekiel

Actor Milt Kogan and film director Maya ben Yair at Q & A with Justine Stock following Maydelah & the Prisoner at March 21 Evening of Shorts.

Closing Night reception volunteers: Left: Julie Chase, Rosemary Lande, Joyce Lender.  Above: Alan Goldman, Scott Lyons. Below: Mindy Western, Shel Lyons

Closing Night Benefactors Jim & Natalie Sammet. Below: Event Underwriter and super volunteer, Malina Breaux

CJFF co-chair Susan Greenbaum