The Jerusalem Film Festival (פסטיבל הקולנוע ירושלים) (مهرجان القدس السينمائي) is an international film festival held each year in Jerusalem, founded on May 17th 1984 and was opened by Ettore Scola’s Le Bal. Its founder is Lia Van Leer.
Since 2005, the festival also hosts a Pitch Point, a platform for authors from Israel to present their work-in-progress projects.
The 2020 edition will take place from July 16th to 26th on its 37th year.
The current artistic director is Elad Samorzik, which is in charge since 2013.