"Jewish Motifs" International Film Festival (Polish: Międzynarodowy Festiwal Filmowy "Żydowskie Motywy") is a major Jewish-themed film festival held every April in Warsaw, Poland. The festival has been held every year since 2004. The Festival dates are always on the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising that is why the precize dates are changing but always in same season (usually in April).
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The festival organizers declare as the aim and objectives: raising awareness on subjects related to "Jewish identity and experience throughout history, to the preservation of Jewish culture and tradition as a source of Judeo-Christian civilization – through the art of cinema"; promote films on Jewish culture "to reach the young audience who is confronted today with the complex problems of our times, such as terrorism, intolerance and hatred"; "Through artistic expression in the form of films we want to find ways of communicating with all religious, national and cultural communities in order to better know each other and better understand their diverse motives. "especially when emphasysing common elements.
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