Cannes hit Armageddon Time to make Australian Premiere

at Jewish International Film Festival 2022 with tickets on-sale today

Australia’s longest running Jewish Film Festival Returns this October with James Gray’s Armageddon Time headlining the event’s biggest line-up to date

 Artistic Director of the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF), Eddie Tamir today announced Armageddon Time, starring Anthony Hopkins, Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong, will make its Australian Premiere at the Opening Night, headlining the biggest JIFF festival slate to date.  The full JIFF programme will be released on Friday, 16 September, and the inclusion of James Gray’s film, which received a seven-minute standing ovation at Cannes, hints at the incredible standard of films to come in this special 2022 festival edition. Artistic Director Eddie Tamir says, “We could not be more thrilled to open the festival with this critics’ favourite, a beautiful film with a lot of heart – the emotional impact and story will resonate with audiences universally.” “With the showstopping cast, we could not have thought of a better headliner for the festival, and it is only one of the many amazing films in this iteration of JIFF” JIFF will run nationally from 24 October to 7 December with tickets now on-sale for select screenings of Armageddon Time across the country. 
JIFF Opening Night Events featuring Armageddon TimeMelbourne – Classic Cinemas, Monday 24 October at 7:30pmSydney – Ritz Cinemas, Tuesday 25 October at 7:30pmPerth – Luna Cinemas, Thursday 27 October at 6:45pmBrisbane – New Farm Cinemas, Wednesday 26 October at 7:00pmCanberra – Dendy Cinemas, Thursday 27 October at 7:00pmGold Coast – Dendy Cinemas, Thursday 27 October at 7:00pmHobart – State Cinema, Thursday 27 October at 7:00pm 
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the website here