Filmmaker and Acclaimed Author, Heather Dune Macadam To appear at the Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival

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Filmmaker and Acclaimed Author, Heather Dune Macadam

To appear at the Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival

The Rehoboth Beach Film Society has confirmed Heather Dune Macadam, acclaimed author of “Rena’s Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz” to attend the screening of her film “999: The Forgotten Girls,” on Saturday, April 13 at 8:00 PM. Macadam will be on-hand for a book signing of “999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Offi­cial Jew­ish Trans­port to Auschwitz.” Ticket holders will have the opportunity to engage in a post-panel discussion with the Macadam.

On Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 PM, Heather Dune Macadam will return to the Jewish Film Festival to participate in a 2nd screening, “The Story of Annette Zelman,” which inspired her second book, “Star Crossed: A True WWII Romeo and Juliet Love Story in Hitler’s Paris,” based on the life of Annette Zelman.

BOOK SIGNINGS – Both films will include a book signing before or after each films’ screening. (Be sure to visit for timing and more details.) We thank our partner Browseabout Books of Rehoboth Beach. Other Festival talent will include:

OTHER TALENT – Producer, Lex Gillespie will host a live post-panel discussion about his film “The Catskills.” This screening will close out the Film Festival on Sunday, April 14 at 5:00 PM.


RECEPTIONS have been added for this year’s Jewish Film Festival. A Welcome reception is confirmed for Wednesday, April 10 at 5:30 PM. Ticket holders attending the 4:00 and/or 7:00 PM screenings are invited. A final Closing reception is confirmed for Sunday, April 14 at 3:45 PM. Attendees for Sunday’s screenings at 2:00 PM and/or 5:00 PM are invited. Both receptions will be held in the CAT Lobby.

The 9th annual Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival (JFF), April 10 – 14, 2024 at the Cinema Art Theater (CAT) in Lewes, is a five-day film festival opened to the public and society members. This year’s festival program will have a selection of eleven films from documentaries and features to foreign titles.

Tickets are on-sale now! The JFF tickets are $12.00/film for the public and RBFS members too. Student rates are available at the box office. View the complete listing of film titles and purchase tickets at Other ways to get your tickets: visit us or call the Society’s CAT Box Office (Wed-Sun from 12:00 noon to 5:00 PM). A special thank you to our 2024 Premiere Sponsor, the Jewish Federation of Delaware.