In this episode, Michiana Jewish Film Festival co-chairs Dr. Ilene Sheffer and Steve Lotter chat with Ted about the 6th annual Michiana Jewish Film Festival. This May 9–12 the fest covers eight outstanding independent films representing filmmakers from around the world. Together they dive into the festival’s background, give a rundown on each film and discuss how the festival speaks to the richness of Jewish life, culture, and identity.
Scheffer, a vice chancellor at Indiana University South Bend, is a long-time educator and fundraising professional. Lotter is active on boards serving the Jewish community and directs digital media services for Big Idea Company.