Sponsors, Donors and Friends 2017

Platinum Sponsor

  • Jewish Federation of Victoria and Vancouver Island
  • Leonard and Lois Laser Family Foundation
  • Frances Rosenberg

Silver Film Sponsors

  • Dahlia & Rafi Beck
  • The Robert & Sydney Kalef Endowment Fund
  • Lincoln Z. Shlensky & Caren Zilber-Shlensky
  • Anonymous


  • Eric & Lee Adler
  • Jean & Graham Dragushan
  • Dionne Laslo-Baker & Stephen Baker
  • Evely Laser Shlensky
  • Howard Siegel
  • Anonymous
  • Consulate General of Israel in Toronto
  • The Victoria Shoah Project


  • David Blades, in memory of Carla Nolan z”l
  • Joel & Sandy Fagan
  • Stefanie Green
  • Peter Maidstone
  • Jan Nolan, in memory of Carla Nolan z”l
  • Lindy & Stan Shortt

Movie Lover Package

  • Harold & Judith Bricks
  • Ethel & Earl Chochinov
  • Stan Fisher
  • Elliot & Dena Gelfand
  • Sandra Glass
  • Selma Linzer & Jack Mayer
  • Barbara Roper & Larry Gontovnick
  • Sharon Shalinksy
  • Yael & Jeff Wollach
  • Maurice Yacowar & Anne Petrie
  • Pedersen’s Event Rentals

In-Kind Donors

Friends and Partners

  • We owe a special debt of gratitude to the Vancouver Jewish Film Centre and the renowned, long-running Vancouver Jewish Film Festival (VJFF.org). The VJFF provides distributer contacts and we share costs by booking films jointly. We wish to express our sincere thanks to the Vancouver Jewish Film Centre, the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, and VJFC/VJFF director Robert Albanese for helping the Victoria International Jewish Film Festival to achieve success as the newest Jewish film festival in the region.