The 2010 UK Jewish Film Festival opened last night with a screening of The Debt at Vue West End cinema.
Celebrities including Claudia Winkleman and Downton Abbey actress Elizabeth McGovern turned out to watch Helen Mirren star as a Mossad agent on the run from her Nazi-hunting past.
Other big names in the audience included Vanessa Feltz, Lord Levy, Alan Yentob and Ronnie Ancona, as well as the Festival’s first ever Ambassador, Tracy-Ann Oberman.
Before the main feature guests were treated to the official trailer, So, Mrs Cohen, starring David Baddiel and Graham Norton
The Festival’s founder and director, Judy Ironside, said: “We have a fantastic festival stretching out before us, ranging from Hollywood blockbusters to intriguing and innovative documentaries.
“We still have a few tickets available for some films so don’t miss out.”
The Festival is now in its 14th year. To find out more about what’s on and who is involved, go to the JC’s dedicated UKJFF page