San Francisco Jewish Film Festival


JFI is firmly committed to the discovery, exhibition, and support of groundbreaking cinema working with Jewish themes.


The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF), presented by the Jewish Film Institute, is the largest and longest-running festival of its kind and a leader in the curation and presentation of new film and media exploring the complexities of Jewish life around the world. SFJFF attracts more than 40,000 filmgoers and industry professionals to its annual three weeks of inspiring films, events, panels and parties. Screenings take place at the historic Castro theatre in San Francisco and venues throughout the Bay Area during July and August.

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37th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Schedule:July 20, 20176:30 p.m: Opening Night: Keep the ChangeLocation: Castro TheatreJuly 1, 201712:40 p.m: More Alive Than Dead2:20 p.m: 32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide4:20 p.m: Moos6:30 p.m: House of Z8:55 p.m: HarmoniaLocation: Castro TheatreJuly…

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36th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 2016

July 21, 2016Castro TheatreThe Tenth Man: 6:30 PMTickets:$65 Members / $75 GeneralFilm Only: $30 Members / $35 GeneralJuly 22, 2016Castro TheatreAida's Secrets: 12 pmShtisel: Season 2: 2:05 PMRabin in his Own Words: 4:15 PMOrigin of Violence: 6.30…

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San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 2015

Thursday, July 23, 2015:6:15 pm: DoughLocation: Castro Theatre9:00 pm: Opening Night Post-Film BashLocation: Contemporary Jewish MuseumFriday, July 24, 2015:12:00 pm: In Silence2:00 pm: Projections of America4:10 pm: Zionist Idea, The7:15 pm: Art…

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