Festival 38: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival | Congregation Beth Am

Festival 38: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Still from "The Museum"

The 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is presented by the Jewish Film Institute – the first and most prestigious Jewish film festival in the world. SFJFF celebrates excellence in Jewish and independent cinema with three weeks of groundbreaking film, memorable festival guests and exciting special events. A much anticipated community celebration, SFJFF brings to the stage stimulating and insightful panels about Jewish history, culture and identity.

The full program for SFJFF38 has been announced and tickets are currently on sale. Festival passes and individual film tickets are on sale.

Beth Am will be co-presenting the following films:

  • The Museum: The Israel Museum poses for its own complex portrait in this elegant observational documentary.
  • Waldheim Waltz: A stunning chronicle of Austrian Kurt Waldheim’s 1986 presidential election bid.
  • The Invisibles: This gripping documentary/narrative is about four Jewish survivors living secretly in Berlin during the war.
  • The Oslo Diaries: Diaries of the negotiators and long-discarded footage of the actual Oslo negotiations comprise this riveting documentary.
  • Wendy's Shabbat: A group of Jewish Senior citizens celebrate the weekly Sabbath (Shabbat) at the local Wendy’s fast food restaurant with Hebrew blessings along with burgers and fries.

PROMO CODE: When purchasing tickets, use promo code "BETHAM38" to save $2 off your ticket purchase.

CONTEST ALERT: We have two complimentary sets of two tickets to give out for each of these films. To win a set of two tickets:

Cosponsored by Congregation Beth Am.

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