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San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

42nd San Francisco Jewish Film Festival • July 21 – August 7, 2022

The 42nd San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, presented by the Jewish Film Institute, returns July 21 – August 7, 2022. Over 11 action-packed days in San Francisco and the East Bay and 7 days of online screenings, SFJFF42 celebrates the full diversity of Jewish life, culture, and experience with a dynamic slate of independent films, special events, conversations, and guests.

Early Bird Passes to SFJFF42 are on sale through June 27, 2022 when prices will increase. Subscribe to the JFI Newsletter and be the first to know when the full program goes live on Tuesday, June 28. For more information, contact us at or 415.621.0568.

San Francisco

Castro Theatre
July 21–25

East Bay

Albany Twin
July 26–31


Digital Screening Room
August 1–7

Films On Sale

SFJFF42 Special Preview: The U.S. and the Holocaust

SFJFF42 Special Preview: The U.S. and the Holocaust

The role of the United States before, during, and after one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history is explored in this three-part documentary by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and Sarah Botstein.

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Monday July 25, 2022
7:30 p.m.
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SFJFF42 Local Spotlight: My Name is Andrea

SFJFF42 Local Spotlight: My Name is Andrea

Decades before #MeToo, controversial Jewish Feminist Writer and public intellectual, Andrea Dworkin called out the pervasiveness of sexism, rape culture with revolutionary and iconoclastic flair.

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Saturday July 23, 2022
5:25 p.m.
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Festival Passes

$355 Members / $385 General Public

The Early Bird All Festival Pass is available through June 27, when All Festival passes will increase to $395 for JFI Members and $425 for the general public.

The All Festival Pass is best way to experience the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival in style. The All Festival Pass gives you priority entry to every moment of SFJFF42 at every venue, including Big Nights, regular screenings, the JFI Digital Screening Room, and any additional ticketed events (some exceptions may apply).

Become a JFI member at the Patron level and receive an All Festival Pass in addition to a year's worth of member benefits!

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About the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

SFJFF 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 complexity of Jewish life and identity around the world. SFJFF showcases more than sixty films each year for thousands of in-person and online audience members and industry professionals, curating a bold lineup of dramatic and documentary features, episodic programs, and experimental, and animated projects that reflect life through a Jewish lens. Since its founding in 1980, SFJFF has cultivated and championed emerging and established filmmakers throughout their careers, helping to launch new artistic voices on a national and international scale.