Don't miss the thirty-one short films in this year's program, each of which tells a big story. Narrative shorts compete for the SFJFF Film Movement Award and documentary shorts compete for the juried Best Short Documentary Award, the winner of which is eligible for the Academy Award in Documentary (Short Subject).
This year’s assortment of eclectic and potent documentary shorts takes us all over the world: from New York and California, to Germany, Israel, and Poland.Read More
In their own way, each of these short documentaries presents subjects who are trying to make the world a fairer and more equitable place.Read More
These powerful works of fiction pack an emotional punch and share one thing in common: the legacy of the Holocaust.Read More
Relationships, romantic and familial, are the glue that binds these superb narrative shorts together.Read More
An antique music instrument dealer receives a magical vinyl record from a traveler: “It reads your mind and plays your lost memories.” Obsessed by this endless record, the antique dealer listens to it again and again, and the memories reemerge.Read More
Two brothers flee home during the Nazi regime. Generations later, their granddaughter weaves a dreamlike story of the untold past crossing into the present.Read More
Working on her family’s ranch as they raise cattle for slaughter, 10-year-old Naama contemplates philosophical questions regarding life and death. While Naama develops feelings for the cattle, her father sees death as an inevitable part of life.Read More
Jewish family members who live in Poland, Israel and France reconnect with their family history and each other. A true story rooted in the past but looking into the future.Read More
Seventy-four years after the birth of Israel and the "Nakba" (disaster), 16 Rothschild Boulevard, Tel Aviv, where Israel’s declaration of independence took place, is still a popular tourist destination.Read More
An arthropod zoology student who focuses on the extinction of insects finds her own life compromised by a new roommate.Read More
A poetic and thought-provoking film about the interconnection of humans and nature—and the nature of humans.Read More
A film about time, memory, fear, and the challenges of holding onto joy.Read More
A historic piano that survived the Holocaust is restored in Philadelphia four generations later. A heartrending story of generational trauma and reconciliation.Read More
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