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Saturday, December 12th
6:00pm - 7:00pm PST
Join the Jewish Film Institute for a special celebration of 40 years of presenting Jewish films! Let’s move forward together and toast to the future of Jewish storytelling at the Jewish Film Institute.
Partake in the ritual opening night trailer cavalcade (a collection of some of our favorite SFJFF trailers from years past), hear from our founders Deborah Kaufman and Janis Plotkin, surprise guests and enjoy a VIP sneak preview of exciting new films to come.
All proceeds for this event will support and strengthen JFI’s vital work in building community through film, media and dialogue, and will assist filmmakers and artists working with Jewish themes and uplifting independent voices. Thanks to supporters like you, JFI is a recognized standard-bearer and presenter of Jewish film with the world's first and largest Jewish Film Festival.
Unable to attend?
There is still much more to do to ensure the full breadth and scope of our stories will continue to be seen and heard. If you are unable to attend but would like to support JFI's 40th SFJFF Anniversary Hanukkah Celebration with a fully tax-deductible donation, please click here.
This year, we are also partnering with our friends at Grand Bakery in Oakland, to provide you the opportunity to enjoy some nosh at home during the event. Click here for a special JFI 40th Anniversary Celebration Hanukkah Gift Box for yourself or a friend!
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