Coverage

Read reviews, previews and coverage of Jewish Film Institute and SF Jewish Film Festival events and initatives to date.

SF Jewish film fest honors documentarian Liz Garbus
San Francisco Chronicle | July 19, 2018

Reviews from the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 
Beyond Chron | July 19, 2018

LGBTQ lives explored in SFJFF38
Bay Area Reporter | July 19, 2018

Feminist filmmakers featured at SFJFF
Bay Area Reporter | July 19, 2018

Restored 1924 Austrian satire eerily foreshadows Jewish fate
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | July 19, 2018

SF Jewish Film Fest: Here are 5 top picks from impressive lineup
Mercury News | July 16, 2018

SFJFF38 Spotlights #1: Budapest Noir, Memoir Of War, Murer-Anatomy Of A Murder, The Interpreter, Promise At Dawn
Spinning Platters | July 16, 2018

Now Playing! S.F. Jewish Film Festival Drills Down to the Roots
KQED | July 16, 2018

The Story of the Warsaw Ghetto as Told by the Jews, Not the Nazis
Haaretz | July 5, 2018

The secret society who documented truth of the Warsaw Ghetto
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | July 13, 2018

Banksy in the West Bank: Whose art is it anyway?
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | July 13, 2018

'Interpreter' evokes war angst in past and present Europe
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | July 16, 2018

Diverse views in 38th SF Jewish film fest
San Francisco Examiner | July 15, 2018

The facets of Sammy Davis Jr. in 'I've Gotta Be Me' at SF Jewish Film Festival
San Francisco Chronicle | July 12, 2018

Jewish Film Festival's unflinching looks at Austria's past, Kurt Waldheim
San Francisco Chronicle | July 12, 2018

Bay Area filmmaker's short at SF Jewish Fest inspired by Jerusalem graffiti
San Francisco Chronicle | July 12, 2018

Gilda Radner documentary opens global and complex SF Jewish Film Fest
San Francisco Chronicle | July 12, 2018

Global zeitgeists on screen at 38th SF Jewish Film Festival
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | July 12, 2018

7 must-see films at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
TimeOut San Francisco | June 28, 2018

Film Fest Explores Varied Facets of Jewish Life
SF Arts Monthly | June 22, 2018

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival opens July 19
Bay Flicks | June 20, 2018

SF Jewish Film Festival announces lineup
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | June 20, 2018

Sammy Davis Jr. and Gilda Radner top the marquee at Jewish Film Fest
San Francisco Chronicle & SFGate | June 19, 2018

First, S.F. Jewish Film Fest, next, the Oscars?
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | April 3, 2018

San Francisco film festival groups learn to live together as building owners
San Francisco Chronicle | Jesse Hamlin | March 16, 2018

Ten films to see at Jewish Film Institute's WinterFest
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | J. Staff | February 1, 2018

SF Jewish Film Institute makes tribute for Martin Landau a mission possible
San Francisco Chronicle | Michael Ordoña | January 26, 2018

More February Film Festivals
Bay Flicks | Lincoln Spector | January 16, 2018

Marc Smolowitz & Ben Berkowitz named as Filmmakers in Residence
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | Rob Gloster | January 11, 2018

Dad's 1946 letters expose startling secret in 'Letter from Cloudcroft'
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | Rob Gloster | December 27, 2017

Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr put her brains before her beauty
San Francisco Chronicle | Edward Guthmann | July 24, 2017

Deep memories of an 'underground' man in Buenos Aires animate late-in-life saga
J the Jewish News of Northern California | Michael Fox | July 20, 2017

Winner takes all in Israeli political mockumentary 'The 90 Minute War'
J the Jewish News of Northern California | Sue Fishkoff | July 21, 2017

In 'Heather Booth,' one great female Jewish activist films another 
Times of Israel | Elissa Einhorn | July 20, 2017

SF Jewish film fest focus: finding common ground
SF Examiner | James Ambroff-Tahan | July 20, 2017

FILM ON ACTIVIST HEATHER BOOTH AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF 37TH SF JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Beyond Chron | Peter Wong | July 20, 2017

Hebrew's cool
The Bay Area Reporter | David Lamble | July 20, 2017

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 37, Week 1
SF Weekly | Sherilyn Connelly | July 19, 2017

SF Jewish Film Fest: Don't miss these 10 films
The Mercury News | Randy Myers | July 19, 2017

Tiny woman with a huge personality will win you over in Jewish film fest doc
J the Jewish News of Northern California | Elissa Einhorn | July 17, 2017

Midrash on film: Biblical drama unfolds as modern heartbreak
J the Jewish News of Northern California | David A.M. Wilensky | July 17, 2017

Al Gore, Hedy Lamarr, Joe Berlinger, Karl Marx, and a slew of new features light up the screens at the 37th SF Jewish Film Fest
48 Hills | Dennis Harvey | July 18, 2017

BEN-GURION, EPILOGUE: in his own words, Israel's founding leader reflects
The Movie Gourmet | Scott Strickland | July 11, 2017 

LEVINSKY PARK: refuge for refugees?
The Movie Gourmet | Scott Strickland | July 11, 2017

A CLASSY BROAD: "Done. Next!"
The Movie Gourmet | Scott Strickland | July 11, 2017

SUBTE-POLSKA: memory, vitality and loves from the past
The Movie Gourmet | Scott Strickland | July 11, 2017

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival: Al Gore in person, plus Hedy Lamarr!
The Movie Gourmet | Scott Strickland | July 11, 2017

Interview with Jay Rosenblatt & Director Robert Philipson - Body and Soul: An American Bridge
Wanda's Picks Radio Show | July 12, 2017

Queer Drama In Between Is a San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Highlight
SF Bay Times | Gary M. Kramer | July 17, 2017

Now Playing! Smorgasbord of Self-Discovery at S.F. Jewish Film Festival
KQED Arts | Michael Fox | July 17, 2017

Romantic comedy heralds 'Change' through autistic lovers
J the Jewish News of Northern California | Michael Fox | July 14, 2017

S.F. Jewish Film Fest packs Karl Marx, Al Gore, Heddy Lamarr and more into 17 days
J the Jewish News of Northern California | Liz Harris | July 13, 2017

For directing team, phone call came at convenient time
San Francisco Chronicle | David Lewis | July 12, 2017

Jewish film fest honors doc filmmaker Joe Berlinger
San Francisco Chronicle | David Lewis | July 12, 2017 

An insider's tour of the SF Jewish film fest
San Francisco Chronicle | David Lewis | July 12, 2017

S.F. Jewish film fest strives to offer therapy for community
San Francisco Chronicle | David Lewis | July 12, 2017

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival: Al Gore in person, plus Hedy Lamarr!
The Movie Gourmet | Scott Strickland | July 11, 2017

Al Gore will speak at S.F. screening of 'Inconvenient Truth' follow-up film
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | Staff | June 29, 2017

This year's Jewish Film Fest deals with refugees, music, romance, and yes, genocide
Bayflicks | Lincoln Spector | June 27, 2017 

Jewish Film Fest Announces Lineup
San Francisco Chronicle | Mick LaSalle | June 21, 2017

Ambitious South Korean Actioner 'The Villainess' Just Might Be This Year's 'Train to Busan' - Film Festival Roundup
IndieWire | Kate Erbland | June 8, 2017

S.F. Jewish Film Fest will highlight women directors on opening, closing nights
J. the Jewish News of Northern California | Max A. Cherney | June 7, 2017