Coverage

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

Trans Doc Screens at 'WinterFest'
Bay Area Reporter | February 12, 2019

Family, journalism, Peter Sellers, and more on film at WinterFest
J. Weekly | February 12, 2019

Reel local news: SF Jewish Film Institute jump-starts 2019 with Winterfest
SF Chronicle Datebook | January 22, 2019

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