SFJFF38 Early Bird Passes

Discount passes to the 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (July 19 - August 5, 2018) are on sale now. Scroll down to purchase.

The full film lineup and suite of SFJFF passes and packages (including the Palo Alto Pass, Marin Pass and 10-Flix Package), will go on sale to JFI members on June 19 – enjoy discounts on select passes while they last and start your Festival adventure today.

Festival Passes

$355 Members / $380 General Public

Pass is discounted until June 19, when All Festival passes will increase to $395 Members / $420 General Public.

The best way to explore SFJFF in style. The All Festival Pass gives you priority entry to every moment of SFJFF38 at every venue, including Big Nights, regular screenings 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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$300 Members / $325 General Public

The San Francisco Pass gives you premier entry to all SFJFF38 programs at the Castro Theatre including Big Nights and regular screenings (some exceptions may apply).

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$250 Members / $275 General Public

You asked, we listened. The East Bay Pass gives you priority access to all SFJFF38 programs (including East Bay Big Nights), at its East Bay venues, in Albany and Oakland (some exceptions may apply).

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The Next Wave Pass offers extraordinary flexibility to film lovers under 35 to experience SFJFF. Valid for Big Nights and regular screenings at all venues.

The SFJFF38 Next Wave Pass includes a year-long Jewish Film Institute membership. Learn more about Next Wave here.

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How Can I Purchase Passes?

The easiest way to purchase festival passes, film tickets and ticket packages is online at sfjff.org.

I still have questions. Who can I contact?
Email boxoffice@sfjff.org or call the Box Office at (415) 621-0523. Passes can be purchased over the phone with the Box Office between 11am–5pm, Monday–Friday. 

I'm having trouble logging into my account.

  • JFI Members: You can log in with a username or email and password, or with your Member Number and last name. Your membership number can be found in your initial confirmation email. You can also email membership@jfi.org to retrieve your number.
  • Non-Members: You will be instructed to create an account at checkout, if you have not already. Returning customers can log in during checkout by entering their username or email and password.

I have a membership in my shopping cart but there is no option to purchase tickets at the member discount.
Members discounts are not available until a membership is purchased. Once the membership purchase has been completed and you have received your confirmation email, the membership purchase will activate the member benefits on your account, including benefit voucher packages (if applicable), and member discounts.

I just purchased a membership but do not see the member and/or ticket package price options.
Log out and log back into your account. Once the web browser is refreshed, your account will be updated with any changes and discounted pricing will become available.

I have a promo/voucher code to use.

  • Click on the Buy Tickets button for the film or item you'd like to purchase, and then click in the pop-up window where it says "Know a Promotion Code?"
  • Enter your promotion or voucher code and then reselect the newly created ticket price from the list of options
  • Check out as normal

I'm logged in as a member, but there is no option to purchase tickets at the member rate.
First double check that you are using the correct member number and that your membership has not expired. Then, try signing out of your account and signing back in. The membership discounts should now be available to you.

If problems persist, contact the box office at boxoffice@sfjff.org or give us a call at (415) 621-0523.

JFI Membership

Our diverse membership community makes JFI's year-round and SFJFF programs possible. Membership starts as low as $60 and includes pre-sale access to all events, exclusive invitations year-round, significant discounts on passes and tickets, and much more.

How do I become a member?
Join online!

How do I renew my membership?
You can renew any of the following ways:

How do I purchase discounted tickets, packages or passes at the member rate?
On this page, click Buy Now, and then click Log in. Use either your email / username and password or member number and last name to log in, then select the Member price ticket, package or pass and check out.

How can I access the member pre-sale?
JFI members receive 48-hour presale access to all JFI and SFJFF events. Member presale notices are sent via email (make sure to add jewishfilm@sfjff.org to your address book to receive our messages). Follow the link in the message to purchase tickets, or check our website calendar of events! Be sure to sign in to our website with your member information to purchase tickets at the member rate.

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How will I find out about member events?
Member event invitations are sent via email – subscribe to our eNews here. You can also check our website calendar!

How can I find my member number?
You were assigned a membership number in your confirmation email when you first purchased or renewed a membership. If you cannot find your confirmation email, please contact us at membership@jfi.org to retrieve your number, or call (415) 621-0523. Due to the high volume of emails we receive, please expect an email response within 24-48 hours of your request.