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2016-2017 Season

• Celebrating The San Diego Jewish Film Festival's 27th Season - The Joyce Forum: A Day Of Short Films [ePR News.com]

• Theme Song for ‘The Last Laugh’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• Thank You For Calling - San Diego Jewish Film Festival [SanDiegan.com]

• Lamb - San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego City Beat]

• Fanny’s Journey - San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego City Beat]

• Thank You For Calling - San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego City Beat]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [eventseeker.com]

• Jewish Film Festival [Times of San Diego]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [U-T Night & Day]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Kicks Off 27th Year [KPBS]

• Jewish Film Fest: Screenings Feb. 8-19 in La Jolla [La Jolla Light]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival at Clairemont Reading 14 [Best Festivals]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [City Beat]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [So Cal Pulse]

• Staying Alive, Staying Human [Wow]

• ‘Not the Last Butterfly’ inspires hope at SD Jewish Film Festival Feb. 12 [Del Mar Times]

•  San Diego Jewish Film Festival Rolls into Town[Military Press.com]

•  San Diego Jewish Film Festival[SD Participant Observer]

•  San Diego Jewish Film Festival[WS Radio.com]

•  Inside Art[Jazz 88.3]

• Jewish Film Festival Opens with 60 Features and Shorts [Times of San Diego]

• A Thousand Words [L'Chaim Magazine]

• US high school students to join Acclaimed China Jewish Documentary [WorldJournal.com]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival: Mr. Predictable & YP Mixer [Carpe Diem! San Diego]

• A Children’s Song”, and other moving stories at the 27th Annual SD Jewish Film Festival [Vanguard Culture]

• SD Jewish Film Festival chair kvells over this year’s selections; 74 films to be screened Feb. 8-19 [San Diego Jewish World]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Ranch & Coast Magazine]

• Variety on Screen at Jewish Film Fest [San Diego Union-Tribune]

• Jewish Film Festival [San Diego Reader]

• Jewish Film Festival [San Diego Reader]

• • Variety on Screen at Jewish Film Fest [San Diego Union-Tribune]

• • Kid-Friendly Films at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego Family Magazine]

• Who loves short shorts? Joyce Axelrod! [La Jolla Light]

• Top San Diego Things to Do in February [SoCal Pulse]

• 60 Films to be Shown at 12-day Festival [San Diego Jewish World]

• Ask KPBS/Arts: Film Festival How-To [KPBS.org]

• It's Back! [L'Chaim San Diego Magazine]

• Celebrating The San Diego Jewish Film Festival's 27th Season The Joyce Forum: A Day Of Short Films [EntSun.com]

• The 27th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Del Mar Lifestyle]

• Celebrating 27 Years of the San Diego Film Festival [BroadwayWorld.com]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Print Listings [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• Should Comedy Draw a Line at the Holocaust? [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• To Be Special, Be Yourself [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• A Closer Look at Israel’s Hoop Dreams [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches 27th Season [BroadwayWorld.com]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches 27th Season [Topix.com]

• The San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches 27th Season [East County Gazette]

• 27th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival Preview [FilmFestivals.com]

• TIS at San Diego Jewish Film Festival [tiferethisrael.com]

• THREE MAALEH STUDENT FILMS AND ONE GRADUATE FILM TO SCREEN AT THE SAN DIEGO JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL, FEBRUARY 13TH, 2017 [Maaleh]

• Our Lives Projected: The San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches Their 27th Season [PR.com]

• PRESS RELEASE: The 27th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival! [Lolo Loves Films]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Ranch & Coast Magazine]

•  Our Lives Projected: The San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches Their 27th Season [PRLog.org]

• Live Long and Prosper [Giving Back]

• Jewish Film Festival preview: “For The Love of Spock” [CW6sandiego.com]

• For The Love Of Spock [Fox 5]

• Jewish Film Fest Hosts San Diego Premiere Of ‘For The Love Of Spock’ [KPBS]

• Adam Nimoy on "For the Love of Spock" [KUSI]

• Podcast Episode 91: Spock, NASA, And A Real Documentary Versus A Fake One [KPBS.org]

• Spock Documentary Screens in San Diego [The San Diego Union-Tribune]

• Hollywood bets there’s gold in them thar woods! [San Diego Reader]

• Things to Do: September 19-25 [San Diego Magazine]

• Adam Nimoy Makes a Film about his Life with Dad [Carmel Valley News]

• Adam Nimoy on Being the Son of a Famous Vulcan [San Diego Reader]

• For the Love of Spock’ premieres in S.D. [The San Diego Union-Tribune]

• KUSI Interview with Roger Sherman [KUSI]

• The 27th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival presents FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK [PRLOG]

• San Diego premiere set for "For Love of Spock" [San Diego Jewish World]

• The San Diego Jewish Film Festival Presents FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK [Broadway World]

• SD Jewish Film Festival to hold Kickoff Party and Film Screening [Del Mar Times]

• The Cultural Anthropology of Food [JewishJournal]

• Documentary on Food to Launch San Diego Jewish Film Fest, Aug. 21 [La Jolla Light]

• SD Jewish Film Festival to hold Kickoff Party and Film Screening [Rancho Santa Fe Review]

• Food Documentary to Launch San Diego Jewish Film Festival in La Jolla [La Jolla Light and MyInforms.com]

• Wine and dine minus the swine [San Diego Reader]

• 27th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Vista Press]

• Underwriter Kickoff Party Featuring IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE [WhereEvent.com]

• 27th Annual San Diego Festival launches with IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE [BroadwayWorld.com]


2015-2016 Season

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival 2016 honors ZDF Theatre coproduction "To life!" "Best Film" [PressePortal.zdf.de]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Awards [FilmFestivals.com]

• 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival A Winner! [Buzzreview]

• Jewish Film Festival Review: ‘Righteous Rebel’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• ‘Flory’s Flame’: Jewish history through Ladino music [San Diego Jewish World]

• The San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Craig's List Events]

• Someone drops the Torah and Then What? [San Diego Jewish World]

• Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is honored to be a Community Partner at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival of 2016. [University of San Diego Website]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Performances at La Jolla Playhouse]

• Jewish Film Festival [CW San Diego]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival: The Last Cyclist Parts 1 and 2 [San Diego Reader]

• 2016 San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches Today [IIDA ART SHOW SAN DIEGO]

• Sun 2/7: San Diego Jewish Film Festival: Flory's Flame [Geos News]

• Film & Discussion at Jewish Film Festival [Meetup.com]

• Film Festival Preview: ‘Imber’s Left Hand’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• Best Of The Jewish Film Fest [Faktual]

• 2016 San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches Today [Faktual]

• 26th Annual Jewish Film Festival Everybody Knows Their Names [Faktual]

• 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival Program Highlights [La Jolla Blue Book]

• The San Diego Jewish Film Festival, Showing 60 Films in 5 Locations [North County Sun]

• SD Jewish Film Fest @ 26 [L' Chaim]

• Film Festival Preview: ‘The Singing Abortionist’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• Jewish Film Festival [The Source from San Diego Reader]

• KPBS film Critic Beth Accomando previews the 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego Union-Tribune Transcript]

• Jewish Films a Growing Force [San Diego Union-Tribune]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches 26th Year With South African Drama [KPBS]

• San Diego is the Temporary Capital of Short Films [San Diego Jewish World]

• The San Diego Jewish Film Festival in San Diego [San Diego Eventful.com]

• Film Festival Preview: ‘The Law’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events, Feb. 4-11 [La Jolla Light]

• Mardi Gras hits the Gaslamp [San Diego Reader]

• The Jewish Film Festival Has Some Winners [San Diego Reader]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Returns for 26th year [San Diego City Beat]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego City Beat]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego.blog]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival is Coming [Last Music MP3]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Del Mar Lifestyle]

• Film Festival Preview: ‘A Blind Hero’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Ranch & Coast]

• Jewish Journal February 2016 [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• Jewish Film Fest Promises Surprises and Discoveries [La Jolla Light, Solana Beach Sun and Rancho Santa Fe Review]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival's 26th Season [The Vista Press]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Feb 4-14 [Rancho Santa Fe Review]

• The San Diego Jewish Film Festival Features a Line-up of Short Films [East County Gazette]

• Bernice Steinbaum art dealer documentary part of The San Diego Jewish Film Festival [East County Gazette]

• The San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego 10 News]

• Inside Art with Craig Prater [Jazz 88]

• Film Festival preview: ‘Natasha’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• 26th Annual Jewish Film Festival: Everybody Knows Their Names [sdnews.com]

• Rancho Santa Fe Resident Shares Film Study Class with Veterans in Jail [Rancho Santa Fe Review]

• Film Festival Preview: ‘The Price of Sugar’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• 2016 San Diego Jewish Film Festival to Launch This February [GCO New]

• 2016 San Diego Jewish Film Festival to Launch This February [Broadway World]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Fine Magazine]

• Salute to the San Diego Jewish Film Festival & DOUGH [Cinema Society]

• Film Festival Preview: 'The Polgar Variant' [San Diego Jewish World]

•  Film [Performance Magazine]

•  The Anatomy of a Film Festival [San Diego Jewish World]

•  The Caborca Jew: A Mexican Story [JewishFilmFestivals.org]

•  Tesefa [JewishFilmFestivals.org]

•  San Diego Jewish Film Festival Set for 26th Straight Opening [Fine Magazine]

•  San Diego Jewish Film Festival [WS Radio.com]

•  60 Films Coming to SD Jewish Film Festival [San Diego Jewish World]

•  The San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches Their 26th Season [San Diego Jewish Film Festival]

•  Obtaining Press Credentials for Festival [San Diego Jewish Film Festival]

•  Press Articles and Photo Stills [San Diego Jewish Film Festival]

•  The Joyce Forum [San Diego Jewish Film Festival]

•  Bernice Steinbaum [San Diego Jewish Film Festival]


2015 Press

•  Camerimage: An Artist Preserves Memories of the Holocaust in ‘Drawing Against Oblivion’ [Variety]

•  La Jolla's Best Bets for Events October 22 - 28 [La Jolla Light]

•  July 12 screening to whet appetites for next year’s Jewish Film Festival [Del Mar times]

•  Filmmaker Says Marilyn Monroe Was Murdered [San Diego Jewish World]

•  Marilyn Monroe: Declassified [Seaside Courier]

•  Freedom Writers Documentary [Long Beach Post]

•  Fabulous Festival [San Diego Jewish World]

•  BWW Reviews: San Diego Jewish Film Fest Rocks Bollywood [Broadway World]

• Silver Anniversary for San Diego’s Silver Screen Star [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• S.D. Jewish Film Festival announces winners [San Diego Jewish World]

• ‘Above and Beyond’ tells of nascent Israel Air Force [San Diego Jewish World]

• San Diego Emerges as Film Festival Host [San Diego Jewish World]

• Two movies profile champions of justice [San Diego Jewish World]

• 2015 San Diego Jewish Film Festival – Above and Beyond [Carlsbad Village.com]

• The Wandering Review: ‘Next to Her’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• Theodore Bikel Reflects on Life and Jewish Tradition [KUSI Video]

• ‘Almost Friends’ almost objective about Arabs and Jewsl [San Diego Jewish World]

• ‘Village of Peace’ tells of African Hebrews in Israel [San Diego Jewish World]

• The Wandering Review: ‘Run Boy Run’ [San Diego Jewish World]

• Review: ‘Art Dealer’ provides glimpse into Nazi thievery [San Diego Jewish World]

• CA: San Diego Jewish Film Festival [German World Bilingual Magazine]

• Felix and Meira have a ho-hum romance - San Diego Jewish World [San Diego Jewish World]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival[San Diego City Beat]

• ‘Cancer Mirror’ a testament to strength and spirit [San Diego Jewish World]

• 2015 San Diego Jewish Film Festival – Life Sentences [CarlsbadVillage.com]

• Joyce Forum provides short films with impact [San Diego Jewish World]

• A Silver Anniversary for the Film Fest [L'Chaim San Diego Magazine]

• ‘Gloomy Sunday’ depicts love before the Nazis [San Diego Jewish World]

• BWW Reviews: Jewish Film Fest Celebrates Older Women - With 'Style' [BroadwayWorld.com]

• They’re still teaching youngsters how to dress [San Diego Jewish World]

• Fine Arts Preview [KUSI]

• A Letter to Wedgwood, to be Screened Feb 10 [Del Mar Times]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Where Magazine]

• Moving Documentary Debuts [UT Community Newspapers]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Ranch and Coast]

• The Wandering Review: Holocaust films back [San Diego Jewish World]

• Jewish Film Fest Interview with Theodore Bikel [KUSI News]

• A Silver Anniversary for the Film Fest [L'Chaim]

• Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem [San Diego Jewish World]

• SAN DIEGO JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL OPENS [The CW San Diego 6]

• 25th Annual Jewish Film Festival Returns to Clairemont [The Clairemont Times]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Marks 25 Years [Union Tribune San Diego]

• San Diego Jewish Film Fest Celebrates a Quarter Century [KPBS and sNEWSi]

• "Life Sentences" highlights this year's San Diego Jewish Film Festival [San Diego City Beat]

• Two old Jews sitting around talking boogaloo and ninja [San Diego Reader]

• San Diego Jewish Film Fest Celebrates A Quarter Century [KPBS]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Turns 25; Screens More Films Than Ever Before [La Jolla Blue Book]

• Jewish ethics through the medium of animation [San Diego Jewish Worldl]

• The 25th edition of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival [The Hollywood Times]

• Letter to Wedgewood triumph for subject, filmmaker [San Diego Jewish World]

• Silver Anniversary for San Diego's Silver Screen Star [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• SD Jewish Film Festival runs Feb. 5-15 [Del Mar Times]

• Theodore Bikel guest spot marks SD Jewish Film Festival [SD News]

• Check Out the Best San Diego Things To Do in February [Where Magazine]

• TAKE 25! San Diego Jewish Film Festival celebrates silver anniversary with flicks screening Feb. 5-15 in La Jolla [La Jolla Light]

• Jerusalem Film School Brings Shorts to LA [Jewish Journal]

• Inside Art interview with Helen Fleming [Jazz 88.3 FM]

• Meet Joyce Axelrod, SD's Queen of Short Films [San Diego Jewish World]

• 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Vanguard Culture]

• Attend a film screening of Little White Lie [KehilaMagazine.com]

•  Depicts Jan Tuttleman’s Last Great Battle [San Diego Jewish World.com]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival Promises Something for Everyone[movieworld.com]

• SDJFF 25th year [wn.com]

• Jewish Film Festival to Mark 25th year... [Del Mar Times]

• Jewish Film Festival will have numerous highlights [San Diego Jewish World]

• At 25, the Jewish Film Festival’s Focus Is Still on Great Cinema [San Diego City and Press]

• SDJFF Reported about in San Diego Jewish Journal [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• SDJFF Listed on the San Diego Calender of Events! [San Diego Source]

• The Lovely Sandra Saperstein interviewed [San Diego Jewish Journal]

• Celebrating the San Diego Jewish Film Festival’s 25th Silver Anniversary [FilmFestivals.com]

• San Diego Jewish Film Festival featured in Ranch & Coast Magazine! [Ranch & Coast]

• SDJFF Listed in West Ways Magazine by AAA [West Ways]

2014 Press

• 45 Shorts Among Offerings at S.D. Jewish Film Festival [San Diego Jewish World]

• Army Amputee now a traveling Comedian [San Diego Jewish World] 

• Comedy Warriors Documentary Shows How Comedy Can Heal... [Del Mar Times] 

Comedy Warriors are veterans at getting laughs in new documentary [La Jolla Light]

• COMEDY WARRIORS: HEALING THROUGH HUMOR [San Diego Reader]

Film Review: THE OUTRAGEOUS SOPHIE TUCKER [StageandCinema.com] 

Jewish Film Fest to Celebrate 25 Years [The Coast News]

Sophie Tucker biopic gets Jewish Film Festival off to ‘red-hot’ start Aug. 14 in La Jolla [Del Mar Times] 

Sophie Tucker pic to launch Jewish Film Fest’s Silver Anniversary in La Jolla[La Jolla Light]


Press & Media Resources

For specific media requests, contact Jodi Rudick at jodir@lfjcc.org.

For high-res images and logos, visit the Film Fest Pressroom.

For the press release regarding special guests and events at the Film Fest, click here.


 


SDJFF In The News Archive

Wagner's Jews [DocAviv]

25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival – February 5-15, 2015 [Film Freeway]

Shoes Wins Prize at San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Belarusian Telegraph Agency]

San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Del Mar Times]

24th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival Box Office Records Reach a New High [Rancho Bernardo / 4S Ranch Patch]

24th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival Box Office Records Reach a New High [La Jolla Patch]

San Diego Jewish Film Festival fetes sponsors at special screening in La Jolla [La Jolla Light]

Delightful French Eye Candy Rom-Com Screens In San Diego [Desert Local News]

Neil Diamond Subject Of A Documentary On His Career [Desert Local News]

San Diego Jewish Film Festival [Snorkl]

Film Review: THE CONGRESS [Stage and Cinema]

San Diego Jewish Film Festival to Feature 60 Films [San Diego Downtown News]

San Diego Jewish Film Festival to Feature 60 Films [Gay San Diego]

Jewish Film Fest Fetes Sponsors at Special Screening [La Jolla Light]

Memories of 'Commie Camp' [San Diego Jewish World]

SDJFF Juried Competitive Program of Short Films Gave 5 Awards [FilmFestivals.com]

Screenwriter Shares Story Behind ROLLING ROMANCE [Fox 5 San Diego]

A Filmmaker's Silent Holocaust Tale [U-T San Diego]

Profile of Costa Fam, director of SHOES [U-T San Diego]

Irina Isaeva & Costa Fam - Filmmakers, SHOES [Being Deliberately: Heart Centered Radio with Beth Dolan]

Preview: San Diego Jewish Film Festival [KPBS]

Shoes Move Us To Remember [myBurbank.com]

SHOES, in Just 18 Minutes, Quite a Feat [San Diego Jewish World]

Weekend Roundup Feb. 7-9 [WHERE Magazine]

Film Fest Preview [KUSI News]

Projections Bright for Jewish Film Festival [U-T San Diego]

Jewish Film Fest Faves [San Diego Reader]

Moviemaker Laughs Through the Pain [San Diego Jewish World]

Film Festivals Abound in San Diego County! [Meet Me Under The Eiffel Tower]

Weekly Snapshot [Vanguard Culture]

Craig Prater Talks About San Diego Jewish Film Festival [KUSI News]

Sukkot So Original, You’d Like to Keep Them [San Diego Jewish World]

Confronting Rape [San Diego Jewish Journal]

Joyce Axelrod on Jon Schwartz's Podcast [Seacrest at Home]

Saundra Saperstein on Jon Schwartz's Podcast [Seacrest at Home]

Film Fest: A Reel Good Time [San Diego Jewish Journal]

Film Fest Mention in the Sunday Arts Section [U-T San Diego]

Mark Schmidt and Craig Prater on "Inside Art" [Jazz 88.3]

The Wandering Review: SD Jewish Film Festival [San Diego Jewish World]

Festival Chair Saundra Saperstein and CJC President Judy Freidel Discuss Film Festival on "Spotlight San Diego" [U-T San Diego]

Fam’s Holocaust film SHOES makes big impact [Russia Beyond The Headlines]

Craig Prater and Saundra Saperstein's Radio Interview (segment 1) [U-T "Community Spotlight"]

Craig Prater and Saundra Saperstein's Radio Interview (segment 2) [U-T "Community Spotlight"]

Celebrating the Jewish Experience & Diversity [Performances Magazine]

Tense Moments in Walking With The Enemy Drive Film [MyDesert.com]
This interview with Mark Schmidt, producer/director of WALKING WITH THE ENEMY, was conducted by Bruce Fessier during the Palm Springs Film Festival, where the film was screened. In the spirit of collaboration, the interview was arranged by our very own Film Fest Director, Craig Prater. Coincidentally, Bruce Fessier is the Jury Chairman of this year’s SDJFF Joyce Forum, a short film showcase. WALKING WITH THE ENEMY has been added to the SDJFF 2014 line-up as a late addition.

Here's How the S.D. Jewish Film Festival Will Get Started [San Diego Jewish World]

SHOES Wins an Angel Film Award [Angel Film Awards]

The Wandering Review: Top 10 Jewish Movies of 2013 [San Diego Jewish World]
Dr. Lawrence Baron, who wrote this article, will be a guest speaker at the film AFTERMATH during the 2014 Film Festival. Out of the ten films mentioned in his article, four will show in our festival this year: AFTERMATH, BROADWAY MUSICALS: A JEWISH LEGACY, THE JEWISH CARDINAL, SUKKAH CITY. One was in the festival last year (HAVA NAGILA).

Belarusian Film, SHOES, Triumphant in Monaco; Roland Jaffe Calls Filmmaker "Brilliant" [News of Belarus]

Costa Fam, director of SHOES - premiering in San Diego as part of the SDJFF - continues to receive international awards for his work. [MovieStart, Russia]

Jewish Film Festival Director, Prater, Brings Wide Experience [San Diego Jewish World]