Become a Film Festival Underwriter

Underwriters are the backbone of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival. They love and support great films while enjoying many social and cinematic perks along the way. If you've already pledged your support for this year's festival, we are truly grateful and look forward to seeing you at the annual kick-off celebration of food, film and festivities. 

If you have yet to pledge your support or are not sure if Underwriting is right for you, please take a minute to contact the Film Festival Office.

You can make your donation to the San Diego Jewish Film Festival by mail or by phone.
To make your gift by phone, call Danielle Cohen at (858) 362-1330 or email

To make your gift by mail, please make check payable to CJC and mail to:
San Diego Jewish Film Festival
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1348

For more information on supporting the San Diego Jewish Film Festival, please contact Director of Development, Paige Pick: 858.362.1355 or

Click here for a closer look at the 2017-2018 Underwriter benefit levels.

Please Note: For contributions above $10,000, tailored individual and corporate underwriting opportunities are available upon request.

For Underwriter levels split between different households, only one of those households will receive a donation acknowledgement letter and Underwriter name recognition.

Mid-Season screenings include at least three events: Spring Screening, Summer Underwriter Kickoff Party, and Fall Screening.

The San Diego Jewish Film Festival is a program of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.