SDIJFF 2019 Season

Important Dates

Underwriter Preview, February 6, 2019

29th Annual San Diego International Jewish Film Festival, February 7-17, 2019

Confirmed Venues

Become an Underwriter

Become an Underwriter by August 10th to receive all your benefits! Click here to view Underwriter benefits for the 2018-2019 season.

Click here to learn about advertising opportunities at the 2019 Festival.

2018 San Diego Jewish Film Festival Audience Choice Award Winners

Audience Choice Award: Narrative Feature

1. A Bag of Marbles, Directed by Christian Duguay
2. The Invisibles, Directed by Claus Räfle
3. An Act of Defiance, Directed by Jean van de Velde

Audience Choice Award: Documentary Feature

1. Lives Well Lived, Directed by Sky Bergman
2. Drawing Against Oblivion, Directed by Bärbel Jacks
3. Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me, Directed by Sam Pollard


50th Anniversary of Funny Girl + Chinese Food

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 5pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre

It’s December 25, and that means Chinese food and a movie: the Chinese food will be Kosher and the movie will be William Wyler’s Funny Girl, which is now 50 years young. The story (in case you didn’t know) centers on the life of Fanny Brice—inimitably portrayed by Barbra Streisand—a famed entertainer of the early 1900s. For the full menu click HERE. Registration required by December 18.

General Admission Seating; Price Includes Food
Price: $38; Member Price: $35: 4-pack: $100
For groups of ten or more: Group Rates

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Brews & Views

Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 5pm
Project Bar and Grill
3683 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

Back by popular demand, Brews and Views combines two of your favorite things – local craft beer and innovating short films. Join the SDJFF for an evening of short films, craft beers, and a good time with new and old friends. First 30 people to arrive will receive a FREE drink ticket.
General Admission
Price: $15.25; JCC Member: $13.25

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Inside Israeli TV-An Evening with Ronit Weiss-Berkowitz

Thursday, March 26, 2019 at 7pm
David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC

Ronit Weiss-Berkowitz, MGSDII visiting professor at SDSU, is one of the most powerful women in Israeli cinema. She has been a writer on several television series, directed documentaries and also served as a script editor on two series. She is well known in Israel for the drama “A Touch Away” and the documentary, “A Place Under the Sun." She was Editor-in-Chief at Keter Publishing House, one of the largest publishers in Israel, and has edited books by celebrated writers, including Amoz Oz, Shemi Zarhin, and Nava Semel.

General Admission Seating
Price: $18; Member Price: $15

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