Tickets & Passes

TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS CAN BE PURCHASED ON EACH PROGRAM'S WEBPAGE.
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REGULAR SCREENINGS

Jewish Film Institute (JFI) Members...$12.00       
General Public...$15.00
Seniors / Students w/ID...$14.00

MATINEES
(Matinee shows are Monday-Thursday 4:00 PM and earlier)

JFI Members...$11.00
General Public...$13.00

Ticket Packages

The 10-Flix Voucher Package can be redeemed for 10 regular priced tickets to any 10 programs of your choice (not good for Special Programs except Centerpiece Films, Body and Soul: An American Bridge at the Castro and the Freedom of Expression Award). Share with family and friends, fully transferable. Great for gifts! 10-Flix Vouchers cannot guarantee tickets to sold-out shows, so redeem early to ensure availability.

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Festival Passes

The All Festival Pass is valid for all screenings at all Festival venues.*

*Passes not valid for 8/2 Bobbi Jene Smith Dance Performance or 8/3 Film and Feast.

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Available to Festival-goers ages 35 and under, the Next Wave Pass offers extraordinary flexibility to experience everything at the Festival. Valid for all screenings at all Festival venues, including Opening and Closing Nights.*

*Passes not valid for 8/2 Bobbi Jene Smith Dance Performance or 8/3 Film and Feast.

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Valid for all shows at the CineArts Theatre in Palo Alto. 

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Valid for all shows at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael film Center in San Rafael.

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The Priority entry line is reserved for pass holders. Pass holders MUST ARRIVE and be in line 30 minutes prior to showtime. Passes do not guarantee seating.

Films at Rush

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Monday, July 24, 7:30pm | Castro Theatre

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Saturday, August 5, 4:45pm | Albany Twin

RUSH: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Last-minute tickets known as rush tickets may become available for purchase just before showtime when advance tickets have sold out. A rush line will form outside the venue usually one hour before showtime. Approximately ten minutes prior to the screening, empty seats are counted and will be sold on a first come, first served basis to those in line. Rush tickets will only be sold to those actually waiting in line at the time of sale.

Special Programs

SF Opening Night + Party
$65 Members / $75 General Public

SF Opening Night - Film Only
$30 Members / $35 General Public

SF Closing Night
$22 Members / $25 General Public

East Bay Opening Night: The Young Karl Marx
$22 Members / $25 General Public

Dance on Film (Dance Performance Only) - Bobbi Jene Smith at ODC/Dance (8/2) 
$30 Members / $35 General Public

Film & Feast: Personal Affairs (8/3)
$50 Members / $60 General Public

Film & Feast - Film Only
Regular Pricing

Freedom of Expression Award: Joe Berlinger
$15 Members / $18 General Public

Body and Soul: An American Bridge featuring the Marcus Shelby Quartet (7/23)
$15 Members / $18 General Public

Local Spotlight: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (7/24)
$15 Members / $18 General Public

Centerpiece Documentary: Dina
$15 Members / $18 General Public

Centerpiece Narrative: 1945
$15 Members / $18 General Public

Single Jewish Moms Free Screenings
Free: tickets and information here

Exodus Sidebar Panel (7/22)
Free: tickets and information here

How to Purchase

TICKETS TO INDIVIDUAL SCREENINGS CAN BE PURCHASED ON EACH PROGRAM'S WEBPAGE 

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Phone: 415.621.0523

Tickets and Passes are available for purchase by phone Monday - Friday, 6/20-8/4, from 11:00AM to 5:00PM. During the Festival, tickets are available to purchase at our Festival Box Offices located at any of our Festival  venues/theatres. Festival Box Offices open one hour prior to the first screening time of the day and close 15 minutes following the last screening of the day.

For issues contact the Box Office at boxoffice@sfjff.org

Festival Venues

Castro Theatre - 429 Castro Street, San Francisco
Cinearts - 3000 El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Albany Twin - 1115 Solano Avenue, Albany
The New Parkway - 474 24th Street, Oakland
Christopher B Smith Rafael Film Center - 1118 4th St, San Rafael
Contemporary Jewish Museum (Opening Night Party) - 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
ODC/Dance (Bobbi Jene Dance Performance) - 351 Shotwell Street, San Francisco 

For general inquiries and/or information, please email: boxoffice@sfjff.org.

Will Call, Rush, Early Arrival

WILL CALL
Orders set to will call will be available at the venue and on the day of the first screening in the order. If all tickets were purchased on the same order, they will all be available for pick up at the first screening in the order; if tickets were purchased on separate orders, they will be available or pick up at the first screening of each order.  If you would like separate orders bundled together for pick up at your first screening, please email the box office. If you miss the first show in your order, your order will transfer to the venue of the next screening in the order. Passes will remain at the venue specified above until picked up.Will Call orders may be picked up by the person who placed the order with either a confirmation email or a photo ID. If you would like to change the name on your will call order, please email the box office at boxoffice@sfjff.org

RUSH: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Last-minute tickets known as rush tickets may become available for purchase just before showtime when advance tickets have sold out. A rush line will form outside the venue usually one hour before showtime. Approximately ten minutes prior to the screening, empty seats are counted and will be sold on a first come, first served basis to those in line. Rush tickets will only be sold to those actually waiting in line at the time of sale.

EARLY ARRIVAL
Ticket and pass holders must arrive 20 minutes prior to show-time to guarantee admission. Ticket or pass holders arriving less than 20 minutes prior to showtime cannot be guaranteed a seat, even with a ticket or a pass. All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be issued.

The Fine Print

  1. All programs are subject to change without notice. Refunds and exchanges will only be issued in the case of program cancellations.
  2. Films may not be suitable for ages 17 and under unless otherwise noted. Parental discretion is advised.
  3. Each film will be shown in its original language (with English subtitles for non-English films), unless otherwise noted.
  4. All audience members must vacate the theater following each screening. Leaving belongings and/or saving seats between shows is not permitted.
  5. Recording devices of any type are not permitted in the theaters.
  6. Please silence all phones when in theaters.