July 16 - 19

Sunday, July 19

Day Four of JFI's Cinegogue Summer Days! Join us for a number of interactive virtual offerings available throughout the day, culminating in a virtual awards ceremony and celebration!

Those Who Remained | 11:30am pst

Those Who Remained | 11:30am pst

A lyrical story of the healing power of love in the midst of conflict, loss and trauma, Those Who Remained reveals the healing process of Holocaust survivors through the eyes of a young girl in post-World War II Hungary. This beautiful, poetic, and nuanced film had its US premiere at the Telluride Film Festival and was shortlisted for Best International Feature for the 2020 Academy Awards.

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Unruly Women: Jewish Female Characters on TV  - A conversation with Emily Nussbaum, New Yorker staff writer and Pulitzer Prize-winner

Unruly Women: Jewish Female Characters on TV - A conversation with Emily Nussbaum, New Yorker staff writer and Pulitzer Prize-winner

When we look at current and near-recent TV offerings is it fair to say there's a "boom" of female Jewish characters afoot? In what ways are stereotypes morphing and evolving and, in pondering this, what can we learn about ourselves and the culture in which we live? Join the nation’s most illustrious and insightful television critic—New Yorker writer Emily Nussbaum—for a conversation that delves into never before charted territory.

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Love & Stuff | 3:45pm pst

Love & Stuff | 3:45pm pst

Love & Stuff is a multi-generational love story. Told in the first person, in deep consultation with the past, filmmaker Judith Helfand explores the transformative power of parenting, our complex and emotional attachment to “stuff” and what it is we really need to leave our children.

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The Shabbos Goy | FIlm Movement Award Winner | 6pm pst

The Shabbos Goy | FIlm Movement Award Winner | 6pm pst

THE SHABBOS GOY noun /ˈSHäbəs / goi/1 – a non-Jew who performs certain tasks which religious law prohibits a Jew from doing on the Sabbath.2 – a human loophole.In this delightful comedic short God literally forbids Chana to turn off her vibrator gone rogue, so she sets out on a quest to find someone who can. Winner of the SFJFF FIlm Movement Award for Best Narrative Short.

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Caregiver: A Love Story | Best Short Documentary Award Winner | 6pm pst

Caregiver: A Love Story | Best Short Documentary Award Winner | 6pm pst

When 59-year-old Bambi decides to forgo further treatment for her cancer and die at home, her husband Rick leaves his job to become her primary caregiver—a role for which he has no experience and little support. This powerful and personal short film shines a light on the growing strain placed on family caregivers and dares to envision a new approach. Winner of the 2020 SFJFF Best Short Documentary Award.

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Cinegogue Summer Days Closing Night Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Hour

Cinegogue Summer Days Closing Night Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Hour

Cinegogue Summer Days Closing Night Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Hour. Raise a toast to the closing night of Cinegogue Summer Days where we celebrate award winning films and share the future of Jewish film through our Completion Grants program!

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