Films + Events


See what's up next from the Jewish Film Institute, including events and screenings, filmmaker opportunities, and more.

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WinterFest is an annual showcase of eye-opening independent Jewish stories and the perfect complement to the summer's San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

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Online Shorts

JFI's beloved Online Shorts series presents a free dramatic, documentary, or animated short film each month from both emerging and established filmmakers, via the Institute's YouTube channel.

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JFI On Demand

Enjoy at-home streaming of selections from JFI's curatorial archive, available on the streaming service of your choice. Visit this page for an FAQ on how to enjoy JFI On Demand.

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Next Wave

Next Wave is a community of young Jewish film lovers who want to experience the latest, boldest examples of contemporary Jewish storytelling.

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Mitzvah Series

The Mitzvah Series brings Jewish film to communities that cannot attend JFI events. serving senior residential facilities throughout the Bay Area as well as the San Quentin State Prison inmate population.

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