Member Screenings

Jewish Film Institute members are regularly invited to sneak previews of hot off the presses independent and studio films. To be added to the invitation list, join the Jewish Film Institute today.

Recent JFI Member Screenings

RBG

RBG

While most Americans think of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a progressive superhero and the beacon of left-leaning thinking on a court that veers ever-rightward, this raucous and informative documentary portrait reveals the complex history that brought her to this point.

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Member Screening: The Price of Free

Member Screening: The Price of Free

Meet Kailash Satyarthi—one of the most profoundly effective and inspiring heroes you just might never have heard of before. Kailash has been leading, and winning, an epic battle against a crime that surprisingly persists today: forced child labor and child slavery, which despite worldwide condemnation are still entrenched in our global economy. So how does Kailash find the courage to raid outlaw factories, confront traffickers and defy corrupt officials while also open-heartedly rescuing children and helping to mend them and our world?

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Molly's Game

Molly's Game

Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut stars Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba in the true story of Molly Bloom, proprietor of Hollywood’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being shut down by the FBI.

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The Rendezvous

The Rendezvous

A Jewish doctor and a Muslim State Department employee unwittingly become involved in a mystery that could change the future of the world in The Rendezvous, a classic love story inspired by Sarah Isaias' popular novel, A New Song.

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The Insult

The Insult

A minor incident between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee turns into an explosive trial that ends up dividing the two communities.

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A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

JFI presents this 1957 satire about the corrosive influence of celebrity and media on public opinion. Sound familiar? With Broke-Ass Stuart, Supervisor Hillary Ronen, filmmaker Rick Goldsmith & SF Chronicle columnist Heather Knight.

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Become a Member

  • Early ticket-buying privileges and discounts on summer Festival and all year-round exhibitions
  • Discounts on tickets year-round, including Festival tickets
  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Website recognition
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  • Early ticket-buying privileges and discounts on summer Festival and all year-round exhibitions
  • Discounts on tickets year-round, including Festival tickets
  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Website recognition
Join Renew
  • Invitations to members-only sneak preview screenings year-round
  • 4-Flix card (good four any 4 screenings at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival)
  • Tickets to SF Opening Night & Closing Night Films and Festivities

Plus:

  • Website recognition and in the Festival catalog
  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Early ticketing privileges and discounts year-round, including during the summer Festival
Join Renew
  • 1 All-Festival Pass
  • Tickets to Opening & Closing Night Films and Festivities
  • Invitation to Festival Launch Party

Plus:

  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Early ticketing privileges and discounts on year-round programs
  • Invitations to members-only screenings year-round
Join Renew
  • 2 All-Festival Passes
  • Tickets to Opening and Closing Night Films and Festivities
  • Invitation to Festival Launch Party

Plus:

  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Early ticketing privileges and discounts on year-round programs
  • Invitations to members-only screenings year-round
Join Renew
  • 3 All-Festival Passes
  • Tickets to Opening & Closing Night Films and Festivities
  • Invitation to Festival Launch Party
  • Invitations to private Festival receptions
  • Recognition in the Festival pre-show reel

Plus:

  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Early ticketing privileges and discounts on year-round programs
  • Invitations to members-only sneak screenings year-round

Plus these sponsorship opportunities:

  • Opportunity to sponsor a short film (Festival or online)
  • Opportunity to co-sponsor a film at WinterFest
Join Renew
  • 4 All-Festival passes
  • Tickets to Opening & Closing Night Films and Festivities
  • Reserved seating at the Castro Theatre (only)
  • Invitation to Festival Launch Party
  • Invitations to private Festival receptions
  • 2 WinterFest Passes
  • Recognition in the Festival pre-show reel

Plus:

  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Early ticketing privileges and discounts on year-round programs
  • Invitations to member-only sneak preview screenings year-round

Plus these sponsorship opportunities:

  • Opportunity to co-sponsor a feature length film at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
  • Opportunity to sponsor a film at our annual WinterFest
Join Renew
  • 4 All-Festival passes
  • Tickets to Opening & Closing Night films and festivities
  • Priority admission & reserved seating at the Castro Theater (only)
  • Priority admission and Access to VIP Lounge at the Castro Theatre (only)
  • 2 WinterFest Passes
  • Invitations to privately hosted events year-round

Plus:

  • Recognition in the Festival pre-show reel
  • Invitation to Festival Launch Party
  • Invitations to private Festival receptions
  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Early ticketing privileges and discounts on year-round programs
  • Invitations to member-only sneak preview screenings year-round

Plus these sponsorship opportunities:

  • Opportunity to sponsor a film at the summer Festival
  • Opportunity to host a private reception on the Castro Mezzanine
  • Opportunity to sponsor a film at our annual WinterFest
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Next Wave event
Join Renew
  • 4 All-Festival passes
  • Tickets to Opening & Closing Night Films and Festivities
  • Priority admission & reserved seating at the Castro Theater (only)
  • Access to VIP Lounge at the Castro Theatre (only)
  • 2 WinterFest Passes
  • Invitations to privately hosted events year-round

 Plus these sponsorship opportunities:

  • Opportunity to sponsor a Big Night Film or Event at the summer Festival
  • Opportunity to host a private reception on the Castro Mezzanine
  • Opportunity to sponsor a film at our annual WinterFest
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Next Wave event

 Plus:

  • Recognition in the Festival pre-show reel
  • Invitation to Festival Launch Party
  • Invitations to private Festival receptions
  • Festival catalog mailed to your home
  • Early ticketing privileges and discounts on year-round programs
  • Invitations to member-only sneak preview screenings year-round
Join Renew
  • One Next Wave Pass to the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival*
  • Invitation to VIP Festival Preview
  • Early ticket-buying privileges to summer Festival programs and to all year-round exhibitions
  • Discounts on tickets year-round, including Festival tickets
  • Invitations to year-round Next Wave programs and events
  • Festival Catalog mailed to your home
  • Website recognition

*The Next Wave Pass is a specially priced all-festival pass permitting access to all SFJFF films and events.

Join Renew

JFI is a 501(c)3 organization and your membership contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.  The tax deduction is limited to the excess of the contribution over the fair market value of any items received in exchange for the donation. Please consult your tax advisor or the IRS to learn more about the deductibility of your donation. Please advise staff if you do not wish to receive benefits and deduct 100% of your membership contribution.

Fair Market value of 2019 donor benefits:  

  • All-Festival Pass: $355
  • Four (4)-Flix Card: $48
  • WinterFest Pass: $80
  • Next Wave Pass: $45

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