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Rising DOUGH at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

by Gary Meyer

Jewish celebrations and cuisine go together. The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival wouldn’t be a proper cinematic meal without food films on its menu. 669 more words


Day 58 – San Francisco

People keep asking us why we don’t stay longer in one place and why we seem to be moving so fast. Well, the fact is that 1: it is generally quite expensive to stay in the more ‘interesting’ places so we can’t afford to stay too long, 2: we are not very ‘cultured’ so we don’t really go to museums, galleries and the like unless they are free or very interesting, thus saving a lot of time, 3: we both get bored fairly easily, 4: you can only see everything once so there is no point in hanging about once you’ve seen it and 5: this isn’t really a traditional holiday – if we want to sit next to a pool and relax we can do it for much cheaper in South Africa! 853 more words


Mind/Game to screen at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

A great summer continues with Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw at the 35th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF)!  SFJFF has screened over 1500 films since its inception in 1980, continually dedicated to presenting narratives, documentaries, live programs and social events that reflect a global approach and full-time dedication to Jewish life and culture.   120 more words

June 9th!

Oh yeah. Who’s ready? Who’s excited? I AM! AHHHH!


The 58th SF Intl Film Festival: Day 3 – Barbara Loden's "Wanda"

It’s back to the Castro Theatre for day 3 with a 35mm transfer of Barbara Loden‘s shot on 16mm film from 1970, “Wanda”. On hand to give a special introduction of the film, and to oversell it as well, was the Telluride Film Festival’s 2015 guest director and highly acclaimed author… 493 more words