In this comedy sensation from France, we meet Marie and Claude Verneuil who pride themselves on their open-mindedness. But their lifestyle—they are affluent, church-going Catholics—is put to the test after three of their daughters marry men from vastly different ethnic and religious backgrounds. When their fourth daughter announces her engagement to a man from the…Read More »
Summer Fun – Let’s Go to the SF Film Fest in Oakland
Let’s Go to the Movies! Join us for the SF Jewish Film Festival! BJB is co-presenting Little White Lie The film runs from 7 to 8:05pm. We’ll go for ice cream afterwards. Little White Lie tells Lacey Schwartz’s story of growing up in a typical upper-middle-class Jewish household in Woodstock, NY, with loving parents and…Read More »
Let’s Go to the Movies! We’ll see El Critico
Join us for the SF Jewish Film Festival! BJB is co-presenting El Critico The film runs from 6:50 to 8:30pm. We’ll go for ice cream afterwards. El Critico Víctor Tellez is jaded, emotionally repressed and arrogant. Not surprisingly, he is an influential but harsh film who especially detests Hollywood romantic comedies.One day while searching for…Read More »
East Bay International Jewish Film Festival
This year, 2014, will be the 19th year of the Festival and it runs March 7 through 29. It takes place in Contra Costa County. The line up looks exciting. Some of the films are: Hunting Elephants (Israel, 2013, 107 minutes) with Patrick Stewart and Yael Abecassis. The Real Inglorious Bastards (Canada, 1012, 57 minutes)…Read More »
You can explore Judaism through Film and Food!
Hummus, Falafel and Brisket – Oh, My! San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Presents three fabulous films about food that are sure to whet your appetite. (Don’t worry; there will be food available for purchase between the showings.) Make Hummus Not War (1:00) Filmmaker Trever Graham’s humorous journey takes us through the hummus bars and kitchens…Read More »
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is NOW!
The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival started on Thursday. You can still buy tickets to lots of films. Go to their website, www.sfjff.org and scroll through the dozens of films at four locations. (or is it five?!)Read More »