The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival began its 2015 season last Thursday and they have their usual fabulous line up of films. I’ve told you in the past that it was suggested to me that I cosponsor films about Jewish & Muslim couples, typically living in Israel or Europe. But that topic doesn’t apply to…Read More »
17 Events in the San Francisco Bay Area that YOU can Attend!
So many Jews identify as “secular” or “cultural” and want to take their non-Jewish sweetie to a non-religious Jewish event. That can be done! But keep in mind that many of Judaism’s religious activities have become a part of Jewish culture, like attending a Passover Seder. Is that religious or cultural? Only you can say…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 »
Let’s Go to the Movies!
Time for our annual trek to the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival! This year BJB is co-presenting Sleeping with the Fishes. The critics say: Writer/ director Nicole Gomez Fisher’s delightful debut brings this quirky story of a dysfunctional yet loving Latino Jewish family to uproarious life. Get your ticket and join us! We’ll go out…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 »