36th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

July 21 – August 7, 2016

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Agents of Change

JFI co-sponsors the Bay Area premiere

Presenting Princess Shaw

JFI Member Sneak Preview

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April's Online Short

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WinterFest 2016 Highlights


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