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  • 2017 SJFF Survey

    Rate Your Festival Trip & Experience

    Take our short survey and WIN prizes:

    • 2017/18 Cultural Arts season pass (30+ programs!)
    • 2018 SJFF passes and VIP Gala invitation for two
    • $50 gift certificate to Heavy Restaurant Group (i.e. Purple Cafe, Thackeray or Barrio restaurants)
    • Tickets to Majestic Bay Theatres in Ballard

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  • And the winners are...

    2017 SJFF Audience Choice Awards

    • Best Narrative Short: THE CHOP
    • Best Documentary Feature: BIG SONIA
    • Best Narrative Feature: THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE
    • Best Foreign Feature: THE CHILDREN OF CHANCE
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  • Up Next: GOLD BALLS

    Thurs May 18th | 7:30 pm

    3rd Thursday Film Series
    About the Film
    : Ultra senior tennis stars battle in Kate Dandel's family friendly documentary about the lives of elite tennis players who inspire the average athlete in all of us. 

    Special Guest: Filmmaker, Kate Dandel in attendance

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  • SJFF has year round film programs!
  • 2017 SJFF Survey

    Rate Your Festival Trip & Experience

    Take our short survey and WIN prizes:

    • 2017/18 Cultural Arts season pass (30+ programs!)
    • 2018 SJFF passes and VIP Gala invitation for two
    • $50 gift certificate to Heavy Restaurant Group (i.e. Purple Cafe, Thackeray or Barrio restaurants)
    • Tickets to Majestic Bay Theatres in Ballard

    Survey

               trans-1px 2017 SJFF Alon  Friends

  • And the winners are...

    2017 SJFF Audience Choice Awards

    • Best Narrative Short: THE CHOP
    • Best Documentary Feature: BIG SONIA
    • Best Narrative Feature: THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE
    • Best Foreign Feature: THE CHILDREN OF CHANCE
               trans-1px 2017 SJFF Audience Choice Awards ALL
  • Up Next: GOLD BALLS

    Thurs May 18th | 7:30 pm

    3rd Thursday Film Series
    About the Film
    : Ultra senior tennis stars battle in Kate Dandel's family friendly documentary about the lives of elite tennis players who inspire the average athlete in all of us. 

    Special Guest: Filmmaker, Kate Dandel in attendance

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    GoldBalls
  • We need your feedback!
  • Every vote matters!
  • SJFF has year round film programs!

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March 25 - April 2, 2017: You've Arrived!

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TICKETS & PASSES ON SALE

Destination 22nd Seattle Jewish Film Festival: 9-day journey | amazing in-flight entertainment and travel rewards!

Fasten your seat belts and get ready for takeoff on Opening Night with the film “Harmonia” and return-home Closing Night with locally-made “Big Sonia."  For your in-flight entertainment, the festival also includes a highly anticipated special advance screening of “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” starring two-time Academy Award-nominated Jessica Chastain, among many other films that invite audiences on a journey through global Jewish and Israeli life and culture. Closing night will bring guests back home with the documentary “Big Sonia,” from Seattle-based award-winning filmmakers Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday. 

The Stroum Jewish Community Center is thrilled to mark SJFF's 22nd year as one of the longest-running film festivals in the region and an important part of Seattle’s cultural mosaic, offers a diverse spectrum of films that welcomes everyone aboard.  Exploring a theme of “Arrivals," all selections will give audiences the opportunity to satisfy their wanderlust through international cinematic travel to France, the Netherlands, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Israel, and beyond. 

Be transported, be transformed!

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2017 Attendees
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Actor Alon Aboutbol

3/25

Director Jessie Auritt 

3/28

 Director Leah Warshawski

4/2

"Big" Sonia Warshawski

4/2

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