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    Travel 1st Class: March 25 - April 2

    Takeoff from Israel Opening Night with HARMONIA. See the highly anticipated special advance screening of THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE* starring two-time Academy Award-nominated Jessica Chastain. Journey through global Jewish and Israeli life and culture - to France, Greece, the Netherlands, Italy and beyond. Return home closing nights with local filmmakers Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday for the  Seattle Premiere of BIG SONIA.*

    * presales have ended for ZOOKEEPER'S & BIG SONIA | Standby tickets will be released at door only (first come). 

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  • Opening Night Festivities

    Sat March 25th | 8:30 pm

    Tom Douglas Dessert Party
    About the Event
     7:30 pm Happy Hour (cash bar) in the AMC Lobby before the 8:30 pm screening of HARMONIA (trailer). After the film Tom Douglas Dessert Party! 

    Special Guest: Lead Actor, Alon Aboutboul in attendance. 

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  • Matzoh Mamma Brunch & Film

    Sun March 26th | 9:30 am

    About the Event: Jewish comfort food, a klezmer band, amazing local coffee! 9:30 pm brunch followed by 10:45 pm screening of THE LAST LAUGH (trailer). After the film Tom Douglas Dessert Party!

    Special Guest: The KlezKatz!

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  • Some Films on standby already - buy your tickets now!
  • Lead Actor, Alon Aboutboul in attendance: Still some tickets left!
  • Live music by the The KlezKatz!
  • Buy Tickets & Passes

    Travel 1st Class: March 25 - April 2

    Takeoff from Israel Opening Night with HARMONIA. See the highly anticipated special advance screening of THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE* starring two-time Academy Award-nominated Jessica Chastain. Journey through global Jewish and Israeli life and culture - to France, Greece, the Netherlands, Italy and beyond. Return home closing nights with local filmmakers Leah Warshawski and Todd Soliday for the  Seattle Premiere of BIG SONIA.*

    * presales have ended for ZOOKEEPER'S & BIG SONIA | Standby tickets will be released at door only (first come). 

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  • Opening Night Festivities

    Sat March 25th | 8:30 pm

    Tom Douglas Dessert Party
    About the Event
     7:30 pm Happy Hour (cash bar) in the AMC Lobby before the 8:30 pm screening of HARMONIA (trailer). After the film Tom Douglas Dessert Party! 

    Special Guest: Lead Actor, Alon Aboutboul in attendance. 

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  • Matzoh Mamma Brunch & Film

    Sun March 26th | 9:30 am

    About the Event: Jewish comfort food, a klezmer band, amazing local coffee! 9:30 pm brunch followed by 10:45 pm screening of THE LAST LAUGH (trailer). After the film Tom Douglas Dessert Party!

    Special Guest: The KlezKatz!

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               trans-1px the last laugh slideshow still3
  • Some Films on standby already - buy your tickets now!
  • Lead Actor, Alon Aboutboul in attendance: Still some tickets left!
  • Live music by the The KlezKatz!

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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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