Saturday, April 02, 2016 | 08:30pm - 10:30pm | AMC Pacific Place 11
ATTN: Presales ended. Standby wait list at Box Office only, opens 7:30 PM. Pass holders arrive early to guarantee seats - remaining seats released at 8:20 PM About Opening Night Film: Academy Award®-winner Natalie Portman stars in and adapts Israeli author Amos Oz’s best-selling memoir in her feature directing debut. About the Festivities: Join us for happy hour (no host) at 7:30am in the AMC Lobby before and a Tom Douglas Dessert Party after the film.
Sunday, April 03, 2016 | 04:30pm - 06:15pm | AMC Pacific Place 11
About the Film: Director Aviva Kempner tells the incredible true story of Sears Roebuck owner and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, a Jewish peddler’s son and unsung hero to African Americans in the segregated South. About SJFF Awards: Filmmaker Aviva Kempner and SJFF Founding Chair Deborah Rosen honored before the film with REEL/REAL Difference Awards.
About Short Film: Parisian law student and her secular family feel resurgent anti-Semitism, and seek answers, wondering what has happened to the French Republic they once knew. Plays with Surviving Skokie.
About the Film: When a French high school teacher initiates a class project about the Holocaust, her rebellious inner-city students find common ground and shared humanity. Teen Screen: Teens are half-priced: $6.50
Friday, April 08, 2016 | 01:30pm - 03:20pm | SJCC - Mercer Island
About the Film: An absorbing documentary about one of modern art’s most prominent female collectors and colorful figures. About the Event: Open to everyone this year! Seniors 65+ and J Members are only $5. Pass holders are FREE. Everyone else is $10. Coffee, tea and cookies served.
Saturday, April 09, 2016 | 08:40pm - 10:45pm | SJCC - Mercer Island
NOTE: Intros 8:45 PM | Film 9 PM | Concert 10:15 PM About the Centerpiece Film: Sderot, a town of factory workers and rock musicians, is the target of near-constant Hamas rockets. A filmmaker travels there to tell the story and falls in love. Followed by a "Sderock" Concert: Musician Avi Vaknin Unplugged - an acoustic show after the film.
Sunday, April 10, 2016 | 06:15pm - 09:00pm | SJCC - Mercer Island
SOLD OUT - No standby tickets. Ticket/pass holders only. About Closing Night Film: Israel’s 2016 Oscar® submission. Three generations of stubborn men struggle to manage their Persian-Jewish family’s turkey farm in 1980s Israel. Lead actor Navid Nagahban (HOMELAND) to attend. Closing Reception to follow: refreshments and lite bites.