Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 07:30pm - 09:30pm | AMC Pacific Place 11
About the Film: World-renowned National Geographic wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum journeys to capture his most elusive subject. Special Event: Get decked out old-Hollywood style! Happy hour (cash bar) + photo booths start 6:30pm, with a silver soirée after-party catered by Tom Douglas. Special Guests: Director Dani Menkin and photographer Amos Nachoum. Menkin and Martin Selig will be honored with SJFF's 2020 REEL/REAL Difference Awards.
Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:45pm | AMC Pacific Place 11
About the Film: Sports and spy craft collide in this double-header documentary about major leaguer Moe Berg. Special Event: Sunday Klezmer Brunch (9:30 am) is a full Jewish-food smorgasbord by Mangia Bene Catering. Film only tickets also available.
Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 01:20pm - 03:20pm | AMC Pacific Place 11
About: A Sephardic woman voyages across Europe to unearth her roots and ancestral language. Followed by an echar lashon (coffee klatch) with biscochos. Special Guests: Producer Cem Kitapci and UW Professor Devin Naar.
Sunday, March 22, 2020 | 06:00pm - 07:30pm | AMC Pacific Place 11
About theTribute: SJFF celebrates Elliott Gould's lifetime of achievement on and off the silver screen with our 2020 REEL Difference Award. The Oscar-nominee discusses and share clips from his compelling career spanning six decades, his Jewish identity, and philanthropic work. Special Guests: Actor Elliott Gould in conversation with Warren Etheredge.
Monday, March 23, 2020 | 07:00pm - 09:00pm | The Paramount Theatre
About: STG + SJFF present a special Jewish edition of "Silent Movie Mondays" with a live ensemble. Special Guests: Original live score performed by world-renowned klezmer violinist/composer Alicia Svigals and pianist/composer Donald Sosin (co-composers) with clarinetist Laura DeLuca. Post-film discussion with film scholar Cynthia Walk.
About: Memory can be a blessing; it can also be a burden. For Jews, it's a preoccupation. Curated by Warren Etheredge: Seven international award winning shorts and new discoveries. Don't miss these special festival treats!
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 02:00pm - 03:40pm | Aegis Living of Queen Anne at Rodger's Park
In consideration of the health of Aegis Living residents, this free event is postponed until further notice. About: How did this Holocaust survivor become America’s most famous sex therapist? Free for age 65+ and pass holders only. Seating limited. Snacks too!
Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 12:50pm - 01:50pm | SJCC - Mercer Island
About:Half the globe will face water scarcity by 2025. Israeli innovators are working to change that and heal the world. About J-Serve: BBYO + SJCC host the nation's largest teen volunteer intiative (Sun. Mar. 29, noon-4pm): register here!
Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 06:50pm - 08:45pm | SJCC - Mercer Island
About: A gay, ex-Mormon, cancer-surviving comedian prepares for his bar mitzvah. Special Guest: Comedian H. Alan Scott Special Event: Standup comedy + Silver Sendoff Closing Reception, sweet treats and a champagne toast.
About: The rise, fall, and redemption of an American-Israeli basketball legend. Special Event: SJFF Eastside Edition is moving to Redmond and enjoy popcorn on us! Attendees receive a gift card good for concessions.