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Sacramento Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 25 Years

Feb 06, 2024 01:29PM ● By The Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region News Release
“Remembering Gene Wilder” celebrates the beloved star of classics such as “The Producers,” “Blazing Saddles,” and “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.”  Gene's life is brought to life through never-before-seen home movies and photographs, as well as the intimate insights of friends and colleagues including Mel Brooks, Alan Alda, Carol Kane, Harry Connick Jr., (Saturday night, March 16, at the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Davis.) Photo courtesy of Sacramento Jewish Film Festival


SACRAMENTO, CA (MPG) - Since 1997, the Sacramento Jewish Film Festival (SJFF) has presented the best films reflecting the rich cultural diversity of the Jewish experience. In 2024, the festival celebrates its SILVER JUBILEE, with 30 plus feature films over two weekends of live theatre and two weeks of films streaming online. The event will take place March 9 - 24, 2024.

The variety of films include comedies, dramedies, dramas, and documentaries from all over the world, plus Q&As, mini-concerts, special panels, and in-person receptions.

Opening weekend will be live on the big screen at the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Davis on Saturday night, March 9 and Sunday, March 10.

Closing weekend will be live in-theater at The Center at 2300 Sierra Blvd in Sacramento on Saturday night, March 16 and Sunday, March 17.

All-Festival Passes are $150 and include all in-person films and streaming films, plus receptions and film chats. Weekend passes and individual film tickets will also be sold. The website will go live, and tickets and passes will be on sale on January 22, 2024.

Visit the festival website at https://sacjewishfilmfest.org/ for a complete list of feature films, shorts, special events, ticket sales and sponsorship opportunities.

Questions? Call the Jewish Federation at (916) 486-0906 or email [email protected].

Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/SacJewishFilm

Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/sacramentojewishfilmfestival/?hl=en

SJFF is a program of the Jewish Federation of the Sacramento Region.

The mission of SJFF is to showcase thought-provoking, entertaining films that inform, inspire, and celebrate the Jewish story for audiences everywhere.