27th Annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival

Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) in Palo Alto & AMC Saratoga 14 in San Jose.

Event has passed (Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Thu Oct 25, 2018)
$12 - $16
Movies, Indie, Film Festivals


The 2018 Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (SVJFF) kicks off its 27th annual events, beginning October 14th and runs through November 11th. Twenty-nine films with forty-nine screenings including three screenings for middle school and high school students will be shown. The main screenings will take place at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) in Palo Alto and at the AMC Saratoga 14 cinema in San Jose.

Budapest Noir
Director: Éva Gárdos
A hard-boiled reporter investigates the brutal murder of a prostitute, leading him into the dark underworld of 1930s pre-Nazi Hungary, in this stylish and atmospheric thriller.

The Cousin
An open-minded Israeli questions his liberal convictions when a Palestinian laborer he hired is suspected of a crime in this dark comedy.

The Last Suit

Torn between the teachings of his literature teacher and the expectations of his, workman father, a 17-year-old must decide what sort of man he will become.

At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. RBG is a revelatory documentary exploring her extraordinary career and personal journey.

From Schubert to Strauss, Bach to Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s transcendent violin playing evokes the depth of the human experience. This documentary reminds us why art is vital to life.

The Invisibles
The story of four young German Jews who manage to survive the Third Reich in Berlin by living in plain sight. Taking on false identities and risky activities, they endure through resourcefulness, luck, and the decency of fellow Germans.

GI Jews: Jewish American World War II
Through the eyes of servicemen and women, this film brings to life the profound story of Jews in World War II – as active participants in the fight against Hitler, bigotry, and intolerance.

Mr. Mrs. Adelman
The decades-spanning romance of a French couple is chronicled in this thought-provoking and scathingly funny film.

A "Driver" in the ultra-orthodox community takes his daughter on his nightly journey, exposing her to the more questionable members of this pious society in the dark alleys of Tel Aviv.

The Mossad
What goes on behind one of the world’s most superlative intelligence agencies? Those searching the answer to this question may very well find it in this documentary that reveals the secret operations and missions that former Israeli Mossad agents have undergone.

The Oslo Diaries
Once upon a time, Israel and Palestine almost made peace. But, then at the eleventh hour it all collapsed. This intimate story speaks to the current situation in the Middle East.

The Testament
A historian leading a debate against Holocaust deniers discovers that his mother carries a false identity in this mystery about a man who is willing to risk everything to discover the truth.


More Info

1-800-838-3006 (Box Office)


Oshman Family Jewish Community Center
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA
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