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Jewish Film Festival Returns To Smith Rafael

This weekend to feature ten films showcasing the best in Jewish cinema.

Returning for its 15th year in Marin County, the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival will bring a selection of acclaimed movies to the this weekend.

The SFJFF has also expanded the venues for the festival to reach across the Bay Area. In addition to San Francisco, movies will screen in Berkeley, San Rafael and Palo Alto. The schedule boasts 38 narrative and documentary features, as well as 19 short films spread across two weeks and five venues.

"[Our] mission is to promote awareness and appreciation of the diversity of the Jewish people, provide a dynamic and inclusive forum for exploration of and dialogue about the Jewish experience, and encourage independent filmmakers working with Jewish themes."

Ten films will be screened at the Rafael between Saturday and Monday.

Opening day will feature Incessant Visions, a documentary about modernist architect Erich Mendelsohn, whose grandaughter is a Marin County resident.

To learn more about the movies or to purchase tickets, visit the SFJFF website, http://www.sfjff.org/. Check back this weekend for film reviews.

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