The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival moves to Berkeley (til Aug 4) and Palo Alto (til Aug 2) Saturday, July 28th (today). It will then be in San Rafael Aug 4 - 6 and there will be a special screening of the Israeli tv series, A Touch Away, Aug 4 - 5 at the JCC in San Francisco.
This afternoon at 3 pm, following a 1:50 pm screening of Wasted at Berkeley Rep's Roda Theater, there will be a panel discusion of Israeli documentaries. Several of the filmmakers participating including Shimon Dotan were interviewed on YourCall Radio (an MP3 is online). Donlan's intense Hot House which won the best World Cinema Documentary award at Sundance is screening at 4:30 pm today in Palo Alto, on Sunday at 4:15 pm in Berkeley, and next Saturday, Aug 4 at 4:30 pm in San Rafael (full details are at the link)
I'll write more about some of the films, but I have posted a bunch of photos.
Originally posted on tigerbeat.vox.com