Year-Round Film

The SJCC is home to the Seattle Jewish Film Festival, the premiere festival of its kind in the region. Did you know that we offer more than the annual festival? During the year, you’ll find Best of Fest film screenings, family-friendly events, and film discussions. See you at the movies!

Still have questions? Contact SJCC Cultural Arts Program Coordinator Lori Ceyhun or call 206-232-7115 ext. 251.

Upcoming Films

Deli Man: Film and Dinner

deli-man-200pxThursday, June 2, 7 p.m.
$25 | $20 SJCC members, seniors, students, youth

Erik Anjou | Documentary | 2014 | USA | English | 92m
A mouthwatering salute to 160 years of gastronomic bliss, “Deli Man” travels the nation and beyond in pursuit of the great Jewish deli experience. Knishes, kasha varnishka, kreplach, knedlach, kugel, and kippered salmon – the list of  delicacies goes on and on, and now, so will their story. Celebrate the universal history of an American culinary passion: Jewish deli food. This screening of the 2014 documentary “Deli Man” is catered by Seattle’s very own Goldbergs’ Deli. Price includes a dairy deli dinner.


tale-love-darkness-websiteThursday, June 9 | 7 p.m.
$15 | $12 SJCC members, seniors, students, youth

Natalie Portman | Drama | 2015 | Israel | Hebrew w/subtitles | 98m | PG

Academy Award-winner Natalie Portman makes her feature directorial debut in this adaptation of Israeli author Amos Oz’s international best-selling memoir about his immigrant family’s struggles adapting to a foreign land alongside the birth of the State of Israel. An encore screening of our sold-out opening night film at this year’s Seattle Jewish Film Festival.

Father's Day Film: The Life & Times of Hank Greenberg

hank-greenberg-200pxSunday, June 19, 10:30 a.m.
$10 | $5 SJCC members, seniors, students, youth
Join us for Father’s Day at the J – our annual sports film for dads, granddads, kids, sports fans and the families who love them, featuring “The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg.” This feature length documentary film by director Aviva Kempner, Emmy Award nominee and Seattle Jewish Film Festival 2015 Reel Difference Award recipient, tells the extraordinary story of a Jewish baseball player who transcended ethnic and religious prejudice to become a hero for all Americans. Ticket price includes coffee, bagels, and shmear breakfast.

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