Talk Amongst Yourselves

Meaningful dialogue about art, culture and community is frequently taking place online today. In order to replciate the richness of the Festival experience for geographically diverse audiences, JFI is connecting filmmakers, thought leaders and panelists with audiences to "talk amongst themselves" on the pressing questions of the day. A series of online-focused conversations in 2017 and 2018 will highlight live-streamed interviews, on-demand film screenings and more methods of engagement and amplification that harnesss the power of technology for important discussions of identity.

Current Events

Talk Amongst Yourselves: Seeing Allred

Talk Amongst Yourselves: Seeing Allred

JFI's next installment of Talk Amongst Yourselves presents this electrifying profile of the iconoclastic equal rights attorney Gloria Allred. Plan your own "living room festival" and host a watch party and discussion for Seeing Allred with friends and family in celebration of Women's History Month, March 1-31, 2018. Watch party hosts will receive a complimentary 4-Flix voucher to the 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

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Plan Your Living Room Festival

Host a Talk Amongst Yourselves Watch Party

It's never been easier or more fun to host your own living room film festival. Use JFI discussion questions and resource guides to take the conversation to the next level with your own communities.

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Previous Events

Talk Amongst Yourselves: A Conversation on Race and Identity in Film

Talk Amongst Yourselves: A Conversation on Race and Identity in Film

JFI presents a panel discussion on issues of race and identity in film raised by Joel Katz’s personal documentary White: A Memoir in Color. RSVP now to receive a code to watch the film for free and join us for the live-streamed panel or be a part of the San Francisco theater audience!

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Talk Amongst Yourselves: A Conversation with Aaron Davidman and Michael Krasny

Talk Amongst Yourselves: A Conversation with Aaron Davidman and Michael Krasny

JFI will host a screening of WRESTLING JERUSALEM followed by an onstage, live-streamed conversation with creator Aaron Davidman and KQED’s Michael Krasny. Tickets are available for the in-theater screening or tune in for free online at ovee.itvs.org

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Still image of Zander Berkeley

Talk Amongst Yourselves: A Conversation on Refugee Storytelling

You have minutes to flee your home. What do you take with you? Refugee storytellers explore their prized possessions in short films about narrow escapes and expansive dreams. The Jewish Film Institute convenes Jewish, Muslim and LGBT refugees for a live-streamed multimedia presentation.

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