The Jewish Film Institute's annual WinterFest features the best in new Jewish film and media for diverse Bay Area audiences. Over the course of a lively and stimulating weekend in San Francisco, WinterFest showcases films and new media works that would otherwise be unavailable for the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and for audiences who are unable to attend our summer programs.

The dates for WinterFest 2019 will be announced in Fall 2018. Keep checking back on this page for updates. 

WinterFest 2018 Audience Feedback

Help us make WinterFest even better by answering a few questions about your experience at our fifth anniversary edition in 2018. Respondents will be entered for a chance to win tickets to the upcoming 2018 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. 

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Highlights from WinterFest 2018

See highlights in photos from JFI's 2018 WinterFest at the Vogue Theatre and Alamo Drafthouse San Francisco. 

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Past WinterFest Programs

Now entering its sixth edition, WinterFest has showcased both independent and Hollywood films for JFI audiences, complete with guests in attendance, music performances, and more. Browse WinterFest selections here, some of which are now available to watch online via JFI On Demand.

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