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Best of the Fest: The Narrow Bridge Film Screening

Thursday, February 23 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Osher Marin JCC
200 North San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA 94903 United States
From conflict to understanding, from trauma to hope, these families are transforming their searing pain into a bridge to reconciliation.

Come spend your Thursday evenings with us this February to celebrate the best of the Jewish films of the year! We are pleased to bring you the Best of the Fest from this season’s San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. We are featuring three must-see films throughout the month of February.

Last we are showing The Narrow Bridge on Thursday, February 23rd at 7 PM!

About the film:

After suffering searing pain, four people develop inner strengths they never imagined they had. We watch with deep respect as Bushra, Rami, Meytal and Bassam, women and men who lost a child or parent in violent conflict, transform their grief into a bridge to reconciliation in this harrowing nut upfilting tale. This powerful and moving documentary follows their paths from devastating trauma to courageous activism. But their stories are not just personal. They all belong to the grassroots movement Israeli Palestinian Bereaved Families whose participants stand side-by-side to end the violence and build a future based on dignity and equality. Despite fierce political and family opposition, they refuse to give up. While these men and women all wish they could turn back the clock to before tragedy struck, they would never change who they have become. Their many activities include talks to Israeli and Palestinian high school students, workshops for bereaved adults, women’s parallel narrative groups and an annual Memorial for Victims of Conflict where the suffering on both sides is witnessed. Charting a journey of hope amidst pain, The Narrow Bridge lights a way to personal and social change.

BEST OF THE FEST 2022 FILM SCHEDULE : If you missed it this summer, now’s your chance to catch it closer to home in Marin! We are pleased to present three films that represent the best from Season 42 of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.

Thursday, February 9: Karaoke

Thursday, February 16: Farewell Mr. Haffman

Thursday, February 23: The Narrow Bridge

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ABOUT THE SF JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is the first and largest Jewish film festival in the world. Presenting innovative film each summer in the Bay Area, the festival promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people. Festival programs are meant to create community and strengthen consciousness of Jewish identity, history and culture; provide a dynamic and inclusive forum for exploration of and dialogue about the Jewish experience; and encourage independent filmmakers working with Jewish themes.

The Jewish Film Institute (JFI) is the premier curatorial voice for Jewish film and media around the world. Founded in 1980 as the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF), the world’s first and most revered event for independent, Jewish-themed storytelling, JFI’s programs illuminate the full diversity of Jewish experiences.

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