Thank you 2022 SDIJFF Volunteers for all of your help and support!
The 32nd Annual San Diego International Jewish Film Festival


Audience Choice Award Winners

Best Narrative Feature

1. Betrayed
2. Persian Lessons
3. Labyrinth of Peace

Best Documentary Feature

1. The Conductor 
2. Mighty Ira
3. A Lullaby for the Valley


Up Next!

Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen

FREE | In person only at the David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 PM

This most unusual and revealing documentary about making “the most powerful movie musical ever made” captures producer-director Norman Jewison's mission to recreate the lost world of Eastern European Jewry and to create a truly cinematic version of the Broadway hit. Using behind-the-scenes footage, photos, and storyboards from the early 1970s and more recent interviews with the director, the star, Topol, and the cast and crew, this film reveals how actors created their roles, how music and dancing were integrated, and how the experience of making “Fiddler on the Roof” deepened Jewison and everyone involved as artists.

Year: 2022
Runtime: 88 minutes
Director: Daniel Raim

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