East Bay International Jewish Film Festival

The annual East Bay International Jewish Film Festival brings nearly two weeks of films, guests and special events to bridge cross-culturalism, using films that celebrate the Jewish experience and people.

Every Spring, “see a film, see the world” at the East Bay International Jewish Film Festival. Celebrating over 25 years of independent and international films with engaging pieces and performances with the goal of building cultural bridges not just within the Jewish community but internationally as well. Movie aficionados will enjoy exploring an array of compelling stories on the big screen during this annual festival.

Dates, Location, & Admission


February 24 to 29, 2024


Century 16 Downtown Pleasant Hill and XD | 125 Crescent Drive, Pleasant Hill, California 94523


Tickets are available online and are recommended to be purchased in advance. Event passes feature access to all in-theater shows and permit film goers to choose their seats. These in-theatre passes will be on sale starting on February 5, 2024. For more ticket information, visit the official website of the East Bay International Jewish Film Festival here.

  • Films screened before 2:00 p.m. - $12 per person
  • Films screened after 2:00 p.m. - $15 per person
  • In-Theater Passes - $180 per person
“Our mission is to build a vibrant cultural community, using films that celebrate the Jewish experience and people." -Independent Jewish World Cinema

"Through the power of film, speakers and other forms of media, we hope to connect our local Jewish community with diverse religious and ethnic groups, encourage inclusion, and educate about the ramifications of prejudice and stereotyping.”

For details about festival events, schedule, films (including information about subtitles), and previously recorded lectures visit eastbayjewishfilm.org or email to info@eastbayjewishfilm.org.

Where to Stay

Pleasant Hill offers a variety of top-tier accommodations that will suit your every need. Experience a luxurious stay near the festival with high-speed Wi-Fi, modern amenities, and pet-friendly services.