2019 Movie Trailers

The Santa Cruz Jewish Film Festival previewed over 100 films in consideration for our 2019 festival. With so many excellent movies it was challenging to arrive at the small number of films that can fit in our limited program.  Here you can view previews for the films that made the final cut.

Past Festivals:

2018 Movie Trailers

2017 Movie Trailers

2016 Festival Program


The founder of Sears built over 5,000 schools for black children during the Jim Crow era.

Flory’s Flame

A profile of esteemed Sephardic musician and composer Flory Jagoda,

Vice Versa

A Yeshiva student is enlisted to bring a young woman with terminal cancer back into the fold, with unexpected results.


A garish Russian woman and her 14-year old daughter emigrate to Canada, but the girl has a scandalous past. Rated R, no one under 18 admitted without a parent or guardian.

Run Boy Run

True story of a Polish boy who escapes the Warsaw ghetto and struggles for survival, encountering both help and betrayal.

Nicky’s Family

Unassuming English stockbroker Nicholas Winton, on vacation in Czechoslovakia in 1938, saw the morbid threat facing Jews and decided to do something about it, using any means necessary. A true story of humanity and determination.

2016 Movie Trailers