Showing This Week


Wednesday, August 19, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj (India, 2003)
An adaptation of Macbeth, set in Mumbai's mafia underworld. Maqbool is the right-hand man of a powerful underworld don, Abba Ji. Maqbool is torn between his love for Nimmi, the don's mistress, and his loyalty to Abba Ji. Click here to view the trailer.
Q&A with Ankita Deb, Stanford University
Sponsored by the Center for South Asia


Tel Aviv on Fire

Wednesday, August 26, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Directed by Sameh Zoabi (Israel, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, 2019)
Salam, a Palestinian living in Jerusalem, works on a popular soap opera. He gets ideas for the show from the commander at the check point he passes through each day, and his career takes off. Click here to view the trailer.
Q&A with Oren Kroll-Zeldin, University of San Francisco
Sponsored by The Taube Center for Jewish Studies

About the SGS Summer Film Festival

Our annual Summer Film Festival features seven films from around the world and is presented most Wednesdays from July 8 until September 2. This year's films focus on the theme "Love in the Time of Cinema."

Watch the film from home at a time that works for your schedule, then join us on Zoom for a post-screening discussion. Viewing options and Zoom links will be sent with RSVP. Some movies may require a fee to view.

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