6:00-8:00 PM

We will be having an early registration at our festival hotel, where the participants can check in and receive their festival welcome bag and badge. Then we invite you up to the Top of the Mark to meet fellow participants and enjoy the sweeping views of San Francisco.

6:00 PM


In honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Jewish Film Institute (JFI) and the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, JFI invites Reboot Ideas Festival attendees to join a panel discussion and conversation at LucasFilm Premier Theater.

Producer of the 2020 Oscars Stephanie Allain Bray (Juanita, Hustle & Flow, Dear White People), Screenwriter-Director-Novelist Susanna Fogel (The Spy Who Dumped Me, BookSmart, Utopia, Life Partners), Writer-Producer Elisabeth Holm (Jenny Slate Stage Fright, Obvious Child, Landline), Anne Lai (Executive Director, SF Film), Director Susan Nimoy (one of the “Original Six”), and Kirsten Schaffer (Executive Director, Women in Film)

Caroline Libresco: Moderator Guest Curator, Caroline Libresco, an 18-year veteran of Sundance Institute, where she served as senior programmer of the Sundance Film Festival and founding director of the Sundance Women’s Initiative and Catalyst, returns to JFI, where she got her start as Associate Director (1993-1996), to present the program.