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Lehrhaus will co-present two films as a community partner at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival which runs July 19-August 5. Join Lehrhaus for showings of 306 Hollywood and Sammy Davis Jr.: Gotta Be Me. Friends of Lehrhaus can use the code Lehrhaus38 to obtain a discount on regular-priced tickets.

306 Hollywood

Castro Theatre (San Francisco) | Sunday, July 22 | 12:00 pm
Albany Twin (Albany) | Thursday, August 2 | 6:05 pm

Elan Bogarín, Jonathan Bogarín | USA | Documentary | 94 mins
Official Selection: 2018 Sundance Film Festival

After their beloved grandmother, Annette Ontell passed away at the age of 93, her filmmaking grandchildren decide to keep the New Jersey home where she lived for 67 years. Over 11 months, they begin an obsessive archeological dig through the mountain of her accumulated possessions and treasured mementos. This dense meditation on memory illuminates the life of Ontell while probing a dazzling topography of the 20th century.

Sammy Davis Jr.: Gotta Be Me

CineArts (Palo Alto) | Sunday, July 22 | 1:45 pm
Castro Theatre (San Francisco) | Sunday, July 29 | 7:45 pm
Piedmont Theatre (Oakland) | Saturday, August 4 | 4:00 pm
Smith Rafael (San Rafael) | Sunday, August 5 | 4:10 pm

Sam Pollard | USA | Documentary | 100 mins
Official Selection: 2017 Toronto International Film Festival
Director Sam Pollard in person in San Francisco

It’s hard to imagine a more talented and groundbreaking performer who led a more complicated and contradictory life than Sammy Davis Jr. Featuring excerpts from his exhilarating performances and star-studded interviews, director Sam Pollard’s riveting documentary presents a very full and very human portrait of this complex, courageous and conflicted man.