Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival: 6 Funny Films to see in November

Viewing the Atomic Falafal via IG: ilanahadad The 25th annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (Oct. 27-Nov. 20) brings a unique touch to spreading awareness of Jewish culture. Six of their films have Q&A sessions with the directors and cast members after their showings. These sessions aim to expand Silicon Valley’s knowledge about Jewish films through real voices, anecdotes, and humor. This year, many of SVJFF’s films use humor as the gateway to ...

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Silicon Valley African Film Festival: 10 films to catch in October

Photo by: Elley Photography Every year, the Silicon Valley African Film Festival (Oct 14–16) provides a unique lens into the real Africa. For their seventh show, the SVAFF will showcase African vitality and shine a light into society’s most stigmatized issues. This year’s films raise issues pertaining to everyone and is the first step towards creating an equal society. Below are our list of SVAFF’s must-see’s this year. ARTHUR In this short documentary, Jordan Braise ...

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Beers and Bratwursts: Your Guide to Silicon Valley Oktoberfest

Penninsula Oktoberfest via IG: Shannahmarie77 Put away those puny wine glasses and bring out the heavy machinery. It’s October, and that means Oktoberfest. While the real Oktoberfest in Munich completed its 16-day celebration on Oct. 3, Silicon Valley has just begun paying homage to German culture. If you couldn’t make it to Munich for a masse, read below to find the best upcoming Oktoberfest celebrations in Silicon Valley. Peninsula Oktoberfest When: Saturday, Oct. 15 from ...

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Rivalries and Rio stars: Six Stanford athletic events (not football) worth attending this season

Stanford football may garner the attention, and crowds, for Silicon Valley sports lovers and the 2016 season will be no different: the Cardinals are ranked seventh in the nation and won their first two games by double digits each. But if tailgating isn’t your thing or you just want to see world-class athletic prowess up close and on the cheap, consider checking out our shortlist of upcoming Stanford athletic events. Stanford sent ...

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