East Bay Jewish film festival will feature 5 Bay Area debuts

"The Last Resort" will screen at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3 at the CCJCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. It will be preceded by "Fighter" at 10:30 a.m. and "The Optimists" at 1 p.m.

Two other films debuting at the CCJCC are "3 Little Wolfs" at 10 a.m. Monday, March 4 and "Love, Israeli Style" at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, which will repeat at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Berkeley Hillel, 2736 Bancroft Way.

In addition, "All My Loved Ones" will be shown in the Bay Area for the first time at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 4 at Brenden Concord 14 Theatres, 1985 Willow Pass Road.

And "The Search for Peace" will premiere at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at the Fine Arts Cinema, 2451 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley.

"Louba's Ghosts" will open the festival at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Brenden Concord 14 Theatres. It will repeat at 7:30 p.m.

Others screening in Concord include:

"Inside Out" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3; "Simon Magus" at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5; and "Time of Favor" at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6.

Additional screenings at the CCJCC include:

"Faith and Fortune: The Reichmann Story" at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6 and a double feature of "Holywall" and "On the Fringe" at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, the festival's final day.

On Friday, March 1, the CCJCC films will include "As if Nothing Happened," "The Camels of Nahor" and "One Day Crossing" beginning at 10 a.m.

"Divided We Fall" will screen at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2 following a 6:30 p.m. reception at the Del Valle Auditorium, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. Cost is $15.

All other tickets are $5 to $8. For information, call (510) 839-2900, ext. 253 or go to www.jfed.org