Contra Costa Film Festival: Whats playing

Movies from around the world will be featured at the ninth annual Contra Costa International Jewish Film Festival, from Saturday, March 13 through Friday, March 19. Films will be shown at the CineArts, 2314 Monument Blvd. in Pleasant Hill, and the Contra Costa Jewish Community Center, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek:

Saturday, March 13

Canone Inverso,” 7 and 9:30 p.m., CineArts

Sunday, March 14

Shalom Y’All,” 9:30 a.m., Contra Costa JCC

Reach for the Sky,” 11 a.m., Contra Costa JCC

Yossi and Jagger,” 1 p.m., Contra Costa JCC

The Big Tuna,” 2:30 p.m., Contra Costa JCC

Shanghai Ghetto,” 4:30 p.m., CineArts

Gloomy Sunday,” 7 p.m., CineArts

Monday, March 15

Atlantic Drift,” 10 a.m., Contra Costa JCC, with “Poker Face

Manhood,” 7:30 p.m., CineArts

Tuesday, March 16

Born in Buenos Aires,” 10 a.m., Contra Costa JCC, with “Sid at 90

Shalom Ireland,” Brown Bag Special, Noon, Contra Costa JCC

Taking Sides,” 7:30 p.m., CineArts

Wednesday, March 17

Undying Love,” 10 a.m., Contra Costa JCC, with “Jewish Wedding” and “The Jamaican Jewish Wedding

Monsieur Batignole,” 7:30 p.m., CineArts

Thursday, March 18

The Prisoner of Paradise,” 10 a.m., Contra Costa JCC, with “Black Hats and Short Skirts

It Was Great,” Brown Bag Special, Noon, Contra Costa JCC, with “The Jamaican Jewish Wedding

The Wisdom of the Pretzel,” 7:30 p.m., CineArts

Friday, March 19

Burial Society,” 10 a.m., Contra Costa JCC, with “Funeral at Parc de France”

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