Film & video

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saturday   |   17

“Ushpizin.” Humorous drama set in Orthodox Jerusalem. At Temple Israel, 3183 Mecartney Road, Alameda. 7-8:30 p.m. $10. www.templeisraelalameda.org.

“Letters for Jenny (Cartas para Jenny).” A young woman travels from Argentina to Israel. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. www.svjff.org.

sunday   |   18

“Strangers.” Drama about relationships during the Israel-Lebanon war. At Peninsula JCC, 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. 2 p.m. $5-$6. www.pjcc.org.

tuesday   |   20

“The Debt.” Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival. At Boulevard Cinemas, 200 C St., Petaluma. 7:15 p.m. Also 1 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Oct. 22 at Rialto Cinemas Lakeside, 551 Summerfield Road, Santa Rosa. www.jccsoco.org.

wednesday    |   21

“Blessed Is the Match.” The life of Jewish heroine Hannah Senesh. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival. At Camera 7 Cinemas, 1875 S. Bascom Ave., Campbell. 7:30 p.m. Also 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at Camera 12 Cinemas, 201 S. Second St., San Jose. www.svjff.org.

friday   |   23

“City of Borders.” Film on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. United Nations Association Film Festival. 8:20 p.m. At Stanford University, Annenberg Auditorium, 435 Lasuen Mall. www.unaff.org.

sunday   |   25

“The Wedding Song.” A Jewish woman and her Muslim best friend plan their weddings. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival. At Camera 12 Cinemas, 201 S. Second St., San Jose. 5:30 p.m. www.svjff.org. 

“Sharon.” Documentary about Ariel Sharon. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7 p.m. $10-$13. www.paloaltojcc.org.