Film, tv & radio

Signs of hope

How did a deaf Israeli-born teenager in New York compete in a spoken-word poetry slam and come to collaborate with a Palestinian-American poet? Discover the poetry of silence and witness a young woman’s journey as she navigates multiple cultures in the documentary “Deaf Jam,” being screened at SF IndieFest.
“Deaf Jam,” 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Roxie Theater, 3117-16th St., S.F. $11.

‘Hidden Cultures’

See what’s cooking at the Ginsbergs when Oprah Winfrey visits for Shabbat dinner on “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” The two-part special focuses on two Hassidic communities in Brooklyn and promises to reveal “the secrets to their usually private and mysterious way of life.”
9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12 and 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 on the Oprah Winfrey Network. or


“Binah.” Shalom Auslander, author of “Hope: A Tragedy,” is in conversation with McSweeney’s Eli Horowitz. On Feb. 23 filmmaker and author Rudolph Herzog discusses his book “Dead Funny,” about humor in Hitler’s Germany. KALW 91.7 FM. 12 p.m.


“Mosaic.” Host Rabbi Eric Weiss interviews Elliot Levin, Rabbi Marvin Goodman and Irene Ogus about JCF’s Legacy Project. 5 a.m. Repeats Feb. 26. KPIX Channel 5.


“Shoah.” Part 1 screening of Holocaust documentary by Claude Lanzmann. Also Feb. 23. At Hillel of Stanford, 565 Mayfield Ave., Stanford. 4 to 9 p.m. Free.


“Joanna.” Screening of story set in Poland during World War II, directed by Feliks Falk and presented by San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. $6-$8.

“Freilach.” Jewish-themed music program with DJ Gershom. KGGV FM 95.1 Guerneville. 8 p.m.