Film, tv & radio

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“The Band’s Visit.” Israeli film on an orchestra that gets stranded in a poor town in the Negev desert. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free.

“Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope.” Documentary about Israeli’s first astronaut, Col. Ilan Ramon, who died in Columbia disaster. KQED Ch. 9. 11 p.m. plus repeats.


“The Port of Last Resort.” 1998 documentary about Jews fleeing to Shanghai from 1937-1941. At Congregation B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 6 p.m. $9. (415) 664-7373.