Film, tv & radio

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thursday/31

“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. www.jewishlearningworks.org.

“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. www.kqed.org.

saturday/2

“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.