Film, tv & radio

East Bay International Jewish Film Festival

All films $7-$10 in advance.

Screening at CineArts, 2314 Monument Blvd., Pleasant Hill

March 9    “God’s Neighbors” at 7 p.m., “2 Night” at 9:30 p.m.

March 10     “War of the Buttons” at 9:30 a.m., “Numbered” at 11:50 a.m., “Under African Skies” at 1:45 p.m., “Yes, Miss Commander” at 4:15 p.m., “The Inheritance” at 7:15 p.m.

March 11    “The First Fagin” at 10:30 a.m., “Portrait of Wally” at 12:40 p.m., “The Ballad of the Weeping Spring” at 2:45 p.m., “a.k.a. Doc Pomus” at 5 p.m., “Sonny Boy” at 7:30 p.m.

March 12    “Max Schmeling” at 10:30 a.m., “Dressing America: Tales from the Garment Center” at 1:20 p.m., “The Flat” at 3 p.m., “Yossi” at 5:15 p.m., “Paris-Manhattan” at 7:30 p.m.

March 13    “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story” at 10:30 a.m., “The Day I Saw Your Heart” at 12:40 p.m., “Dolphin Boy” at 3 p.m., “Rage and Glory” at 4:50 p.m., “A Bottle in the Gaza Sea” at 7:30 p.m.

March 14    “Hava Nagila” at 10:30 a.m., “The Fire Within” at 12:30 p.m., “Blank Bullet” at 2:15 p.m., “The Other Son” at 4:40 p.m., “Süskind” at 7:30 p.m.

Screening at Vine Cinema, 1722 First St., Livermore

March 10    “David” at 4 p.m., “My Dad is Baryshnikov” at 7:15 p.m.

March 14    “Le Concert” at 7:30 p.m.



“A Life Apart: Hasidism in America.” Documentary about daily life for contemporary Hassidic Jews in New York City. At Congregation Beth Israel Judea, 625 Brotherhood Way, S.F. 7 p.m. Free. (415) 586-8833.


“The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg.” Free screening, part of free admission first Tuesday. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 2 p.m. Free.


“Arab Labor.” Marathon screening of four episodes of the Israeli sitcom. 7 p.m. $8-$10. Also March 13 talk by the show’s writer, Israeli Arab novelist Sayed Kashua. 7 p.m. $10-$15. Both at JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. Also March 13 at Stanford University, Palo Alto. 12:15 p.m. Free.


“The Other Son.” Drama about an Israeli boy and a Palestinian boy who were exchanged at birth. At Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Ave., Piedmont. 7 p.m. $18.

“One Day After Peace.” Documentary about an Israeli woman who used South African truth and reconciliation models after her son was killed by a Palestinian sniper. Followed by a discussion with J Street Bay Area Leader Molly Freeman and Judith Gussmann of the East Bay Jewish Community Relations Council. At Congregation Shomrei Torah, 2600 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. 7:15 p.m. Free.


“Naomi.” Screening of Israeli drama about love and jealousy. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 8 p.m. $10-$13.