Film, tv & radio


“Jewish Life in American Cinema.” First of a four-part series that examines Jews and Jewishness as portrayed in American film. First presentation focuses on Jewish stereotypes. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 4 p.m. $20.


“The Forgotten Refugees.” Documentary follows the stories of Middle Eastern and North African Jews forced into exile after 1945. With guest speaker from JIMENA. Part of Contra Costa Jewish Book and Arts Festival. At Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 7:30 p.m. Free.