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saturday/12

“Flory’s Flame.” Film about Sephardic composer Flory Jagoda and concert in which she performed at age 90. Followed by a concert featuring Jagoda, her daughter Betty Murphy, Howard Bass and Susan Gaeta. Part of Carmel Jewish Film Festival. At Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, Carmel. 6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. film followed by concert. $18-$40. www.carmeljff.org

thursday/17

“Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem.” Documentary exploring the careers of two beloved Jewish icons. Followed by talk by Bikel’s widow, Aimee Ginsburg Bikel, and Q&A. At Congregation Beth Israel, 5716 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. 7 p.m. $6-$12. www.carmeljff.org

saturday/19

From “The Dove Flyer”

Jewish in Baghdad: Based on a novel by Eli Amir, “The Dove Flyer” examines the rich culture and difficult lives of Iraqi Jews in the late ’40s and ’50s through the eyes of Kabi, a Jewish boy living with his family in Baghdad. Part of the Carmel Jewish Film Festival, the screening will be preceded by a dessert reception and followed by a panel discussion with Iraq-born Jews David Sabih and Sadok Masliyah, along with U.C. Berkeley professor of Persian studies Jaleh Pirnazar. 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at Golden Bough Playhouse, Carmel. $12-$30. www.carmeljff.org

sunday/20

“Deli Man.” Closing-night film about the history of the Jewish deli in America, preceded by a deli buffet and followed by Q&A with Wild Thyme Deli chef Terry Teplitsky. Part of Carmel Jewish Film Festival. At Congregation Beth Israel, 5716 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. 6 p.m. $6-$32. www.carmeljff.org

tuesday/22

“Raise the Roof.” Film documenting the efforts of artists and students to restore a wooden Polish synagogue from the 18th century. Part of film series sponsored by Osher Marin JCC and the Jewish Film Institute. At JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7 p.m. $10-$36. www.marinjcc.org

“Partner With the Enemy.” Documentary following two women, one Palestinian and one Israeli, attempting to go into business together. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Part of Sonoma JCC Israeli Film Festival. At Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. 7:30 p.m. $12. www.tinyurl.com/jccsoco-filmfest