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JCC Sonoma-sponsored film festival opens with a screening of the Israeli comedy “The Women’s Balcony.” 1 and 7:30 p.m. $10-$13.
Documentary about Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 1977 European basketball title. Part of the Sonoma Israeli Film Festival. 1 and 7:30 p.m. $10-$13.
Dramatic film about young woman who runs away from her Orthodox family and lifestyle to live on a kibbutz. Part of the Sonoma Israeli Film Festival. 1 and 7:30 p.m. $10-$13.
Mark Lipman and Helen Cohen's 22-minute documentary about a collective of black farmers in Georgia. Screens with two other films in Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. $10-$12.
Tomer Heymann’s documentary about Ohad Naharin and his Tel Aviv-based Batsheva Dance Company. $8.50-$11.
Opening of 2016 Israeli film about tensions at a Jerusalem Orthodox synagogue. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Check online for times. $8.50-$11.
Screening of Yiddish-language film about a Hasidic man in Brooklyn struggling to maintain custody of his son. Proceeds benefit the Jewish Film Festival. $8.50-$11.
The JCC of Sonoma County is kicking off its 22nd annual Jewish Film Festival with, appropriately enough, the story of Abraham. Only this time he’s the conductor of an orchestra in Jerusalem, and Sarah is his harpist. In Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles, “Harmonia” will kick off a series of five films, one showcase of short films and one special event: a concert of Iraqi music plus the documentary “On the Banks of the Tigris.” Visit website for schedule and prices. Through Nov. 28, mostly on Tuesdays.
Opening-night film is “In Between,” a drama about three Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv. Festival continues on Tuesdays through March 27. $11 matinees, $14 evening, $38-$50 festival pass. 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Documentary on World War II-era Jewish actress and inventor. $15.
Documentary on World War II-era Jewish actress and inventor. Part of Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival. $15.
On six Tuesdays in October and November. Opens with “The Last Suit,” a drama about a Jewish tailor who sets out to fulfill a promise he made at the end of the Holocaust. In Spanish with English subtitles. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Individual tickets available Sept. 14; festival passes $57 for matinee, $75 for evening.
Concludes with two screening of “I’ve Gotta Be Me,” documentary on entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. $10-$14.
An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019
Four Israeli films, all in Hebrew with English subtitles. Hosted by JCC Sonoma County. One film each Tuesday through March 26.
Opens with “The Keeper,” a German-UK drama about a British soccer team, a captured German soldier, a rabbi and postwar prejudice. One film per week through Nov. 12. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival presents a program of five short films, including comedy “Jewish Blind Date” and Oscar-nominated “Joe’s Violin.” Some with English subtitles. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival presents the classic movie musical with an audience sing-along (subtitles provided), trivia and costume contest. 1 and 7 p.m.
Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival presents a family comedy about twelve-year-old Brooklynite Abe Solomon-Odeh, who is half-Israeli Jewish and half-Palestinian Muslim, develops a friendship with a talented Afro-Brazilian Chef named Chico.
Opening day film is Bay Area premiere of “Flawless,” winner of three Israeli Oscars. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Festival continues on Tuesdays, March 17-31. Showings: 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
2019 comedy about a Palestinian who works on a soap opera in Israel. Won Israeli Oscar for best screenplay. In Hebrew and Arabic, with English subtitles. Sonoma County Israeli Film Festival.
Seven films from Israel in a hybrid format, with all of them online from April 26 to May 17, and four in-person screenings at 3 p.m. Tuesdays within that date range, including one double feature. Most films in Hebrew with English subtitles. Covid-19 protocols in place. $12-$15 single tickets, $50-$75 passes.