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The Seattle Jewish Film Festival runs from March 10 to March 18, with additional screenings on the Eastside April 14-15. See the entire lineup at seattlejewishfilmfestival.org.

Opening Night

Maktub

March 10 at 8:30 p.m.

Two Jerusalem mob enforcers turn into unlikely secret angels after surviving a bombing at a restaurant they were shaking down. They fulfill writers’ wishes in purloined notes from the Western Wall while evading their suspicious boss in this funny and touching caper.

Followed by a Tom Douglas dessert reception. AMC Pacific Place 11

 

Matzoh Momma Sunday Brunch

Land of Milk and Funny

March 11. Brunch at 9:30 a.m., film at 11:30

LA funnyman Avi Liberman takes fellow stand-up comedians on tours of Israel, capturing their keen and comical insights onstage and off.

AMC Pacific Place 11

 

Closing Night

The Whole Cinemegillah

March 18 at 7 p.m.

Tiffany Shlain screens a new film, The Whole Cinemegillah, about the history of Jews and film in America, and narrates her short documentary films in a “spoken-cinema” performance.

Stroum JCC   

For the complete lineup, more information, and tickets, visit seattlejewishfilmfestival.org.

 

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