Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival Opens Thursday
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The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival opens Thursday, with movies showing at Laemmle Theaters in Encino, Beverly Hills and Pasadena, and a screening at Temple Judea in Tarzana.
The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) "builds community awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people through film," according to its website.
Here is the schedule for Encino. All performances at at the Laemmle Town Center 5, unless otherwise indicated.
May 5, 8 p.m: My First Wedding
May 6, 3 p.m: iTeenLA Film Fest
May 6, 5 p.m: David
May 6, 7 p.m: Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom
May 7, 12 p.m: Death in Brooklyn (showing at Temple Judea)
May 7, 7:30 p.m: Wunderkinder
May 8, 7:30 p.m: The Rescuers. Includes discussion with Emmy Award-winning director, Michael King and AJWS, JWW and USC Shoah Foundation guests.
May 9, 5 p.m: Death in Brooklyn (Laemmle)
May 9, 7:30 p.m: Remembrance
May 10, 7:30 p.m: Dorfman. Discussion to follow with screenwrit
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