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“No Place on Earth.” Documentary on Jews who hid in caves in the Ukraine to escape the Nazis. Opens today at Embarcadero Center Cinema, S.F., and Rialto Cinemas Elmwood, 2966 College Ave., Berkeley.


“Aimée and Jaguar.” Drama about a wartime relationship between a Jewish woman and the wife of a Nazi officer. At Congregation B’nai Israel, 1256 Nebraska St., Vallejo. 6:30 p.m. $10. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


“The Ritchie Boys.” Documentary on a special U.S. military unit during World War II composed mainly of German-speaking Jewish immigrants. Followed by talk by professor Eric Gattmann, one of the “Ritchie Boys.” At Congregation Beth Jacob, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City. 3 p.m. Free.

“Harbour of Hope.” Documentary about concentration camp survivors brought to Sweden in 1945. Followed by talk by author Joanna Bankier. At Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave., Albany. 11 a.m. $10 donation for brunch.


“Jerusalem Is Proud to Present.” Documentary on leaders of Jerusalem’s LGBT center during a tension-filled time in 2006. Followed by discussion with Zachary Cohen of the Jerusalem LGBT community. At San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free.


“Jews & Money.” Documentary on the 2006 kidnapping, torture and killing of a young Jewish cellphone salesman in Paris. Followed by discussion with filmmaker. Part of the “Loaded: Jews & Money” series. At JCC of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 7 p.m. $8-$12.


“Kumasi Haifa.” Documentary on early childhood education in Ghana and Israel. Followed by discussion. At Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. Included with museum admission.


“Let My People Go!” Film about a gay French Jewish man living in Finland who returns to Paris after a lovers’ quarrel. Opens today at Shattuck Cinemas, 2230 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. For show times, check


“Freilach.” Jewish music and cultural radio show from Russian River area. KGGV 95.1 FM. 8 p.m. Stream at


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