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“Torn.” Local Jewish filmmaker Jeremiah Birnbaum’s film about two women brought together after a terrorist bombing in a shopping mall somewhere in the East Bay. At Opera Plaza Cinema, 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F. Various showtimes. $6-$10. http://www.landmarktheatres.com.
“Putzel.” A 30-something Jewish man works in his uncle’s New York lox shop, which he aspires to inherit until a wrench is thrown in his plans. At Century 24, 741 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. 3 p.m. $9.50-$11. Part of the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival, through Nov. 17. For full listing, http://www.svjff.org.
“5 Broken Cameras.” Documentary about nonviolent resistance by West Bank Palestinians against Israeli settlements. At Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Ave., Piedmont. 7 p.m. $5-$10 suggested donation. http://www.kehillasynagogue.org.
“Orchestra of Exiles.” Documentary on musicians who fled Nazi Germany to form the Palestine Philharmonic. Features a reception and performance by a string quartet from the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. $20-$28. 18 and younger free. http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events.
“Zaytoun.” A downed Israel pilot and a young Arab boy team up to flee for the Israeli border. At Century 24, 741 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose. 7:30 p.m. $9.50-$11. Part of the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival, through Nov. 17. For full listing, http://www.svjff.org. Also in local theaters.
“50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus.” Screening of documentary about a couple who saved 50 children during the Holocaust. Followed by a discussion with the filmmaker. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free. http://tinyurl.com/lehrhaus-kristallnacht.
“Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp Home.” Documentary featuring interviews with Holocaust and Kristallnacht survivors. KRCB-TV 22. 8 p.m.
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