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saturday/8

“When Do We Eat?” Comedy about a Jewish father who brings his family together after being slipped Ecstasy during Passover. Bring a dish to share for a potluck dinner following the movie. Hosted by Tri-Valley Cultural Jews. At 1817 Sinclair Drive, Pleasanton. 4 p.m. $5 suggested donation for nonmember adults. (510) 888-1404.

sunday/9

From “Make Hummus Not War”
From “Make Hummus Not War”
Peace, food and understanding. Three films about food also cover history, politics and culture as they take viewers around the world. In “Make Hummus Not War,” filmmaker Trevor Graham travels to different hummus bars and kitchens in Israel, Beirut and New York. “Meathooked!” chronicles the rise, fall and rise again of the art of butchering over the past 200 years. Directed by Suzanne Wasserman, the documentary features three nonkosher Jewish butchers. And in “Falafel! Give Peas a Chance,” director Ari A. Cohen uses the falafel sandwich as a gateway to understanding age-old conflicts. “Make Hummus Not War,” 1 p.m., “Meathooked!,” 2:30 p.m., “Falafel! Give Peas a Chance,” 3:45 p.m. Sunday, March 9 at JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. $12 per film; $25 for all three. http://www.jccsf.org

tuesday/11

“American Jerusalem.” Documentary about Jews who immigrated to San Francisco in the 19th and early 20th centuries. At Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. 7 p.m. $10. http://www.marinjcc.org.


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