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“A Matter of Size.” Israeli documentary about four overweight friends who learn to love themselves through sumo wrestling. Followed by a discussion. Sponsored by Jewish Historical Society of Napa Valley. At Cameo Cinema, 1340 Main St., St. Helena. 12 p.m. $12.


­­­Gjpick_baseball_art_small_sizePlay ball! Baseball season has come around again, and what better way to celebrate it than by seeing “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story”? The 2010 documentary narrated by Dustin Hoffman tells of the long relationship American Jews have had with the national pastime, the obstacles Jewish athletes have faced and how they helped counteract stereotypes. 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 at JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. $8-$10.


“Under the Same Sun.” Film about an Israeli and a Palestinian cooperating to set up a solar energy company. In Arabic, Hebrew and English. Part of Tiburon International Film Festival. Also short documentary “My Neighborhood,” about a Palestinian family losing their home to Israeli settlers. At Tiburon Playhouse Theater, 40 Main St., Tiburon. 4 p.m. $12.



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