Peace in our time?
The film’s protagonists walk by what they’ve accomplished.
“Under the Same Sun” tells the story of an Israeli and a Palestinian cooperating to set up a solar energy company in the hope of bringing renewable energy to communities in the Palestinian territories. The two partners struggle to overcome the hostility and distrust from both their own families and neighbors to set the catalyst for peace. In Arabic, Hebrew and English. Part of Tiburon International Film Festival. Also screening is the short documentary “My Neighborhood,” about a Palestinian family losing their home to Israeli settlers. 4 p.m. Friday, April 11 at Tiburon Playhouse Theater, 40 Main St., Tiburon. $12. http://www.tiburonfilmfestival.com
“The J Street Challenge: The Allure of Peace in Our Time.” Film that purports to expose J Street’s anti-Irael bias. Followed by panel discussion with movie’s producer Avi Goldwasser and others. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7 p.m. $12-$18; free for students. http://www.paloaltojcc.org.