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“The Other Son.” French drama about two babies, one Palestinian, the other Israeli, who are switched at birth. In French with English subtitles. At Congregation Shir Shalom, 252 W. Spain St., Sonoma. 7 p.m. Free.


“What Animal Are You?” Documentary portrait of Israeli writer Etgar Keret. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free.


Udi Ben Seadia
Udi Ben Seadia
Power of love. Can love overcome even the most intractable political differences? That’s a question Israeli director-playwright Udi Ben Seadia will address by examining three films, all of which show love transcending political and social controversies in the Middle East. Seadia’s talk includes short clips from “East Wind,” “One Narrow Bridge” and “The Band’s Visit.” 8 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. $13-$18.

“Ida.” Story of an 18-year-old girl who discovers her Jewish roots, including ancestors who were Holocaust victims, in 1960s Poland. In Polish with English subtitles. Fundraiser for the Sonoma County Jewish Film Festival. At Rialto Cinemas, 6868 McKinley St., Sebastopol. 7:30 p.m. $7.25-$9.50.


“Israel’s High-Tech Creativity.” Documentary about Israel’s growing technology sector. In Hebrew and English with English subtitles. At Temple Israel of Alameda, 3183 Mecartney Road, Alameda. 10 a.m. Free. (510) 522-9355.



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