“The Last Sentence.” Film about the life of journalist Torgny Segerstedt and his fight against Nazism in Sweden during World War II. In Swedish with English subtitles. Opens at Landmark Opera Plaza, 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F., and Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 Fourth St., San Rafael. (See story, 19)
Thrilling film fest opener.
From “The Green Prince”
The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival kicks off its 2014 edition with a suspense thriller and a party. Making its West Coast premiere, “The Green Prince” is the true story of a Hamas leader’s son who turned Israeli informant. It screens at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. The after-party at the Contemporary Jewish Museum will include nosh from Memphis Minnie’s Barbeque Joint, Wise Sons Deli and other purveyors. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24 at the Castro, 429 Castro St., S.F. $12-14 and 9 p.m. at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. $65-$75. For 21 and older. http://www.sfjff.org