San Jose film fest screens top films from Israel, U.S.

Friday, October 11, 2002 | by

The San Jose Jewish Film Festival kicked off its 11th monthlong season Wednesday at Camera 3 Cinema in downtown San Jose with th



Other highlights include the 2001 Israeli Academy Award Winner "Late Marriage," a love story about Soviet emigres in Israel and a Moroccan Jewish divorcee, which screens 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 and 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, and "Kadosh," which focuses on the marriage issues of two sisters living in the fervently religious Mea Shearim section of Jerusalem. "Kadosh screens one time only at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.

Two films, "As if Nothing Happened" and "Street Under Fire," deal with modern Israeli life, the military and the violence of the intifada. They will have a joint screening at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3.

For a complete list of films and times, and to order tickets visit the festival's Web site at http://www.sjjff.org or call (408) 358-5929.