Sacramento Jewish Film Festival
February 23 @ 10:30 am$12 – $15
“There Are no Lions in Tel Aviv,” about the Chief Rabbi of Copenhagen emigrating to Tel Aviv in 1935 and fulfilling his dream of founding a zoo to teach children about the love of animals, screening at 10:30 a.m. At 12:15 p.m., the Northern CA premiere of “Crescendo,” about a famous conductor gathering high school students to form an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra. At 3:30 p.m.the Northern CA premiere of “The Albanian Code,” about an Albanian-Jewish woman in Israel. At 5:20 p.m., “The Dimona Twist,” about seven women who arrive in Israel from North Africa in 1950 and are sent directly to the desert “development town” of Dimona. Finally, at 7:20 p.m., a screening of the Hungarian drama “Those Who Remained,” about two survivors in post-Holocaust Hungary who form an unexpected bond. Short films to precede screenings. At the Crest Theatre in Sacramento.
Also at the Esquire IMAX Theatre at 10 a.m. (SOLD OUT) and 12:30 p.m.: Screenings of “Abe,” about a 12-year-old Brooklynite with a Jewish mother and a Muslim father who pursues his passion for cooking — and peace. $10-$14. Tickets/info at http://jewishsac.org/sjff-filmsEvent Website