Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival Opens Thursday

Some of the screenings will take place at the Laemmle Town Center 5 in Encino.

The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival opens Thursday, with movies showing at Laemmle Theaters in Encino, Beverly Hills and Pasadena, and a screening at in Tarzana.

The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival (LAJFF) "builds community awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people through film," according to its website.

Here is the schedule for Encino. All performances at at the , unless otherwise indicated.

May 5, 8 p.m: My First Wedding

May 6, 3 p.m: iTeenLA Film Fest

May 6, 5 p.m: David

May 6, 7 p.m: Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom

May 7, 12 p.m: Death in Brooklyn (showing at )

May 7, 7:30 p.m: Wunderkinder

May 8, 7:30 p.m: The Rescuers. Includes discussion with Emmy Award-winning director, Michael King and AJWS, JWW and USC Shoah Foundation guests.

May 9, 5 p.m: Death in Brooklyn (Laemmle)

May 9, 7:30 p.m: Remembrance

May 10, 7:30 p.m: Dorfman. Discussion to follow with screenwriter Wendy Kout and cast members

For the complete film festival schedule of screenings and events in Encino and beyond, click here.


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