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"Bethlehem," an espionage thriller about an Israeli intelligence officer, Razi, and the Palestinian boy, Sanfur, who becomes his informant, screens at 7 p.m. Monday as part of the Gainesville Jewish Film Festival at the Hippodrome Cinema.

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Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, March 7, 2014 at 4:33 p.m.

Israeli Oscar winner:

The espionage thriller “Bethlehem,” which won six Israeli Oscars including Best Picture, screens at 7 tonight as part of the Gainesville Jewish Film Festival at the Hipp Cinema. Screenings continue with the documentary “Wild West Hebron” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, the dramas “Mamele” and “Fill The Void” respectively at 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, “Aftermath” at 7 p.m. March 17 and “HaMashgichim” at 7 p.m. March 18.

Gainesville Jewish Film Festival: 7 p.m. today and Tuesday, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. March 17-18, Hippodrome Cinema, 25 SE Second Place. Cost: $7 per film, $18 for three films, or $36 for all seven films.


The 18th International Festival of Women Composers features music by French women composers at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the UF School of Music. Performers including The Alachua Consort. A second concert is planned March 18 at the Baughman Center.

18th International Festival of Women Composers: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 101, UF School of Music; 7:30 p.m. March 18 at the Baughman Center, Lake Alice. Free (294-0049)


Dance Alive National Ballet’s spring production “Bolero!” features such Latin-themed works as Arturo Marquez’s “Danzon” and Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero” with music by the UF Symphony Orchestra, pianist Kevin Sharpe and vocalist/guitarist Welson Tremura at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phillips Center. The pre-performance event “Bolero Fiesta!” includes dinner, drinks and a talk by UF Symphony Orchestra conductor Raymond Chobaz at 6 p.m. Saturday.

“Bolero!”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; pre-performance event “Bolero Fiesta!” starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Center, 3201 Hull Road. Tickets: $15-$40 for performance, $50 for pre-show event. (392-7282)


Saturday’s “Can You Dig It?” event at the Florida Museum unleashes your inner rock hound with such hands-on activities as mining gems and minerals, making your own earthquake and watching volcanoes erupt.

“Can You Dig It?”: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road. Free. (273-2062


“Need for Speed”: Action

“Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club”: Comedy


“Rush Revere and the First Patriots”: Rush Limbaugh

“Night Broken”: Patricia Briggs

“Power Play”: Danielle Steel

“Be Careful What You Wish For”: Jeffrey Archer


“Stereolithic”: 311

“Slow Me Down”: Sara Evans

“The Take Off and Landing of Everything”: Elbow

“Cursing the Sea”: September Girls


“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”: Drama

“Homefront”: Action

“Inside Llewyn Davis”: Drama

“Out of the Furnace”: Drama

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