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Wednesday, Feb 26 2014
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The films featured at Hummus, Falafel, and Brisket — Oh My! have some bumper sticker-worthy titles. There is Make Hummus Not War, Falafel! Give Peas a Chance, and, lacking such a catchy name but still worth watching, Meathooked! The afternoon triple feature is presented by the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, and the films are, unsurprisingly, all about food. Hummus follows filmmaker Trevor Graham through the hummus bars of Tel Aviv, Beirut, Jerusalem, and New York. Falafel! shows how the classic chickpea and fava bean concoction can be "a gateway to understanding age-old conflicts and finding peaceful coexistence." The prize for most interesting goes to Meathooked! It follows the rise, fall, and eventual rise again of the personal butcher. There will also be food for sale between screenings, so don't be afraid to show up hungry.


Sun., March 9, 1 p.m., 2014

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