In its 34th edition, the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, the second-longest-running series of its kind in the country, explores a wide range of issues and aspects of Jewish identity with 16 films from nine countries screening over the next two weeks. Below are a few highlights, ranging from wry comedy to gripping drama to true stories examining elements of culture from storytelling to food.
“The Sturgeon Queens”
Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m., Gershman Y
“Etgar Keret: What Animal Are You?”
Nov. 3, 7 p.m., Gershman Y