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Athens Jewish Film Festival

Currently in its eighth year, the AJFF is dedicated to celebrating films of Jewish interest and promoting the endeavors of emerging filmmakers. The festival kicks off at the Georgia Museum of Art on Saturday at 6 p.m. with a gala featuring cocktails, dinner and a premiere of Dough, a comedy about a struggling Jewish baker whose sales go sky high after his Muslim apprentice slips cannabis into the baked goods. The following film lineup at Ciné includes Zemene, Above and Beyond, A Borrowed Identity and Chagall-Malevich on Mar. 20; Apples from the Desert, The Last Mensch and Victor Young Perez on Mar. 21; and winners of a short film competition and Deli Man on Mar. 22.