Jeff Smith 2 p.m., Oct. 23
Arab Film Festival
Opening night begins with reception. Director Zaid Abu Hamdan will be on hand for discussion and to introduce his short, Bahiya & Mahmoud. The main feature is director Nadine Labaki's Where Do We Go Now (Lebanon).
On November 17, see The War Around Us (USA/Palestine). Director Abdallah Omeish joins festival for a discussion of this Newport Beach Film Festival 2012 "Best Documentary" winner. Refreshments served between showings. Final feature: Masquerades (Algeria). 619-243-0827.
- Cost: $12 - $30