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San Diego Jewish Film Festival: Based-on-a-true-story films to shine Feb. 8-18

San Diego Jewish Film Festival: Based-on-a-true-story films to shine Feb. 8-18

Now in its 28th year, the San Diego Jewish Film Festival, coming Feb. 8-18, 2018 to venues in La Jolla, Mira Mesa and San Marcos, is offering more variety than ever.

There are 37 features lined up, in categories like the arts, romance, history, comedy and thrillers, but it's the based-on-a-true-story entries that seem really enticing this year. Here are a half-dozen that caught my attention:

An Israeli Love Story (Israel, 2017). Romance blooms in the midst of the struggle for Israeli statehood. Can a young actress give up her budding career to stand by her man, a committed fighter for independence whose father will someday be president of Israel? This love...

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