The Kind Words
In Shemi Zarhin’s award-winning tragicomedy, feisty Dorona and her two brothers search for the truth of their parentage following their mother’s death. Journeying from Israel to Paris and Marseilles, they grapple with their identities, relationships and personal demons—infertility, bisexuality and religion. Screening dates vary from late August to November in Indianapolis, Ind. (jccindy.org); Westhampton Beach, N.Y. (thehamptonsynagogue
.org); Cleveland, Ohio (mandeljcc.org); Port Townsend, Wash. (ptfilmfest.com); Tallahassee, Fla. (tallahasseefilms.com); Dallas, Tex. (jccdallas.org); Scotch Plains, N.J. (jccnj.org); and Highland Park, Ill. (israelfilmchi.org).