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Fourth Sunday Flicks: Bikur Ha-Tizmoret (The Band's Visit)

The Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra, consisting of eight men, arrive in Israel from Egypt. They have been booked by an Arab cultural center in Petah Tikva, but through a miscommunication (Arabic has no "p" sound and regularly replaces it with a "b"), the band takes a bus to Beit Hatikva, a fictional town in the middle of the Negev Desert. There is no transportation out of the city that day, and there are no hotels in which they can spend the night. The band members dine at a small restaurant where the owner, Dina, invites them to spend the night at her apartment, a friend's apartment, and in the restaurant. That night brings challenges to all of the characters.

Earlier Event: March 16
Shabbat in Song with Michelle Katz
Later Event: March 30
Community Passover Seder