Things to Do in DC This Week (April 30 – May 2): The Washington Jewish Film Festival, a Play Adaptation of 1984, and a Bird-Related Crime Story

FILM The 28th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival includes 57 feature-length and 23 short films from 27 countries to showcase the diversity of Jewish life worldwide. The opening night film, Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, is a biographical documentary on the entertainer. Later in the festival, documentarian Roberta Grossman will be honored with the WJFF Visionary Award, and a screening of her 2018 film, Seeing Allred, will be followed by a discussion of the #MeToo movement. Films are screened at theaters across the area. Through May 13. $15.53 for individual films or $175 for an all-festival pass.

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