CineMujer Film Festival
Presented by the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center and Palo Alto College, CineMujer, a women’s film festival, continues March 29-31. Featured films include Letters from the Other Side, a documentary chronicling the women left behind by undocumented workers; Shape of Water, highlighting women who combat abuse against women, deforestation, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; and Tomboys! Feisty Girls and Spirited Women, which explores gender identity through tales of energy and enterprise. The event takes place at the Esperanza Center, 922 San Pedro. Free. For a complete schedule, call 228-0201 or visit esperanzacenter.org.
Decalogue 7: Thou Shalt Not Steal
Krzysztof Kieslowski (1988)
Sunday movies at the Instituto presents Kieslowski’s Ten Commandments-inspired masterpiece, one Sunday at a time. Exploring conflict in family relationships, Thou Shalt Not Steal tells the story of a biological mother who kidnaps her child from a stable and loving adoptive family. The mother then realizes she is emotionally unable to cope with the responsibility. 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at the Instituto de México, 600 Hemisfair Park. Spanish subtitles. $2 suggested donation.