Out On the Town: D.C. arts & entertainment — April 26-May 2
This year’s festival presents traditional film screenings as well as related cultural and educational programs at several local theaters. It opens with Sam Pollard’s documentary Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, featuring interviews with Billy Crystal, Norman Lear, Jerry Lewis, Whoopi Goldberg, and Kim Novak, plus never-before-seen photographs from the vast personal collection of the legendary black entertainer who converted to Judaism. Wednesday, May 2, at 7 p.m., at the Edlavitch DCJCC, 1529 16th St. NW, with an encore screening Sunday, May 6, at 2 p.m., at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring. The festival runs to May 13. Call 202-777-3210 or visit wjff.org.