Hunting Elephants and Protecting Dogs in Iran: Jerusalem Film Festival 2013

There's plenty to see, but one of this year's highlights is Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, who will attend the screening of “The Gardener,” a documentary he filmed in Israel, together with his son.

This year’s Jerusalem Film festival, which opens Thursday with Israeli director Reshef Levi’s “Hunting Elephants,” features dozens of...