Jesse is joined by Laura Mandel, executive director of the Jewish Arts Collaborative, and Ariana Cohen-Halberstam, artistic director of the Boston Jewish Film Festival. They discuss the 28th annual festival, which runs Nov. 9-21, whether Holocaust jokes are ever OK, their mutual love of all things Mel Brooks and if a documentary can really be animated.

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