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1945

About the Film 

An unwelcome arrival forces a remote Hungarian town to reckon with its wartime sins, in this gripping, superbly crafted black-and-white drama enhanced by striking cinematography and a melancholy score.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 minutes

116 Cameras

About the Film 

Eva Schloss, Anne Frank’s stepsister and an Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Holocaust survivor, takes part in an innovative project that captures her emotional testimony and creates interactive holograms, to preserve her vivid memories for educating future generations. Shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.

116 CAMERAS will screen with ON MY WAY OUT: THE SECRET LIFE OF NANI AND POPI.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
15 minutes

Above the Drowning Sea

About the Film 

The dramatic escape of thousands of European Jews to Shanghai, who found safe harbor from the Nazi menace, due to the bravery and daring of the Chinese Consul in Vienna who defied his own government and the Gestapo by issuing visas to the refugees, is revealed in this affecting story of heroism and humanity.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
92 minutes

An Act of Defiance

About the Film 

Set in South Africa’s incendiary segregation era, a gutsy lawyer risks career and family to defend Nelson Mandela and his inner circle, in this historical thriller filled with political and courtroom intrigue.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
123 minutes

Almost Famous

About the Film 

Mean Girls meets High School Musical when a brainy teenage girl and her pop superstar brother become overnight sensations, in this Israeli teen dramedy, a music-packed look at teenagerhood, exposing the realities of living in a social media world where popularity is everything.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
95 minutes

A Bag of Marbles

About the Film 

Left to fend for themselves in Nazi-occupied France, two young Jewish brothers must rely on their courage and cunning to escape Nazi barbarism and avoid capture, in this lavish, suspenseful, family-friendly adventure.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 minutes

The Body Collector

About the Film 

A steely and idealistic investigative journalist fights to unmask a prominent art collector as a murderous Nazi war criminal, in this gripping true-life drama, the highest-rated miniseries in Dutch television history.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
142 minutes

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

About the Film 

Hedy Lamarr, known in the 1930s and ‘40s for her glamour and sex appeal, narrates her trailblazing story to reveal her thwarted ambitions as a brilliant inventor who impacted today’s wireless technology.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
90 minutes

The Boy Downstairs

About the Film 

Zosia Mamet (Girls) is a conflicted millennial who revisits a failed romance when she unknowingly moves into her ex-boyfriend's Brooklyn brownstone, in this easygoing love story that contemplates modern relationships and the price of independence and freedom.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 minutes

The Boys from Brazil

About the Film 

Hollywood legends Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier face off in a sinister plot to rekindle the Third Reich, in this ‘70s paranoia-fueled, sci-fi thriller about a conspiracy to clone Hitler and unleash a campaign of global terror, a chilling adaptation of Ira Levin’s book. With a scenery-chewing portrayal by Peck as Dr. Josef Mengele, this received Academy Award nominations for Olivier, Best Editing and composer Jerry Goldsmith’s ominous score.

Classic Film Series

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
125 minutes

Budapest Noir

About the Film 

A hard-boiled reporter investigates the brutal murder of a prostitute, leading him into the dark underworld of 1930s pre-Nazi Hungary, in this stylish thriller, a politically-charged tale of corruption and betrayal.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
95 minutes

Bye Bye Germany

About the Film 

A defiant Holocaust survivor and alleged Nazi collaborator looks to make a buck in postwar Frankfurt, in this bittersweet and engaging salute to European Jews who chose to tough out painful memories to reclaim their lives.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
102 minutes

The Cakemaker

About the Film 

Unwittingly united in grief by a closet affair, a gay German baker and his deceased lover’s weary Israeli widow seek mutual catharsis, in this compassionate meditation on the human urge for connection.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
105 minutes

The Cousin

About the Film 

An open-minded Israeli questions his liberal convictions when a Palestinian laborer he hired is suspected of a crime, in this hard-hitting, dark comedy that explores the latent prejudice central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

Cuba's Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana

About the Film 

The overlooked story of Jewish refugees who evaded Nazi capture by finding safety in tropical Havana, is vividly brought to life in this account of trauma and escape set against an exotic and unfamiliar paradise.

CUBA’S FORGOTTEN JEWELS: A HAVEN IN HAVANA will screen with IOM ROMÌ.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
46 minutes

Death in the Terminal

About the Film 

A terrorist attack at an Israeli bus station, and the paranoia-fueled confusion that followed, are deconstructed in tragic minute-by-minute detail in this provocative analysis that portrays the dangers of a hair-trigger society forever on edge. Audience Award and Best Documentary winner at Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival, and Best Documentary Israeli Academy Award winner.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
54 minutes

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

About the Film 

This offbeat and playful celebration of the Jewish American songwriters who composed the soundtrack to the holiday season, is set in a Chinese restaurant, and contemplates the poignant relationship American Jews have with Christmas.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
52 minutes

Foxtrot

About the Film 

Israel’s bold, controversial submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, this audacious, brilliantly crafted critique of Israel’s military confronts the absurdity of war through the ordeal of a young Israeli soldier and his grief-stricken parents. Nominated for 13 Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
108 minutes

Funny Girl

About the Film 

This musical, rags-to-riches tale of a young ugly duckling with a relentless drive to be a headliner on Broadway, stars Barbra Streisand, as the funny and heartbreaking comedian and singer Fanny Brice, in a watershed role that launched her to superstardom. Adapted from the smash Broadway show, and nominated for 8 Academy Awards.

Classic Film Series

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
155 minutes

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