Shorts Program 3

An international collection of narrative and documentary short films feature a variety of genres, styles and subject matter. This program includes five separate films screened back-to-back without interruption.

Reverence

About the Film 

The meaning of newfangled kippahs branded with pop culture icons and sports logos is dissected.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
12 minutes

First Born

About the Film 

A surprise phone call brings a rebellious young woman face to face with her religious family and conflicted past. Haifa International Film Festival Best Student Film winner.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
13 minutes

German Shepherd

About the Film 

The son of a Holocaust survivor uses animation to pose potent philosophical questions about the human capacity to forgive unimaginable acts of evil.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

Pur

About the Film 

Rare home movies of amateur Purim-themed plays by Jewish dissidents reveal thinly-disguised denunciations of the oppressive Soviet regime.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
14 minutes

Of Many

About the Film 

The surprising and transformative relationship between an Orthodox rabbi and Imam who serve as university chaplains in New York City is revealed.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
34 minutes