Canada

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

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

Bagels in the Blood

About the Film 

A fiercely dedicated, third-generation owner of a popular wood-fired bagel shop, nestled in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal, passes on the enduring, bittersweet story behind a century-old family business.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
5 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

The History of Love

About the Film 

Spanning decades and continents, this sprawling, big-budget saga of star-crossed lovers and merciless twists of fate, co-stars Derek Jacobi and Elliott Gould, and is based on the international bestseller about a Polish immigrant reconnecting with his past through a long-lost manuscript.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
134 minutes

Mustard Seed

About the Film 

Exquisite cinematography and raw brutality combine in the childhood wartime memories of an old man, an eyewitness to Nazi murder, who is forever haunted by the nightmare of his past.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
9 minutes

On My Way Out: The Secret Life of Nani and Popi

About the Film 

Having survived the Holocaust and six decades of marriage, an ostensibly happy couple reveals a painful truth that tests their enduring union, when 95-year-old closeted Popi admits he is gay, in this alternately heartbreaking and hilarious, touching portrait.

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

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
40 minutes