Germany

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

Compartments

About the Film 

Intent on moving to Berlin, a young Israeli woman clashes with her appalled father, the son of Holocaust survivors, in this German-Israeli animated production that employs shadowboxes as a visual conceit to explore collective memory and generational perspective.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
15 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

The Invisibles

About the Film 

This little-known story of Jewish teens and young adults who outlasted the Third Reich while hiding in Berlin, comes emotionally and vividly to life through an unusual hybrid docu-drama technique, to offer a powerful, uplifting message of resilience and courage.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 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

Playing God

About the Film 

A fixture of America’s most tragic events, the charismatic and controversial lawyer charged with the monumental task of calculating the value of a human life following events like the 9/11 attacks and Sandy Hook massacre, is the subject of this perceptive account. Defenders, critics and the families—and Ken Feinberg himself—weigh in on the thorny legal, financial and moral dilemmas of this polarizing figure who at times seems virtually omnipotent.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
95 minutes

Shelter

About the Film 

Two women—a Mossad agent and a Lebanese informer—find themselves trapped in a labyrinth of deception, paranoia and intrigue, in this Israeli espionage thriller from veteran filmmaker Eran Riklis.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
93 minutes

Winter Hunt

About the Film 

On a mission of vigilante justice, a young woman goes to extremes to seek reprisal against a suspected ex-Nazi, in this psychological thriller with powerhouse performances and a taut script about wartime guilt and culpability.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
75 minutes