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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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