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A Quiet Heart

About the Film 

Seeking refuge from the pressures as a classically trained musician, a young, secular Israeli woman confronts dangerous religious fanaticism from ultra-Orthodox neighbors, in this thoughtful, quietly gripping snapshot of Israeli social conflict.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

Remember Baghdad

About the Film 

Baghdad’s former glamorous age at the dawn of the twentieth century, the utopia lost to violence and intolerance, is revealed in this forgotten story of Iraq’s once prosperous Jewish population that had coexisted with Muslims and Christians in peace and prosperity, before the country’s disintegration from a multiethnic melting pot to a ravaged, war-torn danger zone heralded by Saddam Hussein’s rise to power.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
69 minutes

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

About the Film 

A rousing tribute to the iconic song-and-dance man in all his complexities and contradictions, this thrilling, enlightening and redemptive look at the lesser known aspects of Davis' life remembers the chameleon entertainer who blazed a trail across the shifting tides and flashpoints of 20th century America.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
100 minutes

Saving Neta

About the Film 

Four women with nothing in common each finds her life profoundly altered by an encounter with a mysterious stranger, in this Israeli anthology-drama comprised of four stories, each a thought-provoking contemplation of femininity and parenthood.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
90 minutes

Scaffolding

About the Film 

A conflicted young Israeli is torn between family obligation in his working class home life, and his raging personal aspirations, in this powerful, realistic drama drawn from the filmmaker’s own experiences teaching remedial students. Nominated for 8 Israeli Academy Awards and the Jerusalem Film Festival prize for Best Israeli Feature.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

Schindler's List

About the Film 

Ranked among the greatest and most historically significant films, this is the unsparing, profoundly moving epic, a rigorous, sobering, accessible and artistically stunning Holocaust drama that continues to inspire with lessons of moral courage. Winner of 7 Academy Awards including for Best Picture, its black-and-white cinematography, and John Williams’ haunting score.

Classic Film Series

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
195 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

Shorts Program 1

About the Program: 

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

Shorts Program 2

About the Program: 

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

Shorts Program 3

About the Program: 

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

Shorts Program 4

About the Program: 

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

Spielberg

About the Film 

This insightful and surprisingly intimate portrait, enhanced by an abundance of film clips, chronicles the extraordinary life and career of a movie titan whose commercial and artistic triumphs forever changed Hollywood. The normally private Spielberg talks candidly about his filmography and heartbreaks, to reveal the evolution of a wunderkind to visionary storyteller.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
147 minutes

Take My Nose... Please!

About the Film 

Raising provocative questions about female empowerment and absurd standards of beauty, this funny, irreverent look at the pressures on women to be attractive, ponders the impact of plastic surgery on relationships, careers and self-esteem.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
99 minutes

The Testament

About the Film 

An uncompromising Holocaust researcher uncovers highly classified evidence that suggests a long-buried secret about his mother, which casts doubt on his family history, in this Best Film winner at the Haifa International Film Festival.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 minutes

The Twinning Reaction

About the Film 

The profound human toll of the infamous 1960s Neubauer-Bernard study of separated twins, an ultimately and tragically failed research effort to analyze nature versus nurture, is examined in this eye-opening and deeply troubling exposé of unscrupulous science. In searching for answers, this inside look at the consequences of medical arrogance finally gives voice to those who suffered the broken bond of twinship.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
55 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

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