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The Golem

About the Film 

Besieged by evil invaders as the plague descends on Eastern Europe, a mystical woman versed in Kabbalah summons forth a Golem to protect her 17th century Lithuanian village, in this supernatural legend of Jewish folklore smartly reimagined as a meticulously crafted horror-suspense tale.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
97 minutes

Good Morning Son

About the Film 
A young IDF soldier critically injured during a Gaza military operation, clings to life while his family maintains a bedside vigil, in this sensitive Israeli drama, a beautifully rendered story of human resilience that illustrates the ordeal faced by military families in Israel and throughout the world.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
81 minutes

Henri Dauman: Looking Up

About the Film 
The seminal work and inspiring story of one of the 20th century’s preeminent photojournalists who produced some of the world’s most iconic images, is told by the engaging storyteller himself, who relays his childhood trauma in wartime France and love of movies, which inform the life-affirming vibrancy of his work.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
87 minutes

Holy Lands

About the Film 

James Caan leads an all-star cast as a retired American cardiologist who leaves everything behind to become a pig farmer in Israel, in this comedic family drama, a wry, moving, personal tale of a dysfunctional family—with an ex-wife, an alienated son and a perennial student daughter—striving for reconciliation and acceptance.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
99 minutes

The Interpreter

About the Film 
Odd-couple companions—a Nazi officer's son and his Jewish translator—roam the Slovak countryside, in this bittersweet road movie that explores memory, trauma and guilt through the shared history of characters seeking to bridge differences and reclaim their humanity.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
114 minutes

It Must Schwing!: The Blue Note Story

About the Film 
With a mutual passion for music and profound belief in equality, two German-Jewish immigrants forge the most iconic jazz label in industry history, in this toe-tapping must-see for jazz aficionados, a timeless tale of the American Dream filled with a thrumming soundtrack, artful animation and interviews.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
113 minutes

The Jewish Underground

About the Film 
Vigilante Israeli extremists seek to derail the peace process and spark a holy war, in this shocking look at a decades-old case of domestic terrorism, reconstructed as a detective-thriller with dramatizations and interviews with key figures, portending disturbing implications for modern Israeli politics.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
96 minutes

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

About the Film 
An inspiring American success story, recounting the life and times of modern journalism’s founding father and relevant to the “fake news” era, this superbly crafted biography heralds freedom of the press at a time when First Amendment rights are challenged.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
86 minutes

The Last Resort

About the Film 
A once-thriving Jewish beachfront paradise, a mecca of sun, low cost of living and thriving cultural life and veritable shtetl for Jewish retirees and Holocaust survivors escaping harsh Northeast winters, is rediscovered through priceless, captivating photos, in this wistful portrait of a Miami Beach of a bygone era.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
70 minutes

Leona

About the Film 
Transitioning into adulthood, a young, independently-minded Mexico City woman finds herself torn between her Syrian-Jewish family and a forbidden love, in this delicate, melancholic romance, with an exquisite, award-winning performance by the lead actress, which deftly blends warm romantic comedy with an incisive feminist journey of discovery and self-determination.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
95 minutes

The Light of Hope

About the Film 
Celebrating the courage of a Red Cross nurse in Spain who saved hundreds of Jewish wartime refugees by setting up a maternity home and safe haven for pregnant women and children, is the basis of this riveting, handsome drama of resistance and sacrifice based on real events.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
120 minutes

Love, Gilda

About the Film 
Through laughter and tears, trailblazing Saturday Night Live comedienne Gilda Radner narrates her too-brief life story, in this affectionate and privileged look at a beloved, brilliant comic superstar who exuded positivity even in the darkest times, and who continues to inspire a new generation of fans and performers.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
88 minutes

Murer: Anatomy of a Trial

About the Film 
The case of a sadistic Nazi criminal, the so-called Butcher of Vilnius, is presented in this transfixing courtroom drama about a shameful miscarriage of justice and scandal implicating the Austrian courts, press and government in a nation still denying its wartime complicity.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
138 minutes

Noble Savage

About the Film 
A troubled teen’s desperate efforts to unite his broken Israeli family and reach reconciliation, spin out of control, in this modern Greek tragedy, a humane examination of anguished characters fighting to overcome their circumstances, nominated for ten Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
99 minutes

The Oslo Diaries

About the Film 
The secret process behind the failed Oslo Accords—the unsanctioned and unprecedented talks that nearly secured an elusive Mideast peace—is restaged to rivet­ing, emotional effect, in this powerful, tragic reminder of the yet unfinished journey toward peace for the Israeli and Palestinian people.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
97 minutes

The Other Story

About the Film 
Complications arise when a dysfunctional Israeli family tries to lure their willful daughter away from Orthodox Judaism, in this universal tale of broken relationships and forgiveness with poignant, gently humorous performances by a stellar cast, a compassionate, empowering ensemble drama exploring the religious-secular divide.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
118 minutes

Outback Rabbis

About the Film 

A pair of ultra-Orthodox rabbis heads off the beaten path, deep into the Aussie bush, to find Jewish life down under and reconnect Jews to their faith, no matter their location, in this wildly entertaining, picturesque travelogue, a colorful and humorous look at two men fulfilling their slogan: “No Jew gets left behind.”

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
77 minutes

Promise at Dawn

About the Film 
Nominated for five César Awards, this sweeping adaptation of French novelist Romain Gary’s beloved memoir of exotic globetrotting and an impassioned mother-son bond, contemplates the complex emotional truths of a parent’s self-sacrifice and impossible dreams for a child.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
131 minutes

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