Documentary

116 Cameras

About the Film 

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.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
15 minutes

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

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

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

About the Film 

Hedy Lamarr, known in the 1930s and ‘40s for her glamour and sex appeal, narrates her trailblazing story to reveal her thwarted ambitions as a brilliant inventor who impacted today’s wireless technology.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
90 minutes

Cuba's Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana

About the Film 

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.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
46 minutes

Death in the Terminal

About the Film 

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.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
54 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 Driver Is Red

About the Film 

A riveting account of the hunt by Israeli secret service for a notorious Nazi fugitive in the remote outskirts of Buenos Aires, a case that would send shockwaves around the world, imaginatively illustrated through striking hand-drawn animation.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
15 minutes

El Hara

About the Film 

A haunting snapshot of the once bustling Jewish quarter of Tunis, all but vanished after 700 years, punctuated by the timeless prose of celebrated Tunisian-Jewish writer Albert Memmi.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
16 minutes

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