Documentary

The Mighty Atom

About the Film 

A loving tribute to a role model for Jewish athletes at a time when there was none, this inspiring profile tells of unlikely, yet real-life superman, Joseph Greenstein, born in 1893 Poland before coming to America, who dazzled audiences with his remarkable feats of strength, daredevil stunts and an unshakable faith in the power of mind over matter. He was later featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley’s Believe It or Not.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
74 minutes

The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm

About the Film 

A young boy’s tender questions about his great-grandfather’s tattooed arm sparks an intimate and emotional conversation about historical tragedy and personal perseverance.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
19 minutes

On My Way Out: The Secret Life of Nani and Popi

About the Film 

Having survived the Holocaust and six decades of marriage, an ostensibly happy couple reveals a painful truth that tests their enduring union, when 95-year-old closeted Popi admits he is gay, in this alternately heartbreaking and hilarious, touching portrait.

ON MY WAY OUT: THE SECRET LIFE OF NANI AND POPI will screen with 116 CAMERAS.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
40 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

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

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