Narrative

Carbon

About the Film 
An action-packed gangster thriller based on the Carbon Connection scandal of 2008-2009, the most lucrative crime in modern French history, this riveting true story of one desperate man’s downward spiral through the gyrations of illicit high-end deal making leading to betrayal and murder, co-stars Benoît Magimel and Gérard Depardieu.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
104 minutes

The Caregiver

About the Film 
Following a visit with his family back in India, a caregiver returns to Israel only to find out he’s been replaced by another foreign worker, in this nuanced character study exposing the difficult realities of migrant labor and an aging population.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
12 minutes

The City Without Jews

About the Film 
An eerily prophetic 1920s satire depicting economic and cultural ruin following Vienna’s exile of its Jewish population, a fictional dystopia soon to be realized, is the foundation of this rediscovered and newly restored silent gem of Austrian cinema, based on Jewish writer and journalist Hugo Bettauer’s eponymous novel.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
80 minutes

The Dive

About the Film 
Three fractious Israeli brothers clashing over conflicting life choices and patriotic expectations, must bypass their differences to fulfill their late father’s dying wish, in this sober, darkly comic drama reflecting the personal toll of a testosterone-fueled country caught in perpetual conflict, a Best Israeli Feature that swept four Jerusalem Film Festival awards.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 minutes

Echo

About the Film 
Suspecting that his wife is cheating on him, a man heads down a rabbit hole of extreme measures, in this sophisticated, gripping Israeli psychological drama, a somber meditation on the intersection between love and obsession, and the fateful damage of words unheard or unsaid, nominated for four Israeli Academy Awards including Best Actor.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
98 minutes

Enemies, A Love Story

About the Film 
In this soulful, brilliantly acted adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s tragicomic novel, nominated for three Academy Awards, featuring nostalgic scenes of bustling midcentury New York City and a period pop and klezmer soundtrack, an enigmatic Holocaust survivor navigates romantic entanglements in postwar America.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
119 minutes

Fig Tree

About the Film 

In this unflinching, coming-of-age drama, nominated for five Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film, a Jewish teen attempts to save those she loves and navigate her own fate in war-torn Ethiopia, where young men are scooped off the street and conscripted into the army against their will.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
93 minutes

A Fortunate Man

About the Film 
Seeking to reject his strict religious upbringing and fulfill his dreams, a pastor’s ambitious son hopes to wed into a wealthy Jewish family and find success in 19th century Copenhagen, in this sweeping romance from Danish Academy Award-winning filmmaker Bille August.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
167 minutes

The Frisco Kid

About the Film 
In one of Hollywood’s most unusual pairings, Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford co-star as a Polish rabbi and gunslinging outlaw traveling the Wild West, in this offbeat buddy adventure and Western comedy, a bighearted folktale now considered an essential Jewish movie for its delicate blend of ethnic humor, religious sensitivity and winning performances.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
119 minutes

Gloomy Sunday

About the Film 
Finding themselves mired in wartime intrigue, the erotic entanglements of three lovers at a chic 1930s Budapest café are upended as the Holocaust engulfs Hungary, in this intricate time-jumping love story, a newly crowned classic of Jewish cinema based on Nick Barkow’s bestselling novel.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
112 minutes

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