Narrative

The Cakemaker

About the Film 

Unwittingly united in grief by a closet affair, a gay German baker and his deceased lover’s weary Israeli widow seek mutual catharsis, in this compassionate meditation on the human urge for connection.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
105 minutes

Chad Gadya

About the Film 

The traditional Passover song, vividly brought to life through a meticulous confection of spinning matzahs and animated embroidery, featuring cantorial singing sensation Moishe Oysher.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
3 minutes

Compartments

About the Film 

Intent on moving to Berlin, a young Israeli woman clashes with her appalled father, the son of Holocaust survivors, in this German-Israeli animated production that employs shadowboxes as a visual conceit to explore collective memory and generational perspective.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
15 minutes

The Cousin

About the Film 

An open-minded Israeli questions his liberal convictions when a Palestinian laborer he hired is suspected of a crime, in this hard-hitting, dark comedy that explores the latent prejudice central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

Devil Wears a Suit

About the Film 

A provocative, award-winning science fiction drama in which a traumatized Orthodox teenager must decide whether to submit to a so-called cure for homosexuality, or forever face rejection by his community. Note: Contains adult situations and strong scenes of sexuality.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
20 minutes

Foxtrot

About the Film 

Israel’s bold, controversial submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, this audacious, brilliantly crafted critique of Israel’s military confronts the absurdity of war through the ordeal of a young Israeli soldier and his grief-stricken parents. Nominated for 13 Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
108 minutes

Funny Girl

About the Film 

This musical, rags-to-riches tale of a young ugly duckling with a relentless drive to be a headliner on Broadway, stars Barbra Streisand, as the funny and heartbreaking comedian and singer Fanny Brice, in a watershed role that launched her to superstardom. Adapted from the smash Broadway show, and nominated for 8 Academy Awards.

Classic Film Series

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
155 minutes

The History of Love

About the Film 

Spanning decades and continents, this sprawling, big-budget saga of star-crossed lovers and merciless twists of fate, co-stars Derek Jacobi and Elliott Gould, and is based on the international bestseller about a Polish immigrant reconnecting with his past through a long-lost manuscript.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
134 minutes

The Invisibles

About the Film 

This little-known story of Jewish teens and young adults who outlasted the Third Reich while hiding in Berlin, comes emotionally and vividly to life through an unusual hybrid docu-drama technique, to offer a powerful, uplifting message of resilience and courage.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 minutes

Jungle

About the Film 

Daniel Radcliffe’s journey deep into the Bolivian rainforest becomes a terrifying battle for survival, in this true-life thriller of an agonized trekker’s descent into hell, based on the bestselling memoir by Israeli explorer Yossi Ghinsberg.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
115 minutes

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