Narrative

The Keeper

About the Film 
An ex-Nazi plays soccer for salvation in this rousing, romantic, epic true story. No longer a British POW, the Manchester City team hires Bert Trautmann as goalkeeper, where he arouses the interest of the club manager’s daughter, and the post-war ire of fans. Famously playing the ‘56 FA Cup Final with a broken neck, Trautmann’s tale tells of how sports can unite.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
118 minutes

Keeping the Faith

About the Film 
Edward Norton helms and co-stars in this sweet, spiritual comedy about an unusual love triangle: a rabbi and priest fall for the same woman. Friends since childhood, Brian (Norton) and Jake (Ben Stiller) are now servants of God. Their lives are upended with the return of Anna (Jenna Elfman), who’s become a high-powered workaholic beauty. Both are enchanted by her, sparking rivalry and dilemmas, in this fresh and funny date movie with a stellar supporting cast: Anne Bancroft, Milos Forman, Ron Rifkin, and Eli Wallach.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
128 minutes

Kippah

About the Film 
A new high school student decides whether to endure incessant bullying or defend his Jewish identity, in this powerful, award-winning account of resurgent anti-Semitism, based on actual events.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
25 minutes

Last Game

About the Film 
When a bowling alley owner reluctantly decides to shut down, his friend and employee challenges him to a match, in this charming, deftly acted vignette that ponders difficult life transitions.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
12 minutes

The Mover

About the Film 
Latvia’s Oscar entry, this gripping, ominous drama tells of real worker Žanis Lipke—Latvia’s Schindler—honored for his courage during WWII. Žanis and his wife are unlikely heroes, suffering under the Soviets and Germans. When the Nazis begin moving Jews from a nearby ghetto into forced-labor camps, Žanis embarks on a covert mission to save them from certain death.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
87 minutes

Mum's Hairpins

About the Film 
A Jewish boy and his wounded four-legged friend seize a last chance to escape a Ukrainian shtetl under siege from Nazi invaders, in this somber, poetic and haunting tale of survival and loss.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
20 minutes

My Polish Honeymoon

About the Film 
In this sorrow-tinged romantic comedy, Parisian newlyweds travel to Poland, their honeymoon awkwardly doubling as a bid to reconnect with their Jewish heritage and homeland. Unable to bridge past and present in this strange yet familiar land, the eye-opening journey doesn’t go as planned. Awash with offbeat characters and absurd vignettes, this life-affirming charmer, a Moscow Film Festival FIPRESCI Critics prizewinner, movingly conveys the void sometimes experienced by third-generation survivors.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
88 minutes

Offspring

About the Film 
Struggling to get pregnant, a thirty-something from a traditional Jewish-Bukharan family gets a crazy idea from her superstitious grandma, in this humorous take on intergenerational and cultural differences.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
19 minutes

The Operative

About the Film 
Diane Kruger is an undercover Israeli spy in this complex espionage thriller about a Westerner-turned-rogue Mossad agent caught in international conspiracy. When she vanishes, Thomas (Martin Freeman), a British Jew, retraces her steps: Will her transgressive affair undermine a plot to sabotage Iran’s nuclear plan? This authentic portrayal of modern spy craft is based on the Israeli novel The English Teacher.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
117 minutes

Our Way Back

About the Film 
During a trip to the desert, two men face the tragic consequences of their secret relationship, in this taut, visually arresting Israeli Academy Award Best Short nominee starring Lior Ashkenazi.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
26 minutes

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