Narrative

Simon and Théodore

About the Film 

Touching the heartstrings and tickling the funny bone, this French dramedy follows the eccentric friendship between an emotionally troubled man who escapes a psychiatric ward, and a rebellious teen running from his family, two misfits seeking self-acceptance, their misadventures peaking in poignant and unexpected ways.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
84 minutes

Sirens

About the Film 

As missiles rain down on Tel Aviv, a frustrated Israeli couple faces a series of misadventures after an early morning call from the fertility doctor, in this frantic, funny and surprise-filled Israeli Academy Award winner for Best Short Film.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
22 minutes

Sobibor

About the Film 
A Soviet-Jewish prisoner-of-war spearheads a revolt and escape from the inhuman conditions in a concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, in this true story of the most successful Nazi death camp uprising, and Russia’s submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
117 minutes

Sushi, Meatballs and Everything

About the Film 
A newly married bride goes to war in the kitchen with her loving but overbearing in-laws, in this award-winning, comical and universally relatable story of interfering parents, rebellious children, and food.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

The Tale

About the Film 

A globetrotting journalist reckons with her childhood sexual abuse, in this autobiographical drama, a searing excavation of distorted memory and suppressed trauma, with Laura Dern in a career-defining role in which she slowly unravels the horrid truth about the monstrous abuse she internalized for so long.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
114 minutes

To Dust

About the Film 

A grief-stricken Hasidic widower enlists an unwitting and incredulous biology professor (Matthew Broderick), in an obsessive quest to make peace with his loss and grasp the mortality of the flesh, in this perversely charming, dark buddy comedy and inquiry into the spiritual and scientific dimensions of death.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

The Unorthodox

About the Film 

Tired of being pushed around, a disenfranchised Sephardic father whose daughter is expelled from a prestigious religious school just for her ethnicity, launches the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party, a nascent challenge to the ruling Ashkenazi establishment, to gain influence in 1980s Israel, in this lively, crowd-pleasing drama.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
99 minutes

Vanity of Vanities

About the Film 
An imaginative, Chagall-esque depiction of love and tradition in a provincial Russian town, this charming and humorous folktale is relayed with playful animation and a delightful klezmer score, yielding a memorable work of art.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
19 minutes

A Wish and a Half

About the Film 
An allegory for the intractable Middle East conflict, this smart, incisive morality play finds two stubborn, bickering fishermen, one Arab and the other Jewish, literally entangled in sociopolitical dynamics.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
8 minutes

Working Woman

About the Film 

This Israeli take on sexual harassment in the #MeToo era, brings nail-biting tension and squirm-inducing realism to the story of an ambitious young mother trapped between escalating office misogyny and financial strain at home, a nuanced depiction of gray workplace dynamics.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
94 minutes

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