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I Heart NY

About the Film 

Celebrated Hungarian-Jewish graphic designer Milton Glaser shares the inspiration behind the creation of his iconic I ♥ NY logo, his love affair with the Big Apple reflected in breathtaking imagery of the city’s boundless energy and cultural diversity.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
5 minutes

The Interpreter

About the Film 

Odd-couple companions—a Nazi officer's son and his Jewish translator—roam the Slovak countryside, in this bittersweet road movie that explores memory, trauma and guilt through the shared history of characters seeking to bridge differences and reclaim their humanity.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
114 minutes

It Must Schwing!: The Blue Note Story

About the Film 

With a mutual passion for music and profound belief in equality, two German-Jewish immigrants forge the most iconic jazz label in industry history, in this toe-tapping must-see for jazz aficionados, a timeless tale of the American Dream filled with a thrumming soundtrack, artful animation and interviews.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
113 minutes

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

About the Film 

An inspiring American success story, recounting the life and times of modern journalism’s founding father and relevant to the “fake news” era, this superbly crafted biography heralds freedom of the press at a time when First Amendment rights are challenged.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
86 minutes

King Bibi: The Life and Performances of Benjamin Netanyahu

About the Film 

Brilliantly assembled entirely of footage from countless TV appearances, this potent portrayal charts the ascent of Israel’s media-savvy prime minster to reveal a controversial politician’s instinct for seizing power through the art of communication.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
87 minutes

The Last Resort

About the Film 

A once-thriving Jewish beachfront paradise, a mecca of sun, low cost of living and thriving cultural life and veritable shtetl for Jewish retirees and Holocaust survivors escaping harsh Northeast winters, is rediscovered through priceless, captivating photos, in this wistful portrait of a Miami Beach of a bygone era.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
70 minutes

Layam

About the Film 

A crisis of masculinity abounds in this perfectly cast, strikingly composed character study in which a tough Israeli commander and his once tormented rookie undergo a sudden role reversal, an Israeli Academy Award nominee for Best Short Film.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
17 minutes

Love, Gilda

About the Film 

Through laughter and tears, trailblazing Saturday Night Live comedienne Gilda Radner narrates her too-brief life story, in this affectionate and privileged look at a beloved, brilliant comic superstar who exuded positivity even in the darkest times, and who continues to inspire a new generation of fans and performers.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
88 minutes

Miriam

About the Film 
An Arab Christian woman living in Jerusalem serves as a constant source of refuge and companionship to those in need. Produced as part of the Jerusalem Film Workshop for young filmmakers, and directed by University of West Georgia graduate Taylor Hartley.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
13 minutes

Murer: Anatomy of a Trial

About the Film 

The case of a sadistic Nazi criminal, the so-called Butcher of Vilnius, is presented in this transfixing courtroom drama about a shameful miscarriage of justice and scandal implicating the Austrian courts, press and government in a nation still denying its wartime complicity.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
138 minutes

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