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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

If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast

About the Film 

Irrepressible comic legend Carl Reiner and other celebrity nonagenarians regard the secret of vitality and longevity, in this Hollywood reunion-like collection of delightful, freewheeling conversations that challenge notions about aging.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
86 minutes

Iom Romì

About the Film 

This colorful travelogue chronicles a day in the life of the fiercely independent, contemporary Jewish community of Rome, the only cultural group in the city with a continuous line of descent from ancient times, which for centuries has lived in limbo between waves of acceptance and extreme persecution.
 

 

IOM ROMÌ will screen with CUBA’S FORGOTTEN JEWELS: A HAVEN IN HAVANA.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
31 minutes

Itzhak

About the Film 

This impressionist, fly-on-the-wall portrait, including an intimate view of his family at home, examines the life and glorious music of Israeli-born Itzhak Perlman, widely considered the greatest living violinist.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
83 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

Keep the Change

About the Film 

Two adults with autism strike up an unlikely and transformative relationship, in this heartfelt, surprising reinvention of the New York romantic comedy starring vibrant characters under-represented in cinema. Winner of Best U.S. Narrative Feature and Best New Narrative Director prizes at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
94 minutes

The Mighty Atom

About the Film 

A loving tribute to a role model for Jewish athletes at a time when there was none, this inspiring profile tells of unlikely, yet real-life superman, Joseph Greenstein, born in 1893 Poland before coming to America, who dazzled audiences with his remarkable feats of strength, daredevil stunts and an unshakable faith in the power of mind over matter. He was later featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley’s Believe It or Not.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
74 minutes

The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm

About the Film 

A young boy’s tender questions about his great-grandfather’s tattooed arm sparks an intimate and emotional conversation about historical tragedy and personal perseverance.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
19 minutes

On My Way Out: The Secret Life of Nani and Popi

About the Film 

Having survived the Holocaust and six decades of marriage, an ostensibly happy couple reveals a painful truth that tests their enduring union, when 95-year-old closeted Popi admits he is gay, in this alternately heartbreaking and hilarious, touching portrait.

ON MY WAY OUT: THE SECRET LIFE OF NANI AND POPI will screen with 116 CAMERAS.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
40 minutes

The Outer Circle

About the Film 

As four generations of British-Iraqi Jews gather for a sumptuous holiday feast, a young couple is confronted with the problematic realities of interfaith relationships and cultural disparities.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
13 minutes

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