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The Pirate Captain Toledano

About the Film 

A captain must decide whether to accept a refugee on his ship, or force the stowaway to walk the plank, in this first ever cinematic depiction of Inquisition-era Jewish pirates of the Caribbean.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

Playing God

About the Film 

A fixture of America’s most tragic events, the charismatic and controversial lawyer charged with the monumental task of calculating the value of a human life following events like the 9/11 attacks and Sandy Hook massacre, is the subject of this perceptive account. Defenders, critics and the families—and Ken Feinberg himself—weigh in on the thorny legal, financial and moral dilemmas of this polarizing figure who at times seems virtually omnipotent.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
95 minutes

A Quiet Heart

About the Film 

Seeking refuge from the pressures as a classically trained musician, a young, secular Israeli woman confronts dangerous religious fanaticism from ultra-Orthodox neighbors, in this thoughtful, quietly gripping snapshot of Israeli social conflict.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

Remember Baghdad

About the Film 

Baghdad’s former glamorous age at the dawn of the twentieth century, the utopia lost to violence and intolerance, is revealed in this forgotten story of Iraq’s once prosperous Jewish population that had coexisted with Muslims and Christians in peace and prosperity, before the country’s disintegration from a multiethnic melting pot to a ravaged, war-torn danger zone heralded by Saddam Hussein’s rise to power.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
69 minutes

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

About the Film 

A rousing tribute to the iconic song-and-dance man in all his complexities and contradictions, this thrilling, enlightening and redemptive look at the lesser known aspects of Davis' life remembers the chameleon entertainer who blazed a trail across the shifting tides and flashpoints of 20th century America.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
100 minutes

Schindler's List

About the Film 

Ranked among the greatest and most historically significant films, this is the unsparing, profoundly moving epic, a rigorous, sobering, accessible and artistically stunning Holocaust drama that continues to inspire with lessons of moral courage. Winner of 7 Academy Awards including for Best Picture, its black-and-white cinematography, and John Williams’ haunting score.

Classic Film Series

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
195 minutes

Shelter

About the Film 

Two women—a Mossad agent and a Lebanese informer—find themselves trapped in a labyrinth of deception, paranoia and intrigue, in this Israeli espionage thriller from veteran filmmaker Eran Riklis.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
93 minutes

Spielberg

About the Film 

This insightful and surprisingly intimate portrait, enhanced by an abundance of film clips, chronicles the extraordinary life and career of a movie titan whose commercial and artistic triumphs forever changed Hollywood. The normally private Spielberg talks candidly about his filmography and heartbreaks, to reveal the evolution of a wunderkind to visionary storyteller.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
147 minutes

Spring Chicken

About the Film 

As she hatches a plan for her Purim holiday costume, an Israeli Holocaust survivor proves herself a model of positive spirit and determination, in this heartwarming vérité sure to generate smiles, tears and laughter.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
10 minutes

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