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Habesha

About the Film 

Ethiopian Jews share their personal firsthand accounts of life in the Holy Land. Produced as part of the Jerusalem Film Workshop for young filmmakers that includes Atlanta cinematographer Bailey Softness.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
13 minutes

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

The Invisibles

About the Film 

This little-known story of Jewish teens and young adults who outlasted the Third Reich while hiding in Berlin, comes emotionally and vividly to life through an unusual hybrid docu-drama technique, to offer a powerful, uplifting message of resilience and courage.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 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

The Last Suit

About the Film 

An aging, cantankerous Jewish tailor leaves his life in Argentina to embark on a journey back through time and halfway around the world, to find the man who saved him from death at Auschwitz, in this bittersweet, wistful road movie.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
86 minutes

Let Yourself Go

About the Film 

A self-involved psychoanalyst has his tightly ordered world thrown for a loop by a high-spirited fitness instructor, in this Italian comedy, an uproarious crowd-pleaser that won the Italian Golden Globe for Best Comedy.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
98 minutes

Longing

About the Film 

A middle-aged bachelor’s world is upended when he learns he has lost a son he didn’t know existed, and he belatedly discovers fatherly love and devotion, in this moving Israeli tragicomedy. Nominated for 13 Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film, and Audience Award and Best Script prizewinner at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
104 minutes

Mamele

About the Film 

Director Joseph Green embraces prewar Jewish life in Łódź in all its diversity, as Molly Picon, queen of Yiddish musicals, returns to the screen in this marvelous comic melodrama, a classic of 1930s Yiddish cinema, now digitally restored by The National Center for Jewish Film, and the final Yiddish film to be shot on location in Poland before Nazi occupation.

Classic Film Series

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
97 minutes

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