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.
Growing elderly and senile, a Jewish war veteran and an Arab villager woman go before TV cameras to share divergent accounts of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, in this hallucinogenic contemplation of media manipulation, faulty memory and historical record.
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.
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.