Yiddish

A Bag of Marbles

About the Film 

Left to fend for themselves in Nazi-occupied France, two young Jewish brothers must rely on their courage and cunning to escape Nazi barbarism and avoid capture, in this lavish, suspenseful, family-friendly adventure.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 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 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

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

The Testament

About the Film 

An uncompromising Holocaust researcher uncovers highly classified evidence that suggests a long-buried secret about his mother, which casts doubt on his family history, in this Best Film winner at the Haifa International Film Festival.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 minutes