Academic Themes

Adventures of a Mathematician

About the Film 
A brilliant Polish-Jewish scientist struggles with wartime loss and prophetic moral dilemmas at the dawn of the nuclear age, in this tantalizing account of the top-secret Manhattan Project.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
102 minutes

Antisemitism

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Tracing centuries of insidious hatred, this substantive inquest reveals the evolution of anti-Semitism in France.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
120 minutes

Atlanta: The City Too Busy to Wait

About the Film 
Capturing the can-do spirit of a community tested by adversity, this moving look at the COVID-19 pandemic tells how Jewish Atlanta responded with unprecedented charity and creativity.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
61 minutes

A Crime on the Bayou

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A young, white Jewish attorney defends an unjustly accused Black teen in this landmark Civil Rights-era case.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
91 minutes

I Am Here

About the Film 
On her 98th birthday, a spirited South African Holocaust survivor reveals to her family her astonishing life journey.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
73 minutes

The Invisible Line: America's Nazi Experiment

About the Film 
In this timely reassessment of a Nazi indoctrination experiment gone awry, participants swept up in the so-called Third Wave discuss insights from the infamous 1967 California case.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
53 minutes

Soros

About the Film 
Demystifying the controversial financier who dares to tackle global problems, this biography illuminates one of the world’s richest philanthropists.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
85 minutes

A Starry Sky Above the Roman Ghetto

About the Film 
The discovery of a puzzling photograph sparks a student to probe the history of Rome’s Jewish ghetto and the fate of a little girl, in this Italian teen drama interlacing past and present.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
100 minutes

They Ain't Ready For Me

About the Film 
A force to be reckoned with, an energetic African-American rabbinical student hits the streets in a grassroots effort to save the ignored people of Chicago’s South Side.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
88 minutes

'Til Kingdom Come

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Emmy-winning Israeli filmmaker Maya Zinshtein examines the dubious alliance between Trump-supporting evangelicals and Israel’s right-wing factions.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
76 minutes

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