Anti-Semitism

1945

About the Film 

An unwelcome arrival forces a remote Hungarian town to reckon with its wartime sins, in this gripping, superbly crafted black-and-white drama enhanced by striking cinematography and a melancholy score.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 minutes

Above the Drowning Sea

About the Film 

The dramatic escape of thousands of European Jews to Shanghai, who found safe harbor from the Nazi menace, due to the bravery and daring of the Chinese Consul in Vienna who defied his own government and the Gestapo by issuing visas to the refugees, is revealed in this affecting story of heroism and humanity.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
92 minutes

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

Budapest Noir

About the Film 

A hard-boiled reporter investigates the brutal murder of a prostitute, leading him into the dark underworld of 1930s pre-Nazi Hungary, in this stylish thriller, a politically-charged tale of corruption and betrayal.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
95 minutes

Bye Bye Germany

About the Film 

A defiant Holocaust survivor and alleged Nazi collaborator looks to make a buck in postwar Frankfurt, in this bittersweet and engaging salute to European Jews who chose to tough out painful memories to reclaim their lives.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
102 minutes

Cuba's Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana

About the Film 

The overlooked story of Jewish refugees who evaded Nazi capture by finding safety in tropical Havana, is vividly brought to life in this account of trauma and escape set against an exotic and unfamiliar paradise.

CUBA’S FORGOTTEN JEWELS: A HAVEN IN HAVANA will screen with IOM ROMÌ.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
46 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

The Mighty Atom

About the Film 

A loving tribute to a role model for Jewish athletes at a time when there was none, this inspiring profile tells of unlikely, yet real-life superman, Joseph Greenstein, born in 1893 Poland before coming to America, who dazzled audiences with his remarkable feats of strength, daredevil stunts and an unshakable faith in the power of mind over matter. He was later featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley’s Believe It or Not.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
74 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

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