Arab-Israeli Relations

From Cairo to the Cloud: The World of the Cairo Geniza

About the Film 

Manuscripts unearthed in a sacred storeroom in an Old Cairo synagogue uncloak secrets of a vanished civilization, in this remarkable account of scholars’ painstaking efforts to translate and preserve the astonishing find.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
92 minutes

The Jewish Underground

About the Film 

Vigilante Israeli extremists seek to derail the peace process and spark a holy war, in this shocking look at a decades-old case of domestic terrorism, reconstructed as a detective-thriller with dramatizations and interviews with key figures, portending disturbing implications for modern Israeli politics.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
96 minutes

King Bibi: The Life and Performances of Benjamin Netanyahu

About the Film 

Brilliantly assembled entirely of footage from countless TV appearances, this potent portrayal charts the ascent of Israel’s media-savvy prime minster to reveal a controversial politician’s instinct for seizing power through the art of communication.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
87 minutes

The Oslo Diaries

About the Film 

The secret process behind the failed Oslo Accords—the unsanctioned and unprecedented talks that nearly secured an elusive Mideast peace—is restaged to rivet­ing, emotional effect, in this powerful, tragic reminder of the yet unfinished journey toward peace for the Israeli and Palestinian people.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
97 minutes

Shooting Life

About the Film 
While helping his war-weary students find their own voices, a high school teacher attempts to start a new life in Sderot, an Israeli town where air raid sirens and missile attacks are ubiquitous, in this teen drama that ponders, from the next generation’s viewpoint, the shattered dreams and future hopes of the Middle East.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
87 minutes