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The Accountant of Auschwitz

About the Film 

As a new generation of investigators seeks to atone for past sins and test the limits of international law and historical reconciliation, this reconstruction of the controversial war crimes trial of an elderly former Auschwitz guard raises thorny moral and legal questions over his complicity and fitness to stand trial.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
78 minutes

Alt-Right: Age of Rage

About the Film 

A captivating and terrifying wakeup call, this hard-hitting exposé reveals the polar extremes of an America at bitter odds with itself, as it takes a bone-chilling dive into an ideological maelstrom to chart the rise and ugly underbelly of white nationalism and the countervailing voices it has inspired.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
106 minutes

Family in Transition

About the Film 

This deeply intimate and sympathetic examination of identity, tolerance and transcendent love focuses on a close-knit Israeli family grappling with gender transition—the husband desiring to become a woman—in the face of vilification by their conservative northern Israeli town, and even by some friends and relatives.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
70 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

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

About the Film 

An inspiring American success story, recounting the life and times of modern journalism’s founding father and relevant to the “fake news” era, this superbly crafted biography heralds freedom of the press at a time when First Amendment rights are challenged.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
86 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

Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

About the Film 

This riveting and affecting anthem to a human rights pioneer, profiles the diminutive, unsung hero who was Chief Prosecutor and put mass-murdering Nazi Einsatzgruppen members on trial at the historic Nuremburg Trials.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
83 minutes

Working Woman

About the Film 

This Israeli take on sexual harassment in the #MeToo era, brings nail-biting tension and squirm-inducing realism to the story of an ambitious young mother trapped between escalating office misogyny and financial strain at home, a nuanced depiction of gray workplace dynamics.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
94 minutes