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The Frisco Kid

About the Film 
In one of Hollywood’s most unusual pairings, Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford co-star as a Polish rabbi and gunslinging outlaw traveling the Wild West, in this offbeat buddy adventure and Western comedy, a bighearted folktale now considered an essential Jewish movie for its delicate blend of ethnic humor, religious sensitivity and winning performances.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
119 minutes

Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog

About the Film 
The timeless, unbreakable bond between a boy and his faithful dog is put to the ultimate test in wartime Berlin, in this heartwarming family drama, a sensitively told story of love, loyalty and courage, enabling children of all ages to learn about the Holocaust.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
93 minutes

Shoelaces

About the Film 

This wholly engaging, tender family dramedy about the knotty relationship between an aging, irascible mechanic and the exuberant special-needs son he abandoned long before, both tested by tribulations that prompt complicated ethical and legal questions with profound ramifications, was nominated for eight Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
90 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

Witness Theater

About the Film 
High school students reenact Holocaust survivors’ touching stories of resolve, in a unique program of staged testimonies, which gets survivors and teens together to share stories, one generation to another, to keep history alive through theatrical storytelling.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
74 minutes