France

Alone in Berlin

About the Film 

Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson are an ordinary workingclass German couple who quietly and courageously wage a personal campaign of anti-Nazi resistance in this stylishly directed and affecting wartime drama, inspired by a true story of unlikely dissidents, adapted from Hans Fallada’s international bestseller.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
103 minutes

The Children of Chance

About the Film 

In this family-friendly coming-of-age drama, replete with appealing performances by its young ensemble cast, a Jewish boy finds camaraderie and safety in the shelter of a children’s hospital in Nazi-occupied France.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
100 minutes

Fanny's Journey

About the Film 

A resourceful young girl leads 11 orphans through Nazi-occupied France in this coming-of-age, family friendly drama bristling with suspense and poignancy. Based on Fanny Ben-Ami’s autobiographical novel.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
94 minutes

Finding Babel

About the Film 

Readings by actor Liev Schreiber, and stylized illustrations combining archival imagery and impressionistic animation, augment this account of a grandson’s search for the legacy of the greatest prose writer of Russian Jewry. Babel’s subversive works confronted a turbulent history that echoes through to the dark political climate of today’s Russia.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
88 minutes

The Jews

About the Film 

Starring some of French cinema’s finest contemporary actors, this provocative sketch comedy skewers the entire spectrum of anti-Semitic stereotypes, and pulls no punches in its takedown of bigoted ideas.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
111 minutes

Our Father

About the Film 

In this gritty, visceral thriller, a morally conflicted nightclub bouncer dreams of becoming a father, as he faces a moral dilemma and tries to break free from a life of violent crime in the Israeli underworld. Nominated for 12 Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
107 minutes

The Settlers

About the Film 

Cameras go inside the reclusive West Bank settlements for a close look at the contentious movement at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, yielding a troubling portrait of radicals and idealists on the fringe of Israeli society.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
107 minutes