Germany

The 90 Minute War

About the Film 

After decades of strife and failed peace talks, the Israelis and Palestinians decide to end their feud, on a soccer field, in this bold satire that reveals the petty nature of the differences dividing the Middle East.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
84 minutes

Aida's Secrets

About the Film 

Long-lost brothers seek the truth about their genealogy in this intensely personal investigation of identity spanning decades of complex family history. The film reveals the trauma of displaced persons through a series of emotional surprises right until the closing credits.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
90 minutes

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

Arrival

About the Film 

Notions of collective historic memory arise during an Israeli mother’s increasingly uneasy encounter with an elderly German woman on a Berlin-bound train. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

Beyond the Mountains and Hills

About the Film 

A fractured Israeli family is tested in this art house drama, a microcosm for the malaise of Israeli society from the director of The Band’s Visit

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
90 minutes

Chika, The Dog in the Ghetto

About the Film 

The heroic wartime tale of a Jewish boy and his dog, set in a Polish ghetto, told through animation. Based on a book by Holocaust survivor Bat-Sheva Dagan. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
17 minutes

Eva Hesse

About the Film 

The landmark painter-turned-sculptor who created wildly imaginative abstract art and pioneered the use of industrial materials, is profiled in this poetic biography. Overcoming gender barriers to redefine her medium, Hesse’s brief career helped usher in the 1960s post-minimalist movement.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
108 minutes

Family Commitments

About the Film 

Ethnic identity, family dysfunction and a sudden pregnancy upset the planned nuptials of an Arab-Jewish gay couple in this romantic comedy.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
85 minutes

Hanna's Sleeping Dogs

About the Film 

A young Catholic girl learns the truth about her identity in a 1960s provincial Austrian town still harboring prejudices from the past, in this tale based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Elisabeth Escher.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
120 minutes

Mr. Gaga

About the Film 

An eight-year collaboration between filmmaker Tomer Heymann and his complex subject Ohad Naharin, led to this exuberant feast for the senses, which illuminates the creative process of a bold Israeli choreographer known as a prickly taskmaster and charismatic genius, but hailed as an icon of modern dance. Documentary Audience Award winner at the SXSW Film Festival.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
100 minutes

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