USA

The Freedom to Marry

About the Film 

A reminder of the ongoing crusade against discrimination, this exhilarating and inspiring film reveals the inner workings and key players of the LGBT marriage equality movement and the historic Obergefell v. Hodges case.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
86 minutes

Germans & Jews

About the Film 

Germany’s torturous postwar reckoning and reconciliation, and eventual transformation, are examined through a series of incisive dialogues with everyday citizens, who offer an eye opening cross-section of generational attitudes on today’s Germany.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
76 minutes

Irving

About the Film 

A Brooklyn curmudgeon gets a surprise visit from a British gent claiming to be his son, in this charming and gently humorous anatomy of family relations. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
28 minutes

Joe's Violin

About the Film 

Across generations and backgrounds, a musical instrument unites a Holocaust survivor and a Bronx schoolgirl. Tribeca Film Festival Best Documentary Short nominee. 

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
24 minutes

Kid Yamaka

About the Film 

An up-and-coming boxer’s troubled background, and his path from juvenile delinquency to personal redemption through faith and family. 

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
14 minutes

The Last Blintz

About the Film 

The emotional closing days of an iconic Times Square eatery and show biz haunt, a last vestige of old New York in an era of hyper-gentrification. 

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
30 minutes

The Last Laugh

About the Film 

Famous comedians (Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, etc.) explore the taboo topic of Holocaust humor, in this stimulating and entertaining debate on the limits of comedy and taste.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
89 minutes

Mother with a Gun

About the Film 

The violent history of the Jewish Defense League, ever controversial for espousing aggression against threats of anti-Semitism, is told through the eyes of its current leader, in this unsettling exposé into political extremism and vigilante justice.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
81 minutes

My Favorite Year

About the Film 

In this riotous paean to the chaotic early days of live television, directed by actor Richard Benjamin, Peter O’Toole gives a flamboyant Oscar nominated performance as a booze-loving, womanizing Hollywood movie star, cut down to size by the small screen. An outstanding supporting cast rounds out this comedy classic.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

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