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50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus

About the Film: 

A Philadelphia couple risks everything to stage the largest rescue of Jewish children to the United States from an unimaginable fate in Nazi-occupied Vienna in this dramatic, previously untold story narrated by Emmy winner Alan Alda.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
64 minutes
  • UA Tara Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 | 4:10 PM Date Passed
  • GTC Merchants Walk Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 | 12:00 PM Date Passed

After

About the Film: 

The trivial tasks of everyday life around Auschwitz stand in contrast to its past horrors in this ironic meditation on preservation of places of remembrance.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
7 minutes
  • Regal Atlantic Station Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 1:00 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 5:50 PM Date Passed

Aftermath

About the Film: 

A harrowing thriller based on a savage 1941 Jewish massacre and cover-up of at the hands of Catholic Poles. Nominated for seven Polish Academy Awards.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
107 minutes
  • GTC Merchants Walk Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 | 7:50 PM Date Passed
  • UA Tara Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 | 12:00 PM Date Passed
  • Regal Atlantic Station Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 8:30 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 | 7:40 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 | 11:50 AM Date Passed

American Jerusalem: Jews and the Making of San Francisco

About the Film: 

Lured by the American Gold Rush, European outcasts transform a coastal outpost at the edge of the New World, and in turn re-invent themselves.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
57 minutes
  • GTC Merchants Walk Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 | 2:30 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 1:20 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 | 4:45 PM Date Passed

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

About the Film: 

Richard Dreyfuss gives a breakout performance as a brash Jewish hustler and perennial underdog seeking to emerge from the ghettos of 1940s Montreal. Based on the Mordecai Richler novel. A 40th Anniversary Classic Film Series screening.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
120 minutes
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 | 6:00 PM Date Passed

Arabani

About the Film: 

A closed and deeply conservative Druze community is scandalized by the return of one of its native sons, newly divorced from his Jewish wife, in this slow-smoldering first feature ever made by an Israeli-Druze filmmaker. Best Screenplay winner at the Jerusalem International Film Festival.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
84 minutes
  • Regal Atlantic Station Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 5:50 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 | 5:45 PM Date Passed

Auschwitz on My Mind

About the Film: 

Two Israeli teens on a school trip are torn between the remote events of the Holocaust and a more immediate biological attraction.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
16 minutes
  • Regal Atlantic Station Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 1:00 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 5:50 PM Date Passed

The Baby

About the Film: 

Linked to a photograph of Anne Frank, an orphan of the Holocaust confronts forbidden and forgotten childhood memories in this fascinating account. Beset by troubling revelations that cast deep shadows on what seemed a story of righteousness, Anneke Kohnke struggles to deconstruct the puzzle of her Jewish background.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
85 minutes
  • GTC Merchants Walk Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 | 7:00 PM Date Passed

Before the Revolution

About the Film: 

Until the 1979 overthrow of the Shah, Israelis once enjoyed a near utopian existence in Tehran. What begins as a nostalgic look back at those glory days becomes a suspenseful thriller, as Israeli expatriates flee to safety in the face of shifting political dynamics and rising turmoil.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
60 minutes
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 | 6:25 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 | 7:00 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 | 2:45 PM Date Passed

Bethlehem

About the Film: 

A tick-tock cliffhanger centered on the tragic relationship between an Israeli intelligence agent and his conflicted Palestinian informant. Winner of six Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
99 minutes
  • UA Tara Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 | 6:15 PM Date Passed
  • GTC Merchants Walk Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 | 2:40 PM Date Passed
  • Regal North Point Market Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 | 8:10 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 | 8:00 PM Date Passed
  • Regal Atlantic Station Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 | 7:30 PM Date Passed

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