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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

The Green Park

About the Film 

The heyday of Jewish life in Britain is fondly recalled in this nostalgic window into a bygone era and the cultural roots of the AngloJewish community, and the holiday destination hotel on England’s southern coast, which epitomized the pinnacle of luxury and post-war assimilation.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
65 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

Harmonia

About the Film 

In this adaptation of the biblical tale of Abraham and Sarah, a childless Israeli musical couple seeks to have a family, leading to a culture clash reconciled through music.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
98 minutes

In Between

About the Film 

Despite being Arab-Israeli in a mostly Jewish society, and constrained by societal norms, three independent Palestinian gal pals choose to live on their own terms, in this taboo-breaking dramedy, a highly engaging story of friendship and female power.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 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

Keep Quiet

About the Film 

A notorious anti-Semite and fascist firebrand makes an astonishing transformation after learning he is Jewish, in this provocative examination of spiritual and ideological realignment, certain to spark sharp debate.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
93 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

Moos

About the Film 

A socially awkward young woman takes tentative steps towards independence and fulfilling a lifelong dream to find her uniquely beautiful voice, in this Dutch romantic dramedy brimming with beguiling characters.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 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

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

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

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

About the Film 

Boycotting versus competing in Hitler’s Olympics, is the basis for this examination of the complex racial politics of the 1936 Summer Games, as experienced by the trailblazing but largely forgotten athletes most impacted.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
82 minutes

On the Map

About the Film 

Demoralized after the Yom Kippur War and Munich massacre, Israel’s unforgettable upset win by the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team against the four-time Soviet champs, is exhilaratingly recounted.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
85 minutes

One Week and a Day

About the Film 

An Israeli couple tries for normalcy after their son’s death in this critically acclaimed, quirky tragi-comedy, in which both parents experience their own epiphanies about the absurdity of life after a death. Nominated for 7 Israeli Academy Awards, and winner of 8 Jerusalem Film Festival awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
97 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

Paradise

About the Film 

Russia’s Best Foreign Language Film entry, this stunning, absorbing chamber drama recalls the shattered dreams of Holocaust victims and perpetrators, via docu-style, flashback confessionals by three protagonists.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
130 minutes

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