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