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Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong

About the Film: 

Two attractive young strangers forge a magnetic if uncertain connection in this charming fish-out-of-water romance with stunning visuals and sparkling banter, which considers the challenges of modern relationships.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
79 minutes

Atomic Falafel

About the Film: 

Spunky teens buck military hardliners to prevent a Middle East nuclear crisis in this farce that skewers the current Israel-Iran showdown. Nominated for four Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
93 minutes

Breakfast at Ina's

About the Film: 

This affectionate homage to a beloved Chicago eatery and its magnetic namesake, chronicles the final days of a restaurant as uniquely individual as its founder, a disabled Brooklyn native stigmatized by her interracial marriage during the 1960s, who achieved her dream to reinvent breakfast dining.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
50 minutes

By Sidney Lumet

About the Film: 

The storied 50-year career and legacy of a master storyteller, who was among the most influential and socially-conscious writers, producers and directors of American film, are encapsulated in this highly entertaining insider’s look at one of Hollywood’s greatest contributors.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
111 minutes

Carvalho's Journey

About the Film: 

Saddle up for a true adventure and dramatic first-person account on the Western Frontier, in this story of an unprecedented 19th century expedition of a Jewish-American pathfinder and artist who used daguerreotyping to bring stunning Western landscapes to life.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
85 minutes

Censored Voices

About the Film: 

Secret recordings of Israeli soldiers who fought in the Six-Day War are heard for the first time, and raise difficult questions about the tragic paradox of Zionism and the cycle of violence that continues to plague the region. Winner of the Israeli Academy Award for Best Documentary Film.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
87 minutes

Children of Giant

About the Film: 

Sixty years after the Hollywood blockbuster Giant dared to tackle the issue of prejudice against Mexican-Americans, this documentary explores the cultural and social legacy of that landmark 1956 drama from Oscar-winning director George Stevens.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
85 minutes

Demon

About the Film: 

A bridegroom in Poland is possessed by a restless spirit during his own wedding celebration, in this sinister and at times darkly humorous modern-day take on the dybbuk legend of Jewish folklore, rooted in themes of Poland’s troubled Jewish past.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
94 minutes

East Jerusalem West Jerusalem

About the Film: 

Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza, a folk-rock superstar, uses music to alter political and social realities, and unite musical artists across the Middle East.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
80 minutes

East LA Interchange

About the Film: 

Historical events and government policies threaten the oldest neighborhood in East Los Angeles, the iconic multi-ethnic Boyle Heights, in this affecting and powerful examination of gentrification and the implications for shifting U.S. demographics.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
57 minutes

Every Face Has a Name

About the Film: 

Discovering themselves anew in old archival footage, Holocaust survivors are transported in time and gain identity and history, as they share profoundly moving recollections of being ferried to freedom, in this thought-provoking commentary on the global refugee crisis.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
73 minutes

Fire Birds

About the Film: 

Secrets of a circle of spry Holocaust survivors must be unlocked to solve a murder mystery that enticingly entwines past and present. Nominated for 10 Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
105 minutes

Flory's Flame

About the Film: 

Flory Jagoda, a standard-bearer of ancient Judeo-Spanish music, has lovingly passed her rich Ladino heritage from former generations to the present, her notable career culminating in an extraordinary concert at the U.S. Library of Congress, all detailed in this joyous tribute.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
58 minutes

The Front

About the Film: 

Woody Allen stars as a schlemiel stumbling into unexpected nobility by aiding a blacklisted TV writer, in this briskly intelligent, 1976 McCarthy-era tragi-comedy that draws on real life incidents during the 1950’s Red Scare. The Oscar-nominated script was written by Walter Bernstein.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
95 minutes

A Grain of Truth

About the Film: 

A maverick prosecutor finds himself dragged into the investigation of a string of ritual killings rooted in Poland’s anti-Semitic past, in this masterfully constructed whodunit.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
110 minutes

The Grüninger File

About the Film: 

The largely unknown story of the Swiss Oskar Schindler is recounted in this gripping drama about the courageous police captain, later honored by Yad Vashem, who risked everything to save those fleeing the Nazi onslaught.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
89 minutes

His Wife's Lover

About the Film: 

A heartthrob actor tests his misogynist theories before deciding to marry in this first Jewish musical-comedy talking picture, the fast-paced 1931 farce of love triangles and mistaken identities, starring Yiddish theater and film actor Ludwig Satz. Recently restored with new English subtitles by The National Center for Jewish Film.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
80 minutes

In Line for Anne Frank

About the Film: 

At the footsteps of her secret annex, tourists from around the world reveal the universal power of Anne Frank’s story, as girls roughly the same age as Anne read from her diary in many languages, in this original and inspiring treatment of a well-known subject.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
53 minutes

In Search of Israeli Cuisine

About the Film: 

Celebrity chef-restaurateur Michael Solomonov zigzags Israel’s dynamic food scene well beyond falafel and hummus, to savor a food revolution and present a diverse portrait of the Israeli people told through the language of food.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
97 minutes

Je suis Charlie

About the Film: 

Addressing journalistic freedom, the ongoing threat from Islamic fundamentalism, and the larger ideals of democratic nations, this potent tribute to the slaughtered Charlie Hebdo cartoonists chronicles the aftermath of the terrorist attack that galvanized France and much of the free world.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
92 minutes

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