German

Arrival

About the Film 

Notions of collective historic memory arise during an Israeli mother’s increasingly uneasy encounter with an elderly German woman on a Berlin-bound train. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

Chika, The Dog in the Ghetto

About the Film 

The heroic wartime tale of a Jewish boy and his dog, set in a Polish ghetto, told through animation. Based on a book by Holocaust survivor Bat-Sheva Dagan. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
17 minutes

Dirty Wolves

About the Film 

Two sisters in a Nazi-controlled mining village in northwest Spain are drawn into wartime intrigue in this briskly paced thriller-melodrama imbued with supernatural notes and the folklore and splendor of rural Spain.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
105 minutes

Eva Hesse

About the Film 

The landmark painter-turned-sculptor who created wildly imaginative abstract art and pioneered the use of industrial materials, is profiled in this poetic biography. Overcoming gender barriers to redefine her medium, Hesse’s brief career helped usher in the 1960s post-minimalist movement.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
108 minutes

Family Commitments

About the Film 

Ethnic identity, family dysfunction and a sudden pregnancy upset the planned nuptials of an Arab-Jewish gay couple in this romantic comedy.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
85 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

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

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

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

Past Life

About the Film 

Two Israeli sisters unravel the shocking truth about their father’s murky wartime past, in this hybrid detective thriller and heart-tugging melodrama, based on fact, by award-winning filmmaker Avi Nesher.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
107 minutes

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