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The Children of Chance

About the Film 

In this family-friendly coming-of-age drama, replete with appealing performances by its young ensemble cast, a Jewish boy finds camaraderie and safety in the shelter of a children’s hospital in Nazi-occupied France.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
100 minutes

The Chop

About the Film 

An offbeat comedy about an out-of-work kosher butcher who finagles a job at a halal meat shop. Winner of Audience Awards at the DC and Palm Springs shorts festivals.

 

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

Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana

About the Film 

A young Canadian filmmaker undergoes a transformative spiritual journey in the most unlikely of places, as she follows the ongoing struggle for acceptance and continuity by the Jews of Ghana, and re-examines the age-old question of what makes someone Jewish.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
84 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

Fanny's Journey

About the Film 

A resourceful young girl leads 11 orphans through Nazi-occupied France in this coming-of-age, family friendly drama bristling with suspense and poignancy. Based on Fanny Ben-Ami’s autobiographical novel.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
94 minutes

Finding Babel

About the Film 

Readings by actor Liev Schreiber, and stylized illustrations combining archival imagery and impressionistic animation, augment this account of a grandson’s search for the legacy of the greatest prose writer of Russian Jewry. Babel’s subversive works confronted a turbulent history that echoes through to the dark political climate of today’s Russia.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
88 minutes

Forever Pure

About the Film 

Tribalism meets sports in an ugly, troubled reality, when a secret deal to transfer Muslim players to an Israeli soccer team triggers a crisis of politics, money and race, in this fi rstrate cautionary tale of nationalism and demagoguery.

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

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