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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

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

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

The Principle of Grace

About the Film 

A heart-wrenching house call tests the resolve of a pitiless social welfare worker. Best Student Film winner at the Haifa International Film Festival. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
18 minutes

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