Women's Stories

A.K.A. Nadia

About the Film 

An Israeli woman now living under false pretenses is haunted by her past in this powerful meditation on the personal and political nature of identity. Nominated for five Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
115 minutes

Big Sonia

About the Film 

A diminutive Holocaust survivor with an indomitable spirit dispenses life lessons in this warm and affectionate winner of two prizes at the Napa Valley Film Festival.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
93 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

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

Harmonia

About the Film 

In this adaptation of the biblical tale of Abraham and Sarah, a childless Israeli musical couple seeks to have a family, leading to a culture clash reconciled through music.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
98 minutes

In Between

About the Film 

Despite being Arab-Israeli in a mostly Jewish society, and constrained by societal norms, three independent Palestinian gal pals choose to live on their own terms, in this taboo-breaking dramedy, a highly engaging story of friendship and female power.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 minutes

Moos

About the Film 

A socially awkward young woman takes tentative steps towards independence and fulfilling a lifelong dream to find her uniquely beautiful voice, in this Dutch romantic dramedy brimming with beguiling characters.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 minutes

Mother with a Gun

About the Film 

The violent history of the Jewish Defense League, ever controversial for espousing aggression against threats of anti-Semitism, is told through the eyes of its current leader, in this unsettling exposé into political extremism and vigilante justice.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
81 minutes

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