Women's Stories

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 Women's Balcony

About the Film 

A mishap at a Jerusalem synagogue causes a major rift in a devout community in this rousing comical feminist narrative about speaking truth to patriarchal power, a portrait of modern Orthodoxy infused with genuine characters and big-hearted humor. Nominated for 5 Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 minutes

Zacma: Blindness

About the Film 

A sadistic Polish interrogator is haunted by her past in this masterfully crafted drama, a provocative exploration of faith and forgiveness by renowned writer-director Ryszard Bugajski, based on events surrounding the Iron Curtain’s collapse.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 minutes

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