Jewish Cinema & Culture

Ajami

Nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, Ajami is a bold crime drama set on the margins of ...

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Alila

Amos Gitai's ALILA tells the story of over a dozen distinct characters who inhabit an apartment comp...

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Beaufort

Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, BEAUFORT chronicles the final days of an Israeli army ...

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Devarim

DEVARIM is the first of Gitai's acclaimed trilogy of films about life in Israel's major cities (YOM ...

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Colliding Dreams

COLLIDING DREAMS recounts the dramatic history of one of the most controversial, and urgently releva...

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Eldorado

Academy Award® nominee Markus Imhoof (The Boat Is Full, also available) weaves together childhoo...

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Kaddish

In Steve Brand’s timeless documentary KADDISH -- as bracing as any fiction -- we witness a can...

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Kadosh

"Incandescent" portrayals by two Israeli actresses illuminate the plight of women within Orthodox Ju...

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Kedma

May 1948, some days before the creation of the state of Israel. Upon arrival in Palestine, a boat of...

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Kippur

Acclaimed filmmaker Amos Gitai's semi-autobiographical account of the 1973 Yom Kippur war from the p...

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My Father My Lord

"An astonishing debut feature."(Variety). The son of a respected elder in a cloistered hasidic encla...

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A History of Israeli Cinema

Raphaël Nadjari’s extraordinary two-part documentary weaves together clips from more than...

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Art of Faith

Travel to the four corners of the world in this visually sumptuous series that captures the best exa...

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Omar

Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to cross the separation wall to visit his secret ...

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La Petite Jerusalem

Winner of the script prize at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, Karin Albou's La Petite Jerusalem pits ...

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Regina

Diana Groó’s documentary tells the story of Regina Jonas (1902-1944) a strong woma...

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Saint Clara

A Russian immigrant teenager's clairvoyant powers create mayhem among the students at Golda Meir Jun...

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Farewell Herr Schwarz

Winner of the Best Documentary Prize at the Haifa International Film Festival, director Yael Reuveny...

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9 Star Hotel

This unflinching documentary follows Ahmed and Muhammad, two of the many Palestinians who illegally ...

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A Strange Course of Events

Shaul is a melancholic dreamer, with a tendency to run whenever things go wrong. He returns to Haifa...

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Synonyms

Based on the real life experiences of writer-director Nadav Lapid (The Kindergarten Teacher, Policem...

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Takva: A Man's Fear of God

Muharrem (Erkan Can) lives a solitary existence, strictly adhering to the most severe Islamic doctri...

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Tehilim

From director Raphael Nadjari. In contemporary Jerusalem, an average middle class Jewish family bala...

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The Last Resort

The Last Resort resurrects Miami Beach of the 1970s, home to a vibrant population of Jewish retirees...

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The Tenth Man

After years away Ariel returns to Buenos Aires seeking to reconnect with his father who has founded ...

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Chichinette: The Accidental Spy

Marthe Cohn, a 99 year old Jewish woman born in France, tells the story of how she became a spy in N...

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Harlan – In the Shadow of Jew Süss

With never-before-seen archival footage, unearthed film excerpts, rare home movies and new interview...

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Rabin, The Last Day

Lauded director Amos Gitai (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination ...

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Sophie Scholl-The Final Days

The true story of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi heroine is brought to thrilling life in the ...

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The Golem

Recognized as the source of the Frankenstein myth, an ancient Hebrew legend provides the substance f...

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Keep the Change

Under the guise of an off-kilter New York romantic comedy, Keep the Change does something quite radi...

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Time of Favor

Winner of six Israeli Academy Awards including Best Picture, TIME OF FAVOR is a taut thriller about ...

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Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen

The fall of 2021 marked the 50th anniversary of Fiddler on the Roof, the film Pauline Kael (The New ...

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Or (My Treasure)

Ruthie and Or, a mother an daughter, live in a small Tel Aviv flat, out of which the former has been...

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The Wanted 18

Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing...

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Watermarks

Debut helmer Yaron Zilberman's WATERMARKS is the story of the champion women swimmers of the legenda...

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What The Allies Knew

This documentary delves into never before seen archival footage and documents to investigate how muc...

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From Where They Stood

A handful of prisoners in the Nazi death camps managed somehow to take clandestine photographs. Dire...

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The Jewish Soul: Classics of Yiddish Cinema

Too often segregated within an academic and cultural niche, Yiddish cinema is in fact a varied and v...

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Yom Yom

In YOM YOM, the second film in Amos Gitai's (DEVARIM, KADOSH) celebrated "City Trilogy," Israel's pr...

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One Day You'll Understand

As the trial of Klaus Barbie is being televised throughout France a family is forced to confront its...

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