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Divan

Divan

Director: Pearl Gluck
Year: 2003

As a teenager, filmmaker Pearl Gluck left her Orthodox Jewish clan in Brooklyn for secular life in Manhattan. Many years later, Pearl takes a creative approach to mend the breach. She travels to Hungary to retrieve a turn-of-the-century family heirloom: a couch upon which esteemed rabbis once slept. Nimbly clever and intensely illuminating, DIVAN is a visual parable that offers the possibility of personal reinvention and cultural re-upholstery.

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Daughters of Dolma

Daughters of Dolma

Year: 2013

DAUGHTERS OF DOLMA takes viewers on a journey revealing a distinctively female experience of Tibetan Buddhism in the Kathmandu Valley. The documentary reveals how gender and modernity are molding contemporary spiritual practices in Nepal.

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Opium: Diary of a Madwoman

Opium: Diary of a Madwoman

Director: Janos Szasz
Year: 2007

Ulrich Thomsen stars as Dr. Jozef Brenner, a morphine-addicted medic plagued with writers block in this intense and harrowing period drama.

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Keep Quiet

Keep Quiet

Director: Sam Blair, Joseph Martin
Year: 2016

An anti-Semitic far-right politician's astonishing transformation after finding out he is Jewish.

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Regina

Regina

Director: Diana Groó
Year: 2013

Diana Groó’s documentary tells the story of Regina Jonas (1902-1944) a strong woman, who made history by becoming the first properly ordained woman rabbi in the world.

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The Death of Mr.Lazarescu

The Death of Mr.Lazarescu

Director: Cristi Puiu
Year: 2005

After suffering terrible headaches and stomach cramps that he can no longer bare, Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) calls for an ambulance, beginning one mans poignant journey through Bucharest hospitals in search of proper medical care. His lone ally, medic Mioara (Luminta Gheorghiu), admirably fights for his life with compassion and decency. However, cursed with viciously ironic luck and fumes of alcohol on his breath, Mr. Lazarescu is treated with scorn, indifference and little else as he slips deeper into oblivion.

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Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Director: Lili Horvát
Year: 2020

Márta, a forty-year-old neurosurgeon, falls in love. She leaves her shining American career behind and returns to Budapest to start a new life with the man. But the love of her life claims they have never met before.

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