Festival dates: November 7-18, 2018
Also: Nov 24/25 at the Kay Meek Studio Theatre, West Vancouver
Nov 26 & 29, Dec 2 at the Inlet Theatre, Port Moody
The highs and lows as a Hasidic lawyer and mother, attempts to create NYC’s first all female ambulance corps.
An Act of Defiance
A nail-biting political thriller and courtroom drama that pays tribute to the legendary figures who fought to end segregation and corruption in South Africa.
A hard-boiled reporter investigates a bizarre crime nobody is interested in solving.
Chewdaism: A Taste of Montreal
A proverbial taste of Jewish Montreal in an hour-long documentary following Chaim and Lazer of YidLife Crisis fame.
Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story
Biographical documentary about an amazing storyteller and his ability to find the extraordinary in everyday life.
From Cairo to the Cloud
In 1896, Solomon Schechter uncovers 900 years worth of manuscripts that revolutionized our understanding of Jewish history.
GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II
The profound and unique story of the 550,000 Jewish men and women who served in World War II.
Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
A stirring story of sports, patriotism and personal growth. Israel’s first time in the World Baseball Classic.
Life is a joke worth living. With nothing left to lose, Nate begrudgingly moves in with his widowed father, at his retirement golf community.
If You’re Hungry, Sing. If You Ache, Laugh.
Wry humour and equanimity shape this story of Sam Rechtman’s life in Chelm, Poland.
As charming and entrancing as the famous violinist himself. A portrait of musical virtuosity seamlessly enclosed in warmth, humor, and love.
These never-before-seen-or-heard footage and journal entries form the narrative spine of the documentary, allowing Gilda to tell her own story - through laughter and sometimes tears.