An existential comedy, where Haifa and Mount Carmel with the endless stairs from the oceanfront port to the top of the mountain, take control over destinies in this Mediterranean city. Official Selection at Cannes 2015.For more details • Read More
Set in October 1995, three French sisters gather in the coastal town of Atlit, in northern Israel, to sell their late parents’ home. A comical, dramatic and touching story about the bonds of sisterhood.For more details • Read More
An intimate interview with Claude Lanzmann.
Double Bill with: What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy.
With Special Guest, director Adam Benzine
This darkly humorous film, based on a true story, is so fascinating and entertaining that you will enjoy it even if you know nothing about postwar Romania under the Soviets. Winner of 9 Film Awards including Best Picture.For more details • Read More
Double Bill with: Vice Versa. One day a beautiful, mysterious woman puts a note in one of the holy stones of the Western Wall, and sets in motion a personal romantic journey.For more details • Read More
Dough is a warmhearted, humorous story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places. The film is somewhat of a phenomenon, selling out at virtually every screening this past year.For more details • Read More
Documenting the recording of David Broza’s Steve Earle produced album “East Jerusalem – West Jerusalem” we follow the process over 8 days of the recording sessions in East Jerusalem.For more details • Read More
From documentary award winning director Lacey Schartz, her own true-life story: what defines our identity, our family of origin or the family that raises us? How do we come to terms with the sins and mistakes of our parents?For more details • Read More
The untold saga of Italians who rescued Jews and other refugees fleeing the Nazis in World War II. Featuring Gino Bartali, the charismatic Italian Tour de France cycling hero.For more details • Read More
An award winning short, featuring a Rabbi and Imam serving at New York’s NYU.
Double Bill with: Partner With the Enemy.
From NYU – Special Guest , Rabbi Yehuda Sarna
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The true story of a dedicated high school teacher motivating her students by enlisting them in a National contest. CLOSING NIGHT GALA
Special Guest, co-writer and co-star Ahmed Dramé
Disoriented twenty somethings, often misunderstood as lazy or entitled, share their most private despairs about the perils of emerging adulthood.
Special Guests, filmmakers Sonia Suvagau & Sebastian Hugeneck
The documentary beautifully captures the human cost of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. We root for the partners’ success, amid hostile environments and escalating conflict.
Double Bill with: Of Many.
Tommy Lang’s Peter the 3rd should make John Madden, director of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, weep. It should, because his hit film doesn’t hold a candle to Lang’s delightful little film “Peter the 3rd”.For more details • Read More
PETER OBERLANDER MEMORIAL FILM
A 10-year pursuit to reconstruct the elaborate roof and painted ceiling of the Gwozdziec synagogue in Poland.
Double Bill with: Torah Treasures & Curious Trash.
An intimate portrayal of life on the edge. The besieged city of Sderot, known for its prolific rock scene that revolutionized Israeli music, has been the target of ongoing rocket fire from the Gaza strip for the past 13 years.For more details • Read More
Filmmaker and narrator Ori Gruder expresses hope that the documentary, told with humor and respect, would help ultra-Orthodox Jews become better understood. “It’s a first look into a keyhole that needs to be opened more,” he said.For more details • Read More
The award winning film “Secrets Of War” puts both the danger and the humanity of wartime friendships squarely on the shoulders of three children.For more details • Read More
Meet Dana. A feisty, funny, and charming 25 year-old at a crossroads. But not the kind you might expect; Dana battles with Crohn’s Disease every single day.For more details • Read More
A compassionate film about life and death, and knowing when to say goodbye. A deeply moving and humorous look at the emotional dilemmas we all may have to face one day.For more details • Read More
Dr. Henry Morgentaler is often referred to as the most loved and hated man in Canada. But so little is known about the contradictions behind the activist. Special Guest, director Dara Bratt.For more details • Read More
Portraits of two beloved icons are woven together in this enchanting documentary. Wit, wisdom and talent, all shot through with deep humanity and Yiddishkeit.For more details • Read More
PETER OBERLANDER MEMORIAL FILM
Jo Milgrom juxtaposes the sacred and the mundane in her assemblage art. Double Bill with: Raise the Roof.
Special Guest, Director Paula Weiman-Kelman.
Double Bill with: Dear God. An innocent and honest relationship turns into an intimate and passionate story that transcends the rules of religion, society and faith. The film is ultimately a poem to the holy nature of loveFor more details • Read More
A Tel Aviv University film project that called on young Israeli and Palestinian filmmakers to make short films related to the primordial nucleus of all things, “Water”. Here are the final nine award winning results of script to film stories.For more details • Read More
A poignant, thought-provoking account of friendship between two men, each of whom are the children of very high-ranking Nazi officials and the toll of inherited guilt.
Double Bill with: Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah.