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Israel, 2014; dramedy; Hebrew (with English subtitles); 100 minutes
Directors: Guy Nattiv, Erez Tadmor | Production Company: Pie Films
From Oscar-winning filmmaker Guy Nattiv, this is the story of a 78-year-old Greek man and his Hasidic rapper son, who have been estranged for many years. They embark together on a road trip from Israel to Greece, searching for an old magician who saved the father's life during World War II.
SIGNIS Jury Award, Religion Today Film Festival (2014)
Audience Award, Maui International Film Festival (2014)
Best Audience-Voted Feature, Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema (2014)
Best Actor - Makram Khouri, Israeli Academy Awards (2013)
Israel, 2017; documentary; Hebrew (with English subtitles); 75 minutes
Directors: Elad Cohen, Iris Ben Moshe | Producer: Nati Adler
Ever since El-Ad’s mother told him “Raising you is like raising three kids,” he felt guilty for being deaf. Growing up gay only exacerbated his feelings of loneliness. But eventually, El-Ad started a family of his own through a shared parenting arrangement with his friend Yaeli, who’s also deaf. This film is his first-person account of the life he created for himself, and his attempt to show viewers his version of family and parenthood.
Audience Choice Lolly Award for Best Feature, XPOSED International Queer Film Festival (2019)
Best Documentary Film, Side by Side Film Festival (2018)
Audience Award, Docaviv Film Festival (2017)
USA, 2018; documentary; English; 17 minutes
Director: Paul Nethercott | Producer: Amy Pauszek
At age 33, Indianapolis Jewish community member Jenni Berebitsky had been married for 2 ½ years, had a 15-month-old son, and was just finishing her residency as a naturopathic physician when she was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Best of Festival, Docs Without Borders Film Festival (2019)
Audience Award, Indy Film Fest (2019)
Audience Choice, Best Documentary Short; Sedona International Film Festival (2019)
Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ “All My Relations” Inclusion in Film Award, Central States Indie FanFilmFest (2019)
Audience Choice, Indy Shorts International Film Festival (2018)
Best Documentary, Circle City Film Festival (2018)
Award of Merit, Special Mention; Accolade Global Film Competition
Germany/Hungary, 1999; drama; 112 minutes
Director: Rolf Schübel | Production Company: Studio Hamburg Filmproduktion
NOTE: This film is not suitable for children due to sexual content
A 20th anniversary screening of this classic film. Set in Hungary during World War II, the film follows Ilona and the three men who fall in love with her: Laszlo, a Jewish restaurant owner; Andras, a pianist who was inspired to write the song “Gloomy Sunday”; and Hans, a German businessman.
Audience Award, Coachella Vally Festival of Festivals (2001)
Best Direction, Best Cinematography, Bavarian Film Awards (2000)
Best Screenplay, German Film Awards (2000)
Golden Lady Harimaguada, Las Palmas Film Festival (2000)
Guild Film Award - Gold, Guild of German Art House Cinemas (2000)
OCIC Award - Honorable Mention, Mar del Plata Film Festival (1999)
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Israel, 2018; drama; Hebrew (with English subtitles); 90 minutes
Directors: Jacob Goldwasser | Production Company: Transfax Film Productions
This film tells the story of a complicated relationship between an aging father, Reuben, and his son with special needs, Gadi, whom he abandoned while he was still a young boy.
Audience Favorite, Baltimore Jewish Film Festival (2019)
Best Feature Narrative, Cherry Hill Volvo Cars Jewish Film Festival at the Katz JCC (2019)
Audience Award, Seattle Jewish Film Festival (2019)
Best Feature Film, Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival (2019)
Audience Award, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (2019)
Audience Award, Boston Israeli Film Festival (2019)
Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Film, Israel FIlm Festival in Los Angeles (2018)
Best Supporting Actor (Dov Glickman), Ophir Awards (Israel's Academy Awards) (2018)
Israel, 2018; docu-drama; Hebrew and Arabic (with English subtitles); 75 minutes
Director: Rotem Shamir | Production Companies: DNA Productions, LightStream Israel
This intense film is based on the 1984 hijacking of bus line 300, while on its way from Tel Aviv to Ashkelon. When terrorists boarded this nighttime bus, 41 innocent passengers and a bus driver were thrust into a nightmarish ride.
Israel, 2018; drama; Hebrew (with English subtitles); 99 minutes
Director: Eliran Malka | Producers: Idit Paran, Rachel Paran, Ra'anan Gershoni
When Yakov Cohen’s daughter is expelled from school for ethnic reasons, he decides to fight back. Little did he know he would end up creating a movement for Israel's disenfranchised Sephardic community, founding the Shas political party, and reshaping Israeli society.
Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Photography; Montreal Israeli Film Festival (2019)
Israel/Germany, 2017; documentary; Hebrew (with English subtitles); 86 minutes
Directors: Rina Castelnuovo, Tamir Elterman | Production Companies: Medalia Productions, Neue Celluloid Fabrik
Muhi, a spirited boy from Gaza, has been living in an Israeli hospital for seven years. Caught between two homes and two peoples, he is unable to return to Gaza. But his time at the hospital is running out, and Muhi now faces the most critical choices of his life.
SILVER NANOOK (Discovery of New Subjects & New Heroes), Flahertiana International Documentary Film Festival (2018)
AMNESTY International Award - Special Mention, Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival (2018)
Mayor of Tel Aviv-Jaffa Award for Best Debut Film, Docaviv Film Festival (2017)
GOLDEN DOVE AWARD for Best Long Documentary, DOK Leipzig (2017)
Audience Choice Award, UK Jewish Film Festival (2017)
Golden Kapok Awards for Best Documentary Feature and Director; Guangzhou Documentary Film Festival (2017)
Best Documentary of 2017, Israeli TV Channel 10 (2017)
Israel, 2014; drama; Hebrew (with English subtitles); 13 minutes
Directors: Guy Nattiv, Erez Tadmor | Producers: Amitan Manelzon, Shemi Shoenfeld
One day, a beautiful, mysterious woman puts a note between the holy stones of the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Aaron, a guard, decides to fulfill her deepest wish. From Oscar-winning filmmaker Guy Nattiv.
Best Short Audience Favorite Award, Cherry Hill Jewish Film Festival (2016)
Best Film in "Movieland" programme, Asterfest Film Festival (2016)
Award of Excellence and Best Editing Award, Bangalore Shorts Film Festival (2015)
Germany, 2017; drama; German (with English subtitles); 110 minutes
Director: Claus Räfle | Producers: Frank Evers, Claus Räfle, Jörg Schulze
In June 1943, Germany declared Berlin “judenfrei”—“free of Jews.” But at that moment there were still 7,000 Jews living in the Nazi capital: hiding in attics, basements, and warehouses, protected by courageous Berliners while desperately trying to avoid deportation. Only 1,700 lived to liberation. The Invisibles tells the stories of four survivors, interweaving their testimony with dramatizations of their years spent underground.
Audience Favorite - Silver Award, Mill Valley Film Festival (2017)
(as of July 29, 2019)