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when jews were funny

When Jews Were Funny (2013)

When Jews Were Funny

Directed by: Alan Zweig

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Insightful and often hilarious, the latest from documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borsht belt to the present, ultimately exploring not.. View More

watchers

Watchers of the Sky (2014)

Directed by: Edet Belzberg

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Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer book, 'A of.. View More

last names of love

The Names of Love (2010)

Le Nom des Gens

Directed by: Michal Leclerc

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The film is semi-biographical, documenting the life of a young woman who uses sex as a weapon to influence right-wing individuals and conservative Muslims. Baya Benmahmoud, a scatter-brained, with.. View More

wagner and me

Wagner & Me (2011)

Wagner & Me

Directed by: Patrick McGrady

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Enter the world of history's most controversial composer. Actor Stephen Fry is a devoted fan of Richard Wagner's music - and so was Hitler. Fry is Jewish and acutely aware of the complexity of.. View More

last sentence

The Last Sentence (2012)

Dom över Död Man

Directed by: Jan Troell

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A story based on the life of journalist Torgny Segerstedt, who alerted the Swedish public to the threat of Fascism in the 1930s. View More

german doctor

The German Doctor (2013)

Wakolda

Directed by: Lucia Puenzo

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The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.  View More

sukkah city

Sukkah City (2013)

Sukkah City

Directed by: Jason Hunt

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When best-selling author Joshua Foer (Moonwalking With Einstein) began to build his first sukkah - a small hut that Jews build and dwell in every fall for the holiday of Sukkot - he wanted to move a.. View More

petr ginz

The Last Flight of Petr Ginz (2011)

The Last Flight of Petr Ginz

Directed by: Sandra Dickson, Churchill Roberts

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By age 14, he had written five novels and penned a diary about the Nazi occupation of Prague. By 16, he had produced 170 drawings and paintings, edited an underground magazine in the Jewish ghetto,.. View More

shiva

Shiva (2008)

Shiva

Directed by: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz

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For seven days a large family of Moroccan descent observes the Jewish mourning ritual of Shiva when a brother dies. Living together again reveals many tensions and conflicts between family in.. View More

saviors in the night

Saviors in the Night (2011)

Unter Bauern

Directed by: Ludi Boekin

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Saviors in the Night (Unter Bauern) is based on the memories of Marga Spiegel. In her narrative, published in 1965, she describes how courageous farmers in southern Münsterland, Germany to.. View More