Documentary

93Queen

About the Film 

Tenacious ultra-Orthodox women challenge the status quo of their patriarchal community to create New York’s first all-female ambulance corps, resulting in an ideological tug of war with the observant men in their Borough Park enclave, in this rousing story of female empowerment and cultural disruption.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
85 minutes

100 Faces

About the Film 
An entire lifetime of Jewish Brits, one born in every year between 1917 and 2018, sing their shared story of Jewish diversity and memorable milestones, in this quirky and uplifting musical celebration that offers one hundred reasons to smile.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
14 minutes

1938 Different

About the Film 

Roughly eighty years after restrictive racial laws against Italy’s Jewish community were enacted, which stripped non-Aryans of their livelihoods and civil rights, comes an unsettling new read on the role of mass media and propaganda in one of humankind’s most tragic episodes, as radical right parties today gain legitimacy worldwide.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
62 minutes

The Accountant of Auschwitz

About the Film 

As a new generation of investigators seeks to atone for past sins and test the limits of international law and historical reconciliation, this reconstruction of the controversial war crimes trial of an elderly former Auschwitz guard raises thorny moral and legal questions over his complicity and fitness to stand trial.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
78 minutes

Alt-Right: Age of Rage

About the Film 

A captivating and terrifying wakeup call, this hard-hitting exposé reveals the polar extremes of an America at bitter odds with itself, as it takes a bone-chilling dive into an ideological maelstrom to chart the rise and ugly underbelly of white nationalism and the countervailing voices it has inspired.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
106 minutes

Beneath the Ink

About the Film 

Inspired by current events, an Appalachia tattoo artist donates his services to erase symbols of hate from those seeking to reverse past, bigoted mistakes, in this award-winning, powerful and uplifting story of transformation and redemption.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
13 minutes

Carl Laemmle

About the Film 

One of the most powerful moguls of Hollywood’s Golden Era, and an unsung Jewish-American hero who saved over 300 Jewish families from the Holocaust, finally gets his due in this captivating biography of a German-born immigrant who began in the garment trade, and went on to found Universal Pictures, helping to establish Hollywood as the world’s movie capital.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
91 minutes

Chewdaism: A Taste of Jewish Montreal

About the Film 

Canadian funnymen and best friends return to their hometown to explore their heritage by eating their way across the city, in this charming and jocular nosh-umentary, a warm-hearted, affectionate tour of Montreal eateries with a pair of hilarious and hungry guides with a bottomless appetite for great food and witty conversation.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
62 minutes

City of Joel

About the Film 
As a microcosm of a divided nation, small-town politics and ancient tradition collide, in this absorbing account of a high-profile turf war between an ultra-Orthodox community and its neighbors in rural upstate New York, in which the constitutional right to practice religion may upend the balance of political power.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
84 minutes

Egg Cream

About the Film 
The beloved chocolate soda drink that was born in immigrant neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century, is extolled in this nostalgic and tasty reminder of a simple but culturally significant ingredient in the Jewish-American experience.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
15 minutes

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