Narrative

The Golem

About the Film 
Besieged by evil invaders as the plague descends on Eastern Europe, a mystical woman versed in Kabbalah summons forth a Golem to protect her 17th century Lithuanian village, in this supernatural legend of Jewish folklore smartly reimagined as a meticulously crafted horror-suspense tale.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
97 minutes

Good Morning Son

About the Film 

A young IDF soldier critically injured during a Gaza military operation, clings to life while his family maintains a bedside vigil, in this sensitive Israeli drama, a beautifully rendered story of human resilience that illustrates the ordeal faced by military families in Israel and throughout the world.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
81 minutes

Holy Lands

About the Film 
James Caan leads an all-star cast as a retired American cardiologist who leaves everything behind to become a pig farmer in Israel, in this comedic family drama, a wry, moving, personal tale of a dysfunctional family—with an ex-wife, an alienated son and a perennial student daughter—striving for reconciliation and acceptance.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
99 minutes

The Interpreter

About the Film 

Odd-couple companions—a Nazi officer's son and his Jewish translator—roam the Slovak countryside, in this bittersweet road movie that explores memory, trauma and guilt through the shared history of characters seeking to bridge differences and reclaim their humanity.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
114 minutes

Kilometer 147

About the Film 
Feuding Israeli settlers, a beleaguered policeman and clueless foreign workers dispute who is responsible for the carcass of a dead camel in the middle of a desert road, in this witty, zany winner of the Israeli Academy Award for Best Short Film.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
19 minutes

Layam

About the Film 
A crisis of masculinity abounds in this perfectly cast, strikingly composed character study in which a tough Israeli commander and his once tormented rookie undergo a sudden role reversal, an Israeli Academy Award nominee for Best Short Film.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
17 minutes

Leona

About the Film 
Transitioning into adulthood, a young, independently-minded Mexico City woman finds herself torn between her Syrian-Jewish family and a forbidden love, in this delicate, melancholic romance, with an exquisite, award-winning performance by the lead actress, which deftly blends warm romantic comedy with an incisive feminist journey of discovery and self-determination.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
95 minutes

The Light of Hope

About the Film 
Celebrating the courage of a Red Cross nurse in Spain who saved hundreds of Jewish wartime refugees by setting up a maternity home and safe haven for pregnant women and children, is the basis of this riveting, handsome drama of resistance and sacrifice based on real events.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
120 minutes

Murer: Anatomy of a Trial

About the Film 
The case of a sadistic Nazi criminal, the so-called Butcher of Vilnius, is presented in this transfixing courtroom drama about a shameful miscarriage of justice and scandal implicating the Austrian courts, press and government in a nation still denying its wartime complicity.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
138 minutes

Noble Savage

About the Film 
A troubled teen’s desperate efforts to unite his broken Israeli family and reach reconciliation, spin out of control, in this modern Greek tragedy, a humane examination of anguished characters fighting to overcome their circumstances, nominated for ten Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
99 minutes

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