Betweens & 2019 Festival Films

Historical Dramas, Tunes & Smiles

CANONE INVERSO

Film

CANONE INVERSO

Recalling The Red Violin, this 2000 award-winning Italian drama is a multi-generational tale of music, fate, and passion.
Tunes & Smiles, LGBTQ

CUPCAKES

Film

CUPCAKES

In Tel Aviv, six friends are appalled by their country’s submission to a world-wide music competition and record…
Historical Dramas, Social Issues

EUROPA EUROPA

Film

EUROPA EUROPA

Based on a true story, this acclaimed WWII drama follows a German Jewish teen who is able to…
Family-Friendly Fare, Documentaries

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

Film

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

Just in time for the World Series comes this crowd-cheering film. After years of defeat, Israel’s national baseball…
Tunes & Smiles, Love and...

NORA’S WILL

Film

NORA’S WILL

Nora’s Will is an award-winning comedy about lost faith and eternal love.
Family-Friendly Fare, Social Issues

SCHOOL TIES

Film

SCHOOL TIES

Set in the late 1950s, this family-friendly drama stars Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Chris O’Donnell.…
Historical Dramas, Social Issues

THE BEST OF MEN

Film

THE BEST OF MEN

Britain, 1944. Dr. Ludwig Guttmann, a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, is assigned to the spinal unit of…
Tunes & Smiles

WOULD I LIE TO YOU

Film

WOULD I LIE TO YOU

When 30-something Eddie discovers that a wealthy fabric dealer has hired him because he thinks he is a…
Love and...

MONSIEUR & MADAME ADELMAN

Film

MONSIEUR & MADAME ADELMAN

Just after her husband Victor’s funeral, Sarah Adelman is approached by a journalist who asks her to do...
Tunes & Smiles

THE LAST SUIT

Film

THE LAST SUIT

This spirited “road movie” captures 88 year-old Abraham Bursztein’s journey from Argentina to Poland where he grew up....
Documentaries

THE IMPURE

Film

THE IMPURE

Filmmaker Daniel Najenson exposes dark secrets about his family’s history in this forceful documentary. In the early 20th...
Documentaries

RESCUE BUS 300

Film

RESCUE BUS 300

Using interviews and carefully constructed re-enactments, this docudrama exposes what happened on a bus traveling from Tel Aviv...
Tunes & Smiles, Documentaries

GOOD THOUGHTS, GOOD WORDS, GOOD DEEDS: THE CONDUCTOR ZUBIN MEHTA

Film

GOOD THOUGHTS, GOOD WORDS, GOOD DEEDS: THE CONDUCTOR ZUBIN MEHTA

Maestro Zubin Mehta’s amazing, globe-trotting life is captured in this fascinating biopic. Born in India and a descendant...
Tunes & Smiles, Love and..., Family-Friendly Fare

ALMOST FAMOUS

Film

ALMOST FAMOUS

Mean Girls meets American Idol in this romantic musical comedy that captures the tensions generated in televised singing competitions and...
Documentaries

FUTURES PAST

Film

FUTURES PAST

Director Jordan Melamed skillfully captures the personal power struggle between himself and his father, as well as the...
Historical Dramas, Family-Friendly Fare

A BAG OF MARBLES

Film

A BAG OF MARBLES

NOTE: DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, A SECOND SCREENING WAS ADDED TO OUR CENTURY 16, PLEASANT HILL SCHEDULE. Featuring...
Love and..., Social Issues

WORKING WOMAN

Film

WORKING WOMAN

Orna is overjoyed when Benny, a powerful real estate developer, invites her to work for him. A mother...
Historical Dramas

THE LAST SUPPER

Film

THE LAST SUPPER

Germany, 1933. There is shock when members of the Glickstein family realize that they don’t share the same...
Love and...

OUTDOORS

Film

OUTDOORS

When 30-somethings Gili and Yaara want a fresh start and leave urban Tel Aviv behind, they decide to...
Documentaries

CARL LAEMMLE

Film

CARL LAEMMLE

While Carl Laemmle is not a household name, the studio that he founded is—Universal. This documentary is more...
Historical Dramas

PROMISE AT DAWN

Film

PROMISE AT DAWN

Lushly filmed in five countries, this romantic historical drama takes us to Poland and Mexico in the 20’s,...