Betweens & 2019 Festival Films

Love and..., LGBTQ

DISOBEDIENCE

Film

DISOBEDIENCE

Rachel Weisz (Denial) and Rachel McAdams (The Notebook) take center stage in this tender story of two women...
Historical Dramas, Mystery

BUDAPEST NOIR

Film

BUDAPEST NOIR

Budapest, 1936. Crime reporter Zsigmond Gordon is less interested in the funeral of Prime Minister Gyula Gömbös and...
Documentaries

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

Film

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

After years of defeat, Israel’s national baseball team finally becomes eligible to compete in the World Baseball Classic,...
Social Issues

MENASHE

Film

MENASHE

Spoken entirely in Yiddish, this tender drama explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. Menashe...
Tunes & Smiles, Love and...

AND THEN SHE ARRIVED

Film

AND THEN SHE ARRIVED

In this endearing comedy, 30-ish Dan Freilich considers himself lucky. His life is mapped out for the next...
Documentaries

THE MOSSAD: IMPERFECT SPIES

Film

THE MOSSAD: IMPERFECT SPIES

For decades, a heavy curtain surrounded the secret work of the Mossad. Now, former spy-chiefs and agents share what...
Historical Dramas, Love and...

A FORTUNATE MAN

Film

A FORTUNATE MAN

Denmark, turn of the 19thcentury. Ambitious young Peter, the son of an uncompromising small town preacher, moves to...
Historical Dramas

THE LIGHT OF HOPE

Film

THE LIGHT OF HOPE

When there is great suffering, you don’t ask questions. You help…This stirring WWII drama is based on the...
Documentaries

THE ASSASINATION

Film

THE ASSASINATION

When is a murder more than a deadly assault on an individual’s life? The 1933 assassination of 34-year-old Chaim...
Family-Friendly Fare

SIMON AND THEODORE

Film

SIMON AND THEODORE

When we first meet Rivka, a rabbi in her last month of pregnancy, she is tutoring Theodore, a...
Historical Dramas, Love and..., Social Issues

FIG TREE

Film

FIG TREE

Ethiopia, 1989. With a brutal civil war raging, Mina, a 16-year-old Jewish girl, and her family will soon...
Tunes & Smiles

THE INTERPRETER

Film

THE INTERPRETER

Setting off with a pistol, 80-year-old translator Ali Ungár travels from Slovakia to Vienna to take revenge on...
Social Issues

THE INSULT

Film

THE INSULT

“Electrifying” is just one of the superlatives used to describe this highly acclaimed drama that was one of...
Documentaries

THE WALDHEIM WALTZ

Film

THE WALDHEIM WALTZ

This film about “how a dishonest man can rise to power” reveals the wartime past of former UN...
Historical Dramas, Mystery

TOMAN

Film

TOMAN

This haunting drama set in post-WWII Czechoslovakia could also be titled “The Rise and Fall of Zdeněk Toman,...
Documentaries

TRACKING EDITH

Film

TRACKING EDITH

Who was Edith Tudor-Hart? She grew up in Vienna, moved to England in the mid-1930’s, became a respected...
Love and..., Documentaries, LGBTQ

FAMILY IN TRANSITION

Film

FAMILY IN TRANSITION

After 15 years of marriage, Amit confesses to his wife Galit that he has secretly identified as a...
Mystery

WINTER HUNT

Film

WINTER HUNT

Driving at night through the German countryside, a young woman (Lena) arrives at the remote estate of Anselm...
Mystery

ECHO

Film

ECHO

In this engrossing drama reminiscent of a Hitchcock thriller, Avner (Yoram Toledano) suspects that his wife Ella (the...
Social Issues

SHOOTING LIFE

Film

SHOOTING LIFE

When Igal Gazit, a recently divorced filmmaker, leaves cosmopolitan Tel Aviv for a teaching job in the small...
Documentaries

REMEMBER BAGHDAD

Film

REMEMBER BAGHDAD

Remember Baghdad is a revealing look into Iraq’s history through the eyes of the Jews who lived there for...