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Documentaries

Documentaries dig deep into subject matter, often answering questions or even asking questions to which there is not yet an answer.

Family-Friendly Fare, Documentaries

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

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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…
Documentaries

THE IMPURE

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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

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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

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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, Documentaries

DEFIANT REQUIEM

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DEFIANT REQUIEM

This stirring documentary uses dramatization, archival footage and animation to portray an extraordinary act of moral resistance against…
Documentaries

FUTURES PAST

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FUTURES PAST

Director Jordan Melamed skillfully captures the personal power struggle between himself and his father, as well as the...
Documentaries

CARL LAEMMLE

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CARL LAEMMLE

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

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

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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,...
Documentaries

THE MOSSAD: IMPERFECT SPIES

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THE MOSSAD: IMPERFECT SPIES

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

THE ASSASINATION

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THE ASSASINATION

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

THE WALDHEIM WALTZ

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THE WALDHEIM WALTZ

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

TRACKING EDITH

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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

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FAMILY IN TRANSITION

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

REMEMBER BAGHDAD

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REMEMBER BAGHDAD

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

WITH GREAT POWER: THE STAN LEE STORY

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WITH GREAT POWER: THE STAN LEE STORY

FREE SCREENING IN MEMORY OF SUPER HERO CREATOR STAN LEE Tickets are not required. Please arrive at least...
Documentaries, Social Issues

93QUEEN

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93QUEEN

In her ultra-Orthodox, Brooklyn neighborhood, there are some who mock Rachel “Ruchi” Freir. A lawyer and mother, Ruchi...
Documentaries

WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY

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WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY

This inspirational and heartrending documentary is the story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive. Ringelblum secretly...