Section

Social Issues

Films, whether feature films or documentaries, can capture the heart of an issue facing society. Such films can be found throughout our line-up and especially on March 10, our #StandUp Sunday screenings.

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, 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…
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...
Social Issues

MENASHE

Film

MENASHE

Spoken entirely in Yiddish, this tender drama explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood. Menashe...
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...
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...
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...
Historical Dramas, Social Issues

THE UNORTHODOX

Film

THE UNORTHODOX

1983 Israel. Yaakov Cohen is a determined man. When his teen-age daughter is kicked out of a yeshiva where the...
Mystery, Social Issues

FRACTURES

Film

FRACTURES

On his way to receive a prestigious award, Oded, a 40-ish renowned scientist, is summoned to the local...
Documentaries, Social Issues

93QUEEN

Film

93QUEEN

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

WORLDS APART

Film

WORLDS APART

Suspenseful and emotionally potent, this award-winning drama intertwines three very personal stories set against the backdrop of the...