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 8, our #StandUp Sunday screenings.

Documentaries, Family Friendly Fare, Social Issues

AULCIE

Film

AULCIE

Aulcie tells the story of basketball legend Aulcie Perry who moved to Israel, converted to Judaism, changed his…
Documentaries, Social Issues

WHERE IS MY ROY COHN?

Film

WHERE IS MY ROY COHN?

This film is a thrilling exposé revealing the inner workings of a deeply troubled, master manipulator Roy Cohn,…
Music-Infusions, Social Issues

CRESCENDO

Film

CRESCENDO

World-famous conductor Eduard Sporck accepts the job of creating an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra.
Documentaries, Social Issues

SUSTAINABLE NATION

Film

SUSTAINABLE NATION

This eye-opening documentary follows three individuals who employ solutions developed in water-scarce Israel to change the status quo…
Hearts & Smiles, Social Issues

ARRANGED

Film

ARRANGED

This warm-hearted drama centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a traditional Muslim woman who…
Hearts & Smiles, Social Issues

AN IMPOSSIBLE LOVE

Film

AN IMPOSSIBLE LOVE

It’s 1958 and one’s background matters. Rachel, an office worker, and Philippe, a bourgeois and worldly translator, enter…
Documentaries, Social Issues

GIRL FROM MOGADISHU

Film

GIRL FROM MOGADISHU

This emotionally charged documentary is based on the testimony of Ifrah Ahmed who emerged as an activist against…
Historical Dramas, Social Issues

THE TOBACCONIST

Film

THE TOBACCONIST

The life of a naive young man from a small Austrian town is changed forever after he moves…
Documentaries, Social Issues

UNSETTLED: SEEKING REFUGE IN AMERICA

Film

UNSETTLED: SEEKING REFUGE IN AMERICA

Taking place largely in the Bay Area, this documentary is a powerful examination of the global refugee crisis…
Historical Dramas, Social Issues

THE BEST OF ENEMIES

Film

THE BEST OF ENEMIES

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in…
Hearts & Smiles, Music-Infusions, Social Issues, Best of The Best!

INSIDE OUT

Film

INSIDE OUT

In this music-infused delight set in post-Apartheid South Africa, when Hazel’s car breaks down just outside a small…
Historical Dramas, Social Issues

CITY OF WAR: THE STORY OF JOHN RABE

Film

CITY OF WAR: THE STORY OF JOHN RABE

Based on a true story of John Rabe, a German businessman who lived in Nanking, China, this drama…
Mysteries & Thrillers, Social Issues

SKIN

Film

SKIN

Based on the true story of Bryon Widner, this is a brilliantly acted, suspenseful thriller that reveals how…