A Song of Loves - R. David Buzaglo
The story of Rabbi David Buzaglo, Moroccan Jewry's greatest liturgical poet of the twentieth century. Upon immigrating to Israel in the 1960s, he became a cultural sensation overnight, reinvigorating the shattered North African communities here and breathing new life into Israel's liturgical tradition.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
Photographer Dorothea Lange was one of the first artists to give a face and a voice to marginalized America, crushed by the Great Depression. She was selecting works for a retrospective exhibition, just days before she died, when her documentarian granddaughter attempted to uncover what motivated Lange's work.
Matti Caspi - Confession
What lies behind the mask that Matti Caspi wears? This film confessional is the story of a gifted child with polio, raised on a kibbutz by an unloving family. It tells of his rise to stardom in a military ensemble, a string of hits, fame, and fortune, followed by a downward spiral to despair and a slow return to center stage.
Once Upon a Time There Was a King
Nissim Aloni was a king of the Hebrew theater. The playwright and director brought magic, balloons, fireworks and imagination to the stage. But in a populist and mundane reality, Aloni was left a king without a country - without an audience, without critics, without theater managers to share his dreams.
Pepe Mujica - Lessons from the Flowerbed
Pepe Mujica, the poorest president in the world and a very out-of-the-ordinary politician, still drives his old VW Beetle and donates 70% of his earning to the public. Mujica, known for having led Uruguay to become the first country in the world to fully legalize cannabis, is humble, generous and amazingly liberal .
Seymour: An Introduction
Seymour Bernstein, a talented pianist, retired from the concert circuit at the height of a successful international career, in order to devote himself to teaching music. He sees this as his true calling and true artistic identity. It makes the world a brighter, more enjoyable place.
The Awakener: The Story of YH Brenner
The murder, life and work of mysterious author Y.H. Brenner, the sharp critic of his generation, a man of ambiguous sexuality who had all the features of a angry prophet. This film tells his story through animated sequences, conversations with his fans and researchers, selections from his work, and period stills.
The Kid Stays in the Picture
Hollywood super-producer Robert Evans tells the riveting story of his tumultuous life and invites the audience on a tour of his great loves, greater successes and his grand failures, which included the highs of winning an Oscar and the lows of having himself committed. This is the story of a talented man, who insisted on remaining in the picture... in the pictures.