All Films, Alphabetically
A fascinating visual journey into the European night, where the artificial lights and surveillance technologies create a new form of night life.
At 68, Izak learns he has a brother he never knew about. Izak takes his newly discovered brother to meet Aida their mother. As part of the discoveries about the family, the film uncovers the story of the Displaced Persons camps- the vibrant and often wild social life that flourished immediately after WW2.
Ants on a Shrimp
Famous chef René Redzepi packs up Noma restaurant and sets off on an adventure. He'll be spending five weeks in Tokyo, where 58,000 people are already on the waiting list. His team of chefs is trying to put together a menu that consists entirely of original, new dishes. With one month to go before the grand opening, excitement and creativity are at their peak.
Author: The JT LeRoy Story
Popular cult author JT LeRoy was considered a friend by an array of American cultural icons for over a decade. Then it was discovered that he was made up. Now, for the first time ever, Laura Albert, the woman who created him, tells the remarkable story behind the incident that left America reeling.
This intimate report from Israel's periphery tells the story of a troupe of dancers from one of Ashdod’s poorest neighborhoods. Immigrants from the former Soviet Union, they overcome the difficulties, challenges, and crises that life imposes, and cling to their dream of attending and winning the International Breakdance Championship.
Bacon & God's Wrath
At age 90, Raisie is working up the courage to taste bacon for the first time in her life. This is a surprisingly honest and humorous film about faith, family, memory, loyalty, and the courage to rebel. Winner of the Best Documentary Short Award at Sundance.
The Bad Kids
Every student at Black Rock High School has reached the end of a tough and twisted road. Most of them have no other safe space. The principal, who never punishes, and her dedicated teaching staff offer them a tiny island, where they are appreciated, encouraged to learn, and receive all the care and support they need.
The creators of "The Infinite Happiness" invite their audience to join them in an intimate encounter with another architectural icon: the Barbican. The London cultural center and residential complex is a celebrity in its own right. At first glance, it looks like an ugly, pockmarked fortress, but a trained eye will find wonderful human stories inside.
Beats of the Antonov
They may have been torn from their homes in a brutal war, they may face endless air raids, but the refugees of Sudan still insist on lifting their voices in song. Their folk music – and its powerful ties to their identity and culture – is, ultimately, what gives them the strength to keep living and keep hoping.
Monstrous machines and faceless people penetrate deep into the earth, excavating, detonating, and establishing China’s coalmines. This stunning film combines powerful rare footage from the depths of the earth with an elegantly understated dirge about the incessant gnawing away of the world’s last green spaces.
Avi Mograbi and Chen Alon meet African asylum-seekers in a detention facility in the middle of the Negev desert, where they are confined by the state. Together, using theatrical techniques, they examine the status of refugees in Israel.
Blue Eyes-Brown Eyes
Is the love between siblings a myth? "Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes" is a personal quest to understand the relationship between brothers and sisters and the impact it has over their lifetimes. Each of the participants in this film brings childhood photographs that enable an insightful - if painful - glimpse at the relationship between siblings in a family.
A Boy's Dream
A new species of giant animal, the “strandbeest,” has been roaming the Netherlands’ beaches for the past few years. They are enormous creatures made up of hundreds of plastic arms moved by the wind. Charismatic artist Theo Jansen, who has millions of fans online, keeps upgrading and improving them, as if they were living creatures and he was their creator.
Brand: A Second Coming
Russell Brand enjoys embarrassing everyone. The British comedian has declared himself a new messiah, who will expose the misdoings of the powerful and sweep us up in a social revolution. This intense, humorous, and provocative film tells the story of a jester, who one day decided it was time to take life seriously.
Noam, Opal, and Alina all play on Israel's champion soccer team for girls 19 and under. It is an eventful year with the European championship matches taking place in Israel. The girls all struggle to discover themselves, overcome their difficulties and weaknesses, and convince themselves that their dreams can come true.
For ten years, director Aslaug Holm recorded the lives of her two young sons, Markus and Lukas. Initially she wanted to capture intimate little moments before they slipped away. Instead, she found herself contending with much deeper questions. This is a delicate, thought-provoking coming-of-age film, in which breathtaking cinematography captures heartwarming moments of tenderness.
Are bugs the food of the future? Will larvae, crickets, and ants replace what we have on our plates? Ben and Josh, a scientist and a food researcher, travel the world, learning to recognize edible insects and turn them into delicacies. It is a journey that leaves them wondering: Who exactly stands to profit from all this?
Call Me Marianna
A Polish railroad engineer in her forties is forced to sue her parents so that she can have gender reassignment surgery. “I’ve lived my whole life in a body that’s not mine,” she says. That may come with a heavy price, but she finds warmth, acceptance, and hope in an unexpected place.
The story of elderly women born in Morocco and Yemen, who were married off when they were still little girls. Only now, as they enter the final chapter of their lives, do they openly face their past and the ways it still affects them and their families.
A Crime Called Man
This film tells the story of playwright Hanoch Levin by visiting the key moments in his life and meeting with the people closest to him: his three wives, four children, and siblings. The complex personality of an artist committed first and foremost to his work is expressed in each of these complicated relationship, so brimming with love.
Dancing for You
Vilde wants to win the national championship, dancing a Norwegian folk dance traditionally reserved for men. She spends hours training in the breathtaking landscapes surrounding her village, hoping that her exuberance and determination will encourage her grandfather to overcome his illness.
This is a blunt, amusing, and fascinating conversation with Brian De Palma, who, at 75, looks back excitedly at his greatest films, talks about his influences and vision, and describes the need to think outside the box, with some colorful stories from behind-the-scenes thrown in for good measure.
Public phone booths have disappeared from our lives, leaving us to wonder how we let our privacy disappear along with them.
Death in the Terminal
On October 18, 2015, a terrorist armed with a gun and a knife entered Beersheba’s bus terminal. This film presents a tense, minute-by-minute, Rashomon-style account of that tragic day.
The enchanted, idyllic landscape that fills the screen was the site of terrible atrocities. Victims and perpetrators who took part in the Yugoslav War share their personal stories in this film, but the audience can only hear about them. They must imagine the images for themselves.
To make this classic rockumentary, director Ondi Timoner spent seven years following the Brian Jonestown Massacre and the Dandy Warhols, two bands that were said to be the next big thing. She tells the story of how the two front men went from being soulmates to mortal enemies, locked in a circle of violence.
Ever since he was diagnosed as autistic, 22-year-old Oleg has been surrounded by relatives, counselors, and caregivers, all trying to change him in the most bizarre ways. When he finally meets a woman who is willing to listen to him, it turns out that introverted Oleg is the most balanced and sane one of them all.
Don't Call Me Cute
He calls himself TRA. He is 13 now, and he always was a little different. People tried to control him. They hurt him quite a bit, and then the monsters came out. He discovered art and the strengths hidden inside him. Now he's convinced that art will save the world, just like it saved him.
The riveting life story of Dov Judkowski, who survived Auschwitz to become the most powerful and influential journalist in the history of Israeli press.
Eva Hesse, the meteoric star of the New York art scene of the 1960s, is portrayed through her personal diaries as a bold and innovative artist, who shattered boundaries and turned her dark, dramatic life into a powerful creative force.
Leon, 15, is an active member of the worldwide Cosplay community, in which young people dress up as characters from movies and animated series. His preparations for the big convention and competition raise questions about identity, discipline, and belonging. As the film navigates the boundaries of play, imagination, and reality, it offers a glimpse into the colorful lives of young people.
The Fear of 13
He’s certainly charismatic. He flirts with the camera and perplexes. After spending twenty years trying to prove his innocence, death row prisoner Nick Yarris gives up and asks to be executed, a.s.a.p. This riveting on-camera confession documents a turbulent life marked by moments of genuine happiness.
A Flickering Truth
The Taliban believed that film had a corrupting influence, so they tried to destroy the Afghan Film Archives. Beneath the ruins, we are now discovering a cinematic treasure that the archive's employees risked their lives to save. There are dramas, thrillers, and documentary films that evoke memories of a different Afghanistan, the Afghanistan that these archivists miss wholeheartedly.
Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea)
Samuele, 12, plays make-believe on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa. The sea that supports his family carries thousands of African refugees, who are trying to cross to Europe in dilapidated boats. Winner of the Golden Bear Award at the 2016 Berlinale.
Millions of babies around the world are being born thanks to technological innovations that allow sperm from Israel and an egg from South Africa to meet in the womb of a Thai surrogate and become a child raised by an American family. Will natural forms of impregnation soon become a relic of a time when we didn't know how to have perfect babies?
Every week, a group of elderly gay men meets in a small room at the LGBTQ Center in Tel Aviv. This film follows the witty characters and their hilarious conversations, providing a humor-filled look at the process of aging in a community that sanctifies youth.
Goodnight Brooklyn - The Story of Death By Audio
A generation of musicians and fans developed a community in the underground Brooklyn venue, Death By Audio. The film follows the emotional final weeks during which they inhabit their unconventional warehouse, and the irony of this group being evicted from a neighborhood they helped transform.
The Happy Film
His life may have seemed perfect, but designer Stefan Sagmeister decided to redesign it. After months of meditation, therapy, and psychiatric drugs, documented in this especially creative film, he discovers that life (and sex and death) may be complicated, but it is also optimistic and fun.
He Named me Malala
What gives a 15-year-old girl the courage to speak her truth, even when she has a gun to her head? Malala Yousafzai was shot for criticizing the Taliban. Nevertheless, she continues to lead the struggle for equal education for women and children, even if, back home, this Nobel Prize laureate is a typical teenager.
The followers were completely devoted to their guru. It took years for them to discover that he was actually an out-of-work actor, who cast himself in the role of his life. Director Will Allen was the cult's official documentarian. The film is based on footage shot from the inside, when he was cult leader's closest aide.
While studying in university, Oren, 28, decides to live in a tent in the forest. Instead of paying rent on an apartment or living in the dorms, he documents the day-to-day routine of an experience that will change his life forever.
It sometimes seems as if the mark that humans leave on this planet will last forever. The truth is that the iron, bricks, cement, and steel – the human traces everywhere abandoned and forgotten – are erased by the forces of nature. This unusually beautiful film may lack people and words, but that leaves even more room for thought.
Hong Kong Trilogy: Preschooled Preoccupied Preposterous
Three generations of Hong Kong residents tell their personal stories in their own voice. Partly documentary and partly fiction, this film is a mesmerizing visual odyssey in Hong Kong as it is seen by noted cinematographer Christopher Doyle.
Dallas was the only American series that the government allowed to be aired in Communist Romania. In this film which disregards the thin line between reality and the imagination, Patrick Duffy (Bobby Ewing) joins the director at a Romanian hotel, built to be an exact replica of the famous TV ranch.
I am Sun Mu
“My hands sometimes tremble when I paint, because I’m afraid that someone will sneak up behind me and stab me.” North Korean defector Sun Mu’s art reflects his personal story, as well as life under Kim Jong-il’s regime of horrors. Despite his fears, Sun Mu now hopes to exhibit his work in China.
I Don’t Belong Anywhere – The Cinema of Chantal Akerman
Chantal Akerman was an original filmmaker, not easily defined. In this film, shot shortly before her tragic death, she speaks about her inspirations, the sense of rootlessness that comes with being a second-generation survivor of the Holocaust, the overwhelming need to shatter existing norms, and her refusal to be labeled.
Five directors take an intimate journey with the passengers of the “Empire Builder,” a railroad line that runs around the clock, crossing the American continent. This last film by Albert Maysles (“Gimme Shelter”) was made with four other directors, each of whom was responsible for a different part of the train at the same time.
A group of children playing in a decrepit street in one of France's poor neighborhoods is reciting what sounds like childish poems. But these poems are full of violence, power struggles, and flagrant sexuality. Nothing in their childhood is gentle, innocent, or protected. The lurking threat is part of their routine.
Janis: Little Girl Blue
By the time she died at 27, Janis Joplin succeeded in paving the way for so many women, who dared to be artists thanks to her. And yet, she seemed to remain a sad little girl. Personal correspondence and never-before-seen footage from her performances reveal new insight into her personality.
The Jerusalem Dream
"Was it worth it?" Jewish children from Ethiopia ask for the first time since losing the people dearest to them on their harrowing journey to Israel.
Joe Feingold, 91, is a Holocaust survivor who arrived in the U.S. after World War II. It is hard for him to play the violin, which has been with him almost his entire life, so he decides to donate. It ends up with Brianna, 12, who who insists on meeting him. As the two of them discover, music creates a deep personal bond between them.
Poet and composer Shye Ben Tzur, Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood, and India’s Rajasthan Express ensemble spent three weeks in a spacious fortress in northern India to record the hit album "Junun". A film that is one big adventure in music and color.
Kate Plays Christine
Kate Lyn Sheil ("House of Cards") is preparing for the role of Christine Chubbuck, a news reporter who killed herself on live TV in a perverse protest performance. In order to understand Chubbuck, Sheil undergoes a series of experiences that blur the boundaries between the two young women.
The leader of Hungary's anti-Semitic radical right saw his world fall apart when he learned that his family was Jewish and his grandmother was a survivor of Auschwitz. He sets off on a remarkable personal and political transformation, trying to understand his family, who preferred to keep silent in order to protect the children.
Koudelka Shooting Holy Land
Having grown up behind the Iron Curtain, famous Czech photographer Josef Koudelka always wanted to know what's on the other side. Director Gilad Baram follows him as he journeys along the wall that Israel is now building, in search of elusive moments to capture on film.
The Land of the Enlightened
Homeless children living in gangs in the mountains of Afghanistan deal in opium, gemstones, and landmines that they extract from the ground, and play on the rusting hulls of abandoned tanks. This is a story that is half fact and half fairytale, part harsh reality and part dreams of magnificent palaces and true love.
In "The Land," children climb trees, light fires, and use hammers and nails in a play-space rooted in the belief that kids are empowered when they learn to manage risks on their own. After all, “If there’s anything worse than a child with a broken bone, it’s a child with a broken spirit.”
A miracle is happening in the giant garbage dump in a notoriously poor slum in the capital of Paraguay. A local children's orchestra plays incredible music on instruments made entirely out of recycled garbage. Now, their music takes them to top concert halls all around the world.
Last Exit Alexanderplatz
Efforts to transform Alexanderplatz, East Berlin's main square, into a vibrant and innovative hub, have resulted in a war of ideologies between famous architects. Does renovation require the past to be erased? What value really is there in preserving history?
The Last Shaman
With his whole future ahead of him, James gives himself twelve months to live and recover from the clinical depression that haunts him. Inspired by an article he read, James decides to travel to the Amazon rainforests, in search of a shaman whom he thinks can save him.
Owen, 23, learned everything he knows about the world from animated Disney movies. When he was first diagnosed as autistic, no one imagined that he would learn to talk or to function on his own. Disney's animated movies became his key to a world that was otherwise locked.
Listen to Me Marlon
Marlon Brando, a recluse who took great care not to expose his emotions, left hundreds of hours of personal recordings that form a riveting autobiography, revealing the hidden side of one of Hollywood's most intelligent actors.
London Road is a musical made up entirely of the testimonies of residents of a small English street, where five prostitutes were murdered over the course of a single week. We see mutual recriminations, terror, and helplessness. Olivia Colman, Tom Hardy, and other top stars sing and dance to the testimonies in this unusually powerful film.
Love Bite: Laurie Lipton and her disturbing black & white drawings
Laurie Lipton has been drawing all her life, always in black and white, and always in meticulous detail. The images are disturbing, frightening, and shocking. Now that she is approaching sixty, she is working on her most complex drawing yet, while taking time to recall the painful events of her childhood, which set her passion to create going.
The Lovers and the Despot
A famous director and a popular actress were kidnapped from South Korea and brought to Kim Jong-il’s home. For years, the North Korean dictator imprisoned them in a gilded cage, treating them like his personal pets, but also forcing them to make movies for him. Finally, they managed to escape, to share their remarkable story with the world.
Three surprising love stories that start with a rosy promise and end dramatically allow director Alma Har'el to obscure the boundaries between reality and the imagination and between memory and fantasy. She directs her protagonists' future, allows them a glimpse of the past, and wonders how all that shaped their present.
Machine of Human Dreams
After years of studying artificial intelligence, Ben Goertzel moves to Hong Kong so that he can try to install the program he developed into a robotic body. As the challenges pile up, however, stories from Ben's past surface, highlighting the true complexity involved in fulfilling his dream, and revealing a trail of human suffering that he has left in his wake.
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma's "Silk Road Ensemble" brings together musicians from Syria, Spain, China, the U.S., Iran, and Israel to create original music. The members' fascinating stories are presented against the backdrop of the music they create as a language and a bridge between cultures.
The Mute's House
There is a house in Hebron, abandoned by its Palestinian residents. Known as “the Mute’s House,” only Sahar, a deaf woman, still lives there, together with her eight-year-old son, Yousef. This film captures the remarkable story of two people living in the heart of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, as told from Yousef’s point of view.
My Scientology Movie
One of Britain's most popular documentary filmmakers, Louis Theroux peels back some of the layers of mystery surrounding the head of the Church of Scientology, David Miscavige, with the same vast curiosity, humor, humanity, and uncompromising criticism that have become his trademark.
The World Cup in Brazil is a chance for a father and son (director Sergio Oksman) to meet again, after twenty years of estrangement, and take part in the passionate emotions sweeping over their homeland. This is a film that revolves around soccer, even though it doesn't show a single soccer field.
Filmmaker Elad is facing a dilemma: Should he continue doing his IDF reserve duty? Wahib is an Israeli Arab, who raised Elad as a boy. He will be his moral compass on this journey, as a friend and protective father figure. Will he choose some other way?
Dr. Ami Shinfeld, a senior cardiac surgeon, decided to devote himself to public medicine and volunteer as a physician in Sderot. The heavy financial cost and the burden on his family force him to decide whether he should leave his patients and turn to private practice.
Our Daily Bread
This is a film about the banality of food manufacturing. No words are heard in this direct exposé of the remarkable but terrifying food industry, presented at a meditative pace. Plants and animals are turned into products that will eventually end up on our plates, in the hope that we never ask how they got there.
The Patriarch's Room
The bizarre imprisonment of the former head of the Greek Orthodox Church in a tiny monastic cell in Jerusalem’s Old City leads to a fascinating journey in search of the truth, penetrating the remote world of the priesthood. The complex and unfamiliar picture that emerges is revealed here, on camera, for the very first time.
Peggy Guggenheim - Art Addict
Peggy Guggenheim was the black sheep in a family of eccentric billionaires. She collected both art and artists. Her collection of lovers – Samuel Beckett, Jackson Pollock, and Max Ernst, among others – was no less breathtaking and colorful than her collection of paintings, which redefined the international art scene.
A Poem Is a Naked Person (1974/2015)
Forty years ago, director Les Blank spent two years with country-folk legend Leon Russell, following him and his eccentric entourage as if they were the characters of some forgotten folk tale. Shot in 1974, this film captures a unique moment in history, caught in a bubble.
Poetics of the Brain
Nurith Aviv weaves associative links between her personal biographical stories and neuroscientists’ accounts of their work. They discuss topics such as: memory, bilingualism, reading, mirror neurons, smell, traces of experience.
The Reflektor Tapes
The hit Canadian band Arcade Fire is in the middle of recording its fourth album, "Reflektor". The intricate end product, which combines Haitian rhythms with digital technology, demands that the members of the band open up, a process that Kahlil Joseph captures with remarkable sensitivity.
In a delicate, poetic letter full of love, a young man tells his mother about his fear that revealing his true self would lead to him losing the warmth and support that he received from her all his life. An exceptionally beautiful short film.
Requiem for the American Dream
In ten chilling but lucid chapters, Noam Chomsky, one of the great intellectuals of our time, analyzes the “system” that allows wealthy capitalists to seize the reins of government and turn those without wealth into a passive herd, willing to forego power, solidarity, and democracy itself.
Samuel in the Clouds
The view is breathtaking at the world's highest ski site, but there has been no snow there for years. Still, Samuel, who operates the ski lift, refuses to abandon his post. He leaves the hard questions to the scientists, while he looks for answers in rituals intended to appease the local spirits. Maybe they will bring back the snow.
Sashka is a sweet 13-year-old boy, who was born and raised in Sderot. When a new military operation breaks out near his home, he is forced to relocate to a boarding school. It is the beginning of his sudden coming of age, an accelerated and sobering experience.
When their nine-year-old daughter Nur is diagnosed with a rare genetic disease, two parents from the Gaza Strip fight for her life. They are joined by Mehdi Tarbighieh, the head nurse at Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Dr. Michael Gurevich, a surgeon from Schneider Hospital, Dr. Elhanan Rom from Schneider’s Intensive Care Unit, and Dr. Sergio (Sarhan Mahmid), the medical clown.
A poor town in Florida is preparing for the high school prom. Excitement runs high. The bling, the hairdos, frilly gowns, and makeup make it possible to forget the poverty and squalor. For one night of the year they can pretend that Hollywood is here.
A far-reaching, comprehensive look at the Jewish settlement enterprise in the West Bank. It examines the origins of the settlement movement and the religious and ideological visions that propelled it, while providing an intimate look at the people at the center of the greatest geopolitical challenge now facing Israel and the international community.
Three Italian Jewish brothers set off on a journey through Tuscany, in search of a cave where they hid as children to escape the Nazis. Their quest, full of humor, food and Tuscan landscapes, straddles the boundary between history and myth, both of which really, truly happened.
Ariel was a medic during Operation Protective Edge. Since then, he has been driving his car along Israel’s roads, seeking to alleviate the memories and the pain.
Hundreds of refugees drowned when their ship sank. Now the camera hovers around the event like a ghost, unsure of whether a disaster really happened amid all this beauty.
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine
The deah of Steve Jobs sent millions of his admirers into mourning all around the world. How did this talented inventor, who became a tough businessman with no inhibitions, touch the hearts of so many, convincing them that they shared his dream?
Strike a Pose
When Madonna shattered every conceivable taboo in the 1990s, she had her backup dancers behind her. They were brash, bold young men, all eager for attention. In an emotional encounter two decades later, they talk about the big secrets and the heartbreaks they shared, along with all the glamour and love.
When he jumped off 50-story buildings, he was convinced that he was Superman. Carl Boenish, who came up with the sport of diving off skyscrapers, bridges, antenna towers, and cliffs, made a point of filming each jump. This film is based on original footage of his breathtaking, fearless dives.
A Syrian Love Story
“You can’t be Che Guevara and a mother,” Amer tells Raghda, but maybe she can't do it any other way. After years of struggle, life without her homeland and the revolution has no meaning for her. It is hard to determine what is more demanding in this bold film: the revolution, or the search for inner peace.
A Tale of Two
The tale of a women who thought a pair of perfect breasts would help her find true love. But when that love came along, those perfect breasts had to go.
Tariq Samara, an artist from the Golan Heights, lives right along the Syrian border. He contends with the tragedy of his birthplace through art, by sculpting faces that he has never seen.
Those Who Jump
An African refugee films his friends trying to jump the barbed wire fence around Melilla, a European enclave in North Africa. What he finds is an amusing but horrifying and moving human experience among those who dare to jump. After all, they know that they could pay for their efforts, risking injury and perhaps their very lives.
Thy Father's Chair
Shraga and Avraham are identical twins who have neglected their Brooklyn home to the point that it has become a dark den, infested with vermin. Then a lively cleaning crew comes in to help them to reluctantly take their lives back.
To the Desert
Moishe Sela, 90, once fought in the pre-State Palmach paramilitary. Now he sets out with his friend Judd Ne’eman, to find a place to be buried in.
Town On A Wire
While Tel Aviv is thriving, just ten minutes away lies the town of Lod, right in the backyard of Israel’s bustling urban center. Unlike its affluent neighbor, Lod is a city that suffers from the blight of racism, crime, and sheer desperation. Can it be saved? Is there some way to bring hope to Lod’s Arab and Jewish residents?
Under the Sun
When a foreign film crew arrives in North Korea, the government is determined to present a paradise wrapped in cotton candy and full of productive patriots. But the authentic moments that appear between the cracks in the cumbersome propaganda machine reveal a very disturbing picture, more like a horrifying nightmare.
Unlocking the Cage
Steve Wise is probably the only lawyer whose clients are all innocent. Instead of people, he represents animals: elephants, dolphins, chimpanzees. He is challenging the legal system by bringing suit to recognize the personhood of non-humans, too.
Sisters Nastia, 12, and Polina, 7, practice day and night in order to justify their place at a prestigious dance academy. Their intimate conversations help them deal with the tension and anxiety that accompany them as they fulfill their dream.
Rahel, the daughter of a Swiss bishop, is coping with a difficult pregnancy in Israel. One of the identical twins she is carrying has died in utero, and now poses an almost certain threat to its sibling. The doctors are unequivocal about it. They tell Rahel that she should abort the surviving fetus and end her pregnancy.
The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev
Tajikistan’s answer to the Jackson Family. A modern-day Shakespearean tale about a famous Tajik musical family, controlled by their charismatic patriarch-grandfather - Papa Alaev.
A Year Without my Parents
Tareq, 11, has been living without his parents for a year. He fled Syria on his own, hoping that his parents and siblings could join him a few months later. Finally being reunited with them is certainly exciting, but things aren’t always that simple…