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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.