Daddy, Where is Mom and Grandma?
In 1996, when Itay was 11, his father Amiram Hochberg murdered his mother Shlomit and her mother Idda, and kidnapped Itay to Switzerland. The two episodes are part of a new 'True Crime' series that incorporate reenactments and interviews with key figures involved, among them Itay, who speaks of the events for the first time.
Yours in Sisterhood
All around the U.S., women are opening time capsules: letters they and other women sent to the editor of the feminist “Ms. Magazine” over 40 years ago. By recreating each letter’s exact circumstances, the director helps today’s women step into the shoes of those who came before them—and see themselves.
Sandi Tan wrote and directed a groundbreaking film that was supposed to change the face of cinema in Singapore. 25 years after the film’s disappearance, she returns to the Island in search of clues, hoping to rediscover both the film and herself.
The Angels of Shakedown—a group of provocative Black stripper-dancers—were the night queens of the lesbian underground scene of Los Angeles. Leilah Weinraub’s intimate film tells the story of how this unique community discovered its true power.
Chaim Arlosoroff, a political left leader, was shot dead by two unknown assailants on the beach in Tel Aviv on June 16, 1933. Now, 85 years later, the film reveals the events that led to the fatal shot that still affects us today.
A Murder in Mansfield
When Collier Landry was 12, his father, a renowned doctor, murdered his beautiful mother in their mansion home. 26 years later, Collier returns to his hometown, accompanied by Academy-Award-winning director Barbara Kopple, and tries to find out what happened.
The End of Fear
32 years ago a murder was committed in Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum. The victim was Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue III, a controversial abstract painting priced at millions of dollars. The man who slashed the piece with a knife was caught right away, but then—just like in a good mystery thriller—the plot thickened.
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Clive Davis, the idolized music producer who shaped the music world for forty years, talks about his life with great candor. His golden ears discovered Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Barry Manilow and many others.
Kusama - Infinity
At 90, Yayoi Kusama has millions of Instagram followers, a fat bank account, and a studio at the mental institution where she lives. The life story of the world’s most successful Japanese artist is just as complex and surprising as her unique art.
Marianne Faithfull surrenders to the camera of Sandrine Bonnaire, allowing the actress-turned-director to paint a delicate and complex portrait, revealing surprising new layers in the singer’s exciting life story.
The Green Fog
Strange things happen in San Francisco when the directors mix bits from one hundred films and television series filmed in the city. The exciting new mystery they create is funny, sophisticated, Hitchcockian to the core and brimming with cinephilia.
Not many could keep up with Stanley Kubrick’s pace and intensity. Leon Vitali gave up everything to become his irreplaceable assistant. His memories are chock-full of surprising, funny, frightening and unforgettable stories, just like the genius director’s films.
Studio 54 in Manhattan was a hedonist's heaven, a lodestone for the glamorous and the beautiful. Its two co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, were hungry for success, but when it came, it turned out to be a hard swallow.
A decade after the death of Adam Baruch, a controversial cultural figure, his children create a temporary museum that displays more than a thousand items from his vast archive, inviting key figures to guide them through memory’s backstreets.
The Disappeared is an experimental documentary unraveling the story of an action-drama feature film produced by the Israeli Army in the year 2000 and censored just a few weeks before its release.
The Prince And The Dybbuk
When the 'Polish Prince' died, thousands of upper-crusters walked beside his casket to his lavish mausoleum in Rome. Who was he? Why didn’t he ever talk about his past? The film follows the twists and turns in the story of the mysterious filmmaker behind the Yiddish film The Dybbuk.
The Maison Margiela fashion house has always been enigmatic and singular. Headed by co-founder Jenny Meirens, the people behind the successful brand tell the untold story of one of the most creative and original groups in the fashion industry.
Alexander McQueen’s scandalous fashion shows went beyond sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll to things more chilling, sensual and outrageous. Featuring excerpts from his diaries and interviews with his family and friends, the film shows the wildest, most fruitful years of McQueen’s creative career.
STANDBY PAINTER tells the story of Robert Z. who stole a painting by replacing it with a replica in a museum in Poland. Using a mix of police archive videos and new paintings, the film plays out a reality with multiple facets, between a mischievous copy and a search for the truth.
The Jewish Underground
This political - detective thriller tells the story of how members of the Jewish Underground, the largest terrorist organization of Israeli right–wing settlers, paved their way into the heart of Israel's current political center of power.
A Night at The Garden
Rare footage of a mass rally that took place in Madison Square Garden, New York City, in 1939, celebrating the Nazis’ rise to power.
Yeshurun in 6 chapters
The great outsider poet Avot Yeshoron was the first to write about the Naqba, mixing Hebrew, Arabic and Yiddish. Haunted for most of his life, he gained great respect in his final years, becoming a hero of a generation.
Grandpa’s photo archive shows the family as the picture-perfect culmination of the American Dream, but much is left out of the frame.
French actor Éric Caravaca tries to find out what happened to the sister he never knew he had. His mother burned all the photographs, and his father's memory plays tricks on him. In an attempt to understand the need to erase and forget the past, he creates a unique film that extends beyond his personal story.
Stronger than a Bullet
Saeid Sadeghi spent 8 years photographing Iranian child soldiers during the war with Iraq. His photographs emphasized the zeal in their eyes, and are still used today to create war propaganda for martyrdom. Haunted by guilt, he goes in search of the surviving subjects of his photographs, in a film that offers a rare look at the hidden sides of Iran.
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
Years after she became one of the iconic faces of Punk, shocking London with her provocative outfits, Dame Vivienne Westwood continues to be a pain in the establishment’s backside despite the noble title. She is still a bold, subversive fashion designer, and now an activist intent on changing the world.
The Waldheim Waltz
The storm that followed Kurt Waldheim's successful bid for the Austrian presidency in 1986 has never really died down. Ruth Beckermann’s film—winner of the Original Documentary Award at the Berlinale—sheds some light on that dramatic period, recounting the events and sorting out the 'fake news' from the facts.
Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle
Julieta is the matriarch of the family she had always dreamed of: one with lots of kids, a monkey and a castle. But life has a few surprises in store for her, and she and her family will need all of their dramatic talent and self-deprecating humor to deal with them.
Der-Nister (The Hidden)
“Der Nister” (The Hidden), that’s how Colleen Shabtai called the house where she dreamed of a happy family. Together with Aaron Shabtai, she raised six children in a Jerusalem house until they got divorced. The family home was documented by their son for 20 years.
The Other Side Of Everything
Winner of the IDFA Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary. For 70 years a locked door inside a Belgrade apartment has been hiding the turbulent past of a family and a nation. Aided by her mother, a political activist who had helped oust Milošević, the director tries to untangle her family’s past and discovers that it cannot be separated from their country’s frightening present.
Julian Schnabel : A Private Portrait
This deeply personal, fiercely passionate portrait of Julian Schnabel showcases his works, both on canvas and on screen. It features Schnabel himself, his charismatic children, his relatives and his celebrity friends talking about his wild art and just-as-wild life.
The Gospel According to André
Born in the segregated American South, André Leon Talley grew up to become a superhero. Anna Wintour, Manolo Blahnik, Karl Lagerfeld, Tom Ford and Talley himself present a warm, funny and captivating image of the loudest, most colorful and touching Vogue editor of all.
Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
In the years before his big break, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a wild and talented teenager, determined to become a superstar. Those who knew him in his early years tell the story of the road that led him to take the New York art scene by storm.
Cecil Beaton’s gaze has shaped the way we all see the American and British elites. An award-winning designer and photographer, Beaton never stepped off the stage. Rare archival footage and Beaton’s intimate diaries reveal a complex, fascinating man who devoted his life to the search for beauty.
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Eric Clapton, one of the greatest guitarists of all time, offers deeply personal commentary and insights on the immense dramas experienced in both his personal life and musical career.
Antonio Lopez: Sex, Fashion & Disco
Antonio Lopez, the glamorous fashion illustrator, drew all the who’s who, and slept with most of them. Jerry Hall, Grace Jones, Karl Lagerfeld and Andy Warhol, among others, fought for his attention in the bohemian glory days of New York and Paris.
Giovanna—the child refugee his family had taken in at the end of World War II—was deported to Italy. The tragedy maintains its grip on Swiss director Markus Imhoof, forcing him to face the fate of today’s refugees, who come to Europe only to find that it is very far from paradise.