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.
Renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman may have hit 70, but he is still a long way from putting down his instrument. As he looks back at his long, impressive career in this deeply personal film, he comes closer to understanding how and why he makes such stirring music.
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.
Newly repatriated from Russia, Manya tries to build a relationship with Erez, a native-born Israeli Jew. But to be with him she must first undergo the process of 'Giyur', and convert to Judaism.
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.
Director Iris Zaki enters the heart of Tekoa, a West Bank settlement, and sits down to talk to the locals. Though initially fearful of the left-wing invader, settlers from various backgrounds gradually open up to her. Their honest, surprising and sometimes funny conversations offer a fresh take on Israeli reality from both sides of the Green Line.
The personal journey of Rachel, an ultra-Orthodox film director, through marriage, divorce, matchmaking, and family life. Rachel unveils the world of ultra-Orthodox women and gives voice for the first time to their concealed inner world through the wig that covers up women's' hair.
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.
In the shadow of the Flood that occurred thousands of years ago, four characters floating between Heaven & Earth are confronted with the drying out of their land and with nature's changes.
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.
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.
In this docu-fiction thriller, a romance between a young German man and the grandchild of a Holocaust survivor spirals out of control in the grandmother's old house.
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.
In The Desert - A Documentary Diptych
'Omar's Dream' and 'Avidan's Dream' - two documentary films, one about a Palestinian family, the other about a Jewish family who live at Mount Hebron in the West Bank. Living there is merciless but it seems that the real challenge is inside themselves.
You Only Die Twice
A journey to uncover the true identity of the man who stole that of the director's grandfather during WW2, and with this exploit became the president of the Jewish community in Austria. What dark past did he conceal?