The Fine Dynasty
The story of an aging farmer struggling to preserve his and his ancestors’ life’s work – their fruit orchards – in a rapidly changing world that no longer needs or appreciates either his labor or its fruits.
When Tomatoes Met Wagner
A population of 33 and a field of tomatoes are all that is left of the Greek village of Elias, but a pair of entrepreneurs and a group of elderly women refuse to give up on it, determined to market their products and take the world by storm. This is a heart-warming, funny, bittersweet story about life outside of globalization.
This riveting and sophisticated tapestry of rare, never-before-screened footage tells the story of the Camorra, a Neapolitan crime syndicate that had grown into a powerful socio-economic force. The scenery, music and characters all come together in a documentary with the feel of a dark fable.
The Voice of Ahmad
The first ever Israeli documentary film to feature an Arab protagonist is revisited 50 years later by top graduates of the Sam Spiegel Film School.
Open Your Mouth
Omar, Yazan and Muhammad are 12-year-olds living in Lod. When Ella, an ex-Russian, starts a choir in their school, a new and fantastic world opens to them, offering an escape from the shattered reality around.
Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy
Diana Kennedy fell in love with Mexican cuisine fifty years ago. At 95, she is still in Mexico, tasting new flavors, exploring, cooking, and teaching countless visitors—all with the same gusto. In her eco-house, she reveals a vibrant, delectable world of flavors and culture.
Gods of Molenbeek
Aatos and Amine are best friends growing up in an infamous immigrant neighborhood in Brussels. The adults around them talk about God, but the children do not understand how there can be only one. In their games, God is a kind of superhero.
Having left the White House, Steve Bannon, formerly Trump’s right-hand man, looks to reassert his influence on US and world politics. Surprisingly, at very close range, he appears much weaker than the persona he has created for himself in the media.
Thousands of young people in Ghana make a living running sophisticated scams on western white men who look for love online. They pose as women, have lewd conversations in high-pitched voices with their victims, and then ask for money. The local voodoo priests approve of the endeavor, contributing to its success with ancient rituals and blessings.
Armed with smartphone cameras, the friends of a 16-year-old boy who was shot by a policeman document their experience of living in Naples’ violent slums. Hidden underneath their tough exterior is the fragile, tender world of adolescent boys, dreaming big and desperately holding on to their love for each other.
Le Grand Bal
The thousands who attend the annual folk dance festival in France slowly lose their inhibitions, dancing day and night, with hardly any rest. Within this musical ecstasy, we find different characters, each dancing to find something else, something deeply personal.
Sea of Shadows
An ecological thriller that follows undercover investigators and activists as they wage war on the drug cartels that threaten to poach the animals in the Gulf of California to extinction. The film features rare footage of the Vaquita, aquatic mammals thought by the locals to be the stuff of myth.
Right after he is born, Ailo the reindeer sets out on a long, arduous journey across Lapland. In the white frozen expanses, he meets wild animals and learns to stand up on his own, without mother’s help. The camera follows him closely—breathtakingly so.
In 1989, when Tracy Edwards decided to be the skipper of an all-female sailing crew in a tough round-the-world yacht race, the other competitors laughed. But the Maiden crew proved to the world that they could do it. Their story is interspersed with breathtaking footage shot from their yacht as they fought to stay afloat amid raging storms.
Waiting for the Carnival
In the small Brazilian town of Toritama, most of the population makes a living making jeans. The cramped, noisy workshops fall silent only once a year, when everyone goes to the Carnaval. The workers sell all their property, and the town empties. When they return, the din resumes, as do their dreams of the next Carnaval.
Four survivors of the massacre that took place on the picturesque Norwegian island of Utøya reconstruct the events in an unusual way: they direct teenagers who portray them and tell their story on their behalf. The safe environment allows the survivors to cope with repressed memories.
Minding the Gap
Countless hours on their skateboards helped Zack, Keire, and Bing Liu find refuge from their violent, despondent homes. This is a touchingly candid, award-winning and Oscar-nominated film about a friendship between men, and its permutations over time.
A brave, tender portrait of Junha, an 11-year-old autistic boy, and the people around him, who slowly learn to understand his special world. The viewers get to experience this world themselves, thanks to the film’s unique multi-sensory approach to cinematic expression.
The Ashram Children: I Am No Body, I Have No Body
For 20 years, Jonathan, the director, grew up in Jerusalem as well as in an Indian Ashram, with a Guru. 20 years later he sets out to understand the secret he had to keep, and find out what happened to the other Ashram children.
The Biggest Little Farm
John and Molly, two successful hardcore city dwellers, leave LA to build an organic farm with hundreds of plant and animal species. After a lot of sweat and tears (some of them happy), they develop a farm that does more than sustaining the environment—it improves it.
Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Nearly 60 years after UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld was killed in a plane crash in Zambia, director Mads Brügger sets out to investigate the suspicions that the crash was no accident. To his astonishment, he uncovers a much darker affair. Could this be just a conspiracy theory, despite the evidence?
When they were young, legendary surfer Kelly Slater and his friends lived in a beach house in Hawaii, right across from one of the world’s most dangerous wave-breakers. Together, they brought the sport of surfing to new heights. The story of their deep and unique friendship is intercut with gorgeously shot footage of their incredible surfing feats, then and now.
We Were the Others
The hidden life of homosexuals in Israel in the 60s and 70s, when their sexual orientation was considered illegal and a mental illness, up until the first demonstration for the rights of the Gay community that took place in Tel Aviv in 1979.
The Little Things
Yudale loses faith while parting from his dying father, Rabbi Fruman. He documents him with a camera given to him by Michal, a film director and a mentor. When his father dies he sets out on a journey in search of a new path.
The eventful story of Golda Meir's term as Prime Minister of Israel – from her surprising rise to power and iconic international stature as “queen of the Jewish people”, to her tragic and lonely demise.
Ravit spends her whole life caring for the homeless and volunteering to hug abandoned babies. Nearing age 50 she decides that she too wants to be on loves receiving end, but that may prove a lot harder to find.
The historic space voyage of Apollo 11 and the first moon landing were meticulously documented by NASA and the astronauts themselves. This film is crafted from incredible images that spent 50 years waiting in the archives and have never been seen on the big screen.
Animus Animalis (a story about People, Animals and Things)
The community of hunters and taxidermists living in the snowy forests of Lithuania skirts the boundary between life and death. The hunted animals are preserved in a complicated process, after which they are reincarnated, gaining a new, near-mystical existence.
Where's My Roy Cohn?
Trump’s mentor Roy Cohn was described by his acquaintances and even his relatives as a corrupt, cheating, depraved, evil, villainous man. The film follows his dramatic life and his attempts to shape US politics—the results of which are more visible today than when he was alive.