'Til Kingdom Come

Pastors encourage an impoverished Kentucky community to donate to Israel in anticipation of Jesus's return. This story of faith, money and power exposes the controversial bond between Evangelicals and Jews, revealing how Trump’s America is led by an End Times countdown.

Andrey Tarkovsky. A Cinema Prayer

Renowned Russian filmmaker Andrey Tarkovsky takes the viewers on a tour of his masterpieces, featuring stories from his own life, as well as fictional and real-world places that shaped and inspired him. Made by Tarkovsky’s son, this film is a unique mix of archive footage and his father’s personal insights.

Epicentro

Seen through the eyes of Hubert Sauper (Darwin’s Nightmare), Havana is mysterious, enchanting, and filled with contradictions. The director’s search for the Cuban spirit leads to a series of fascinating human encounters revolving around one question: how did the people of this beautiful island survive its complicated history?

In your Eyes, I see my Country

Israeli Musicians Neta Elkayam and Amit Haï Cohen embark on a musical journey to Morocco, where they play on stage, have many musical encounters, and try to trace their roots. The music, the language, the scenery, and the people make the couple wonder which country they truly feel at home in. Nominated to the Beyond the Screen Award

Mizuko

A young woman coping with deep emotional pain returns to her Japanese roots, finds solace in traditional rituals, and tells her story through unique animation.

No Hard Feelings

An intimate look at the director’s mother, who immigrated from the Caucasus 26 years ago, only to experience a living hell because of her violent husband. A story about patriarchy, immigration, and hope.

Raymonde El Bidaoia

Armed with a camera, Yael Abecassis followed her mother—legendary Moroccan singer Raymonde—in an attempt to understand and redefine their relationship. Transposed and transformed, Mother and daughter remain entwined, bound by guilt, admiration, pain, and above all—limitless love and music.

Shadow Flowers

Ryun-hee Kim found herself in South Korea by accident. Despite her pleas, the authorities refuse to allow her to return to North Korea. Desperate to be reunited with her family, she tries to go back any way she can, but the seemingly more liberal of the two Koreas refuses to let her go.

Sing Me A Song

From the moment TV and the internet have been allowed into the picturesque little monastery, deep in the mountains of Bhutan, smartphones have taken the place of prayers as the objects of the young monks’ devotion. One of the monks falls in love with a singer he met online and decides to try to cross the boundary between the virtual world and the real one.

State Funeral

Rare, carefully reconstructed archive footage gathered from hundreds of sources captures the bizarre happenings that surrounded the death and state funeral of Joseph Stalin. Director Sergey Loznitsa (Austerlitz) stitches these details together into a horrifyingly clear image of life in the Soviet Union.

The Promise

The Promise presents a rich collage of archival materials designed to explore how the personal and national are intertwined in major rituals of human life.

Walchensee Forever

In a small family-owned café on the shore of one of Bavaria’s most stunning lakes, director Janna Ji Wonders gets to know five generations of women in her family. Filled with love and heartbreak, their stories are dramatic, daring, and exotic, and she shows and tells them with mesmerizing tenderness.

With Slight Steps

97-year-old Tirza Hodes, has been jetting between Israel and her home in Germany. A phone call to her grandson Guy, sets them on a journey following the loss of her "Israeli Dream".

Yiddish

Seven young people share their love for Yiddish avant-garde poetry written during the interwar period. For them, this poetry belongs not only to the Jewish past, but speaks also to the present moment.