Film Review | When Austrian Justice Fails
Thomas Roth tells the story of “law, justice and revenge” in Schächten – A Retribution, a post-war thriller.
Film Review | The Anguish of Losing Faith
Set in an Italian villa, “Where Life Begins” is the story of a young Haredi woman and a divorced farmer who both long to break free.
Uganda’s Abayudaya Jews Dream of Aliyah
A community of observant Orthodox Jews in Uganda, with no genetic link to Israel, wants to make Aliyah.
Talking Dirty With Golden Voices
Golden Voices is a superbly acted comedy portraying the struggles of Victor (Vladimir Friedman) and Raya (Mariya Belkina), a Russian couple adapting to their new life in Tel Aviv.
In Israeli film Greener Pastures, retiree Dov gets a new lease on life when he begins selling surplus medical marijuana from his fellow nursing home residents on the black market.
The Jews Who Saved Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
“When I tell people that a Jewish family once owned Thomas Jefferson’s home at Monticello, their jaws drop,” says director Steven Pressman.
Rediscovering Majorca’s Jewish Past
Xueta Island is both a riveting portrayal of Rotstein’s quest to unearth and document Majorca’s rich, and tragic, Jewish history and an inspirational glimpse into attempts to revive Jewish life on the island.
A Coming-of-Age Adventure at Sea
When three teenage Maccabi Haifa soccer fans hear that their team’s upcoming Champions League Playoffs game against Liverpool FC will be moved from Israel to Cyprus, they are distraught. Unable to afford the $550 to buy an airplane ticket, they are nonetheless determined to see the match. So, they need to come up with a plan—fast.
Israel’s 2022 Oscar Submission: Let It be Morning
Based on the novel by Palestinian writer Sayed Kashua, Let It Be Morning is Israel’s official submission to next year’s 94th Academy Awards, in the “Best International Feature Film” category.