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1945

A Jewish father and son return to the village from which they were deported, and where indifferent bystanders seized their home.

Above and Beyond

A group of Jewish American pilots smuggled planes out of America to fight for Israel in its War of Independence.

An Act of Defiance

This powerful and captivating true story explores the little known role of South African Jews in consigning Apartheid to history.

Antenna

Sarah’s 84-year-old husband declares war against their neighbour for installing an antenna on their shared roof. Starring Michael Aloni.

Apples from the Desert

Unhappy with her restrictive religious home, Rebecca secretly breaks taboos, joining a dance class where she meets a secular kibbutznik.

Autonomies

From the writers of Shtisel comes this gripping dystopian thriller series. Autonomies imagines a reality in which Israel is split into two separate entities: one secular and one ultra-orthodox.

Fanny's Journey

As the Germans advance, 13-year-old Fanny finds herself in charge of a group of young children trying to reach the Swiss border.

Fire Birds

Winner of an Israeli Academy Award in 2015. An 80-year-old man's body is found with three stab wounds to the chest and a mysterious tattoo.

God of the Piano

When Anat, the scion of a distinguished musical family, learns that her new born baby might become deaf, she decides to do the unthinkable.

Incitement

Best Film at the Israeli Academy Awards 2019. A mesmerising account of the radicalisation of Yigal Amir, Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin.

Jungle

Daniel Radcliffe as a young Israeli, fresh out of the army, who embarks on a South American jungle adventure which quickly goes wrong.

Midnight Orchestra

The estranged son of a once famous Jewish Moroccan musician is unexpectedly transformed after returning to his homeland, in this bittersweet and quirky crowd-pleaser.

Orthodox

London’s criminal underbelly and Haredi Jewish community collide in a dark portrait of disintegrating urban lives with an outstanding performance by Stephen Graham.

Our Father

Ovadia and his wife Rachel have been trying for a child for five years. Close to giving up, Ovadia takes a lucrative job working for a dangerous local gangster to pay for expensive treatment.

Shelter

A retired Mossad agent, is drawn back into service to protect a Lebanese collaborator brought to a safe house in Hamburg. A suspenseful psychological thriller from Eran Riklis.

Solomon and Gaenor

The classic Oscar-nominated story of a young Orthodox-Jewish man in South Wales who falls in love with a local girl.

The Birdcatcher

Esther, a Jewish-Norwegian teenager, escapes the Nazis and winds up on an occupied farm, where she pretends to be a boy.

The Duchess of Warsaw

A stirring tale set in a fantastical and beautifully-imagined Paris where a concentration camp survivor unravels her past to her grandson as they wander together through the city.

The Mover

Latvia’s 2020 Oscar submission: the true story of blue-collar worker Zanis Lipke’s epic rescue operation during the war, which saved the lives of some 40 Jews.

The Operative

Starring Martin Freeman and Diane Kruger as a Mossad agent, sent to spy in Tehran, only to be faced with a choice between nation or love.

The Samuel Project

A teenager makes his grandfather the subject of a school art project and discovers his heroic escape from the Nazis as a child.

Those Who Remained

This sensitive, superbly acted drama was selected as Hungary’s 2020 Oscar entry. Two solitary, lost souls form a strong bond that protects them from the trauma of the war.

Toman

A fascinating historical drama revolving around the real-life figure of Zdeněk Toman, a Jewish high-ranking official in post-war Czechoslovakia who ran the secret police.

When Do We Eat?

The seder from hell! Enjoy this raucous family comedy starring New Girl's Max Greenfield (in his most Jewish role) where the festival's most important question is asked: When Do We Eat?