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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.

Café Nagler

The great-grandaughter of the original owners of the crown of 1920s Berlin café culture travels to Berlin to find out the truth of the family narrative.

Chichinette: The Accidental Spy

The extraordinary real story of four and a half foot tall Jewish spy Marthe Cohn, known during the war as Chichinette, now aged 98.

Closer to the Moon

An inventive comic heist movie starring Mark Strong and Vera Farmiga, based on the true story of a group of Jewish former Resistance members.

Family in Transition

Best Film at the 2018 Docaviv Festival. The story of a family whose lives change completely after the father tells them she’s a transgender woman.

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.

Film Night In: Love Is Thicker Than Water

This charming and quirky film starring Juliet Stevenson and Henry Goodman tackles afresh the perennial question: can love truly and decisively conquer cultural and social differences?

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.

Germans and Jews

Bringing together Germans and Jews, this documentary explores the dramatic changes in German-Jewish relationships since 1945.

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.

Hill Start

A box-office comic sensation in Israel about a bourgeois Jerusalem family who bring new meaning to the word dysfunctional.

In Search of Israeli Cuisine

Follow Chef Michael Solomonov as he investigates whether there is such a thing as Israeli cuisine through meeting different chefs.

Incitement

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

Jerusalem Boxing Club

A boxing club located in a bomb shelter in a parking lot in Jerusalem weaves a tapestry of the city's different cultures and people.

Jungle

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

Marceline. A Woman. A Century

A loving portrait of the iconic French writer/filmmaker and Holocaust survivor Marceline Loridan-Ivens, completed a mere six weeks before her death, aged 90.

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.

My Mother's Lost Children

Investigating the disappearance of his two older half-siblings, born to his mother – then still in her teens – over forty years ago, director Danny Ben-Moshe unravels an intricate web of secrets.

Orchestra of Exiles

The dramatic story of Polish violinist Bronislow Hubermann, who rescued some of the world’s greatest musicians from Nazi Germany, culminating in the formation of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

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.

Peter the 3rd

What some people will do in order to make sure they get their pension…in this comical feature film, 65-year-old Peter decides to run for office in order to get a governmental pension.

Rabbi Wolff: A Gentleman Before God

This heartwarming documentary introduces us to the delightful Wolff as he travels back and forth between his home in Henley-on-Thames and north-eastern Germany where he serves as a State Rabbi.

Rabin In His Own Words

Based on rare archival materials, including off-the-record interviews, this is a nuanced and detailed study of an influential statesman, whose life – and death – have come to define a nation.

Remember Baghdad

A fascinating exploration of the rich Jewish life and culture that had flourished in Iraq before the events of the late 20th and early 21st centuries dramatically changed the course of the country.

Sacred Sperm

Sensitive and deeply complex, Sacred Sperm explores one of the most suppressed issues of the Orthodox Jewish Community: the sin of ‘wasting sperm’.

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.

Tel Aviv on Fire

In this hilarious Israeli comedy, the writer on an Arab speaking soap strikes an unlikely friendship with an Israeli checkpoint officer whose wife is a huge fan of the show.

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 Green Park

The Green Park Hotel opened its doors in 1943 and for over forty years was a key hub of Anglo Jewish life, providing kosher food and a place to introduce sons and daughters. Lively and warm-hearted.

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 New Man

London-based fiction director Josh Appignanesi (The Infidel, Song of Songs) turns the camera on himself and his wife, Devorah, as they undergo the ordeal of becoming parents.

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 Outrageous Sophie Tucker

Bringing to life the story of Sophie Tucker, an irrepressible trailblazer in the 1920s who set a world-shaking precedent for today’s female superstars.

The Pickle Recipe

Bar Mitzvah DJ Joey Miller is in dire need of money. Against his better judgement he partners up with his shady uncle Morty to steal his grandmother’s highly guarded pickle recipe in this comedy.

The Rabbi Goes West

A Hasidic rabbi moves from Brooklyn to Montana to bring his Chabad brand of Judaism to the American west.

The Rescuers

We follow historian Sir Martin Gilbert and anti-genocide activist Stephanie Nyombayire, as they give a voice to the 13 international diplomats who saved thousands of Jews during the Second World War.

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?

Wilfrid Israel: The Essential Link

Despite saving the lives of thousands of Jews and taking an integral role in the Kindertransport, Wilfrid Israel is, for the most part, a forgotten hero.

Women in Sink

In this life-affirming film, Jewish and Arab clients sit together in candid conversations in an Arab-owned hair salon in Haifa.

Zuzana: Music is Life

90-year-old Zuzana Ruzickova survived Auschwitz, and decades of oppression under the totalitarian regime in her native Czech Republic to become a world-famous harpsichordist.