History

Away from the Tribe's Center

This is a story of six men and women who established in the 70s a Jewish-Palestinian Marxist movement named "The Workers Alliance" and attempted...

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A Blind Hero: The Love of Otto Weidt

Otto Weidt manages to keep his employees – who are nearly all Jewish and blind – from the clutches of the Nazis. When his secretary is deported...

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Bury the Hatchet

BURY THE HATCHET features three Mardi Gras Indian Chiefs in a dynamic and intimate portrait of the unique, endangered and often hidden New Orleans...

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Confrontation at Concordia

On September 9th, 2002, at Montreal's Concordia University, student union activists staged a violent protest to stop former Israeli Prime Minister...

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Destination Unknown

They survived but could they be free?

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The Dybbuk: A Tale of Wandering Souls

Every year 30,000 Hasidim flock to Ukraine visiting their leader’s grave -- where thousands of Jews were slaughtered in 1768.

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Exodus 1947

The ship that launched a nation.

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Eyewitness

A compelling examination of the lives of three artists who witnessed and painted the horrors of the Holocaust.

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Farewell Israel: Bush, Iran, and the Revolt of Islam

"Farewell Israel: Bush, Iran and The Revolt of Islam" reaches the unavoidable conclusion that Western and Israeli misunderstanding of Islam is...

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Farewell to My Country

In 1968, following student demonstrations, Poland expelled the last remaining Jews from what once was the largest Jewish settlement in the world,...

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German Shepherd

Are we born to do good or are we here just to save ourselves? This animated film provides disconcerting answers.

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Haack: The King of Techno

The enigmatic underground pioneer Bruce Haack, musician and inventor, has inspired the likes of Beck, Money Mark of the Beastie Boys, and Mouse...

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HAG: The Story of the Hasidic Actors' Guild

A serio-comic hybrid of fact and fiction chronicling the life of Yisrael "Izzi" Lifschutz.

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The Happy Hooker: Portrait of a Sexual Revolutionary

XAVIERA HOLLANDER, "THE HAPPY HOOKER": PORTRAIT OF A SEXUAL REVOLUTIONARY is about one of the world's most important sexual icons. Through interviews...

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Holding on to Jah

"Holding on to Jah" is a unique film about the history and culture of roots Reggae music and the Rastafarian movement in Jamaica, as told by...

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In Heaven, Underground

IN HEAVEN, UNDERGROUND is an enchanting journey into history that celebrates life and the immortality of memories.

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In the Shadow of King David

Living with King David is no fun. Just ask the people of Silwan, a Palestinian village just outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. Since...

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Junction

The Junction is an obscure crossroad in the Gaza Strip, separating the Israeli settlement of Nezarim from the Palestinian refugee camp of Nussierat....

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Kosher Gefilte-Film

For many years it was prohibited for the ultra orthodox Jews to be filmed or photographed or to express themselves freely in any media. Since...

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The Last Jew from Drohobych

The story Alfred Schreyer tells is so remarkable that a lifetime is not sufficient to comprehend it. But this is the everyday, gruesome, uncanny...

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The Last Survivor

Four Tragedies. Four journeys. One purpose. Survivors of genocide, from the Holocaust to Rwanda inspiring tolerance and a civic response.

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Liberation

In 1979, the Shah of Iran was overthrown by the country's Islamic Revolution. Forced into exile, he settled in an isolated mansion in Cuernevaca,...

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Liga Terezin

It was a game against the Nazis...

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Long Night's Journey into Day

Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffmann reveal the raw soul of a society in their extraordinary documentary about South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation...

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Lost Town

An obsessive search to understand the Nazi-obliterated town, Trochenbrod, made famous by Jonathan Safran Foer's "Everything Is Illuminated."

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Marion's Triumph

In 1938 the Blumenthals began their journey to America as refugees from Nazi Germany. Just before departing from Rotterdam, the Germans invaded...

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The Nazi Officer's Wife

Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman studying law in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into the Jewish ghetto. Knowing she would become a...

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The New Samaritans

On the mountain Gerizim located between Palestine and Israel live the most ancient people in the world, the Samaritans. They call both Arabs...

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Nobody Home

Holy Mt. Olives, Jerusalem: people of the three religions search for meaning, faith, and redemption.

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Oriental

In the aftermath of the collapse of the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations at Camp David in 2000, Avi Nesher filmed a series of conversations...

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Oswald's Ghost

A decade after JFK's assassination, America's political culture was changed almost beyond recognition. With OSWALD'S GHOST, acclaimed director...

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A Perfect Candidate

R.J Cutler (producer of THE WAR ROOM) and David Van Taylor (director of DREAM DECEIVERS) documented the dark side of the American political process...

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Portrait of Wally

The story of a Nazi-looted painting, Egon Schiele's “Portrait of Wally,” that was discovered on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in...

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Radiohead: Meeting People is Easy

Where most rock documentaries simply record concerts and the daily grind of the road, here filmmaker Grant Gee's lenses focus on an important...

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Surviving Hitler: A Love Story

A Jewish teenager and an injured soldier join a doomed plot to kill Hitler.

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Underfire: The Untold Story of PFC. Tony Vaccaro

The film chronicles the life and vision of Tony Vaccaro, revealing the sheer difficulty of survival while taking photos in a war zone.

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Victor Young Perez

Victor "Young" Perez , tells the astonishing, harrowing and incredible true story of a Tunisian Jewish boxer, who became the World Flyweight...

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Where My Heart Beats

Swedish Journalist and former refugee, Khazar Fatemi, returns to her childhood country of Afghanistan for the first time in 20 years.

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