Short Film

18 Voices Sing Kol Nidre

The secrets of a sacred chant from those who have been touched by it.

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70 Hester Street

A short doc about director Casimir Nozkowski’s childhood home and how much of the past he could still see in it after he left. His story becomes...

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al imam

Despite controversy and threats, Muslim singer/songwriter turned spiritual leader Ani Zonneveld takes a stand for justice through activism.

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And Then, Violence

After the January Paris terror attacks, and in an increasingly violent and anti-Semitic context, Rebecca, 22, Jewish Parisian girl questions...

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Bagels in the Blood

Third-generation owner of Montreal institution Fairmount Bagel, Irwin Shalafman recounts taking over the business from his father...

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a Blooming Business

A BLOOMING BUSINESS delves deep into the heart of the global flower industry, by showing us the difficult reality behind the pretty flowers....

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Broken Mirrors

The ten-minute documentary "Broken Mirrors" tells the story of the filmmaker's lost identity, a Jewish heritage that had been suppressed for...

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California Shmeer

350 years after the establishment of the first Jewish community in North America, Jewish food plays a central role in the American culinary experience....

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Captive Radio

Captive Radio is a documentary film about families of victims of kidnapping in Colombia who use a weekly radio program to communicate with their...

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Cerberus

The story of a young dog trainer who gives retired and discarded fight dogs their last chance for salvation.

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Chau, Beyond the Lines

Chau, a teenager living in a Vietnamese care center for kids disabled by Agent Orange, struggles with the reality of his dream to become an artist....

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Chronicles of a Professional Eulogist

Chronicles of A Professional Eulogist uses hand-drawn (India ink, gouache and wax) animation to explore the role of those who minister to the...

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Circumcise Me: The Comedy of Yisrael Campbell

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Crows

CROWS tells a thematic story of one of the most mysterious of birds. With discussion on everything from their rigid black feathers and nightly...

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Cyanosis

Jamshid Aminfar is a painter that is forced to work on the streets of Tehran; he is determined to pursue the art he loves despite constant interruption...

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Deadly Passion: Tragedy in Katmai

Deadly Passion: Tragedy in Katmai investigates the fatal bear maulings of bear activist Timothy Treadwell and his companion Annie Huguenard that...

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Demeter's Spring

The film draws a portrait of a Cemetery as it follows a single life cycle observing the cemetery as it withers and blooms again.

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Evan Kaufmann: Father's Land

Should Jewish-American hockey player Evan Kaufmann continue playing in Germany despite the fact many family members were killed in the Holocaust?...

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Frankie 13 VS the World

At 4 years old, Frankie 13 was the youngest child ever to read and write in the State of Pennsylvania. He was considered a genius.

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Gender Trouble

In this lyrical and moving documentary, four intersex women tell their stories with astonishing bravery and candour. Set against beautiful yet...

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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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Hannah Cohen's Holy Communion

Hannah Cohen can’t wait to make her Holy Communion – only problem is, she’s Jewish!

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Home Movie

A story of immigration, of dislocation and of secrets. 18 close family members dead..... and never mentioned.

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Incident in New Baghdad

This Oscar nominated documentary short recounts one of the most notorious incidents of the Iraq War...

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Keep Moving Forward

A documentary featuring a Vietnam veteran who finds peace from his PTSD through Disney.

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Kickass Katie Lee

Meet Katie Lee, the 96-year-old activist who opposed the Glen Canyon Dam and has forever been its immutable warrior in this uplifting short.

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The Last Blintz

An iconic Manhattan eatery is about to close its doors forever. Is "progress" worth the loss of our cherished landmarks & sense of community?...

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The Leftovers

Join us on this dumpster diver adventure with long term devotes Paul and Mykel as your tour guides on their waste fuelled journey down the east...

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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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Mayor of the West Side

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Moses on the Mesa

A real-life story of a German Jewish immigrant who became governor of the Native American tribe of Acoma during the days of the Wild West and......

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Next Stop, Eternity

This comedy about post-life crisis won Best Short Film in Streamsearch.com's 2000 Film and Music Festival. A bourgeois housewife waits at the...

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Nobody Dies Here

Perma gold mine, Benin. Some dream to find something, others realized there was nothing to be found.

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The Package

THE PACKAGE is the story of a hunchbacked deliveryman's journey to win the heart of the woman he desires. He undergoes excruciating physical...

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Pur

Rare archival footage shows underground plays staged by groups of Jewish dissidents during the Soviet regime, when all expression of Jewish culture...

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The Rat Slayer of Hillside New Jersey

The charge: murder. The setting: Hillside, NJ '94. The accused: Frank Balun. The weapon: a broomstick. The victim: a rat?!

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A Reuben By Any Other Name

Are All Reubens Created Equal?

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Reverence

A short doc exploring the phenomenon of custom and branded yarmulkes in Jewish-American communities.

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Robinson Crusader

Keith Robinson is in the fight of his life. It is a fight on two fronts. The first is a battle to protect the privacy of his remote Hawaiian...

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The Seder

When openly gay Leo decides to bring his boyfriend Mitchell home for the first time at his family’s Passover Seder, the boundaries of love...

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Shifting Gears: Quest for the Alternative

Shifting Gears is a twenty-two minute documentary that takes a light-hearted look at one of the most serious challenges facing human kind: How...

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Smalltown Boy

As a 15-year-old gay boy, he's always been shunned, bullied and rejected. But now David plans to show everyone in his village that he's proud...

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Talk to Me

In 1985, Mark Craig bought an answer machine. He then kept every message it recorded… for 20 years! ‘Talk To Me’ is a personal life journey...

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The Tour Guide

A look at the life and work of Nirit Ben Joseph, an Israeli immigrant in Germany who gives ‘Holocaust’ tours at key historical sites.

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Vegetative Love

A meditation exploring the place of trees in urban landscapes, arid desert planes, farming communities, and fields across Israel-Palestine.

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What We Left Behind

This short documentary chronicles the final journey of 49 Torah scrolls framed in the turbulent history of the Iraqi Jewish people.

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The Wildest Show in the South: The Angola Prison Rodeo

2000 Academy Award(c) Nominee - Best Documentary Short Winner of the 2000 International Documentary Association's Distinguished Achievement Award...

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