Films & Schedule

To Life (À La Vie)

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Sunday, July 10, 12:30pm, Dryden Theatre

TO LIFE (À LA VIE)

Director: Jean-Jacques Zilbermann, France, 2014, 107 min, French w/ subtitles, narrative

The Yiddish songs the women sang in secret in Auschwitz serve as a backdrop for this moving story about the regenerative power of friendship. In Paris, Hélène is searching for her closest... more »

Baba Joon

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Sunday, July 10, 3:30pm, Dryden Theatre

BABA JOON

Director: Yuval Delshad, Israel, 2015, 91 min, Hebrew/Persian (Farsi) w/ subtitles, narrative

This first Persian-language film shot in Israel is a wise, sensitive drama about a profound immigrant experience and a universal story of intergenerational tension. Yitzhak proudly runs the turkey farm... more »

Rock in the Red Zone

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Sunday, July 10, 7:30pm, Dryden Theatre

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ROCK IN THE RED ZONE

Director: Laura Bialis, Israel/USA, 2014, 90 min,... more »

Encirclements

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Monday, July 11, 11am, JCC Hart Theatre

ENCIRCLEMENTS

Director: Lee Gilat, Israel, 2014, 99 min, Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

Thirteen year old Aharon Ninio, the only child of parents who are unable to conceive again, is chosen with the honor of carrying the Torah around the neighborhood in a symbolic traditional ritual for the... more »

Hill Start

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Monday, July 11, 6pm, Little Theatre

HILL START

Director: Oren Shtern, Israel, 2014, 92 min, Arabic/Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative (nudity)

Colorful characters abound in this lighthearted dramedy centered on a wealthy Jerusalem family. This box office comic sensation in Israel brings new meaning to the word dysfunctional. Plastic surgeon Micha... more »

Once in a Lifetime

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Monday, July 11, 8:30pm, Little Theatre

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME

Director: Marie-Castille Schaar, France, 2014, 105 min, French... more »

Tuviansky

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Tuesday, July 12, 11am, JCC Hart Theatre

TUVIANSKY

Director: Riki Shelach, Israel, 2014, 83 min, Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

This is the true story of Tuviansky, a captain in the Israeli army and a former major in the British army. In 1948, he was arrested, and within hours he was interrogated, tried, sentenced, and executed. Tuviansky... more »

Laugh Lines

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Tuesday, July 12, 1:30pm, JCC Hart Theatre

LAUGH LINES

Director: Pini Eden, Israel, 2015, 94 min, Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

In this heartwarming comedy about families, love and the art of staying young while growing old, we meet Hannah. As soon as she learns that her beloved husband Froike has only a few months left to live, she decides they should die... more »

Wounded Land

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Tuesday, July 12, 8:30pm, Little Theatre

WOUNDED LAND

Director: Erez Tadmor, Israel, 2016, 80 min, Arabic/Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

In this award-winning, action-packed thriller, police officer Kobi Amar and the regional commander Yehuda Neumann have been partners for years. Suddenly, they are faced with a life changing conflict as... more »

Wedding Doll

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Wednesday, July 13, 11am, JCC Hart Theatre

WEDDING DOLL

Director: Nitzan Gilady, Israel, 2015, 82 min, English/Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

Award-winning performances highlight this sensitive story of a mentally disabled but strong-willed young Israeli woman who struggles for independence. Socially alienated by a childhood brain injury,... more »

Morgenthau

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Wednesday, July 13, 1:30pm, JCC Hart Theatre

MORGENTHAU

Director: Max Lewkowicz, USA, 2015, 110 min, English, documentary

There is a family dynasty that has played a vital role in the most dramatic social and political moments of the twentieth century, yet they are not a household name. Drawing from over 70 interviews with noted historians,... more »

The Kind Words

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Wednesday, July 13, 8:30pm, Little Theatre

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THE KIND WORDS

Director: Shemi Zarhin, Israel/Canada,... more »

Peter the Third

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Thursday, July 14, 11am, JCC Hart Theatre

PETER THE THIRD

Director: Tommy Lang, Israel, 2015, 81 min, Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

In this warm and soulful comedy, three lifelong friends meet each day in a Tel Aviv coffee shop to revel in one another’s eccentricities and support one another as only they know how. When one of them... more »

Fauda Episode 1-3

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Thursday, July 14, 1:30pm, JCC Hart Theatre

FAUDA (EPISODES 1-3)

Director: Assaf Berenstein, Israel, 2015, 117 min, Arabic/Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

“Fauda” (Arabic for “chaos”), is the new and first Israeli political action drama hit TV series to bring the real-life complexities and two-sided story of the Israeli-Palestinian... more »

On the Map

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Thursday, July 14, 6pm, Little Theatre

ON THE MAP

Director: Dani Menkin, USA, 2016, 77 min, English, documentary

A SURPRISE PREVIEW SCREENING!
On the Map, a fast-moving, emotional, and awe-inspiring documentary, recounts the story of how the 1977 Maccabee Tel-Aviv basketball team that no one thought... more »

Fever at Dawn

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Thursday, July 14, 8:30pm, Little Theatre

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FEVER AT DAWN

Director: Péter Gárdos, Hungary/Israel/Sweden, 2015, 109... more »

Time To Say Goodbye

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Saturday, July 16, 6pm, Dryden Theatre

TIME TO SAY GOODBYE

Director: Viviane Andereggen, Germany, 2015, 82 min, German w/ subtitles, narrative (nudity)

In this laugh-out-loud coming-of-age comedy, a lovesick German boy faces the aftermath of losing his family - and a slice of his manhood. 12-year-old Simon has a lot to deal with at a... more »

A Grain of Truth

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Saturday, July 16, 8:15pm, Dryden Theatre

A GRAIN OF TRUTH

Director: Borys Lankosz, Poland, 2015, 106 min, Polish w/ subtitles, narrative (nudity)

In this suspenseful detective thriller, a maverick prosecutor finds himself dragged into the investigation of a string of ritual killings rooted in Poland’s anti-Semitic past. Once the... more »

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

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Sunday, July 17, 11:30am, Dryden Theatre

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT

Director: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Italy/UK/USA, 2015, 95 min, English, documentary

Peggy Guggenheim, a legendary figure, an heiress, and one of the most powerful women in the history of the art world, was not only ahead of her time but also helped to... more »

Sabena Hijacking - My Version

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Sunday, July 17, 2pm, Dryden Theatre

SABENA HIJACKING: MY VERSION

Director: Rani Saar, Israel, 2015, 100 min, Arabic/English/French/Hebrew w/ subtitles, documentary

Recounting the dramatic events of May 8, 1972, this is the true story of the hijacking of flight 571 from Brussels to Tel Aviv by four armed Palestinian terrorists. For 30... more »

Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

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Sunday, July 17, 5pm, Dryden Theatre

COMPARED TO WHAT: THE IMPROBABLE JOURNEY OF BARNEY FRANK

Director: Sheila Canavan, Michael Chandler, USA, 2014, 87 min, English, documentary

This fresh political portrait provides unparalleled access to one of Congress’s first openly gay Representatives, as... more »

Remember

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Sunday, July 17, 8pm, Dryden Theatre

REMEMBER

Director: Atom Egoyan, Canada, 2015, 95 min, English/German w/ subtitles, narrative

Zev Guttman (Academy Award winner Christopher Plummer), a 90-year-old struggling with memory loss and his beloved wife’s recent passing, is in a race against time to find justice. Having suppressed the wartime horrors of decades... more »

A Tale of Love and Darkness

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Monday, July 18, 5pm, Dryden Theatre

A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS

Director: Natalie Portman, Israel/USA, 2015, 95 min, Hebrew w/ subtitles, narrative

A Tale of Love and Darkness is based on the acclaimed and award-winning memoir by Amos Oz, one of Israel’s most celebrated writers. Natalie Portman wrote the... more »

In Search of Israeli Cuisine

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Monday, July 18, 7:30pm, Dryden Theatre

IN SEARCH OF ISRAELI CUISINE

Director: Roger Sherman, USA, 2015, 98 min, English, documentary

Having won the James Beard award for embracing unique and authentic flavors, Israeli-American Michael Solomonov returns to his homeland to discover his culinary heritage. From Tel Aviv’s most... more »

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