• The Museum

    A Documentary by Ran Tal

    "A masterful look at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, and the world itself"
    Jerusalem Post
    "An elegant observational documentary, revealing its central role in the complicated narrative of the nation"
    Peter L. Stein, San Francisco JFF

  • In The Desert - A Documentary Diptych

    A Documentary Diptych by Avner Faingulern

    A profound journey trying to defy what is commonly known about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Bring the Jews Home

    A Documentary by Eefje Blankevoort and Arnold van Bruggen

    A mission to return all the Jews to their homeland in an effort to speed up the return of the Messiah
    "Surprising access to the inner workings of this fundamentalist group […], in this tragicomic look at the absurdity of fanaticism"
    Hot Docs

  • Tel Aviv Live

    A documentary by Nellu Cohn

    Leading Israeli cultural figures discuss their relationship to the iconic city that never sleeps…

  • Conventional Sins

    A Documentary by Anat Yuta Zuria & Shira Clara Winther

    "Through an original narrative strategy, Conventional Sins touches on issues of pedophilia, victimhood and the redemptive potential of cinema." Jerusalem Film Festival – Jury Statement

  • Counterlight

    Experimental short by Maya Zack

    A hypnotic journey into the depths of consciousness that follows the traces of poet Paul Celan.

  • Shadows

    A Documentary by Noa Aharoni

    "Shadows asks the unavoidable questions: how long will the Holocaust continue to exert its evil influence on future generations, and how can the demons of the past be exorcised?"
    IDFA Competition

  • Megiddo

    A Documentary by Itzik Lerner

    Megiddo, a high-security prison, is a microcosm representing the painful experience of two nations.

  • The King of Börek

    A Documentary by Orit Ofir Ronell

    Touching and funny story of the proud Bulgarian family of bakers that immigrated to the newborn state of Israel.

  • Standby Painter

    A Documentary by Amir Yatziv, Guy Slabinnck

    "Standby Painter reveals itself as much more than a meticulous recreation, as an adept fool’s game, which boldly questions the relationship that image has with reality—or the greatest enigma in the History of Art."
    Céline Guénot, Visions du réel




August News

Three of our films nominated for the Best Documentary Award 2018 by the Israeli Documentary Filmmakers Forum : "The Museum", "Conventional Sins" and "The King of Borek".

Thrilled to have acquired the latest documentary by Amir Yatziv and Guy Slabinnck Standby painter, produced by Brussels based CZAR Film

July News

Berlin Jewish Film Festival 2018 is featuring the German Premiere of The Museum

The King of Borek by Orit Ronell has been newly added to our catalogue

June News

The Museum nominated by the Israeli Academy of Film and Television as official candidate to the Ophir Award in the Best Israeli Documentary Feature Category.

FILAF 2018 screens The Museum within the International competition, presided by Cristian Mungiu, in the presence of Ran Tal.

May News

Avishai Kfir's documentary I was there in color is being aired by Czech Television

The History Department at Huddersfield University in UK is holding a screening of The Flat by Arnon Goldfinger

The Museum is having its French premiere at Museum of Jewish Art and History in Paris, with the director Ran Tal in attendance. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Ran Tal and Ariel Schweitzer, film historian and critic at Cahiers du cinéma.

Ran Tal is receiving David A. Stein Award for best documentary for The Museum at Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Art House Cinema Filmtheater Kriterion in Amsterdam is screening Shadows

Counterlight selected to the Narrative Short Competition at Moscow Jewish Film Festival 2018

April News

I was there in color by Avishai Kfir to be broadcast by French TV Channel Histoire

In honor of Israel's 70th anniversary - special broadcast at ORF2 Austria : Tel Aviv Live by Nellu Cohn

Attending MIPTV Cannes 2018

Attending Visions du réel 2018

Beth Tzedek congregation in Toronto is holding a screening of Peter the 3rd

March News

Conventional Sins takes the Special mention of the Jury at CPH:DOX !

Conventional Sins makes its International Premiere at CPH:DOX Copenhagen within the Next Wave Competition 2018. In the presence of the directors Anat Zuria & Shira Winther.

Bride of the Nile to be screened at the Jerusalem Cinemathèque

Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival is showing Shadows

Festival of Tolerance in Ljubljana screens Counterlight

February News

Conventional Sins by Anat Zuria & Shira Winther, the winner of Jerusalem Film Festival 2017, has been newly added to our catalogue

Maine JFF is presenting Jerusalem Dream

January News

Hadar Porubanova special guest at PERSPECTIVES ON THE MARKET AND CO-PRODUCTIONS WITH ISRAEL panel discussion at FIPA Biarritz 2018

Ran Tal's latest masterpiece The Museum has been officially added to our catalogue

Shadows – French premiere to be held within "Carte Blanche: Israel" at FIPA Biarritz between 23-28 January 2018

Attending FIPA Biarritz 2018

Counterlight selected to the Lab Competition of Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2018

Counterlight selected to New York Jewish Film Festival at Lincoln Center, US

Luxemburg City Film Festival is screening Brundibar Revisited

December News

The Syrian Patient special broadcast by Austrian public TV Channel ORF 2

Temple Sinai Congregation of Toronto is screening Einstein in the Holly Land

Three new acquisitions has been added to Ruth Films Catalogue : Conventional Sins, A Mi, Ginette

November News

Shadows by Noa Aharoni has been selected to the Official Competition at IDFA 2017.  The International Premiere to be held in the presence of the film crew in Amsterdam.

Attending IDFA 2017 Amsterdam.

Ekaterinburg Jewish Film Festival in Moscow is screening Jerusalem Boxing Club and A Woman's Story

Counterlight and Measures of Merit screened at Vancouver Jewish Film in Canada

October News

Attending MIPCOM in Cannes between 16-19 October

I Had A Dream is being screened at Mittleman JCC, Portland, US

Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is screening Brundibar Revisited

September News

Russian American Cultural Center in New York is screening Holocaust, the Eastern Front and Apollonia

Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Center will be screening Beyond the Nistru

Williams College will be screening Haymatloz – Exile in Turkey

August News

University of Michigan has purchased Iraq N' Roll

Ottawa Synagogue is screening Iraq N' Roll

Gut Shabbes Vietnam and The Fire Within were selected to Olomouc Film Days festival in Czech Republic

A Woman's Story and Jerusalem Boxing Club were selected to Ekaterinburg Jewish Film Festival in Russia

We added two new acquisitions to our catalogue : The Syrian Patient and The Dutch Secret

July news

Sole Luna FF screening of A Woman's Story

Measures of Merit has been acquired for broadcast by the Portugal Public TV

Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania has acquired Beyond the Nistru

Jewish Federation of Ocean County is screening David

Attending the 34th Jerusalem Film Festival

June news

Moscow JFF is screening A Woman's Story, Tel Aviv Live and Bring the Jews Home

Ashdod Mediterannee Film Festival is screening The Bride of the Nile, in presence of the director Edouard Mills-Affif

Istanbul Doc Days Festival is hosting a Turkish premiere of Haymatloz – Exile in Turkey

We are attending CoPro Documentary Market in Tel Aviv

May news

Toronto Jewish Film Festival is screening of Measures of Merit

The Bride of the Nile was selected to Docs Edge Australia

Bring the Jews Home was selected to HOT DOCS

University of Washington Libraries has purchased Haymatloz – Exile in Turkey

Jewish Motifs Jewish Film Festival in Poland is screening My Home, Tel Aviv LiveThe Jerusalem Dream and Measures of Merit, in presence of the directors Nellu Cohn, Roni Aboulafia and Meni Elias.

The Jewish Federation of North America is screening Village of Peace

We added three new acquisitions to our catalogue : Shadows, Couterlight and Sterile Zone

Shadows by Noa Aharoni premiered at Doc Aviv Film Festival

April news

Peter the 3rd screening at Congregation Beth Emeth

Berlin Jewish Museum is screening Iraq N' Roll, in presence of the director Gili Gaon

Smith College has purchased The Pin

Tel Aviv Live, Measures of MeritHaymatloz – Exile in Turkey, The Jerusalem Dream, My Home, A Woman's Story, Beyond the Nistru, Until the Last Step have been acquired by Philadelphia University

Boston Jewish Film Festival is screening The Flat

Princeton University has purchased Haymatloz – Exile in Turkey

Center for Jewish Life in New York is screening Here I Learned to Love

We are attending MIPTV Market in Cannes

March news

The Flat had a screening at George Eastman House

Wellesley College has purchased The way of Man - a film about Martin Buber

Michigan State University has purchased The Kozalchik Affair

The Bride of the Nile was screened at RAI Film Festival in UK

Menorah Film Club has screened The Flat

Peter the 3rd screening at Athens Jewish Film Festival

Peter the 3rd screening at Katz JCC

Festival of Tolerance in Slovania is screening Tito's Glasses and My Home

Febuary news

Neilson Library has purchased The Pin

Denver Jewish Film Festival is presenting Peter the 3rd

Tel-Aviv Live by Nellu Cohn is opening the festival l'Heure d’Hiver in Brussels

Einstein in the Holyland and Peter the 3rd  will be screened at Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

The Flat will be screened to Italian audiences at Israeli Film Festival Cinematov in Milano

Pittsburgh Jewish Film Festival will be screening Brundibar Revisited

Wellesley College Library has purchased The way of Man - a film about Martin Buber

JCC of Northern Virginia is screening Village of Peace

Michigan State University has purchased The Kozalchik Affair

The Kozalchik Affair has been broadcasted by Polish public TV

The Bride of the Nile and My Home have been acquired by the Israel Broadcasting Authority and will be aired on Channel 1 this month

January 2017 news

A Story in Third Person has been broadcast by the Slovak Public Television

Beyond the Nistru screening in Minsk, Belarus at the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israel for Reel Film Program has purchased The Beetle

Hadar Porubanova has taken over as Managing Director of Ruth Films

Tel-Aviv Live will have its US Premiere at the upcoming Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center is screening The Flat later this month

Until the Last Step had its premiere at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival last month

Dolphin Boy has been sold for educational use at Ruppin College

We are thrilled to have added two more films from the important project by Boris Maftsir, Until the Last Step and Beyond the Nistru