We are very sad to share news of the death of Andre Hajdu - the great composer and musician, and subject of The Hungarian Cube by Gilad Inbar
Jerusalem Boxing Club will be screening at the Hamptons Film Series this month
The Berkshires Jewish Film Festival is screening Brundibar Revisited
The Holocaust Centre in Australia is screening the award-winning The Flat later this month
We are honored to have a part in the special screening of the restored version of Avanti Popolo, produced by Micha Shagrir, at the upcoming Jerusalem Film Festival
Teaching Ignorance was just licensed by Swiss TV. First transmission: September, 2016
The Mute's House by Tamar Kay is screening at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
My Beloved Uncles won the Audience Award at the Berlin Jewish Film Festival
IBA Channel One will be broadcasting Brundibar Revisited this month
My Herzl is screening in at the AJA in Ottawa
Producer Tuvi Arbel was present to receive the Grand Prize at the Warsaw Jewish Motifs Film Festival with his film The Kozalchik Affair
Teaching Ignorance was licensed for broadcast on Swedish TV. First transmission: September, 2016
After the Mist will be screening at the Shanghai TV Festival, with filmmaker Luis Ortas as a guest of the festival
The Jerusalem Dream by Meni Elias had an emotional premiere at the recent DocAviv Film Festival
We are delighted to be taking part in the second annual Moscow Jewish Film Festival where our films Jerusalem Boxing Club, The Kozalchik Affair, Brundibar Revisited and Village of Peace are all screening
Our office has moved to its new location in the German Colony in Jerusalem – feel free to stop by and visit!
Peter the 3rd is screening at the St. Louis Jewish Film Festival this month
After the Mist, by Luis Ortas will be broadcast on IBA Channel One on Yom HaShoah eve, May 4th at 10:20PM
Ukrainian TV Espresso TV has just licensed The Guardians of Remembrance by Boris Maftsir, to be transmitted later on this month
Sole Luna Film Festival in Italy will be hosting the Italian premiere of Bride of the Nile
Ethnocineca in Vienna is screening Gezoindelach, with filmmaker Efrat Berger present
The Toronto Jewish Film Festival is holding a very special tribute event in honor of Ronit Elkabetz. The Nir Bergman film, part of the Culture Heroes series will be the showcase of that program.
The Flat is embarking on a multi-city theatrical run in Hungary. The theatrical premiere is taking place at the Kino Cinema in Budapest
The Detroit Jewish Film Festival will screen The Polgar Variant by Yossi Aviram
In honor of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, filmmaker Boris Maftsir ( The Guardians of Remembrance ) will be screening the next chapter in his expansive project about the Holocaust in the former Soviet Union – at the Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Chicago premiere of Brundibar Revisited is being held at the Spertus Museum this month
We are proud to have just added three carefully-selected new documentaries to our catalogue: My Home, The Jerusalem Dream and A Story in Third Person. Also, we recently added the feature comedy film Peter the 3rd by Tommy Lang
God's Messangers has just been licensed by Slovenian TV. First transmission: June, 2016
Cinema Zero in Italy is screening Teaching Ignorance
God's Messangers is screening at the upcoming Middle East Now Film Festival in Italy
Filmmaker Helen Yanovsky will be a guest of the World Film Festival in Estonia with her film Jerusalem Boxing Club
The Kozalchik Affair is taking part in the Kolnoah Film Festival in Paris
We are thrilled and delighted to have had such a successful event in honor of the Micha Shagrir Collection. We had a full house, good feedback and a nice cocktail sponsored by the Austrian Embassy as well.
Tamara Erde’s film Teaching Ignorance is taking part in One World Romania later this month.
The Hungarian Embassy in Israel is hosting a very special screening of The Polgar Variant at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque with members of the Polgar family present.
University of Pennsylvania is purchasing 20 titles from our catalogue for academic research and library use, amongst: My Beloved Uncles, The Nobelists, Einstein in the Holyland, The Kozalchik Affair, The way of Man - a film about Martin Buber and Gezoindelach
Jewish Identity in France is taking part in the Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival.
We are very honored to be launching the Micha Shagrir Collection later this month as we mark one year since his death. A special evening, under the auspices of the Austrian Embassy, and with the Ambassador present, will take place at the Jerusalem Cinematheque on February 25th.
The Polgar Variant continues to be very popular – this month the film will be screening at the Denver Jewish Film Festival and The San Diego Jewish Film Festival
Einstein in the Holyland will have its US premiere at the Washington Jewish Film Festival
The Toronto Jewish Film Society is screening Special Interview
January 2016 Highlights
Filmmaker Regina Schilling will be at the New York Jewish Film Festival for the US premiere of her film Tito's Glasses
Next month we will be holding a joint event with the Hungarian Embassy in Israel – a special screening of The Polgar Variant in Tel Aviv
When People Die They Sing Songs will be having special screenings for International Holocaust Remembrance Day as part of the Religion Today Festival in Italy
Filmmaker Boris Maftsir is completing the next chapter in his ambitious project about the Holocaust in the former Soviet Union. This new film will be broadcast on Israel Channel One for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Ruth Diskin will be a guest of GZDocs Film Festival in China.
It is great to be a part of the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival once again. The festive premiere of The way of Man - a film about Martin Buber in the presence of the filmmakers will be taking place there next week.
We are proud to be partnering with the Hungarian Embassy in Israel for a special screening of The Hungarian Cube at the Jerusalem Cinematheque.
Very happy to have added French documentary Bride of the Nile that was just premiered at the RIDM FF in Montreal
The Jews and the Longest Kiss in History will be screening in London with the filmmaker present
NHK Japan is broadcasting When People Die They Sing Songs this month
ESRA is hosting a screening and discussion about the film The Polgar Variant
The Guardians of Remembrance is screening at the Association of Jewish Studies annual conference in Boston this year
If you haven’t noticed – we have launched our new website….! More updates and features to come.
Gezoindelach is having its European premiere at Kassel Doc in Germany later this month
Memorial de la Shoah in Paris is screening The Kozalchik Affair
The prestigious US Holocaust & Memorial Museum is purchasing several of our films for library use and research purposes, amongst: The Pin, The Kozalchik Affair, After the Mist and When People Die They Sing Songs
Congratulations to Yonatan Dekel on winning the Ophir Prize of the Israeli Film Academy for his film, April Fool's, made at the Sam Spiegel Film School
When People Die They Sing Songs has been licensed by Japanese TV. First transmission: November, 2015
The Kozalchik Affair is having its North American premiere at the Israeli Film Festival in Los Angeles
Filmmaker Boris Maftsir will be a guest of the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema with his film Guardians of Remembrance
The Polgar Variant will be screening at the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema with chess master Susan Polgar present
The European Psychological Film Festival is hosing filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger for a screening of his award-winning The Flat
The International Jewish Film Festival in Australia is screening three of our films; EINSTEIN IN THE HOLY LAND, The Polgar Variant and the series THE NOBELISTS
The Flat is screening at the Toronto Jewish Film Society later this month
Filmmaker Inna Rogatchi is in Israel for a series of screenings of her film Lessons of Survival at Cinematheques
Pole, Dancer, Movie is taking part in the Reel Women’s Film Festival in Southern California
The Austin Jewish Film Festival is screening the Sam Spiegel short film Tormus
The Fading Valley will be taking part in the Document Film Festival in Scotland
David is screening at a multi-cultural event in Boston, bringing together Muslim and Jewish neighbors
The Sam Spiegel short film How I Killed Rabin is screening at the JCC in Stamford CT
The Sam Spiegel short Firstborn is screening at the Cleveland Jewish Film Festival