• Tito’s Glasses

    A documentary by Regina Schilling

    Identity and family in modern day Europe

  • God's Messengers

    A documentary by filmmaker Itzik Lerner.

    A powerful inside look at Jewish settlers

  • Teaching Ignorance

    A documentary by Tamara Erde

    An examination of the way in which history is taught on either side of the conflict.

  • After the Mist – A Story of Resilience

    A documentary by Luis Ortas

    One man’s history holds the pain and life-force of the twentieth century.

  • The Nobelists

    By filmmaker Uri Rosenwaks

    A five chapter series about the Israeli Nobel Prize winners

  • The Polgar Variant

    A documentary by Yossi Aviram

    Girl power and brain power in a documentary about an unusual family that produced chess champions.

  • My Beloved Uncles

    A documentary by Eran Barak

    A poetic search for truth that inspires questions of identity, fate, dreams and hopes.

  • The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem

    Short films from Israel’s leading film school

  • Brundibar Revisited

    A documentary by Douglas Wolfsperger

    German teenagers and a Holocaust survivor get to know one another through theater.

  • The Way of Man – a Film about Martin Buber

    A documentary by Yaakov Lifshin and Aharon Lipetz

    A look at the great Jewish philosopher and his continuing influence on society today.

 

 

 

April News

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

University of Pennsylvania recently purchased close to 20 of our films, amongst: Bride of the Nile, Brundibar Revisited, Gezoindelach and The Pin

March News

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.

Jerusalem Boxing Club and The Guardians of Remembrance are screening in New York at the Russian-American Cultural Center.

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 AffairThe way of Man - a film about Martin Buber and Gezoindelach

Jewish Identity in France is taking part in the Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival.

February Highlights

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.

Filmmaker Itzik Lerner will be a guest of the Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival where his film God's Messangers will screen, along with two other of our films, Village of Peace and Gezoindelach

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

Arizona State University is purchasing 10 of our newest documentaries including The Kozalchik Affair and The way of Man - a film about Martin Buber

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.

December Highlights

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

 

November Highlights

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 Jewish International Film Festival in Australia is screening our films, The NobelistsThe Polgar Variant and Einstein in the Holyland

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

The Polgar Variant and Brundibar Revisited are both taking part in the Calgary Jewish Film Festival

Jerusalem Boxing Club and Teaching Ignorance are having their NY premieres at the upcoming Other Israel Film Festival, filmmaker Tamara Erde and filmmaker Helen Yanovsky will be attending

October Highlights

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