• 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

  • Best Unkept Secret

    A Documentary by Ilan Mizrahi

    A 15-year-long documentation follows the gut wrenching story of an adolescent boy who discovers one day that he had been manipulated and used throughout his life by fanatic organizations seeking to promote their ideology of fighting Jewish assimilation.

  • Tel Aviv Live

    A documentary by Nellu Cohn

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

  • Counterlight

    Experimental short by Maya Zack

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

  • Megiddo

    A Documentary by Itzik Lerner

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

  • 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

  • The Optimists

    A Documentary by Eliezer Yaari

    A story of a Palestinian chemist from the village of Sur Baher who decides to move from his village to the Jewish Kibbutz Ketura in the South of Israel, in pursuit of a dream of peace in the Middle East. Utopia or optimism?

  • 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.

  • La Potière

    A Documentary by Andrea Serafini

    A meeting with the artefacts from a faraway culture originated ten centuries earlier that sparks off the inspiration of a life long pursue of that elusive spirit that inhabits some pieces of ceramics and allows them to reach people's soul.

 

 

 

October News

Shana Tova Umetuka!

Attending Medimed Sitges 2019

Attending Attending DOK Leipzig 2019

September News

The Museum and CHILDREN OF THE SUN to be screened as part of the German-Israeli Film Program hosted by the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Followed by a Master-Class with Ran Tal.

My War Hero Uncle selected to the Official Competition of the 23rd Queer Lisboa International Film Festival. Premiere in Portugal, in the presence of the director Shaked Goren.

We are deeply saddened to announce that Ginette Yana, the main personage of our touching documentary Ginette by Nathan Minsberg, has passed away today in Marseille. May her memory be blessed.

The Flat by Arnon Goldfinger is screening in Cinema Odeon, Brugg Switzerland

THE OPTIMISTS by Eliezer Yaari - Screening at Berlin Jewish Film Festival

WE WERE THE OTHERS by Hadas Ayalon is having its International Premiere in Berlin

In The Desert - screening & discussion at Berlin Jewish Film Festival, in the presence of the director Avner Faingulernt and the producer Hagar Saad Shalom

August News

BEST UNKEPT SECRET by Ilan Mizrahi now released

July News

Happy to announce our newest acquisition: WE WERE THE OTHERS by Hadas Ayalon, now officilaly added to our catalogue.

June News

The Museum broadcast Premiere at SKY Arts TV Channel in New Zealand

Megiddo by Itzik Lerner is having its Russian Premiere at Moscow Jewish Film Festival

Moscow Jewish Film Festival is screening The Museum

Tel Aviv Live broadcast Premiere at SKY Arts TV Channel in New Zealand

LA POTIERE by Andrea Serafini, newly released

Standby painter - broadcast Premiere at SKY Arts TV Channel in New Zealand

May News

In The Desert is taking part in the International Competition of FICIC Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Cosquín in Argentina.

The King of Borek is having its North American Premiere at Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Vienna Jewish Film Festival screens The Museum by Ran Tal and MEMORY TRILOGY by Maya Zack.

Milano Jewish Film Festival is showing The Museum - 12th NUOVO CINEMA EBRAICO E ISRAELIANO 2019.

Attending Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes 2019.

April News

My War Hero Uncle - Winner of the 12th David A. Stein Memorial Award, given to the Best Documentary by Toronto Jewish Film Festival in Canada, is having its International Premiere in Toronto. In the presence of the director Shaked Goren.

In The Desert by Avner Faingulernt is being shown at Academia Film Olomouc​ - 54th international festival of science documentary films. Czech Premiere. In the presence of the director Avner Faingulernt​ and the producer Hagar Saad Shalom.

In The Desert – Workshop at FAMU Prague :"ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT - THE MYTH ABOUT THE SINGLE GUILTY PARTY. THE WEST BANK AS BONE OF CONTENTION" - Workshop at Faculty of Art of Palacký University Olomouc, in cooperation with FAMU - Filmová a televizní fakulta AMU Prague.

Attending Visions du réel, Nyon

Shadows by Noa Aharoni screening at Film Archiv Austria, Vienna - as part of Series about Shoah, Trauma and Transgenerational Transmission.

March News

The Museum and Shadows are being screened at the Israeli Film Festival in Paris - Cinéma Majestic Passy, Paris

Millenium Documentary Film Festival​ in Brussels screens In The Desert- Belgian Premiere. In the presence of the director Avner Faingulernt and the producer Hagar Saad Shalom

Attending Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival 2019

The King of Borek selected to Sofia International Film Festival - Bulgarian Premiere. In the presence of the director Orit Ofir Ronell.

February News

Counterlight by Maya Zack selected to the International Competition of the 37th International Festival of Films on Art - FIFA Montréal, Canada. Montréal Premiere

Attending European Film Market - Berlinale 2019

January News

The Museum screens in Netherlands - Amsterdam - Hague – Apeldoorn, Crescas, in the presence of the director Ran Tal

December News

Bucharest Jewish Film Festival in Romania is screening The Museum.

Hadar Porubanova, Managing Director of Ruth Films is taking part in the Jury of the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival

Interview with Avner Faingulernt is being aired by Channel 10 Argentina.

In The Desert now in theaters around Israel

November News

International Jewish Film Festival screens Conventional Sins" - Australian Premiere

Megiddo by Itzik Lerner - NY Premiere - Other Israel Film Festival 2018 In the presence of the director.

The Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam is showing The Museum. Dutch Premiere.

The Museum screens in Hong Kong, Chinese Premiere

UK Premiere of The Museum, UK Jewish Film Festival, London.

Brussels Art Film Festival - BAFF 2018 - is hosting the Belgian Premiere of Standby painter In the presence of the directors Amir Yatziv et Guy Slabbinck.

The King of Borek, The Museum and Einstein in the Holly Land are being screened at Pitigliani Kolnoa Festival in Rome

Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival is screening the legendary documenatary CHILDREN OF THE SUN by Ran Tal.

In The Desert - screening & discussion at Film Academy Baden-Württemberg

The Museum wins five awards at the The Israeli Documentary Forum Award 2018: Photography - Daniel Kedem and Itay Marom, Ziv Berkovich, Giora Bejach Uriel Sinai, Zvi Landsmanz. Edit - Nili Feller. Sound Design - Aviv Aldema. Music - Asher Goldschmidt. Design - Lahav Halevy, Yoav Raz. Mazal tov !!

October News

In The Desert - A Documentary Diptych - the newest Israeli-Canadian co-production documentary project by Professor Avner Faingulernt, is having its International Premiere at FILMFEST HAMBURG 2018.

Conventional Sins" - screenings in Lithuania - International Human Rights Film Festival - Inconvenient Films 2018

Tel Aviv Live by Nellu Cohn having its premiere at Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema

The Israeli Documentary Film Festival in Slovakia opened with the screening of The Museum by Ran Tal.

Argentinian Premiere at Doc Buenos Aires 2018: In The Desert - A Documentary Diptych.

Australian Premiere of The Museum in Melbourne, within The Jewish International Film Festival in Australia.

We are attending MEDIMED Sitges & MIPCOM Market 2018.

44th International Short Film Festival FILMETS Badalona in Spain is showing Counterlight by Maya Zack

International Competition Program

The King of Borek is having its International Premiere at The Jewish International Film Festival in Australia.

The prestigious VIENNALE International Film Festival 2018 is hosting the Central-European Premiere of In The Desert - A Documentary Diptych. In the presence of the director Avner Faingulernt.

The Museum - Screening & Discussion in Sydney, Australia

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