2017 Films

Saturday, March 4, 2017 • 8:00 PM • at International House SOLD OUT

Mr. Predictable
ילד טוב ירושלים

Adi has never had a backbone. Everyone takes advantage of him – his needy mother, entitled boss, cold wife, and spoiled son. That is, until he learns he only has a few weeks to live. Amos Tamam stars in this... Read More»

Sunday, March 5, 2017 • 7:00 PM • at International House

The Milk Trial
מבחן החלב

Ancient superstition meets one woman’s fight for independence and love among the mountain-dwelling tribes of Morocco. When Zaya secretly gives birth to a child by a non-Jewish Tuareg rider, her Jewish tribe forces her to undergo the “Milk Trial” to... Read More»

Sunday, March 5, 2017 • 5:00 PM • at International House

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue
בן גוריון, אפילוג

In the great depths of the archive, six hours of interview footage was discovered of one of modern history’s greatest leaders- David Ben-Gurion. It is 1968 and he is 82 years old, five years before his death. He lives in... Read More»

Saturday, March 11, 2017 • 8:00 PM • at KleinLife

Operation Wedding
מבצע חתונה

The compelling documentary by Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov revisits the daring escape plot that her parents hatched 45 years ago with a group of other Soviet Jewish dissidents. Under the guise of attending a local wedding, twelve young Jews hijacked a Soviet... Read More»

Sunday, March 12, 2017 • 7:00 PM • at The Ritz East

On The Map – Ritz East
77:78 - על המפה

In 1977, the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team prevailed over CSKA Moscow (known in the West as Red Army), a team that refused to play against Israel. Moments after this highly charged and historical win, Israeli-American basketball hero Tal Brody... Read More»

Sunday, March 12, 2017 • 3:00 PM • at International House

Abulele
אבוללה

This screening is in corporation with IAC Philadelphia. Ten year-old Adam feels isolated and guilty after his older brother dies in a car accident. Everything changes when he forms a remarkable friendship with a magical creature, known in local folklore... Read More»

Sunday, March 12, 2017 • 12:00 PM • at International House

Is That You?
?האם זה אתה

Is That You? is the story of Ronnie, a 60 year old Israeli film projectionist, who has been fired from his job and is going to the U.S. in a search for Rachel, the love of his youth. Is That... Read More»

Monday, March 13, 2017 • 7:00 PM • at Hillel at Drexel University

On The Map – Hillel at Drexel University
77:78 - על המפה

In 1977, the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team prevailed over CSKA Moscow (known in the West as Red Army), a team that refused to play against Israel. Moments after this highly charged and historical win, Israeli-American basketball hero Tal Brody... Read More»

Saturday, March 18, 2017 • 8:30 PM • at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy SOLD OUT

Aida’s Secrets
הסודות של איידה

This documentary digs up the 70-year mystery of one Israeli gardener’s genealogy. Adopted out of a displaced person’s camp as a child, Izak partners with Yad Vashem (the global Holocaust remembrance organization), the genealogy group MyHeritage, and documentarians Alon and... Read More»

Sunday, March 19, 2017 • 7:00 PM • at The Ritz East

Between Worlds
בין העולמות

Bina, a religious woman from Jerusalem, arrives at the hospital panic-stricken after her son Ulli was severely injured in a stabbing attack. This is the first time she has seen him since he became secular and lost contact with his... Read More»

Sunday, March 19, 2017 • 12:00 PM • at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy

My Special Brother
אחי מיוחד

When your brother has “special needs,” it turns out that your whole family becomes “special.” So says Nadav, whose twin brother was born with eisabilities. This documentary film sensitively examines how three extraordinary families not only cope with but ultimately triumph... Read More»

Saturday, March 25, 2017 • 8:45 PM • at Gratz College

On The Map – Gratz College
77:78 - על המפה

In 1977, the Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team prevailed over CSKA Moscow (known in the West as Red Army), a team that refused to play against Israel. Moments after this highly charged and historical win, Israeli-American basketball hero Tal Brody... Read More»

Sunday, March 26, 2017 • 7:00 PM • at Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?
?מי יאהב אותי עכשיו

This humorous and sensitive documentary follows one man’s struggle for acceptance in the face of seemingly impossible odds. Saar Moaz, an HIV-positive gay man, dares to face his homophobic Orthodox family that 20 years earlier banished him from the kibbutz. Now living... Read More»

Saturday, April 1, 2017 • 8:45 PM • at Gratz College

The Settlers
המתנחלים

Shimon Dotan’s provocative documentary about Israeli settlers in the West Bank is sure to spark conversation. Dotan turns the camera on the settlers themselves and asks the question, “What is a settler?” What we hear is a diversity of responses, ranging... Read More»

Sunday, April 2, 2017 • 7:00 PM • at Kimmel Center, Perelman Theatre

Past Life
החטאים

Set in 1977, two Israeli sisters investigate rumors of their father’s controversial actions during WWII. Nana and Sephi have always butted heads with their gruff authoritarian father. But when a shocking accusation makes them question his history as a Holocaust survivor,... Read More»