A Thousand Kisses

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Separated by the fear of prosecution in the Nazi Germany of 1933, a young Jewish couple in Berlin make loose plans to reunite on the safe tropical shores of Brazil.

Available: March 1 through March 21
Length: 15 mins
Genre: Animation
Director: Richard Goldgewicht
Country: USA
Year: 2017
Languages: English

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A Tree of Life

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In 2018, a white supremacist opened fire at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue. This was the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history. The survivors recount the harrowing experience and detail how their lives have fundamentally changed. Academy-Award-nominated, Emmy-winning director Trish Adlesic confronts the “moral decay of humanity” and takes a larger look at the hate-based crisis stemming from the political climate to pose the ultimate question: what kind of nation does America want to be? – Anita Raswant

Available: March 8-14
Length: 80 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Director: Trish Adlesic
Country: USA
Year: 2021
Language: English


Caregiver: A Love Story

After four years of battling cancer, 60-year-old Bambi Fass had had enough. Though a natural fighter and optimist, when her cancer went metastatic, she saw the writing on the wall and decided to forego additional painful radiation treatment and instead live out her final weeks in the comfort of her own home. Her decision was supported by her husband Rick, who was reluctant to let go of a woman he had met only three years earlier. A journey that begins with song-filled community gatherings, however, soon turns challenging as Rick is left alone to care for Bambi in her final weeks.

Available: March 1 through March 21
Length: 24 mins
Genre: Documentary
Director: Kevin Gordon & Jessica Zitter
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Languages: English

Available only in California.

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Glickman

An illuminating portrait of Marty Glickman, who overcame prejudice to forge a remarkable career in sports, setting the gold standard for athletes and sports broadcasters past, present, and future.

Available: March 1-7
Length: 84 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Director: James L. Freedman
Country: USA
Year: 2013
Language: English


Herb Alpert Is…

Herb Alpert, the legendary musician, artist, and philanthropist, has sold more than 72 million records worldwide. He has achieved sales of 14 platinum albums and 15 gold albums, and has earned nine Grammy Awards. He outsold The Beatles in 1966 and co-founded A&M Records, the most successful independent record company in history. Herb Alpert Is…, directed by John Scheinfeld, looks at Herb’s extraordinary life with rare footage and interviews with colleagues like Sting and Questlove.

Available: March 15-21
Length: 113 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Director: John Scheinfeld
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Language: English


On The Map

On the Map tells the against-all-odds story of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s 1977 European Championship, which took place at a time when the Middle East was still reeling from the 1973 Yom Kippur War, the 1972 Olympic massacre at Munich, and the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight from Tel Aviv. Through the of lens of sports, On the Map presents a much broader story of how one team captured the heart of a nation amid domestic turmoil and the global machinations of the Cold War.

– “Fascinating” – LA Times
– “This compelling sports tale seems bound for a Hollywood dramatization.” – The Hollywood Reporter
– “Wonderful and little-known story.” – Film Journal
– “A feel-good Cinderella story” – LA Weekly
– “Sports movie at its best” – The Wall Street Journal

Available: March 8-14
Length: 85 minutes
Genre: Documentary
Director: Dani Menkin
Country: USA, Israel
Year: 2016
Language: English, Hebrew, with English subtitles


Paul Newman: Behind Blue Eyes

Consistently challenging both the stereotypes and the celebrations of Hollywood, Paul Newman preferred to exercise his freedom of thought. After enrolling in the Actors Studio in the early 1950s, Newman played in over 60 films, working with some of the most iconic directors in film history. Although relatively under the radar, his career as a director, with a dozen films under his belt, reflects the diversity and richness of his artistic vision.

Available: March 15-21
Length: 52 minutes
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Director: Pierre-Francois Gaudry
Country: France
Year: 2021
Language: English, French, with English subtitles


Space Torah

In 1996, NASA astronaut Dr. Jeff Hoffman brought a small Torah scroll on board Space Shuttle Columbia. On Shabbat, while orbiting Earth, he read from the book of Genesis, “In the beginning God created heaven and the earth.” This is a story about inspiration, communities, and a man’s journey. A story of how family, educators, scientific and religious communities achieve great things and bring our identity to new realms.

Available: March 1 through March 21
Length: 25 mins
Genre: Documentary Short
Director: Rob Cooper
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Languages: English

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The Man who Shot Hollywood

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Chronicles the life of photographer Yasha (Jack) Pashkovsky, from his humble beginnings as a Jewish-Russian immigrant to his self-appointed position shooting the biggest stars in Hollywood’s golden era.

Available: March 1 through March 21
Length: 13 mins
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Director: Barry Avrich
Country: Canada, United States
Year: 2016
Languages: English

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The Ten Plagues

A young woman en route to her family’s Passover Seder encounters the Ten Plagues.

Available: March 1 through March 21
Length: 10 mins
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director: Serena Schuler
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Languages: English

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