This revelatory documentary film illustrates the personal journey of octogenarian and pop culture icon Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Following her impressive legal career, directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West gained unprecedented access into the life of this unexpected rock star, providing a profound statement of hope about today’s America.
In Eliran Malka’s “funny, whimsical, and cutting” series (Tablet ), Meir, Avinoam, Gedaliah, and Dov are students at the most prestigious Orthodox yeshiva—but they lost interest in their studies long ago. While everyone around them thinks they are still diligent students, the four young men have a new agenda: “The New Black.”
At the age of seventy, famed Israeli satirist, Oscar-nominated director, and Holocaust survivor Ephraim Kishon asked journalist Yaron London to help tell his life story. In this intimate documentary, director Eliav Lilti brings their conversations to life through animation, archival footage, and interviews with Kishon’s family and friends.
Discover the incredible story of Avraham Sutskever. Considered one of the greatest Yiddish poets, Sutskever saved Jewish manuscripts from being destroyed by the Nazis, survived World War II on a special rescue plane ordered by Stalin, testified in the Nuremberg trials, and then died anonymously in Tel Aviv. Director Uri Barbash honors Sutskever’s legacy in this compelling portrait.
Family disputes and conspiracies take center stage in this lively drama from director Avi Nesher, which even-handedly explores the divide between Israel’s secular Jews and the ultra-Orthodox. A renowned psychologist and rationalist falls out with his strong-willed granddaughter when she enters a Haredi community and plans to marry a musician previously known for his wild ways.
What does it mean to be American in these turbulent times? Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David M. Kennedy, representing remarkably different points of view, explore the idea of a unifying American creed. Their spirited inquiry frames the stories of a range of citizen-activists striving to realize their own visions of America’s promise across deep divides. Directed by Sam Ball.
Before its limited release on December 25, watch the spirited true story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) as she teams with her husband, Marty (Armie Hammer), to bring a groundbreaking case before the US Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.