A musical tribute to two Jewish-American clarinetists, both giants of the Swing Era, whose influence is felt on music to this day.
Dir. Nadav Lapid
123 min | FranceGermanyIsrael
In the latest from Nadav Lapid, a young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty French-Hebrew dictionary.
Dir. Jacob Goldwasser
90 min | Israel
A tender and funny drama that explores the tumultuous relationship between an irascible mechanic and his exuberant special-needs son.
Dir. Barnabás Tóth
83 min | Hungary
Having survived the war’s extermination camps, and the loss of his wife and sons, Dr. Aldo Kőrner returns to Budapest. There he meets 16-year-old Klára, a fellow survivor with a wild energy that’s both infectious and troubling.
Dir. Václav Marhoul
169 min | Czech RepublicSlovakiaUkraine
Based on the celebrated novel by Jerzy Kosinski, this staggering work of beauty follows the brutal hardships of a young Jewish boy as he wanders the countryside during World War II. Featuring standout performances from Stellan Skarsgård and Harvey Keitel.
Dirs. Josh SafdieBenny Safdie
134 min | USA
A charismatic jeweler (Adam Sandler) makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime.
Our popular bi-month Klezmer brunch returns! Enjoy fantastic music paired with a delicious kosher buffet.
Dir. Marcus H. Rosenmüller
113 min | United Kingdom
An extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, outrage and personal tragedy.
The Cinematters: Social Justice Film Festival is a dual city (New York and DC) presentation of impactful films aiming to engage the community in conversation and action that leads to a more inclusive, thoughtful, and open-minded society.
Dir. Eran Riklis
113 min | BelgiumIsraelNetherlandsPortugal
Directed by Israeli filmmaker Eran Riklis (Lemon Tree, The Syrian Bride) and based on true events, this engrossing spy thriller stars Sir Ben Kingsley as an aging Mossad agent facing his last mission.
A celebration of the Jewish songwriters and producers behind the scenes of the first decade of rock ‘n roll
Dir. Matt Ratner
91 min | USA
A failing stand-up comedian (Ben Schwartz) and an alcoholic dermatologist (Billy Crystal) give each other the confidence to face the failures in their lives.