Director: Jake Paltrow THE OVEN explores the days leading up to Eichmann’s execution through three characters intimately involved in this nation-defining event: a precocious thirteen-year-old factory worker; Eichmann’s main prison guard, tasked with protecting the life of this dead man walking; and Chief Investigator and a holocaust survivor, on his first trip back to Polandsince he was in Auschwitz-Berkinau.
Writer: Valérie Zenatti In WW2 Romania, between the Ghetto, countryside and a brothel, the Story of Hugo, a 12 year old Jewish boy, and Mariana, the prostitute who took him in. Based on Aharon Appelfeld's book "Blooms of Darkness".
Writer & Director: Tawfik Abu Wael A dark comic thriller that takes place in a Palestinian village in the West Bank and the impoverished neighborhoods of southern Tel Aviv, a realistically-drawn journey full of twists and turns, collisions and deconstructed identities.
Based on the novel by Nobel Prize in literature winner Isaac Bashevis Singer. This is a story about impossible love and endless faith. An inspiring and riveting journey through time that captures in striking detail the actual as well as inner world of a Jewish man during the massacres and rioting of 17th century Poland.
NYC, 1966, Rabbi Meir Kahane infiltrates anti-Semitic groups under the alias "Michael King". He obtains inside information, which he then uses to gain the Jewish community's recognition, in the hope of becoming its leader. But his plan takes a turn when he falls in love with Gloria, a brilliant, yet Christian actress. When his lies begin to surface, Kahane is forced to choose between his mission, and the love of his life.
Writer & Director: Esti Shushan Ruth is an ultra-orthodox Jewish mother to Srulik, who’s almost 3. Shortly before Srulik’s ceremonial haircut on Mount Meiron, Ruth is in an emotional crisis after her husband Shmuel, accidentally causes the death of their son.
Writers: Tal Miller & Aviv Mottale Aviv, 19, a young army soldier is accused of being responsible for a tragic terrorist attack on his base, in which his best friend was killed. 15 years later, still traumatized and burdened by the incident, he steals a reserves draft order mistakenly sent to his deceased friend, and enlists to a unit headed by his former commander who previously led the accusations against him.