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Playing in Our Virtual Cinema,
From Director Chen Shelach
ghosts haunt Warsaw’s Muranow neighborhood? Once a vibrant center of
Jewish life, Muranow was turned into the Warsaw Ghetto—destroyed
during World War II and then rebuilt on the site of its destruction.
Today, thousands of Poles live in the green and spacious Muranow
district, yet its dark past continues to haunt it. In this
absorbing documentary, current residents discuss the spectre of its
former inhabitants, whom many view as an important reminder of the
life, culture, and memories of the Jewish past.
"Drawn from the screenwriter's
personal experience, this father-son runaway adventure delivers
poignancy through myriad insights."
single father, has devoted his life to raising his autistic son Uri.
Their gentle daily routine is disrupted when Uri’s mother insists
that their son gain independence by moving into a group home....But
first, father and son embark on one last road trip together. From
leading Israeli film and TV director Nir Bergman (Broken Wings,
In Therapy) and award-winning screenwriter Dana Idisis
(co-creator of the hit Israeli TV series On the Spectrum).
A new film from Mano Khalil,
inspired by his own childhood
skillfully mixed with pathos in this stunning, emotionally uplifting
film set in a Syrian border village in the early 1980s. Sero’s first
grade teacher is determined to make Pan-Arabic comrades out of the
children, suppressing their Kurdish cultural identity, and Sero's
family acts as the Sabbath Goyim for their Jewish neighbors,
whose situation becomes increasingly precarious as state sponsored