Documentary Film Festival at the National Library 15-25.11.2020
A Sister's Song
Can we ever truly know what is in a loved one’s heart? A Sister’s Song is the intimate, delicate story of two sisters, Marina and Tatiana, who live separated by a choice that Tatiana made when she became a nun.
The story of Rabbi David Buzaglo, Moroccan Jewry's greatest Liturgical poet of the twentieth century. Upon immigrating to Israel in the 1960s, he became a cultural sensation overnight, reinvigorating the shattered North African communities here and breathing new life into Israel's liturgical tradition.
Black Honey, The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutskever
As long as Abraham Sutskever lived, he wouldn't let a film about his life be made. Today, eight years after his passing, Black Honey tells the incredible story of the greatest Yiddish poet of modern times.
The eventful story of Golda Meir's term as Prime Minister of Israel – from her surprising rise to power and iconic international stature as “queen of the Jewish people”, to her tragic and lonely demise.
World-renowned photographer Amos Nachoum has captured countless shots of the world’s biggest predators. As his career nears its end, he makes a final attempt to swim with a polar bear, in search of personal redemption.
A modern-day Shakespearean tale about a famous Tajik musical family, controlled by the charismatic, funny yet overbearing patriarch, Papa Alaev, who at the age of 80 is starting to lose his grip on the 'family business', sending them on a rigid and unsure transition from Monarchy to Democracy.
A journey to uncover the true identity of the man who stole that of the director’s grandfather during WW2, and with this exploit became the president of the Jewish community in Austria. What dark past did he conceal?