Monday | 28.11.22

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International Competition 2021


Dir.: Violeta Salama
| 119 minutes

Alegría’s life takes a radical turn when she finds out that her orthodox Jewish brother wants his daughter’s wedding to take place in Melilla. With some help, she will explore her own roots while helping her niece find herself as a woman in a very conservative male environment. 

As Is

Dir.: Ariel Talpalar
| 76 minutes

March 2020. COVID-19 is at its peak. The ultra-Orthodox Sasson family live in a tiny apartment in Safed and find themselves in unchartered territory. The new imposed reality threatens Gili’s core values, testing his relationship his family, his faith, and the continuation of life itself.


Dir.: Eric Warin, Tahir Rana
| 92 minutes

An animated drama that tells the true story of artist Charlotte Salomon. Fiercely imaginative and deeply gifted, she dreams of becoming an artist and embarks on the monumental adventure of painting her life story and creating a timeless masterpiece.


Dir.: Kornel Mundruczo
| 97 minutes

Acclaimed filmmaking team Kornél Mundruczó and Kata Wéber (Pieces of a Woman) present a powerful drama tracing three generations of a Jewish family - told in three parts - unable to process their past in a society still coping with the wounds of its history. 

Persian Lessons

Dir.: Vadim Perelman
| 128 minutes

A young Belgian, is arrested by the SS alongside other Jews and sent to a concentration camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. This lie temporarily saves him, but then he is assigned a seemingly untenable mission....

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Tuesday 13.12.22
Cinematheque 3
Cinematheque 3
2022-12-13 19:00:00 2022-12-13 22:00:00 Asia/Jerusalem Persian Lessons Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Persian Lessons

A Radiant Girl

Dir.: Sandrine Kiberlain
| 98 minutes

Paris, summer 1942. Irene is a young, bubbly, 19-year-old Jewish girl, living her youthful life without a care in the world. Nothing can break her spirit, not even the growing threat that the Nazi occupation, but she does not know that time may be running out.


Dir.: Aurélie Saada
| 102 minutes

After dedicating her life to her family, 78-year-old Rose suddenly finds herself alone, dethroned as the matriarch of a tribe which no longer seems to need her. A poetic and highly personal portrait of a woman who decides to take control of her own destiny.