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SFF-Photo Farag

U.S. PremiereEvery day Israelis walk by what was once a photography empire in Tel Aviv, at the corner of Dizengoff and Arlozorov, a place that remains engraved in the collective memory as the epitome of family and wedding photos, but few know the story behind it. Director Kobi Farag goes on a journ... MORE
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SFF-Dimona Twist

Los Angeles PremiereSeven women arrive in Israel in the 1950s and 1960s from North Africa and Eastern Europe and are sent straight to Dimona, a new desert town. This is their story. They share the pain of leaving their homes and comfortable lifestyles behind, the poverty and difficulties of adjustin... MORE
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SFF-Remember Baghdad

LA PremierRemember Baghdad is the untold story of Iraq, an unmissable insight into how the country developed through the eyes of the Jews, Iraq’s first wave of refugees. From picnics on the Tigris and royal balls, to hangings, imprisonment and escape, moving individual stories take us from pas... MORE
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SFF-Why Do They Hate Us

Producer/director Alexandre Amiel was struck when shortly after the Charlie Hebdo attack, his 11-year-old son asked, “Why do they hate us Jews?” For Amiel, a veteran Canal+ reporter and founder of the news production company Camera Subjective, this was a call to action. His answer was to... MORE
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SFF- Cloudy Sunday

Cloudy SundayGreece, 2016 (115 min) Greek and Ladino withEnglish SubtitlesSet in 1942 Salonika during the Nazi German occupation, the film, based on true events, tells of the forbidden love between two members of the resistance- Estrea, a young Sephardic girl, and Giorgos, the brother-in-law of the ... MORE
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SFF- On the Banks of the Tigris

On the Banks of the TigrisAustralia, 2015 (79 min) English and Arabic withEnglish SubtitlesThe film celebrates Iraqi music and the cultural ties that link Iraqis of all faiths. It tells the story of Majid Shokor, an Iraqi-Australian from a Muslim background who seeks the source of songs he loves and... MORE
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SFF- In Search of Israeli Cuisine

In Search of Israeli CuisineU.S.A. 2016 (100 min) English (Documentary)The film’s chef/guide is Michael Solomonov,a James Beard Award winning chef and co-owner of acclaimed Zahav in Philadelphia.Mike was born in Israel and grew up in Pittsburgh and is inspired by the flavors and aromas from hi... MORE
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SFF- The Venice Ghetto / Arabic Movie

The Venice Ghetto: 500 Years of Life(Il Ghetto di Venezia, 500 Anni di Vita)Italy, 2015 (54 min) Italian with English Subtitles2016 is the 500th anniversary of world’s first ghetto in Venice. Lorenzo, a Jewish teenager born and raised in New York, leads us on a discovery of his Venetian roots ... MORE
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SFF- Child Mother

Child MotherIsrael, 2016 (90 min) Hebrew, Moroccan andYemeni Arabic with English subtitles (Documentary)“Child Mother” introduces us to the personal histories of now elderly women born in Morocco and Yemen who were forced to become child brides. The memories of their tragic childhood nev... MORE
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SFF- Encirclements

Encirclements (“Hakafot”)Israel, 2015 (98 min Hebrew with English SubtitlesThirteen-year old Aharon Ninio, the only child of parents who are unable to conceive again, is determined to win the honor of carrying the main Torah scroll on Simhat Torah. The belief that he who carries the Tora... MORE
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SFF- A Song of Loves / Dear God

A Song of Loves - R. David BuzagloIsrael, 2015 (63 min) Hebrew with Englishsubtitles (Documentary)Q & A to followRabbi David Buzaglo was the greatest Hebrew liturgical poet of the twentieth century. Born in Morocco in 1903, his literary output had a major impact on a community of hundreds of tho... MORE
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