Film Reels

Films We Screened Online 

In the past year, like many other film festivals, we tried to create a series of programs that would engage our audience and keep us connected. In one of these popular and ongoing series "Around the World with Fred," a film was made available for streaming from four to six days for free and one evening during that run, award-winning author and historian Fred Rosenbaum would place the film into its historic/cultural context.

 

In addition, we streamed new releases that had just missed their in person premieres due to the pandemic. Israeli Director Eytan Fox's latest movie Sublet, and Megan Thomas' thriller A Call to Spy  were those titles. Below is the list of movies that kept us in touch even though we were physically apart. If you missed the screening of any of these titles, you may find them in Chai Flicks or various other streaming services. You can also visit justwatch.com and search by title to find their availabilities online.   

USA / DOCUMENTARY / ENGLISH / 2014 

 

In Berlin in the 1930's, the civil rights of Jews were systematically stripped away. A young rabbi refused to be silent. His name was Joachim Prinz and he set out to restore the self-esteem of the German Jews.

Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent

(January 2021)

ARGENTINA / DRAMA / SPANISH / SUBTITLED / 2011

Anita is the story of a young woman with Down syndrome who lives a happy, routine life in Buenos Aires, with her mother Dora, until one tragic morning in 1994 everything changes.  

Anita

 (December 2020)

USA / BIOGRAPHY, DRAMA, THRILLER  / ENGLISH / 2019 / PG-13

When winning World War II seemed hopeless, one group of extraordinary women changed the course of history forever.

A Call To Spy

(November 2020)

ISRAEL, USA / DRAMA / HEBREW, ENGLISH / SUBTITLED / 2020

Set in Tel Aviv, Eytan Fox's newest film SUBLET is a warm, touching drama about relationships, hope and self-discovery.

Sublet

(October 2020)

FRANCE / DRAMA / FRENCH / SUBTITLED / 2016

A dedicated history teacher at a French high school is determined to give the best education she can to her underprivileged inner-city pupils. 

Once In A Lifetime (September 2020)

SLOVAKIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, AUSTRIA / COMEDY, DRAMA / ENGLISH, RUSSIAN / SUBTITLED / 2018

Setting off with a pistol, 80-year-old translator Ali Ungár travels from Slovakia to Vienna to take revenge on the former SS man who he believes was responsible for his parents’ execution.

The Interpreter

(August 2020)

AUSTRIA, GERMANY / DRAMA, HISTORY, WAR / CHEZCH, GERMAN / SUBTITLED / 2018

The life of a naive young man from a small Austrian town is changed forever after he moves to Vienna to learn a trade from a tobacconist.

The Tobacconist

(July 2020)

 

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