Discover the new HBO documentary The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm. This short family film introduces Holocaust history to a new generation.
An affecting human drama of love, loss, and resilience unfolds against the backdrop of World War I. The women of the Paridier farm are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War. New tools allow the women to triumph over the land, newfound independence is acquired, yet emotions are stirred especially when the men return from the front on short leaves…
From Shubert to Strauss, Bach to… Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s transcendent violin playing evokes the depth of the human experience. This enchanting documentary details the virtuoso’s own struggles as a polio survivor and Jewish émigré, and reminds us why art is vital to life. — Palm Springs International Film Festival
A seemingly minor traffic collision binds together the fates of two Iranian men in this grounded and complex film. Strong performances by the two leads (one of whom took home Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival) anchor Vahid Jalilvand’s exploration of obsession and responsibility.
Humor Me is a heartfelt father-son comedy about a struggling playwright who is forced to move in with his joke-telling dad in a New Jersey retirement community and learns, as his father often says, “life’s going to happen, whether you smile or not.”
Jay Cheel’s documentary “How to Build a Time Machine” follows two men who love H.G. Wells’ novel “The Time Machine” and are obsessed with time travel. The men are UConn theoretical physicist Ronald Mallett and animator Rob Niosi.
The world’s first fully painted feature film brings the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. A narrative blend of fact and fiction, the film unravels the strange and mysterious circumstances surrounding the iconic painter’s death while in the process revealing unique insights about his life.
For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films! this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.
Compiled from six hours of never-before-seen footage, the discovered conversations with Israel’s founding father present a rare and fortuitous piece of cinematic archeology. A work of undeniable historical significance with prophetic implications for Israel’s future.
Join us for the first annual Youth Film Day! A day of workshops, screenings and special programs for emerging filmmakers in grades 7-12! FREE!