New York Premiere!

This extraordinary window onto Israeli society explores how the need to move, shift, and be in constant motion has produced generations of great dancers and choreographers that have turned the country’s modern dance community into an international success story. Through the works of leading choreographers Ohad Naharin, Rami Be'er, and Yasmeen Godder, the film delves into the exotic and vibrant world of Israeli dance culture, showcasing spectacular performances, rich archival material, interviews, and more to create a unique and surprising view of Israeli society and one of its most exciting and joyful aspects.

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New York Premiere!
Life in Stills
Tamar Tal | 2011 | Israel | 60m

When the Photo House—a Tel Aviv print shop that contained the late photographer Rudi Weissenstein’s life’s work, nearly one million negatives documenting Israel’s foundational moments—is scheduled for demolition, Weissenstein’s 96-year-old widow Miriam and her grandson Ben embark on a quest to save it and preserve the collection. This moving film documents their story of a fraught journey full of humor and conflict, compassion and chutzpah. Hebrew and German with English subtitles.