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Showing 1 - 10 of 35 titles with a criteria of Subject is Jewish Studies


In 1961, Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death for crimes against the Jewish people and against humanity. While this judgment was met with consensus on a national level, some spoke out against it.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 60 minutes

Holocaust survivor Simone Lagrange vividly recounts her experiences in Auschwitz, and the role she played in bringing Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie to justice.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 88 minutes

Fuses animation, documentary and personal memoir in a poignant and humorous tale of hope and tolerance in the face of fear and stereotypes.

National Film Board of Canada | 2011 | 5 minutes

A personal essay revealing the passionate debates over identity and generational change inside today's American Jewish community.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 70 minutes

An emotional piece of experimental historiography which focuses on French children whose lives were upended by World War II.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 100 minutes

The story of Clara Lemlich, a fledgling union organizer who launched the groundbreaking garment workers strike in 1909 in New York City.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 51 minutes

An exploration of the life and ideas of Jacques Derrida (1930-2004), arguably the most important philosopher of the 20th Century.

Icarus Films | 2000 | 68 minutes

A film about people born into conflict, sworn to be enemies, Palestinians and Israelis, who challenged their fate and joined together to say "enough."

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 86 minutes

Akerman spends a brief period on her own in an apartment by the sea in Tel Aviv, contemplating her family, her Jewish identity and her childhood.

Icarus Films | 2006 | 78 minutes

The beloved chocolate soda drink, born in immigrant neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century, is explored in this short film about a simple beverage and its meaning to generations of Jewish Americans.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 15 minutes