Jewish Highlights

7TH ART has been releasing award-winning documentaries, dramas, and comedies on Jewish themes, history, culture and issues for almost 20 years. Our films have received nominations for Oscars® (winning one), Emmys, and have won many major festival awards.

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Angel Wagenstein: Art is a Weapon

A visually stunning and provocative portrait of the great Bulgarian Jewish screenwriter, novelist, and lifelong revolutionary Angel Wagenstein....

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Body and Soul: An American Bridge

The most recorded song in jazz reveals the overwhelming influences, collaborations, and conflicts between Blacks and Jews in American music....

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Destination Unknown

They survived but could they be free?

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Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

An offbeat, irreverent musical documentary that tells the story of a group of Jewish songwriters.

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Finding Babel

Isaac Babel's writings are subversive masterpieces, challenging the ideology of the early Soviet Union, and resulting in his arrest and execution...

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The Four Sons and All Their Sons: A Passover Tale

The Four Sons are the focus of the most beloved and intriguing stories in the Haggadah, the book read and sung at the Passover Seder.

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Freedom Runners

A heroic teacher fights for social justice for refugees at a time when the plight of refugees worldwide has never been of greater importance....

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Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown

He's been called an idiot, a monkey, and a comic genius. Find out who the man behind the clown really is.

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The Last Blintz

An iconic Manhattan eatery is about to close its doors forever. Is "progress" worth the loss of our cherished landmarks & sense of community?...

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Mandala Beats

Crossing borders through music.

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Masks On

Israel 1991. A young girl's coming of age is balanced against the rising threat of an Iraqi chemical attack.

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The Mezuzah

Everything you always wanted to know about the mezuzah, but were afraid to ask.

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Monsieur Mayonnaise

An epic adventure starring artists, werewolves, heroes, Nazis, a comic book & baguettes ….with lashings of French mayonnaise!

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Murer: Anatomy of a Trial

The respected local politician and wealthy farmer Franz Murer is on trial for a serious war crime allegedly committed while he was in command...

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On The Banks of the Tigris: The Hidden Story of Iraqi Music

Majid Shokor, an Iraqi-Australian from a Muslim background, who discovers a hidden history - the Jewish role in Iraqi music.

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Persona Non Grata

Against orders, a Japanese diplomat issued visas to 6,000 Jewish refugees during WWII.

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The Prince and the Dybbuk

The story of a glamorous human chameleon haunted by a mystical spirit.

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Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

A portrait of Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg Trial prosecutor, who continues to wage a crusade for law and peace.

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Rabbi Wolff: A Gentleman Before God

William Wolff is nearly 90 and perhaps the most unconventional rabbi in the world.

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There Are Jews Here

The untold stories of four once thriving American Jewish communities that are now barely holding on.

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Reinventing Rosalee

Never too late to live your dream.

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Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood

The true story of the multi-Oscar winning producer who fled Europe to produce some of Hollywood's most legendary and acclaimed films.

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Saving Nur

She risks everything in order to save her daughter's life.

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The Silenced Walls

15 minutes away from Paris’ city center hidden in plain sight and untouched by time: the Drancy internment camp is now public housing.

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Time to Say Goodbye

Lovesick Simon faces manhood, first love, and other pubescent disasters in this laugh-out-loud comedy.

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The Twinning Reaction

Examines the profound human toll of a tragically failed research experiment in the 1960s.

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Uncle Gloria: One Helluva Ride!

Butch, a macho 67 year-old auto wrecker hides from the law as a woman setting off a bizarre journey of self discovery.

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A daughter tells the controversial choices that her father, a Jewish artist from Poland, made in order to survive the Holocaust.

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The Jewish Experience

Why us?
7TH ART has been releasing award-winning documentaries, dramas, and comedies on Jewish themes for 20 years. See all of our films here.

Who we work with?
Film Festivals, JCCs, Synagogues, Jewish Museums, Universities and other Institutions and organizations. Click here for our FAQ with more information on screening our films.

Our films have screened to audiences worldwide and have been nominated for multiple Oscars®, Emmys® and major festival awards.

Our catalog for films on Jewish culture, themes, and history is available here.

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