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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The Burning Child

Memories are where the heart is- a love song to pre WWII Vienna.

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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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Heaven in Auschwitz

Child-survivors of the Holocaust recount the story of Fredy Hirsch, a young man on a mission to protect Jewish youths.

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Holy Silence

As World War II looms on the horizon, Pope Pius XI calls on a humble American priest to help him challenge the evils of Nazism and anti-semitism....

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I Remember

The last living witnesses in small towns of provincial Poland before World War II remember not only the joint-life of Polish and Jewish communities...

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Jackie Mason: The Ultimate Jew

Comic Jackie Mason performs his final stand-up show on Broadway.

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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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The Legacy of Aristides

Everyone knows the story of Schindler’s list but who knows Aristides de Sousa Mendes’ brave deed who, in Bordeaux, in June 1940, saved ten...

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Mandala Beats

Crossing borders through music.

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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

On the Banks of the Tigris explores the hidden Jewish influence on Iraqi music.

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The Outer Circle

Almost Jewish.

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Paul Newman, Behind Blue Eyes

His beauty, masculinity, and intelligence, and of course the color of his eyes, he continued to captivate audiences around the world.

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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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The Re-Annotated Alice

This film reveals the feisty feminist icon Alice Shalvi at 90, looking back, but also forward, with contagious joy and unwavering honesty.

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The Red Orchestra

The Red Orchestra, a resistance net in Nazi Germany, got hold of Hitler's plan for the invasion of the Soviet Union.

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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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Song Searcher

A man's lifelong search for authentic Yiddish folk music and his unique archive which was presumed to be lost forever.

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Stranger in Zion

A young American student’s Taglit- birthright pilgrimage is in search of his Jewish identity.

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Sugihara Survivors: Jewish and Japanese, Past and Present

The little known story of a Japanese diplomat who issued 2,139 visas and saved thousands of lives from the Holocaust.

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A Thousand Kisses

A love story tainted by the harsh historical context of its time, with a light touch and real-life poetry.

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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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Vitch

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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Walter Arlen's First Century

Exile music is not written by those whom life left unchallenged.

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The World Without You

A family remembers the death of their journalist son, killed in Iraq, and are confronted with old hurts and dark secrets that threaten to tear...

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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.

Expertise
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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