Monthly Screenings

Brigsby Bear

Dir.: Dave McCary
| 100 minutes

After 25 years of isolation, James meets his biological family and decides to produce a film based on the TV show of his childhood. An intelligent comedy screened at Sundance and Cannes, created by Saturday Night Live’s showrunners.

The Cakemaker

Dir.: Ofir Raul Graizer
| 105 minutes

A young German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search of the wife and son of his dead lover.


Dir.: Aktan Arym Kubat
| 89 minutes

The life of a humble family man from a remote village in Kyrgyzstan is turned upside down when he is caught stealing a horse. A unique and sensitive film inspired by Kirghiz mythology. Winner of the CICAE award at the Berlin International Film Festival.   

Cinema Futures

Dir.: Michael Palm
| 126 minutes

A fascinating documentary on the future of cinema as celluloid reels disappear and digital formats multiply, combining archival footage and interviews with filmmakers, including Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan.  

City of Ghosts

Dir.: Matthew Heineman
| 90 minutes

An award-winning documentary that follows a group of Syrian men who risk their lives to expose the atrocities inflicted by ISIS in the city Raqqa. Against the constant threat of death, they promise to fight till the bitter end. 

Conventional Sins

Dir.: Anat Yuta Zuria, Shira Clara Winther
| 70 minutes

Meir’s diary describes the abuse he suffered as a 14-year-old at the hands of a group of ultraorthodox paedophiles. Years later, he reopens the diary in order to reconstruct his story and portray the issue of paedophilia in ultraorthodox society.

Cut to the Chase

Dir.: Noit Geva
| 60 minutes

A cinematic puzzle made up of hundreds of Israeli feature films from the 1960's till this day. Fragments of shots, pieces of scenes, and short clips from different periods, styles, and colors, are assembled together to create a new narrative: the story of the Israeli man.

Death of a Poetess

Dir.: Dana Goldberg, Efrat Mishori
| 77 minutes

The worlds of two women meet for a critical moment and are bound together inseparably.

Der Dybbuk (1937-2017)

| 50 minutes

A new, re-edited version of the Yiddish film will be screened with live music and dubbing performance in the courtyard of the former Jerusalem Leprosarium (Hansen House), a venue no less gothic than the film’s aesthetics. 

The Desert Bride

Dir.: Cecilia Atán, Valeria Pivato
| 78 minutes

Teresa (Paulina García) ventures far for a new job. In the desert she loses her bag, but this small tragedy becomes the best thing that’s happened to her in years. A touching drama screened at this year’s Cannes’ Un Certain Regard gala.

The Double Lover

Dir.: François Ozon
| 107 minutes

Psychological therapy turns into a doubly deceitful relationship in François Ozon’s stormy drama. The French cinematic master returns to collaborate with Marine Vacth (Young & Beautiful), who together with Jeremie Renier explores the relationship between passion and darkness. Restricted to age 18+


Dir.: Eliran Elya
| 88 minutes

A story about a detached man that aspires to save delinquent youth through art, and thoughtful teenagers who do not want to be saved.

The Dragon Defense

Dir.: Natalia Santa
| 80 minutes

A heartwarming drama about three old friends from Bogotá who split their time between a chess club, a casino, and a coffee shop. When their routine is jeopardized, they learn that in  life, like in love, it’s never too late to ask for another chance. 


Dir.: Veronica Kedar
| 104 minutes

In a perfect world, Lily would have grown up in a normal family. But you can’t always get what you want… and Lily finds herself in her living room staring at four dead bodies.


Dir.: Alain Gomis
| 123 minutes

Félicité, this year’s Berlin Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner, is the inspirational story of an independent woman determined to save her son. On her journey through Kinshasa, Félicité encounters magical worlds, and crosses social boundaries.