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A Magical Substance Flows into Me:  A Film by Jumana Mana (sic; Manna)    cover photo

A Magical Substance Flows into Me: A Film by Jumana Mana (sic; Manna)

2015, DVD, color, 68 min.
Distributed by Grasshopper Films, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Grasshopper Film

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Middle East, Music, Culture
Date Entered:10/31/17


After Auschwitz

2017, DVD, color, 82 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Jon Kean & Anne Stein

Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust, 1939-1945
Date Entered:09/07/18


And Then They Came for Us cover photo

And Then They Came for Us

2017, DVD, color, 50 min.
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Abby Ginzberg

Recommended

Subjects: Japan, World War II, Japanese Americans
Date Entered:01/14/19


Antisemitism & Prejudice in Multimedia Today cover photo

Antisemitism & Prejudice in Multimedia Today

2014, DVD , 119 min., color
Distributed by Alden Films, Box 449, Clarksburg, NJ 08510; 732.462.3522
Produced by Vidal Sassoon Center for the Study of Antisemitism of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Antisemitism, Judaism
Date Entered:06/20/14


As a Young Girl of Thirteen:  Simone Lagrange Remembers Auschwitz cover photo

As a Young Girl of Thirteen: Simone Lagrange Remembers Auschwitz

2011, DVD , color, 88 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Abacaris Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Date Entered:04/24/13


Autism in Love    cover photo

Autism in Love

2015, DVD, color, 75 min.
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Matt Fuller and Carolina Groppa

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Autism, Disabilities
Date Entered:03/30/16


Between Palestinians and Israelis:  The Church and the Media cover photo

Between Palestinians and Israelis: The Church and the Media

2014, DVD , color, 66 min.
Distributed by Alden Films, Box 449, Clarksburg, NJ 08510; 732.462.3522
Produced by Vidal Sassoon Center for the Study of Antisemitism of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Not Recommended

Subjects: Antisemitism, Judaism
Date Entered:02/02/15


Between Two Worlds:  A Documentary by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman cover photo

Between Two Worlds: A Documentary by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman

2011, DVD, color, 70 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Jewish Studies
Date Entered:01/10/12


Beyond Beijing:  Exploring China’s Cities cover photo

Beyond Beijing: Exploring China’s Cities

2007, DVD, color, 120 min.
Distributed by Choices, Inc., 3740 Overland Ave., Ste. F, Los Angeles CA 90034; (310) 839-1500
Produced by Wang Shulin

Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies, China, Asian Studies
Date Entered:11/05/08


Big Sonia

2016, DVD, color, 93 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Inflatable Film; True Production

Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust 1939-1945
Date Entered:04/23/18


Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh cover photo

Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh

2008, DVD, color, 86 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 462 Broadway, New York, NY 10013; 212-925-0606
Produced by Katahdin Productions; Lisa Thomas & Roberta Grossman

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies, World War II
Date Entered:10/27/11


China Revisited: Two Sisters Journey Home

200?, VHS, color, 56 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Lana Pih Tse Ping Jokel

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Asian Studies, China
Date Entered:05/18/07


Contemporary Chinese Societies:  Continuity and Change, 2nd edition cover photo

Contemporary Chinese Societies: Continuity and Change, 2nd edition

2007, CD-ROM, color
Distributed by Columbia University Press, 61 W 62nd St., New York, NY 10023
Produced by University of Pittsburgh

Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, Area Studies, China
Date Entered:08/03/07


Cooking at the World’s End: A Journey Through Galicia’s Nouvelle Cuisine    cover photo

Cooking at the World’s End: A Journey Through Galicia’s Nouvelle Cuisine

2017, DVD, color, 90 min.
Distributed by Film Movement
Produced by Omnibus Entertainment

Not Recommended

Subjects: Chefs, Galicia, Spain
Date Entered:12/08/17


Cut:  Slicing Through the Myths of Circumcision cover photo

Cut: Slicing Through the Myths of Circumcision

2007, DVD, color, 70 min.
Distributed through the Cut website.
Produced by Pennie Ungar-Sargon

Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Studies
Date Entered:02/22/10


Discoveries...America:  Maryland cover photo

Discoveries...America: Maryland

2005, DVD, color, 60 min.
Distributed by Bennett-Watt Entertainment, 13021 244th Ave. Southeast, Issaquah, Washington 98027; 800-327-2893
Produced by Bennett-Watt HD Productions

Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies
Date Entered:06/06/06


East Jerusalem, West Jerusalem:  8 Days and 8 Nights of Music, Food, and Camaraderie    cover photo

East Jerusalem, West Jerusalem: 8 Days and 8 Nights of Music, Food, and Camaraderie

2016, DVD , color, 84 min.
Distributed by Film Movement
Produced by Film Movement and Vice Versa Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Arab-Israeli Relations, Music, Musicians, Jerusalem
Date Entered:12/08/17


End of the Line, Seeshaupt:  A Documentary by Walter Steffen cover photo

End of the Line, Seeshaupt: A Documentary by Walter Steffen

2013, DVD, color, 70 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Walter Steffen

Recommended

Subjects: Judaism, Jewish Holocaust
Date Entered:10/23/13


In Search of Israeli Cuisine

2016, DVD, color, 94 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Florentine Films and Sherman Pictures

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Israel, Culture, Food
Date Entered:06/11/18


Inside the Great Magazines:  A Three Part Documentary Series cover photo

Inside the Great Magazines: A Three Part Documentary Series

2008, DVD, color, 3 discs, 52 min. each
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Irene Angelico and Abbey Neidik

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Communication, Journalism, Popular Culture, Publishing
Date Entered:07/31/09


Islam, Women and AntiSemitism: Journey of a Muslim Refusenik

2011, DVD, color, 95 min.
Distributed by Alden Films, Box 449, Clarksburg, NJ 08510; 732.462.3522
Produced by The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of AntiSemitism [at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem]

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, Antisemitism
Date Entered:05/24/12


Israel-Palestine, Two Peoples, Two States for One Peace

2009, DVD, color, 52 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Nicholas Wadimoff & Chlotilde Warin

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Middle East Studies, Jewish Studies
Date Entered:06/27/11


Landscapes of Memory:  The Life of Ruth Kluger cover photo

Landscapes of Memory: The Life of Ruth Kluger

2011, DVD, color, 83 min.
Distributed by Films Media Group, 132 West 31st St., 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001; 800-257-5126
Produced by Films Media Group

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust
Date Entered:08/14/13


Last House Standing cover photo

Last House Standing

2005, DVD, color, 54 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Chao Gan & Zi Liang

Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies, China
Date Entered:03/08/07


Living With the Tiger cover photo

Living With the Tiger

2010, DVD, color, 84 min.; shortened version 53 min.
Distributed by Chivit Mai Productions, 8 Moo 3 Patak Soi 9, Patak Rd., T.Karon, A.Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Produced by Rak Wongsombut and Mike Thomas

Recommended

Subjects: AIDS/HIV, Health Sciences, Children, Social Sciences, Thailand
Date Entered:06/25/12


Long Story Short:  A Film by Christine Choy and Jodi Long cover photo

Long Story Short: A Film by Christine Choy and Jodi Long

2008, DVD, color, 53 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Film News Now and Wahini Dakini Productions

Recommended

Subjects: Asian American Studies
Date Entered:11/18/09


Lost Islands:  A Film by Reshef Levi  cover photo

Lost Islands: A Film by Reshef Levi

2008, DVD, color, 101 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Moshe Edry, Leon Edry, Mosh Danon, David Silber, United King Films, Inosan Productions, Metro Communications

Recommended

Subjects: Israel, Family
Date Entered:12/15/14


Matzo & Mistletoe: A Film by Kare Feiffer cover photo

Matzo & Mistletoe: A Film by Kare Feiffer

2007, DVD, color, 58 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Kate Feiffer

Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Studies
Date Entered:04/10/08


My Coffee with Jewish Friends:  A Film by Manfred Kirchheimer cover photo

My Coffee with Jewish Friends: A Film by Manfred Kirchheimer

2018, DVD, color, 97 min.
Distributed by Grasshopper Film, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Manfred Kirchheimer

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Judaism
Date Entered:09/21/18


My So-Called Enemy:  A Film by Lisa Gossels cover photo

My So-Called Enemy: A Film by Lisa Gossels

2010, DVD, color, 89 min.
Distributed by New Day Films, 190 Route 17M, P.O. Box 1084, Harriman, NY 10926; 888-367-9154 or 845-774-7051
Produced by Lisa Gossels & Eden Wurmfeld; Good Egg Productions

Recommended

Subjects: Israel, Palestine, Arab-Israeli Conflict
Date Entered:07/18/14


New Samaritans

200?, DVD, color, 52 min.
Distributed by Alden Films, Box 449, Clarksburg, NJ 08510; 732.462.3522
Produced by Mark Mejerson and Tanya Kisilevsky

Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies, Israel
Date Entered:03/14/08


Peter the 3rd.  A Film by Tommy Lang    cover photo

Peter the 3rd. A Film by Tommy Lang

2015, DVD, color, 81 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Tommy Lang & Amir Gedaliya

Recommended

Subjects: Israel, Widowhood
Date Entered:10/28/16


Petition:  A Film by Zhao Liang cover photo

Petition: A Film by Zhao Liang

2010, DVD, color and b&w, 124 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Silvie Blum

Not Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies
Date Entered:03/24/11


Pursued cover photo

Pursued

2012, DVD , color, 51 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Ron Ofer – Ron Ofer Films

Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Studies
Date Entered:06/11/13


Save and Burn cover photo

Save and Burn

2004, DVD, color, 80 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Julian Samuel

Not Recommended

Subjects: Middle Eastern Studies
Date Entered:07/14/06


Saved by Deportation: An Unknown Odyssey of Polish Jews

2005, DVD, color, 79 min.
Distributed by Alden Films, Box 449, Clarksburg, NJ 08510; 732.462.3522
Produced by Sawomir Grünberg & Robert Podgursky

Recommended

Subjects: Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Poland, World War II, History
Date Entered:03/26/08


Shadow Girl:  A Film by Maria Teresa Larrain    cover photo

Shadow Girl: A Film by Maria Teresa Larrain

2017, DVD, color, 75 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 115 W. 29th Street, Suite 1200,New York, NY, 10001; 212-925-0606
Produced by Storyline Entertainment; Maremoto Productions

Recommended

Subjects: Health, Macular Degeneration, Blindness
Date Entered:10/26/18


Soul of the Samurai cover photo

Soul of the Samurai

2005, DVD, color, 46 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Renascent Films

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, Japan, History
Date Entered:04/05/06


Special Interview:  A Film by Nitzan Rozenberg cover photo

Special Interview: A Film by Nitzan Rozenberg

2012, DVD, color, 55 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Asaf Finkelstein and Ynet

Recommended

Subjects: Learning Disorders, Israel
Date Entered:10/30/13


Surviving Hitler:  A Love Story cover photo

Surviving Hitler: A Love Story

2010, DVD, color and b&w, 65 min. and 55 min. versions on one disc
Distributed by Ro*co Films International, llc, 80 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 5, Sausolito, CA 94965; 415-332-6471
Produced by John-Keith Wasson

Recommended

Subjects: World War II; Holocaust Studies
Date Entered:01/07/11


Take My Nose…Please!

2017, DVD, color, 100 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Parvenu

Not Recommended

Subjects: Plastic Surgery
Date Entered:05/29/18


Teaching Ignorance. A Film by Tamara Erde    cover photo

Teaching Ignorance. A Film by Tamara Erde

2015, DVD , color, 52 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Julien Loron-Saya

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Education, Israel, West Bank
Date Entered:10/28/16


Teenage Witness:  The Fanya Heller Story cover photo

Teenage Witness: The Fanya Heller Story

2010, DVD, color, 66 min.
Distributed by Social Studies School Service, 10200 Jefferson Blvd., Box 802, Culver City, CA 90232; 800-944-5432
Produced by Nikki Silver & Orly Wiseman

Highly Recommended

Subjects: World War II, Holocaust Studies, Jewish Studies
Date Entered:03/17/11


The Escape (Ha’Bricha):  A Film by Meni Elias cover photo

The Escape (Ha’Bricha): A Film by Meni Elias

2013, DVD , color, 74 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Micha Shagrir and Tal Barda

Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust (1939-1945), Judaism
Date Entered:10/16/13


The Farewell Party    cover photo

The Farewell Party

2014 (released in the U.S.A. in 2015), DVD , color, 95 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films and Beta Cinema

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Aging, Death and Dying, Euthanasia
Date Entered:12/01/15


The Flat:  A Film by Arnon Goldfinger cover photo

The Flat: A Film by Arnon Goldfinger

2011, DVD, color, 97 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Arnon Goldfinger and Thomas Kufus; and Zero One Film

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust, Israel, History
Date Entered:05/01/14


The Forsaken Promise cover photo

The Forsaken Promise

2006, DVD, color, 117 min.
Distributed by Alden Films, Box 449, Clarksburg, NJ 08510; 732.462.3522
Produced by Hugh Kitson, Hatikvah Film Trust

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Judaism, Israel, History
Date Entered:02/26/14


The Goddess Trilogy (Goddess Remembered; Burning Times; Full Circle)

1989-1992, DVD, color, 56 min., 3 discs
Distributed by Lorber Digital, 56 W. 46th St., Suite 805, New York, NY 10036; 212-398-3112
Produced by Mary Armstrong

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Women's Studies, Religious Studies
Date Entered:08/14/08


The Longing: The Forgotten Jews of South America

2008, DVD, color, 75 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Gabriela Bõhm

Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Studies
Date Entered:03/19/09


The Lost World of Tibet:  A Different View cover photo

The Lost World of Tibet: A Different View

2007, DVD, color, 61 min.
Distributed by Films Media Group, PO Box 2053, Princeton, New Jersey 08543-2053; 800-257-5126
Produced by Emma Hindley

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies, Tibet, Asian Studies
Date Entered:10/29/08


The Revolutionary cover photo

The Revolutionary

2011, DVD, color, 92 min.
Distributed by Stourwater Pictures, 11431 Miller Road NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110; 206-617-1354
Produced by Irv Drasnin, Lucy Ostrander & Don Sellers

Highly Recommended

Subjects: China, 20th Century History, Asian Studies, Political Science
Date Entered:10/25/12


The Women’s Kingdom cover photo

The Women’s Kingdom

2006, DVD, color, 22 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 462 Broadway, New York, NY 10013; 212-925-0606
Produced by Xiaoli Zhou & Brent F. Huffman

Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies, China, Women's Studies
Date Entered:11/28/07


They Chose China cover photo

They Chose China

2005, VHS, color, 52 min.
Distributed by First Run/Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by National Film Board of Canada

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: History, Korean War, Military Studies
Date Entered:11/01/06


To You Sweetheart, Aloha cover photo

To You Sweetheart, Aloha

2006, 2004, DVD, color, 57 min.
Distributed by New Day Films, 190 Route 17M, P.O. Box 1084, Harriman, NY 10926; 888-367-9154 or 845-774-7051
Produced by S. Leo Chiang & Mercedes Coats

Not Recommended

Subjects: Aging
Date Entered:11/01/06


Waves of Memory cover photo

Waves of Memory

2014, DVD , color, 75 min., dialog mainly in Hebrew, with subtitles
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Gad Aisen

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust
Date Entered:07/30/15


What Our Fathers Did:  A Nazi Legacy. A Film by David Evans   cover photo

What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy. A Film by David Evans

2015, DVD, color, 92 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust 1939-1945, World War II
Date Entered:03/10/16


When Jews Were Funny    cover photo

When Jews Were Funny

2013, DVD, color, 89 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Sudden Storm Entertainment; Jesse Ikeman; Jeff Glickman

Not Recommended

Subjects: Jews, Humor
Date Entered:05/21/14


When People Die They Sing Songs: A Film by Olga Lvoff    cover photo

When People Die They Sing Songs: A Film by Olga Lvoff

2014, DVD, color, 48 min.
Distributed by Ruth Diskin Films Ltd., P.O.Box 7153, Jerusalem, 91071, ISRAEL
Produced by Olga Lvoff

Not Recommended

Subjects: Jewish Holocaust
Date Entered:06/19/15


William and the Windmill

2013, DVD, color, 88 min.
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by {group theory} and Moving Windmills Project, Inc.

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Biography, Agriculture, Malawi
Date Entered:01/13/17