November 10 – November 19, 2020
All shows begin at 10:30am
A TRAMWAY IN JERUSALEM
Tuesday, November 10 | 10:30am
This humorous and touching film hinges on a series of encounters along the Israel’s Light Rail line: interactions that reveal the diverse mosaic of humanity that exists in the spiritual center of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The conflicts and reconciliations depicted offer a kernel of hope in a society torn by political strife.
Tel Aviv On Fire
Wednesday, November 11 | 10:30am
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise – until the soldier and the show’s financial backers disagree about how the show should end, and Salam is caught in the middle.
HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL
Thursday, November 12 | 10:30am
The David-and-Goliath story of Israel’s national baseball team as it competes in the World Baseball Classic. Their odyssey takes them from the Holy Land where they are hailed as modern-day Maccabees to the tournament in South Korea. The connection to Israel that the players forge pushes them to unexpected heights.
HUMMUS: THE MOVIE
Tuesday, November 17 | 10:30am
This movie takes us to Israel to meet three passionate hummus aficionados and hear their stories. Combining the stories of each individual’s personal journey with historical hummus facts and delicious footage of the hummus-making process, the documentary shows how the food affects Israeli culture and transcend political divides.
AN ISRAELI LOVE STORY
Wednesday, November 18 | 10:30am
Based on the actual love affair between actress Pnina Gary and Eli Ben-Zvi, son of Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Israel’s second president. During the turbulent period of pre-state Israel, the two young people meet on a bus. Eventually history moves on, true love flowers, and the couple set a date for their wedding—but Israel’s harsh reality intervenes.
Thursday, November 19 | 10:30am
Mossad recruits a woman to become an agent and sends her to Tehran on an undercover mission. When her missions become more dangerous, she decides to quit, forcing her boss to find her before she becomes a threat to Israel.