With humor and irony, in a style of a tale, using an original mix genre language, the film tells the story of a Romanian worker who realizes his Jewish roots can reverse his fortune, once his Palestinian friends reveal to him the amazing advantages of a having Jewish grandmother.
For its ironic and critical attitude toward the Law of Return and the status of guest workers in Israel, the Jury appreciated the film's originality and its use of humor in a work that deals with such a sensitive and complicated issue
The Wolgin Award, The Jerusalem International Film Festival
A human comedy with shadings of satire and irony,
A film that challenges the traditional definitions of documentary, raising extremely relevant questions about contemporary film-making.
Uri Klein, Ha'aretz
The Award of the Marshall
The film depicts the absurdity of a would-be ethnic belonging
The Award of the Marshall of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship, dokumentART Film Festival.
For its ironic and critical attitude toward the Law of Return and the status of guest workers in Israel, the Jury appreciated the film's originality and its use of humor in a work that deals with such a sensitive and complicated issue.
The Jerusalem International Film Festival.
The Jerusalem International Film Festival - 2008
Best Documentary Award- The Wolgin Award Best Documentary Award – The Wolgin Award, The Jerusalem International Film Festival (Israel, July 2008)
Vision's du Reel Film Festival - 2009
goEast Festival - 2009
goEast Humanity Aspect Award
Syracuse International Film Festival - 2009
Official Selection- INPUT - 2009 )
6th International Film Festival Jewish Motifs - 2009
CRONOGRAF- International Documentary FF - 2009
Rodos International Film & Visual Arts festival ECOFILMS - 2009
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2009
AsterFest Film Festival - 2009
Shanghai TV Festival - 2009
Festival of Liberties - 2009
Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2009
Boston Jewish Film Festival - 2009
Mediterranean Film Festival in Siroki Brijeg - 2009
• Audience Award - 10.
BUTTERFLY IN THE SKY tells the story of the beloved PBS children’s series “Reading Rainbow,” its iconic host LeVar Burton, and the challenges its creators faced in cultivating a love of reading through television.
A provocative, visually stunning testament to a land and a people who have survived removal, exploitation and genocide – and whose best days are yet to come.
Discover the immersive power of sound with 32 Sounds, a captivating documentary exploring how it bends time, crosses borders, and shapes our perception
Two Milwaukee high schools situated a mile apart, one mostly Black and the other white, unite under the leadership of a unique coach to ultimately learn what it truly means to come together as a team
Oliver Stone's documentary explores the potential of nuclear energy as a solution to climate change and energy poverty.
How to Survive a Pandemic takes an inside look at the historic, multi-national race to research, develop, regulate, and roll out COVID-19 vaccines in the war against the coronavirus pandemic.
Yaara Bou Melhem’s documentary "Unseen Skies" explores state and corporate surveillance evolution through Trevor Paglen's audacious launch of artwork in space.
Consider the official definition of play: engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose. And yet hard science and deep wisdom tell us that play is neither silly nor impractical. Playing for Keeps examines the value of play through a health lens.
How did the willful daughter of a Himalayan forest conservator become Monsanto’s worst nightmare? The Seeds of Vandana Shiva tells the remarkable life story of Gandhian eco-activist Dr. Vandana Shiva, how she stood up to the corporate Goliaths of industrial agriculture
A one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress