One Life

One Life 2023

7.75

British stockbroker Nicholas Winton visits Czechoslovakia in the 1930s and forms plans to assist in the rescue of Jewish children before the onset of World War II, in an operation that came to be known as the Kindertransport.

2023

The Red Sea Diving Resort

The Red Sea Diving Resort 2019

6.83

Sudan, East Africa, 1980. A team of Israeli Mossad agents plans to rescue and transfer thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. To do so, and to avoid raising suspicions from the inquisitive and ruthless authorities, they establish as a cover a fake diving resort by the Red Sea.

2019

Legend of Destruction

Legend of Destruction 2021

6.50

What had initially started out as a Jewish revolt against the Roman occupation, quickly turned into a fierce civil war. The combination of religious messianic zeal and the friction between social classes proved disastrous and resulted in the destruction of Jerusalem and the Holy Temple.

2021

Rambam - The Story of Maimonides

Rambam - The Story of Maimonides 2005

1

Rambam was born in Cordova, Spain in the 12th century. Known as the "Nesher Gadol" the "Great Eagle" - Rambam had the unique ability to see and perceive, with insight and clarity, the "big picture" - and man's relationship to the Divine. He was the first philosopher to unify - and reconcile the rational - with the reality of God. The legacy he left behind is astounding.

2005

National Theatre Live: Good

National Theatre Live: Good 2023

8.50

As the world faces its Second World War, John Halder, a good, intelligent German professor, finds himself pulled into a movement with unthinkable consequences.

2023

Warsaw: A City Divided

Warsaw: A City Divided 2019

6.80

The history of the Warsaw Ghetto (1940-43) as seen from both sides of the wall, its legacy and its memory: new light on a tragic era of division, destruction and mass murder thanks to the testimony of survivors and the discovery of a ten-minute film shot by Polish amateur filmmaker Alfons Ziółkowski in 1941.

2019

Rashi: A Light After The Dark Ages

Rashi: A Light After The Dark Ages 1999

1

A winemaker overcomes the ignorance and illiteracy of his era to become a Torah commentator who defends the right to spiritual choice and freedom in the 11th century.

1999

Salome of the Tenements

Salome of the Tenements 1925

1

A young East Side Jewish reporter gets into a sticky situation when she finds that her new beau is indicting a banker she owes money to.

1925

The Jewish-Roman Wars

The Jewish-Roman Wars 2019

7.00

In the first century, after the death of Herod the Great, Judea goes through a long period of turbulence due to the actions of the corrupt Roman governors and the internal struggles, both religious and political, between Jewish factions, events that soon lead to the uprising of the population and a cruel war that lasts several years and causes thousands of deaths, a catastrophe described in detail by the Romanized Jewish historian Titus Flavius Josephus.

2019

The Paper Brigade

The Paper Brigade 2018

6.00

Lithuania, 1941, during World War II. Hundreds of thousands of texts on Jewish culture, stolen by the Germans, are gathered in Vilnius to be classified, either to be stored or to be destroyed. A group of Jewish scholars and writers, commissioned by the invaders to carry out the sorting operations, but reluctant to collaborate and determined to save their legacy, hide many books in the ghetto where they are confined. This is the epic story of the Paper Brigade.

2018

The Last Survivors

The Last Survivors 2019

7.30

Documentary compiling the testimonies of the last remaining Holocaust survivors living in Britain, all of whom were children at the time, and following them over the course of a year as they embark upon personal and profound journeys.

2019

Herod the Great: The Child Murderer of Bethlehem

Herod the Great: The Child Murderer of Bethlehem 2019

6.50

An account of the reign of Herod the Great, king of Judea under the rule of the Roman Empire, remembered for having ordered, according to the Gospel of Matthew, the murder of all male infants born in Bethlehem at the time of the birth of Jesus, an unproven event that is not mentioned by Titus Flavius Josephus, the main historian of that period.

2019

Ark of the Covenant: The Bible’s Origins

Ark of the Covenant: The Bible’s Origins 2021

8.30

In Israel, a joint French-Israeli scientific mission is set to unearth the secrets of the hill of Kiryath-Jearim (or Kiryat Ya’arim), converted to the site of a Catholic convent, where, according to the Bible, the Ark of the Covenant was kept for at least twenty years before being brought to Jerusalem by King David, father of King Solomon, who would eventually build the Holy of Holies inside the First Temple to house it.

2021

This Movie Is a Gift

This Movie Is a Gift 2019

1

A film about the artist Daniel Spoerri. It's actually a film about a thought by Daniel Spoerri: a film almost without Daniel Spoerri, it's actually mostly acted out by a child - to say no less than that everything somehow goes on in life, even if you die in between.

2019

Jewish Britain on Film

Jewish Britain on Film 2023

1

Narrated by Isy Suttie (Peep Show, Pearl & Dave), the footage includes rare scenes of an Edwardian Petticoat Lane; a wedding in London’s East End in 1925; the defeat of the British Union of Fascists at Cable Street; Britain’s earliest surfing film, an interview with actor Maureen Lipman at the beginning of her career and many more surprising and tender moments in history captured on screen. Francesca Ter-Berg (Fran & Flora, Sam Lee) provides a beautiful original soundtrack.

2023

Saved by Language

Saved by Language 2015

1

Can a language save your life? Yes it can, even an ancient one from the 15th century. Saved by Language tells the story of Moris Albahari, a Sephardic Jew from Sarajevo (born 1930), who spoke Ladino/Judeo-Spanish, his mother tongue, to survive the Holocaust. Moris used Ladino to communicate with an Italian Colonel who helped him escape to a Partizan refuge after he ran away from the train taking Yugoslavian Jews to Nazi death camps. By speaking in Ladino to a Spanish-speaking US pilot in 1944 he was able to survive and lead the pilot, along with his American and British colleagues, to a safe Partizan airport.

2015

Jews of the Wild West

Jews of the Wild West 2022

2.00

“Jews of the Wild West” is a feature-length documentary completed in December 2021. The independent not-for-profit project is produced by Electric Yolk Media and directed by award-winning filmmaker Amanda Kinsey. Through on-camera interviews, compelling footage, and historical photographs, the film tells the positive immigration story and highlights the dynamic contributions Jewish Americans made to shaping the Western United States.

2022

Exile: A Myth Unearthed

Exile: A Myth Unearthed 2012

1

This feature documentary looks at new evidence that suggests the majority of the Jewish people may not have been exiled following the fall of Jerusalem in 70 AD. Travelling from Galilee to Jerusalem and the catacombs of Rome, the film asks us to rethink our ideas about an event that has played a critical role in the Christian and Jewish traditions.

2012

A Home on the Range: The Jewish Chicken Ranchers of Petaluma

A Home on the Range: The Jewish Chicken Ranchers of Petaluma 2002

8.00

"A Home On The Range" tells the little-known story of Jews who fled the pogroms and hardships of Eastern Europe and traveled to California to become chicken ranchers. Even in the sweatshops of New York they heard about Petaluma where the Jews were not the shopkeepers and the professionals, they were the farmers. Meet this fractious, idealistic, intrepid group of Eastern European Jews and their descendants as they confront obstacles of language and culture on their journey towards becoming Americans. Jack London, California vigilantes, McCarthyism, the Cold War and agribusiness all come to life in this quintessentially American story of how a group of immigrants found their new home, a home on the range.

2002

The U.S. and the Holocaust

The U.S. and the Holocaust 2022

8.60

Inspired in part by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s “Americans and the Holocaust” exhibition and supported by its historical resources, this documentary series examines the rise of Hitler and Nazism in Germany in the context of global antisemitism and racism, the eugenics movement in the United States, and race laws in the American south.

2022

A History of Antisemitism

A History of Antisemitism 2022

6.50

A detailed account of the two millennia of intolerance and persecution suffered by the Jews, from antiquity to the present day.

2022

Einsatzgruppen: The Nazi Death Squads

Einsatzgruppen: The Nazi Death Squads 2009

7.40

This documentary series examines the Einsatzgruppen, Nazis responsible for the mass murder of Jews, Romani and Soviet prisoners in Eastern Europe.

2009

Jesus: The Evidence

Jesus: The Evidence 1984

1

1984 Channel 4 documentary series surveying the history of New Testament scholarship, giving an overview of the contemporary New Testament scholarship, and finally a tracing of the history of the development of Christianity.

1984

Kinderen van de Holocaust

Kinderen van de Holocaust 2020

8.00

Exactly 75 years after the end of the Second World War and the liberation of the concentration camps, twelve witnesses tell about the suffering caused to themselves and their families during the Holocaust and about the impact of the persecution of the Jews during the Second World War on the rest of their lives.

2020