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  • Our Hebrews
    Movie + 2 extras

    Our Hebrews

    Movie + 2 extras

    Little Jerusalem: that is how the locals refer to the town of Pitigliano in southern Tuscany, because of its striking resemblance to Israel’s ancient city. Through the medieval stone walls, the fascinating story of 400 years of harmonic co-existence between Jews and Christians is told for the fir...

  • Let Yourself Go

    Movie

    Elia (Toni Servillo, "The Great Beauty") is a Jewish psychoanalyst from a purely Freudian school of thought. Due to his austere and detached manner, he is reputed for immediately generating awe in his patients. Elia lives alone in a flat on the same floor as his ex- wife Giovanna, with whom he is...

  • Centro Primo Levi Mini-Docs

    1 season

    Enjoy this series of "mini-docs" which explore the diversity of the Italian Jewish experience, presented by Centro Primo Levi New York!

    Directed by Valerio Ciriaci
    Italy/USA, 2016-2018
    Documentary, Series
    Italian, English (with English subtitles)

  • Iom Romí (A Day in Rome)

    Movie + 2 extras

    Experience a day in the life of the contemporary Jewish community of Rome, the city's only cultural group that can trace its lineage back to the era of the Roman Empire. Like their brethren around the world, the Roman Jews have fostered rituals, practices, and traditions that are entirely unique ...

  • Italian Jews and the Story of Hanukkah | ASF IJE

  • The Raid (La Razzia)

    Movie

    On October 16, 1943, the Nazis arrested more than 1,250 Jews in Rome. The victims prepared their suitcases and abandoned their homes in few minutes. On October 18th, they took them to the Tiburtina train station to be piled up in twenty-eight cattle wagons and deported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau e...

  • Fanny's Journey
    Movie + 2 extras

    Fanny's Journey

    Movie + 2 extras

    Based on a true story, FANNY’S JOURNEY is an incredible tale of bravery, strength and survival, a story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fear no one. In 1943, 13-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish chil...

  • The Longest Journey

    Movie

    'The Longest Journey: The Last Days of the Jews of Rhodes' is a powerful cinematic tribute to a lost world. Weaving together the moving testimonies of Stella Levi, Sami Mondiano, and Albert Israel, Italian director Ruggero Gabbai brings these survivors back to Rhodes from their newfound homes in ...

  • Starting Over Again

    Movie

    Filmed in Paris, Milan, New York, London, Washington, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem, this personal documentary is the story of Egyptian Jews during 1948-1956. Narrated by twenty witnesses, the film deftly weaves historical events and archival footage, a powerful film about resilience and reinve...

  • Kinderblock

    Movie

    The tragedy of the children in the dramatic dimension of Auschwitz concentration camp is conveyed by the survivors; testimonies who at the time were just small children. Their memories, vivid yet blurred, are the pieces of a painful and complex puzzle whose image portrays the atrocities of the ex...

  • Libya: The Last Exodus

    Movie

    Libya: The Last Exodus is a documentary portraying the life of the thriving Jewish community in Libya and in its capital, Tripoli. Starting from the period of the Italian colonization and passing through a series of foreign dominations, the movie depicts the life of the Libyan Jews, a life of coh...