Category: Fundraiser

Fundraiser: Jewish Beauty

At the Miss Europe contest in Paris in 1929, a Hungarian Jewish girl offers her beauty for Hungary, which has lost two thirds of its territory as a result of the Trianon Peace Treaty ending World War One. How did the world’s most beautiful woman end up in the hell...

Fundraiser: Refuge, A Short Film

THE FILM REFUGE tells the story of Rachel, a young Jewish-American woman who moves to Vienna, Austria to work for the IAEA. She befriends Yitzhak, an Ethiopian Jew and former refugee, who lives in her apartment complex. When confronted with their shared cultural history, Rachel must reconcile her past with...

Fundraiser: Supergirl

From Kickstarter: We started filming with Naomi and her family at their home in northern New Jersey a little over three years ago. We have had the wonderful opportunity to watch Naomi grow over the past several years, celebrating her Bat Mitzvah, participating in competitions around the country and breaking...

Fundraiser: On the Map – Dani Menkin

From Jewcer: For everyone who loves sports and Israel, this film is for you! ON THE MAP is a fast-moving and awe-inspiring documentary by award-winning Israel filmmaker Dani Menkin. ON THE MAP recounts the story of the underdog ’76-’77 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team who toppled the four-time defending Soviet...

Crowdsource: Feiga’s Choice

Feiga’s Choice tells the story of a woman’s quest to solve a family mystery and how that quest reveals a forgotten piece of history — a Jewish genocide 20 years before the Holocaust. This is the first-ever documentary about the tragedy of the pogroms and how their horrors rippled through...

Crowdsource: My Big Fat Lesbian Bat Mitzvah

My Big Fat Lesbian Bat Mitzvah, based on a true story, is a short comedy that centers around a dysfunctional Jewish family- Judy, Ariel, and Milton. Fifty-eight year old Judy is having her bat mitzvah at her LGBT Jewish temple as a way to come out to her orthodox Jewish...

Fundraiser: Alles in Allem (All Things Considered)

Alexa Karolinski’s next feature documentary looks at her Jewish German identity through history, politics, art and culture. As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, Alexa Karolinski belongs to the so-called third generation. In All Things Considered, Alexa sets off on a journey from Los Angeles, where she lives today, to visit...

Fundraiser: Who Will Write Our History

Imagine if Anne Frank’s diary had never been published. Millions fewer people would know about the Holocaust or see the individual faces of its victims. In fact, the world would be a different place. Now imagine there were twenty or thirty “Anne Frank” diaries, buried under the Warsaw Ghetto in...

Fundraiser: Hanneli and Anne – Their true story

Anne Frank and her sister Margot died in the WWII German concentration camp known as Bergen Belsen in March 1945 just weeks before the English liberated the camp in April. Hannah Pick-Goslar was likely one of the last people to talk with Anne Frank just before she died in the...