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Bulworth

Directed by Warren Beatty

Jay Bulworth, a democratic US Senator from California up for re-election in 1996, is losing on several fronts: in his

Being There

Directed by Hal Ashby

In one of his most memorable roles, Peter Sellers plays Chance, a hermetic housekeeper at a wealthy man’s sprawling, lavish

Born in Flames

Directed by Lizzie Borden

Borden’s landmark, low-budget revolutionary treatise addresses a semi-documentary, semi-fictional parallel world to ours, where competing feminist groups wander the streets

His Girl Friday

Directed by Howard Hawks

One of the most famous products to come out of Columbia Pictures during its late-’30s/early-’40s heyday, His Girl Friday is

Kiss Me, Kate

Directed by George Sidney

Bright and colorful in the best MGM style, Kiss Me, Kate is an epic battle of the sexes brought to

The Don Juans

Directed by Jiří Menzel

In this clever combination of comedy and drama, opera and cinema, a small-town opera company decides to put on Mozart’s

Lousy Bastards

Directed by Roman Kašparovský

VISITING ARTIST—Mikuláš is a neurosurgeon in Prague facing problems with drinking and his love life. His estranged brother Richard, an

The Wonders

Directed by Avi Nesher

This modern-day film noir centers on a bartender who doubles as a graffiti artist in Jerusalem. Arnav enjoys whiling away

Hanna’s Journey

Directed by Julia Von Heinz

Hanna’s motives for spending several months in Israel working with disabled youths and elderly Holocaust survivors aren’t exactly noble: a

Cupcakes

Directed by Eytan Fox

A group of friends in a Tel Aviv suburb gathers to watch “Universong,” a Eurovision-style song contest, trying to forget

Mamele

Directed by Joseph Green, Konrad Tom

In this early Yiddish “talkie” starring musical queen Molly Picon as “Mamele” (little mother), the dutiful daughter keeps her family

Hunting Elephants

Directed by Reshef Levi

Nominated for seven Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film, Hunting Elephants is a bank heist caper and coming-of-age tale alternately full