Grantee News

2022

The Return from the Other Planet was selected for a Jewish Film Institute Completion Grant in August.

Remember This (2022) had its world premiere at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival in July.

June Zero (2022) had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in July.

The Rhapsody (2022) had its world premiere at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival in June.

Adam & Ida – Almost a Fairytale (2022) had its world premiere at the Jewish Film Festival Berlin Brandenburg in June.

The Wild One (2022) had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in June.

Fritz Bauer’s Legacy (2022) had its German festival premiere at the Lichter Filmfest Frankfurt International in May.

The City and the City (2022) screened at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival and Crossing Europe Film Festival in May.

Berenshtein (2021) and The City and the City (2022) screened at the Washington Jewish Film Festival in May.

We Wept Without Tears (2022) was broadcast on Israeli TV for Holocaust Remembrance Day in April.

Sabotage (2022) was broadcast on Israeli TV for Holocaust Remembrance Day in April.

Steven Fischler (Gone But Not Forgotten, currently in production) was selected for the 2022 ITVS Humanities Documentary Development Fellowship.

The City and the City (2022) has been selected for New Directors New Films and screened at the Museum of Modern Art in April.

Where is Anne Frank (2021) was the opening night film at the New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Marisa Fox (My Underground Mother, currently in production) was selected for the 2022 Jewish Film Intitute Residency.

The City and the City (2022) had its world premiere in the Encounters competition of the 72nd Berlinale in February.

2021

The Liegnitz Plot (post-production) and Love, Murder and Miracles (post-production) were selected for a Jewish Story Partners grant.

Love, it was Not (2020) and Speer Goes to Hollywood (2020) had their US theatrical release in October 2021.

Speer Goes to Hollywood (2020) screened at the Telluride Film Festival and the Jerusalem Film Festival.

I Am Here (2021) won the award for Best South African Documentary at the Durban International Film Festival.

The Liegnitz Plot was awarded a completion grant by the Jewish Film Institute in August 2021.

Where is Anne Frank (2021) had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

Tacheles, the Heart of the Matter (2020) screened at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.

Love It Was Not (2020) had its North American premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.

The Goering Catalogue (2021) had its European broadcast premiere on Arte France and Germany.

I Am Here (2021) had its world premiere at the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival.

Born in Auschwitz (2021)  was broadcast on ARTE in France, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

2020

Love It Was Not (2020) had its world premiere at the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival (Docaviv) where it was awarded the prize for best Israeli documentary. It also screened at IDFA 2020 (International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam).

Finding Manny (2020) screened at the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (USA), Moving Parts Film Festival (USA), Indigo Moon Festival (USA), Alexandria Film Festival (USA) and Crossing the Screen Film Festival (UK).

My Survivor (2020) began its broadcast on more than 266 PBS stations in September 2020. The film was awarded the Suncoast Regional Emmy® Award for Cultural Documentary and Directing.

Tacheles, the Heart of the Matter (2020) had its world premiere at the International Documentary Festival Munich.

After its world premiere at IDFA 2019, Winter Journey (2019) screened at the Movies That Matter Film Festival in the Netherlands.

The Albanian Code (2020) screened at the Westchester Jewish Film Festival, San Diego Jewish Film Festival, Sacramento Jewish Film Festival and the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival.

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (2019) screened at the Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, BCN Film Fest (ES), the Paris German Film Festival and the Moscow Jewish Film Festival.

Speer Goes to Hollywood (2020) had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Berlinale Documentary Award.

Cheating Hitler: Surviving the Holocaust (2019) was broadcast on the History Channel Canada for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.