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Strange Frequencies: KAIRO (aka PULSE) • Thursday 10/25 at 8:30

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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Buy Tickets Director: Gabrielle Brady Film Details: 94 minutes, 2017, Australia/Germany/UK, color, in Cantonese, English, Farsi, French, Hokkien, and Mandarin with English subtitles, DCP Film Website Best Documentary Feature at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Winner of a Special Jury Mention for Best Documentary at the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Winner of the Buyon-Chagoll More »
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Distant Constellation

Buy Tickets Director: Shevaun Mizrahi Film Details: 80 minutes, 2017, USA/Turkey/Netherlands, color, in Turkish/English/French with English subtitles, DCP Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2017 Viennale “for the way it explores the notion of time both literally and metaphorically, and makes use of a retirement home in Istanbul as a microcosm of the 20th century”. More »
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TLV TV Binge: Sleeping Bears

Be transported from Boston to Tel Aviv. Watch the shows taking Tel Aviv and the rest of Israel by storm. Join us for an afternoon binge of three TV shows. Can’t stay all day? Come for just one show- or two! Afraid you’ll be hooked? We will be screening additional episodes of Shababnikim following the More »
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TLV TV Binge: Your Honor

Be transported from Boston to Tel Aviv. Watch the shows taking Tel Aviv and the rest of Israel by storm. Join us for an afternoon binge of three TV shows. Can’t stay all day? Come for just one show- or two! Afraid you’ll be hooked? We will be screening additional episodes of Shababnikim following the More »
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TLV TV Binge: Shababnikim

Be transported from Boston to Tel Aviv. Watch the shows taking Tel Aviv and the rest of Israel by storm. Join us for an afternoon binge of three TV shows. Can’t stay all day? Come for just one show- or two! Afraid you’ll be hooked? We will be screening additional episodes of Shababnikim following the More »
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Inside the Mossad

Buy Tickets The Mossad, one of the most esteemed foreign intelligence agencies in the world, has been completely sealed off to the media for decades, creating legends that are a mix of fact and fiction. In this insightful documentary, Duki Dror (Partner with the Enemy, BJFF 2015), interviews dozens of former operatives for the first More »
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Anthrax

Buy Tickets A conspiracy thriller, based on a (mostly) true story. When a group of best friends from the army each begin to fall ill, they suspect that it’s the result of an anthrax vaccine experiment in which they took part during their military service. But when they set out to expose the truth and More »
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Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story

Buy Tickets Etgar Keret’s surrealist short stories are read and loved around the world. So, when two young Dutch filmmakers set out to make a film about Keret, they decided to emulate his surrealist style. Through animations of his stories, reenactments of his anecdotes, and interviews with family and friends (including author Jonathan Safran Foer More »
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Blowin’ Up

Buy Tickets Director: Stephanie Wang-Breal Film Details: 94 minutes, 2018, USA, color, English, DCP Film Website Official Selection of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and 2018 Hot Docs International Film Festival. Filmmaker Stephanie Wang-Breal will attend in person for discussion with local filmmaker Jocelyn Glatzer. “A true justice league of wonder women in action. ” More »
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Working Woman

Buy Tickets Orna loves her new real estate job and quickly gets promoted. But work becomes unbearable as her boss (Menashe Noy, Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem) begins to make inappropriate advances. With her husband struggling to keep his new restaurant afloat, Orna is the main breadwinner for their three children, and must now More »
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