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Published May 5th 2020
Stream the best of festival's past on JIFF VOD
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When times are a little tough, there's nothing like a distraction. If you're a fan of foreign films and have enjoyed JIFF (Jewish International Film Festival) in the past, you'd know there are some pretty amazing films in that repertoire. In case you weren't aware, while you're waiting for the next festival in October 2020, you can fill that gap by streaming the best of festival's past on JIFF VOD.
Select any film by clicking on the image and login to Vimeo. If you don't have an account, it's simple to create a FREEVimeo account by entering your full name, email address and a password.
Currently, you can access a few new titles that are now available to rent or purchase as listed. Make a choice. You can rent it for $10.42 for a 72 hour streaming period or buy it for $26.07 to stream and download anytime. Not all films are the same price with some less than the mentioned prices. Be sure to also take note if the prices are in Australian or US dollars so you're fully aware how much you're paying.
The Other Story - an intricate web of desperate parents, rebellious children, and spouses locked in conflict.
The Mover - based on the true story of Latvia's Schindlers; saving local Jews from Nazi persecution and certain death.
The Humorist - an original and entertaining feature with a troubling contemporary resonance when a standup comedian starts to crack.
My Name is Sara - a true story of Sara Guralnick, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by the Nazis in September of 1942.
Those Who Remained - a lyrical story of the healing power of love amid conflict, loss and trauma.
Golda - a documentary of Meir's dramatic premiership; from her rise to power to her tragic demise.
If it's a meaty and satisfying drama you're after, you could take a look at two of the recent box office hits of the king of contemporary Israeli melodrama; Avi Nesher. Past Lifeand The Other Story are available to stream and explores the complex nature of family. These critically acclaimed films are both thrilling and heart-tugging in equal measure with lush and vivid cinematography to support it. There's so much more to explore and enjoy online, and there's nothing like a foreign film that takes you away from what you're used to, like a breath of fresh air.