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The Two Escobars

  Pablo Escobar was the richest, most powerful drug kingpin in the world, ruling the Medelli­n Cartel with an iron fist. Andrés Escobar was the biggest soccer star in Colombia. Read More

Saving Private Perez

  Saving Private Perez is a 2011 Mexican Western comedy film. The movie follows Julian Pérez, a Mexican organized crime leader, who is asked by his mother to rescue his Read More

Rosario Tijeras

  Rosario Tijeras (Flora Martínez) has been abused by men all her life, initially by her stepfather. Years later, she works as a paid assassin, seducing men and killing them Read More

Thomas Sankara: Fratricide in Burkina, Africa

  Burkina Faso, West Africa. October 15, 1987. Automatic gunfire breaks the evening night’s silence and kills President Thomas Sankara. Had the assassins been sent by his brother in arms, Read More

Monsieur Ibrahim

  The story unfolds in a working-class neighborhood in the Paris of the 1960s. The protagonist, Moїse Schmidt (Momo), is a young Jewish boy growing up without a mother and Read More

Sins of My Father

  In 1993, after Pablo Escobar is gunned down by the police, his then 16-year-old son Juan Pablo flees to Argentina together with his mother and sister. To avoid being Read More

Being Jewish in France

  The Jews and the land of ‘Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity’ began their love affair in 1791, when France became the first modern country to proclaim Jewish emancipation. But as Read More

Games of Love and Chance

  A group of teenagers from the housing projects of the Paris suburbs practice a passage from the play Games of Love and Chance by Marivaux for their French class. Read More

Kazablan

  Kazablan is a very famous and popular Israeli musical film, released in 1974. The film is based on an Israeli Hebrew language play, written by Yigal Mossinson and staged Read More

Siege

  Gila Almagor plays Tamar, an Israeli woman who loses her husband during the Six Day War. Her husband’s friends do not want his memory to be forgotten, and this Read More