Short Films, Big Stories

Short Films, Big Stories

A handpicked collection of works—narrative and documentary—by talented storytellers from within our global community that explore, reveal and celebrate all facets of the Jewish experience.

Short Films, Big Stories
  • Past Continuous

    Kineret Hay-Gillor is a Documentary filmmaker from Israel. A few years ago, while she was living in Australia, she met a remarkable couple that entered her heart and mind and decided to make a film about them.
    Past Continuous” Documentary Screening + Q&A Lakeshore Productions 

This documentar...

  • The Caretakers

    The Caretakers explores everyday devotion to spiritual architectural spaces through the prism of two caretakers from a mosque and a synagogue – Emanuel Synagogue. This short documentary film gives intimate, personal access to the locations these people care for by inviting viewers to experience s...

  • The Caretakers – Introduction by Director Kate Vinen

    Kate Vinen, director of short documentary film, The Caretakers, offers a primer to her celebrated work. She reveals her reason for selecting Emanuel Synagogue as a subject, discusses the importance of juxtaposing two spiritual spaces in order to highlight our similarities and shares her unforgett...