Monthly Screenings

Preview Club

8 meetings, once a month, Fri., 10:30-13:30

Price: 620 NIS / Members: 545 NIS

Every month the Cinematheque will hold guided screenings of new films prior to their release for screening to the general public. The film selected will be suitable for guided viewing and the lecture will focus upon the artistic messages and cinematic references to earlier cinematic classics.

Dates: 27.10.17 / 24.11.17 / 29.12.17 / 26.1.18 / 23.2.18 / 23.3.18 / 27.4.18 / 25.5.18

Speaker in heb.: Ron Fogel


Dir.: Aisling Walsh
| 115 minutes

Maud Lewis was a self-taught artist who, despite a handicap and with the help of her husband, a hardened and somewhat deformed man himself, became a well renowned artist. “One of the most beautiful and life-affirming and uplifting movies of the year” (Chicago Sun-Times).

Speaker (in Heb.): Nissim Dayan 

The Midwife

Dir.: Martin Provost
| 117 minutes

Conscientious, inhibited and perhaps a little self-righteous, midwife Claire is stuck in a rut. After years of placing other people before herself, she’s worried she might have been left behind. One day, however, an unexpected phone call changes everything. 

Speaker (in Heb.): Dr. Noa Regev


Dir.: Todd Haynes
| 117 minutes

Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Both children embark on mysterious and mesmerizing quests to find what they are missing. Wonderstruck brings back the magic of cinema to fill your heart with warmth and bliss.

Speaker (in Heb.): Benjamin Freidenberg

The Square

Dir.: Ruben Östlund
| 142 minutes

After helping a stranger out, Christian, a curator of an exhibition about goodness, discovers his wallet was stolen. This sets off a series of events that put his morals to the test. A serious and thought-provoking comedy, full of brilliantly executed ideas.

Speaker: Erez Dvora

A Fantastic Woman

Dir.: Sebastián Lelio
| 103 minutes

When her life partner dies, a transgender woman is faced with scrutiny by the authorities and her partner’s family. A Fantastic Woman (Oscar for Best Foreign Film) “is a brilliant film: a richly humane, moving study of someone keeping alive the memory and the fact of love” (The Guardian). 

Speaker (in Heb.): Albert Gabai

Last Flag Flying

Dir.: Richard Linklater
| 125 minutes

Thirty years after serving together in Vietnam, three friends reunite to bury the son of one of them, who died in the Iraq war. Richard Linklater continues to explore American masculinity with a series of humane, piercing, and precise scenes.

Lecture in Hebrew

Le Brio

Dir.: Yvan Attal
| 95 minutes
After a racist outburst in class, a French law professor is forced to mentor an Albanian student for a debate competition. Le Brio, an entertaining and triumphant work, is somewhat of a take on My Fair Lady.


Speaker (in Heb.): Ayelet Eidelberg

Her Love Boils Bathwater

Dir.: Ryôta Nakano
| 125 minutes

When Futaba is told she only has a few months to live, she decides to keep her daughter in the dark and create a list of tasks for her to accomplish. A heartfelt drama about a family dealing with conflict and hidden secrets.