Documentary - To some, Yiddish is a dead culture, but an increasing number of people feel that the richness of its heritage is something to be preserved. The film presents these dilemmas on the rehearsal stage of the Yiddish spiel Theater, where the performances themselves, filmed in Europe and Israel, allow audiences to identify with the stories and the emotions of this once vibrant culture.
The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue.
In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured.
An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths.
Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes.
Have you watched Yiddish Aroma yet? What did you think about it?