116 Cameras follows a Holocaust vurvivor as she is transformed into an interactive hologram. In collaboration with the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies, The Shoah Foundation is transforming a number of Holocaust survivors into 3D digital projections that will interact with generations to come.
The Muslim call to prayer has been reduced in Cairo to a single recording of one muezzin reciting the adhan, which is broadcast using wireless receivers. The filmmakers documented the tradition of the adhan before it ceased to exist.
The Calling is a groundbreaking two-part four-hour documentary series that will share the journeys of four young Americans - a Catholic, a Muslim, a Protestant and a Jew, who have decided to enter the clergy.
For centuries, the women of rural Tibet have been relegated to subservient roles. Regarded as capable of little more than churning butter, bearing children and saying prayers, they have lived servile lives without access to education or the time to practice Buddhism to the same degree as men. In Daughters of Wisdom, the filmmaker creates a vivid, intimate portrait of the lives of these women, and witnesses their culture, a culture on the verge of positive social change realized through education and religious cultivation.
A personal and global search by Israeli director Yoav Shamir for a better understanding of anti-Semitism is the focus of Defamation. Shamir seeks reactions from the man in the street to opinons about anti-Semitism posed by experts.
What makes a Jew? In the oft-quoted rabbinic source “Ethics of the Fathers,” the three pillars of Judaism are earmarked as prayer, study, and gemilut hasidim, or acts of loving kindness. But there’s a fourth pillar. Food.