Menemsha Films, founded in 1998 by Neil Friedman, is dedicated to distributing the highest-quality art house films, hand-picked from around the globe. Menemsha Films set a record, discovering and representing five Academy Award nominees for five years in a row.
Directed by Ferenc Török • Drama • With Peter Rudolf, Bence Tasnadi, Tamas Szabo Kimmel, Dora Sztarkenki • 2017 • 91 minutes
On a summer day in 1945, an Orthodox man and his grown son return to a village in Hungary while the villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk's son. The townspeo...
Beauty in Trouble
Directed by Jan Hrebejk • Drama • With Anna Geislerová, Josef Abrhám, Jana Brejchová • 2006 • 110 minutes
Beauty in Trouble explores a young woman’s romantic dilemma: torn between a primal connection and the need to provide for her children, she loves two men. Set against the back drop of the ...
The Rape of Europa
Directed by Richard Berge, Nicole Newnham & Bonni Cohen • Documentary • With Joan Allen • 2006 • 117 minutes
The Rape of Europa tells the epic story of the systematic theft, deliberate destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during the Third Reich and World War II.
In a jo...
The Ritchie Boys
Directed by Christian Bauer • Documentary • 2004 • 90 minutes
The Ritchie Boys is the riveting, untold story of a group of young men who fled Nazi Germany and returned as soldiers in U.S. uniforms. They knew the psychology and the language of the enemy better than anyone. In Camp Ritchie, Maryla...
Streit's: Matzo and the American Dream
Directed by Michael Levine • Documentary • 2016 • 83 minutes
For more than 90 years, the Streit’s matzo factory sat in a low-slung tenement building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. While other matzo companies modernized, Streit’s remained a piece of living history, churning out 40 percent of the...
The Waldheim Waltz
Directed by Ruth Beckermann • Documentary • With Ruth Beckermann • 2018 • 94 minutes
THE WALDHEIM WALTZ is a film about truth and lies or “alternative facts”. About individual and collective consciousness.
“Waldheim no, Waldheim no” shouts a crowd in the center of Vienna in 1986. Ruth Beckerman...