Families of Israel

Families of Israel
Genre:
Family, Documentary | Director: Eleanor Marquisee | Language: English | Length: 30 minutes | Country: Israel | Year: 2010 | Rating: NR

Award winning and highly acclaimed Families of the World Series documents how children and their families live in each country. Families of the World takes you on a fantastic journey to another country where you view the unique lives of two children and their families. Each program focuses on a different culture, their way of life, family attraction, communities, schools and homes of two families (one urban and the other rural) — from breakfast to bedtime and all the fun-filled activities in between. We are introduced to a child who helps narrate his or her activities.

View trailers for this series here.

NCSCOS Essential Standards: 1.C.1.1, 2.C.1.1, 3.C.1.1

Monsieur Ibrahim

Monsieur Ibrahim
Genre:
Comedy, Drama | Director: François Dupeyron | Language: French, English Subtitles | Length: 95 minutes | Country: France | Year: 2003 | Rating: R

Screen legend Omar Sharif is Monsieur Ibrahim, an elderly Turkish Muslim man who owns a grocery store in a shabby, working-class section of Paris. His life takes on new meaning when he befriends Momo, a lonely teenage boy (Pierre Boulanger). In Ibrahim, Momo finds the father he never had, a patient man infused with kindness and wisdom that he freely shares. And Momo awakens within Ibrahim a taste for grand adventure, which takes them on a journey that will forever change their lives. Written and directed by Francois Dupeyron, based on the novel by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.

Six Million and One

Six Million and One
Genre:
Biography, Documentary, Family | Director: David Fisher | Language: English | Length: 93 minutes | Country: Israel | Year: 2011 | Rating: NR

A filmmaker and his siblings research the experiences of their late father, who survived the Holocaust during World War II.

NCSCOS Essential Standards: 7.H.2.1, WH.H.8.1