WinterFest 2018 Films

Browse the complete lineup of WinterFest 2018 films here. Films can be filtered by Venues using the dropdown menus at the top of the page. Note: five films are displayed at a time per page. To navigate to the next page, use the Go Forward button at the bottom of the page. 

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Venues
  • Alamo Drafthouse
  • Vogue Theatre
Film Type
  • Documentary
  • Narrative
February 10, 2018
Operation Wedding

Operation Wedding

Israel Latvia English Hebrew Russian
February 10
12:00 p.m.

Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Jewish dissidents who were denied exit visas, plot to hijack an empty plane and escape the USSR. Caught by the KGB a few steps from boarding, they were sentenced to years in the gulag and two were sentenced to death; they never got on a plane. 45 years later, filmmaker Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov reveals the compelling story of her parents, leaders of the group, "heroes" in the West but "terrorists" in Russia.

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West of the Jordan River

West of the Jordan River

France Israel Arabic English Hebrew
February 10
1:30 p.m.

Amos Gitai (Rabin, Free Zone) returns to the occupied territories for the first time since his 1982 documentary Field Diary. West of the Jordan River describes the efforts of citizens, Israelis and Palestinians, who are trying to overcome the consequences of occupation.

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Seeing Allred

Seeing Allred

English
February 10
3:30 p.m.

To some, Gloria Allred is a money-grubbing, shrill feminist prone to tawdry theatrics; to others she’s the most effective and fearless women’s rights attorney in America. In Roberta Grossman and Sophie Sartain's (Hava Nagila: The Movie) intimate, warts-and-all documentary, one thing is certain: Allred’s 40-year devotion to asserting, protecting, and expanding the rights of women is unwavering and her influence unassailable.

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Humor Me

Humor Me

USA English
February 10
6:05 p.m.

This heartfelt father-son comedy starring Elliott Gould, Jemaine Clement and Ingrid Michaelson follows a struggling playwright who is forced to move in with his joke-telling dad in a New Jersey retirement community and learns, as his father often says, "life's going to happen, whether you smile or not.”

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Shelter

Shelter

Israel Arabic English German Hebrew
February 10
8:40 p.m.

Naomi Rimon, a Mossad agent, is sent on an easy mission: to protect Mona, a Lebanese collaborator, in a safe house in Hamburg, Germany, for two weeks. But there are no easy missions in this world, certainly not in the world of espionage and intrigue.

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