THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon

THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon films is a documentary that tells the inside story of two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American Dream turned the Hollywood power structure upside down, producing over 300 films and becoming the most powerful independent film company in the world. Up close and personal, the film examines the complex relationship between two contradictory personalities whose combined force fueled their success and eventual collapse.

Celebrated, condemned, loved and loathed, Cannon’s cultural impact and legacy is undeniable, wielding a kind of pop-cultural power that continues to seep into modern life today. [Synopsis courtesy of Cannes Film Festival]

Dancing in Jaffa

Renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulain stars in this charming documentary that offers a unique perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Three diverse Jaffa-based schools host Dulain’s Dancing Classrooms program. Ballroom basics are taught to an ethnically mixed group of children, the most passionate members of which are trained for a citywide competition. What results is a sweet and incredibly moving tale filled with moments of truth, poignancy and hope. In Arabic, English, Hebrew with subtitles.