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Cafe Nagler

  • Israel, Germany
  • Documentary
  • 2015
  • 59 min.
  • Director(s): Mor Kaplansky
  • Producer(s): Liran Atzmor, Yariv Barel, Mor Kaplansky

Synopsis

During the 1920s, Café Nagler was the hottest place in Berlin. The director embarks on a journey to find out what’s left of the legendary café owned by her family. After discovering that family myths don’t always match historical facts, she’ll re-create her family’s past together with her Berlin peers.

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Credits

Director(s)

Mor Kaplansky

Producer(s)

Liran Atzmor, Yariv Barel, Mor Kaplansky

Script

Mor Kaplansky

Cinematography

Yariv Barel

Editor

Arik Lahav-Leibovitz, Idit Aloni

Original Language

Hebrew, English, German

Subtitles

Hebrew, English, Russian

Sound designer

Ronen Nagel

Co-director

Yariv Barel

Festival Highlights

Berlinale , Germany , Culinary Cinema , 2016

Santa Barbara International Film Festival , USA , 2016

Dok.Fest Munich , Germany , 2016

Filmmor Women's International Film Festival , Turkey , 2016

Detroit Jewish Film Festival , USA , 2016

Minsk International Film Festival , Belarus , 2016

Devour! The Food Film Fest , Canada , 2016

Molodist International Film Festival , Ukraine , 2016

La Costa International Film Festival , USA , 2016

Haifa International Film Festival , Israel , 2015

Reviews

  • A tender, beautiful and loving film, which subtly recalls the crucial part the German Jews once had within Berlin culture.
    Berliner Morgenpost

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