Linda Cooper, chair


The Sun Valley Jewish Film Committee:

Jay Cooper, Penny Coe, Buzz Coe, Stan Joseph, Harriet Joseph, Fran Michael, Lois Rosen, Ellen Fastow, Joe Fastow, Ken Molkner, Ravona Molkner, Karen Saks, Robert Safron

Committee's recommendations

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The Red Sea Diving Resort

Based on a true story, this is a 2019 spy thriller film written and directed by Gideon Raff. Israel Mossad agents run a covert operation in Sudan that helps Ethiopian Jewish refugees escape to safe haven in Israel.

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The Spy Eli Cohen

In the 1960s, the true story of Israeli clerkturned-secret agent Eli Cohen (played by Sacha Baron Cohen) goes deep undercover inside Syria on a perilous, years-long mission to spy for Mossad.



A drama/comedy rated 5 stars by Rotten Tomatoes Two criminals are the sole survivors of a terrorist attack at a restaurant in Jerusalem. They believe G-d has given them a chance to change their ways. They decide to secretly follow people at the Wailing Wall, taking their paper requests in the wall so they can help them fulfill their dreams.

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A French Village (7 seasons)

This acclaimed drama is about the German occupation of France during World War II, and its effects on the inhabitants of a small village.


The Meyerowitz Stories

This film boasts a stellar star cast comprised of Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Emma Thompson, Adam Sandler, and Elizabeth Marvel. The story revolves around a Jewish family that tries to reconcile with each other over a course of time after being distant for a long time.