Ladino (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Fading Gigolo (2013)
58 metascore

Fading Gigolo (2013)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money.

Director: John Turturro | Stars: John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Sofía Vergara

Votes: 24,008 | Gross: $3.76M

Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Romance, War

A Protestant World War II pilot and a Jewish girl fall in love in Jerusalem, even though their diverse backgrounds threaten to pull them apart.

Director: Moshé Mizrahi | Stars: Tom Hanks, Cristina Marsillach, Benedict Taylor, Anat Atzmon

Votes: 2,365 | Gross: $0.28M

The Third Half (2012)

113 min | Drama, History, Romance

Determined to build the best football club in the country, Dimitry hires the German coach, Rudolph Spitz, to galvanize his rag tag team but - when the first Nazi tanks roll through the city and Rebecca, the beautiful daughter of a local banker, elopes with his star player, all Dimitry's plans must change.

Director: Darko Mitrevski | Stars: Katarina Ivanovska, Sasko Kocev, Richard Sammel, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 8,218

Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)

108 min | Drama

Summer of 1943. The Jews of Greater Bulgaria must adhere to the laws of Germany. Moni, (17) a Jewish youngster from Sofia and Giogio the son of the commissar for Jewish affairs' driver, ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Nichev | Stars: Kristiyan Makarov, Moni Moshonov, Tatyana Lolova, Stefan Popov

Votes: 398

The City and the City

Drama, History, War | Post-production

Six episodes from the life and perils of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki and the image of the city as it is today, create a multi-character narration where two cities co-exist in the same frame.

Directors: Hristos Passalis, Syllas Tzoumerkas | Stars: Vassilis Kanakis, Alexandros Vardaxoglou, Angeliki Papoulia, Argyris Xafis

Novia que te vea (1994)

114 min | Comedy, Drama

Two Mexican Jewish girls of come of age in Mexico City during the 1960s.

Director: Guita Schyfter | Stars: Claudette Maillé, Maya Mishalska, Angélica Aragón, Ernesto Laguardia

Votes: 120

Stars (1959)

91 min | War, Drama

The tragic love of the Jewish girl and the Nazi officer is presented as a symbol of human purity defeated by fascism and racial prejudice.

Director: Konrad Wolf | Stars: Sasha Krusharska, Jürgen Frohriep, Erik S. Klein, Stefan Pejchev

Votes: 393

My Sweet Canary (2011)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

Roza Eskenazi sang the way she lived, with passion, fire and love. This is the story of three young musicians who embark on an exciting musical journey, to tell the story of Greece's best-loved rebetiko singer.

Director: Roy Sher | Stars: Haris Alexiou, Mehtap Demir, Roza Eskenazy, Tomer Katz

Votes: 68

Lesciva Macèda (2017– )

10 min | Comedy

Situation comedy about men's and women's gossip in a laundromat.

Stars: Claudia Conta, Ilaria Chiocchetti, Paolo Verra, Veronica Moser

Island of Roses (1995)

55 min | Documentary

This film visits the Los Angeles community of "Rhodeslis"--Jews who lived on the Mediterranean island of Rhodes from 1492 to World War II--who have passed down their traditions, food, songs... See full summary »

Director: Gregori Viens | Star: Rebecca Amato Levy

Susam (2021)

Short, Drama

A Turkish-Jewish family faces a series of dilemmas on the morning of Susam's Bar-mitzvah ceremony with the limitations of Shabbat day rules when Susam locks himself in his room and does not get out for his ceremony.

Director: Sami Morhayim | Stars: Fatih Al, Feri Baycu Güler, Izzet Bana, Forti Barokas

El príncipe de Argel (2004)

17 min | Short, Romance

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Director: Abraham Hayon | Stars: Mar Abascal, Sandro Armenti, Antonio Duque, Andres Loiseau

Ocio (2016– )

20 min | Family

Tv format that talks about art, science, technology, history, food and languages. For curious children and for adults that feel like kids inside again.

Stars: Maddalena Aliprandi, Manuela Dasser, Alice Dellantonio

Angel Wagenstein: Art Is a Weapon (2017)

85 min | Documentary

As a teenager in wartime Bulgaria, Wagenstein commanded a daredevil Jewish partisan brigade, surviving capture and torture by fascist police. At 94 years old, screenwriter, author and ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Simon | Stars: Angel Vagenshtain, Maxim Benvenisti, Stefan Danailov, Rana Dasgupta

Votes: 5

Kaybolan bir dil, kaybolan bir mutfak (2017)

60 min | Documentary

A documentary about the Turkish Sephardic Jews' language Ladino and the cuisine they used to practice which is now almost extinct.

Director: Deniz Alphan

The Pirate Captain Toledano (2017)

10 min | Short, Adventure

Pirate Captain Toledano interrogates a stowaway, a refugee from the Spanish Inquisition.The lad wants to become a pirate to plunder Spanish ships. The Captain must decide whether to make the stowaway a pirate, or to make him walk the plank.

Director: Arnon Z. Shorr | Stars: Stephen DeCordova, Dan Shaked, Will Beinbrink, Richard Rasner

Votes: 10

From Toledo to Jerusalem (1989)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Shmuel Imberman | Star: Yehoram Gaon

Votes: 10

A Journey (2019)

104 min | Biography, Drama, History

A holocaust survivor's journey, combined with the younger generations' one. Two parallel stories with a common destination. Auschwitz.

Director: Giacomo Gabrielli | Stars: Aurora Volcan, Arek Hersh, Fabian Mosele, Serena Bevilacqua

Votes: 9

In Search of Ladino (1981)

60 min | Documentary

This unique cinematic piece about language, memory and identity follows Ladino speakers-their culture, their memories and their hopes for the future of their mother tongue. In Search of ... See full summary »

Director: David Perlov | Stars: Itamar Gov, Rena Molho, Yael Perlov

Votes: 5

La cerimònia de la llum (2010)

55 min | Documentary, Musical

A live stage musical show and also a cultural, interactive project that deals with such issues as faith, respect for difference and diversity, and Mediterranean identity. This documentary ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Manuel Montané | Star: Lídia Pujol

Chants of Sand and Stars (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Music

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Director: Nicolas Klotz | Star: Ami Flammer

Votes: 15

The Shealtiels: A Family Saga (1999)

150 min | Documentary, History

The history (in 3 x 50 min.) of one unique Jewish family, the Shealtiels and their ancestors, from Medieval Spain to the present.

Star: Ron Shealtiel

Stimmen Voci Ujes (2013)

Documentary, Short

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Directors: Alessandro Bandinelli, Federico Campana

Salvador - The Ship of Shattered Hopes (2006)

70 min | Documentary

On the night of December 3, 1940, at the Black Sea port of Varna, Bulgaria, the Salvador - a rickety, old, sail-powered coal freighter - is finally towed out to sea. 352 Bulgarian Jews ... See full summary »

Director: Nissim Mossek

Adio Kerida (I) (2002)


A personal journey about the search for identity and memory among Sephardic Jews with roots in Cuba.

Director: Ruth Behar | Stars: Ruth Behar, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 10

Am grossen Wannsee: The Wannsee Recordings (2011)

96 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Israeli and German musicians perform the works of Jewish composers in the room where the infamous Wannsee conference took place 67 years earlier.

Director: Emre Amram Sonmez | Stars: Meitar Ensemble, Moshe Aharonov, Ayelet Amots-Avramson, Roi Amotz

Architecture in Israel (2013)

370 min | Documentary

What is under discussion is the actual construction of the state of Israel, its history and identity, besides the oedipal theme for an architect-filmmaker. An informed and intelligent man, ... See full summary »

Stars: Yaël Abecassis, Hanna Maron, Adina Baron, Meir Ben-Dov

The Shealtiels: A Family Saga (1998 TV Movie)

99 min | Documentary, History

The feature-length version of the mini-series documenting the history of one unique Jewish family, the Shealtiels and their ancestors, from Medieval Spain to the present.

Director: Ilan Ziv | Star: Ron Shealtiel

Pèsca Tofènia, Usanzes e Superstizions (2015 TV Short)

11 min | Documentary, Short

Documentary about the tradition of the Three Wise Men in Fassa Valley, Dolomites, Italy.

Director: Gabriele Gechi | Stars: Nicola Eccel, Giacomo Gabrielli, Fernanda Micheluzzi

The Stars of Stern (2018 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

'I seek at the same time for the eternal and the temporal' Georges Perec - Life a User's Manual

Director: Gad Abittan | Star: Gad Abittan

Die fünfte Himmelsrichtung (2017)

78 min | Documentary

On 1 June 2009 a passenger plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. My cousin Georg, returning from Brazil, was among the 228 dead. He grew up as an adopted child in a small Italian village ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Prinoth | Stars: Claudio Bernardi, Laurin Demetz, Teresa Insam, Alberta Kostner

On the Road with Bob Holman (2012– )

90 min | Documentary

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Stars: Bob Holman, Karamo Susso, Papa Susso

The Key from Spain (2000)

40 min | Documentary, Short

Acclaimed Sephardic folksinger, Flory Jagoda, tells the story of her life. She sings the songs of her ancestors and contributes melodies and lyrics of her own. She celebrates life itself, delighting with her songs and personal story.

Directors: Mischa Livingstone, Ankica Petrovic | Star: Flory Jagoda

Bushkida - In Search of the Jewish-Spanish Language (2020)

88 min | Documentary, Animation

Bushkida is a documentary film about Judeo-Spanish, also called Ladino. Ladino was the language of the Sephardic Jews, who were expelled from Spain in 1492. It is a miracle that this ... See full summary »

Director: David Schidlowsky | Stars: Alisa Meyuhas-Ginio, Eliezer Papo, Avner Perez, Aldina Quintana

Na Seconda Vita (2018 TV Short)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Music

A look to how musician and percussionist Max Castlunger builds musical instruments with recycling materials.

Director: Gabriele Gechi | Star: Max Castlunger

L Sènt di Bec (2014 TV Short)

9 min | Documentary, Short

Documentary about the tradition of St. Nicholas in Fassa Valley, Dolomites, Italy.

Director: Gabriele Gechi | Stars: Mariaclaudia Chiocchetti, Giacomo Gabrielli

Cajones: Scatola Neigra (2014 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

Official Music Video for Cajones' 'Scatola Neigra'.

Director: Giacomo Gabrielli | Stars: Biju Vadagnini, Roberto Dassala, Marco Mattia, Daniele Volcan

Pedies (2015– )

15 min | News

News from ladin-language territories in Trentino Alto-Adige, Dolomites, Italy.

Stars: Martina Debertol, Vanessa Tomasi, Giulia Riz, Cinzia Pistoia

The Climber (2012)

G | 23 min | Short, Adventure, Biography

A senior climber finds out his old diary. Browsing through it, he traces feelings and emotions that felt while he climbed his beloved mountains, sixty years before.

Director: Giacomo Gabrielli | Stars: Giuseppe Dellantonio, Vigilio Gabrielli

Dolor (I) (2019)

5 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A Ladino lament song becomes a journey down memory lane, and a poetic farewell to a lost world.

Director: Dotan Moreno

Zenza de Te (2009 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

Official music video for Lingue Morte's 'Zenza de Te' ('Without You').

Director: Armando Trivellini | Stars: Valentino Croce, Roberto Dassala, Mario Färber, Federica Gabrielli

Daperdut Olà Che Varde (2005)

G | 5 min | Short, Drama

The document talks about some conditions of life that the inhabitants of the modern world even know.

Director: Giacomo Gabrielli

Saved by Language (2015)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary

Can a language save your life? Yes it can, even an ancient one from the 15th century. Saved by Language tells the story of Moris Albahari, a Sephardic Jew from Sarajevo (born 1930), who ... See full summary »

Directors: Bryan Kirschen, Susanna Zaraysky

Votes: 5

Te Fana (2015– )

10 min

Tv format about cooking with simple ingredients, from vegetables to fruits, from fish to meat. Nice, good and easy!

Star: Alessio Rasom

M 360° Cater Vari Tla Val di Sonns (2014)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Paolo Vinati | Stars: Banda Di La Valle, Pinzimonio, Hell Warriors

A spas per la Ladinia (2012– )

30 min | Documentary

Documentary series about nature, history and people living in Ladin-language territories, Italy.

Star: Fernando Brunel

Le rëgn de Fanes (2006)

50 min | Romance

The film tells the story of the fall of the mythic Reign of Fanes in the Ladin Dolomites, caused by the longing for increasing power of the last king of Fanes. The queens of Fanes have ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Verra | Stars: Edi Croce, Tone Palfrader, Susy Rottonara

Anter Pult e Cassabanch (2016– )

8 min | Documentary

Documentary series about clothing tradition of Val di Fassa, North Italy.

Stars: Claudia Conta, Veronica Debertol

Salonica (2008)


A look at Thessaloniki which for 450 years was mainly Jewish and the predominant language was Spanish. It was populated by the Jews who were expelled from Catholic Spain in 1492 who found refuge in the Ottoman Empire.

Director: Paolo Poloni

Votes: 11

La Usc di Ladins (2014– )

3 min | News

Weekly news from Ladin-language countries in North Italy.

Stars: Lucia Gross, Cristina Marchetti, Valentina Redolfi

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