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Israeli Filmmaker Amos Gitai Making Movie About AMIA Bombing

The Brazilian production company Prana Films will produce the movie based on the 1994 bombing attack on the center that left 85 dead and hundreds wounded. One venue will be the Paraguayan city of a..View More

Zero Motivation

Israeli Films to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

This year's lineup for the annual Tribeca Film Festival has just been released and will include Israeli films "Zero Motivation" and "Firstborn". Zero Motivation: Filmmaker Talya Lavie steps into a..View More

Cannon Fodder

Israeli Zombies Invade the Big Screen

Israel is a small country surrounded by enemies, but up until now, they were all human enemies. With the release this week of Eitan Gafny’s Cannon Fodder, Israel now has its own zombies. to a..View More


The Violent Mystery of a Missing Dog Unravels in This Israeli Short Film

Why Watch? This short film from director Gal Ziv opens with a man and woman getting a phone call regarding their lost dog and then jumps down a rabbit hole to reveal violence, desperation and of of..View More

Sumna's Letter (2011)

Ha-Mikhtav shel Sumna

Directed by: Timna Goldstein Chatab, Hadar Kleinman

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Hannah Star was adopted as an infant from Romania to Israel and was sent to a boarding school at age 13.  As she approaches her 18 birthday, she decides to go on a journey in search of her and.. View More

Freeflow (2012)

Tluim Ba'avir

Directed by: Ramy A. Katz

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A mother of six in a provincial town, fighting with courage and wisdom to keep her family together despite the harsh violence against her from her abusive husband, and her eldest son who stands by.. View More

Operation Grandma

Operation Grandma (1999)

Mivtza Savta
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Mivtza Savta (Operation Grandma) is a satirical comedy about the Israeli military and about kibbutz life. The story revolves around three brothers: Alon (34), a no-nonsense army officer; Benny a a.. View More

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