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Find all your Israeli film information and resources at the first and most comprehensive online database of Israeli cinema. The Israeli Film Database aims to serve film presenters, industry people, and the general public both in Israel and the US.


The Women's Balcony (2016)

The Women's Balcony

Directed by: Emil Ben-Shimon

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Etty and Tzion live a happy peaceful life in their small Jerusalem community.  They have a strong love and mutual respect for one another.  Although their children left home long ago the a.. View More


Joe's Violin (2016)

Joe's Violin

Directed by: Kahane Cooperman

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In this award-winning documentary short, a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor donates his violin of 70 years to a local instrument drive, changing the life of a 12-year-old school girl from poorest and.. View More


#uploading_holocaust (2016)


Directed by: Udi Nir, Sagi Bornstein

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#uploading_holocaust is the first documentary based entirely on existing YouTube materials.Every year, a quarter of all Israeli high school students embark on a school trip to Poland to commemorate.. View More
Holy Zoo

‘Denial,’ acceptance, and other Jewish matters in the movies

Some films capture the essence of Jewry. But they're not necessarily showing at YES Planet or Cinema City, so viewers need to make something of an effort to see them. Get The Times of Israel's by a..View More

Israel’s ‘Sand Storm’ fails to make Oscar shortlist

Israel’s ‘Sand Storm’ fails to make Oscar shortlist

Israel's hopes for an Oscar as best foreign-language film were dashed when "Sand Storm" failed to make the cut as competing entries from 85 countries were narrowed to nine however, three of the nine..View More

Lost and Found

Movies: Lost and found

People like to think that the Holocaust ended in jubilation as the Allies liberated the camps. But the story of World War II is incomplete without a reckoning of the displacement, confusion and loss..View More