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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
Rising Arab Film Star

Rising Israeli Arab TV Star No Longer Forced to Worry About Humiliating Airport Security Checks

Israeli cinema and television have provided Palestinian actress Samar Qupty with a showcase for her talent and enabled her to make small inroads against bigotry - even among the occasional airport a..View More

Israeli Basketball

'On the Map': Film Review

Dani Menkin's documentary recounts the inspiring tale of the Israeli national basketball team's 1977 win of the European Cup. There's no surer ingredient for a feel-good documentary than an sports a..View More

Oh La La

Oh La La! French comedy fest in Israel part deux

Once upon a time France was known for its dramas, but now, comedy is king in French cinema. The cinematheques in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Sderot, Herzliya, and Rosh Pina, as well as theaters in..View More