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A Dangerous Dance (Rikud Mesukan) - Poster

A Dangerous Dance (2006)

Rikud Mesukan
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Joseph, a young handsome unemployed from a small town in the South, spends his nights at the local dance-bar. He's the best Latino dancer in town - all the girls fall for him, charmed by his sex - a.. View More

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Alex is Lovesick (1986)

Alex Holeh Ahavah

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

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This Israeli movie by Boaz Davidson is a touching and funny coming-of-age film about thirteen year old Alex, who falls head over heals in love for the first time. Sounds harmless enough on the but a.. View More

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Big Eyes (1974)

Einayim G'dolot

Directed by: Uri Zohar

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A magnificent story about love and basketball.  Benny Furman is a basketball head coach who can't decide what he really wants. View More

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Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (2003)

Hakochavim Shel Shlomi

Directed by: Shemi Zarhin

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16 years old Shlomi lives with his restless mother, his soldier brother and his ill grandfather. Although not doing well in school, Shlomi is a gifted cook and takes care of most household chores. a.. View More

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Campfire (2004)

Medurat Hashevet

Directed by: Joseph Cedar

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The story of a young widow, the mother of two beautiful teenage daughters, who wants to join the founding group of a new religious settlement in the West Bank, but first must convince the acceptance.. View More

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Comrade (2005)

Bekarov Ikre Lecha Mashehu Tov

Directed by: Eyal Shiray

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Comrade is the story of a young boy with a difficult backround who runs away from home to live with his sister. View More

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Dear Mr. Waldman (2005)

Michtavim Le America

Directed by: Hanan Peled

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In the early sixties, Hilik, a ten year old boy who lives in Tel Aviv, knows he and his brother have a goal in life: to make his parents happy and compensate for the grief and loss they suffered the.. View More

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Out of Sight (2005)

Lemarit Ain

Directed by: Daniel Syrkin

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Ya'ara, a young blind woman, works towards her degree at Princeton University. In addition to the personal hardships that she must overcome due to her disability, she finds out that her cousin and.. View More

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Forever Young (1996)

Tze'irim Lanetzah

Directed by: Michael Behagen

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The tragic story of four young people who die in a car accident while filming themselves. The movie is based on the videotapes found in the car after the accident.  View More

Get Zorkin

Get Zorkin (1971)

Hasamba VeNa'arei Hahefker

Directed by: Joel Silberg

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Hasamba is a group of teenagers fighting crime, from their secret headquarter “The Electric al Cave”. Leading the group is the brave Yaron Zehavi. He takes on a mission to detain the If.. View More

Growing Pains

Growing Pains (1980)

Pitzei Bagrut 80

Directed by: Zeev Revah

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Two highschool students from different social classes fall in love and have to resolve many internal issues. View More

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Koko is 19 (1985)

Koko Ben 19

Directed by: Dani Warth

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A poor kid in a musical band sees his dreams smashed by his poverty and the economic issues within the state. View More

Sahkanim

Auditions (1995)

Sahkanim

Directed by: Ron Ninio

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Life behind the scenes in the Israeli theater is not all its cracked up to be, as seen in this episodic psychological drama that chronicles the disillusionment of idealistic young actors who come to.. View More

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Lost Islands (2008)

I'yim Avudim

Directed by: Reshef Levy

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An autobiographic film about an Israeli family of 5 children set in 1980.  Erez, one of the twins, sabotages the father's car, and is then involved in a car accident that leaves the father a a.. View More

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Final Exams (1983)

Bchinat Bagrut

Directed by: Assi Dayan

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Roni and Orna are the most talked about couple at their high-school. When Orna gets pregnant unexpectedly, they decide to go through an abortion. This decision is revisited when they receive news of.. View More

Morning Star

Morning Star (1980)

Kohav Hashahar

Directed by: Akiva Barkin

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Torn between following his passion and helping his family, Noam a young Israeli boy pursues becoming a singer in order to save his family from their financial problems.   View More

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Noa at 17 (1982)

Noa Bat 17

Directed by: Yitzhak Zepel Yeshurun

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Individual struggle plays itself out against the backdrop of historical tumult in the Israeli drama Noa at 17. It is the early 1950s and Israel, still undergoing its birth pangs as a nation, is.. View More

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No Longer 17 (2002)

Lo Bat 17

Directed by: Itzhak Zepel Yeshurun

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A Kibbutz in Israel is heavily in debt. In a last effort to produce a viable financial restructuring, the old, "unproductive" members are asked to leave the kibutz, to make room for younger, more to.. View More

Someone to Run With

Someone to Run With (2005)

Mishehu Larutz Eito

Directed by: Oded Davidoff

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In the streets of Jerusalem, two teenagers' lives cross paths over the course of a summer. Together they learn to overcome their fears and find true friendship. View More

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Super Boy (1998)

Super Boy

Directed by: Hanoch Rosen

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Tom is shy and unpopular. He has always dreamed of having super powers, until the day his dreams come true.   View More

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The Auntie from Argentina (1983)

Hadoda Meargentina

Directed by: George Ovadiah

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Rafi and Yossi are brothers who know how to enjoy life! They are students in Israel, living off the money their Argentinian aunt sends them. The Iraqi father of their girlfriends is happy to lend be.. View More

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My Name is Smhil / The Bull Buster (1973)

Koreyim Li Shmil

Directed by: George Obadiah

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The film is about two teenagers who get kicked off the kibbutz and head for Tel Aviv. While earning their living as truck drivers, they find themselves involved in heroic acts and a love affair. View More

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Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)

Sof Ha'Olam Smola

Directed by: Avi Nesher

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The tale of a group of families who emmigrate from India to Israel in the late sixties, seeking a better life in what they believe to be the first outpost of the West in Asia. Instead they are sent.. View More

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The Summer of Aviya (1988)

Ha Kayitz Shel Aviya

Directed by: Eli Cohen

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It is summertime, 1951, in an Israeli town where European immigrants continue to settle after World War II. Still scarred and raw from the Holocaust, they are often misunderstood and ridiculed .. View More

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The Wooden Gun (1979)

Roveh Huliot

Directed by: Ilan Moshenson

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This film is about the conflict between the native born Israelis and the European refugees. Prejudices, rumors, and unfair treatments were all problems in Tel Aviv during the time period of the to.. View More

There Was No War in '72

There Was No War in '72 (1995)

B'Shivim Ushtayim Lo Hayta Milhama

Directed by: David Krainer

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An affectionate portrait of a family whose members are behaving at their worst. The story of There Was No War in '72 begins from the point of view of Yoni (Adam Abulafia), the beleaguered son of an.. View More

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Bena (2009)

Bena

Directed by: Niv Klainer

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Amos is a mental health worker, widower, and father to Yurik, a mentally ill teenager. One day, while visiting one of his patients, Amos discovers Bena, an illegal Thai immigrant. Instead of turning.. View More

Wanted: Four Legged Husband (Bogie and Alexis) (1993)

Mehapeset Baal Al Arbah

Directed by: Shimon Azulai

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Daniela is trying to find a suitable match for her dog. When finally the right one comes along, both owners find themselves involved in a surprising relationship as well. View More

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Burning Mooky (2008)

Mooky Bo'era

Directed by: Lina Chaplin, Slava Chaplin

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During Mooky's adolescence, which is shadowed by his mother Tinka's seductive nature, he contends with unrequited love for one young woman and a sado-masochistic relationship with another. Mooky to.. View More

The Book of the Internal Grammar (2009)

Directed by: Nir Bergman

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A 10-year-old boy whose body refuses to develop constructs an inner world and tries to awaken his dormant growth gland.   View More

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For my Father (2008)

Sof Shavua B'Tel Aviv

Directed by: Dror Zehavi

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Tarek comes to Tel Aviv to carry out a suicide attack. Following a technical glitch with the bomb, he ends up spending 48 hours in Tel Aviv.     View More

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Lipstika (2011)

Odem

Directed by: Jonathan Sagall

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Lara is Palestinian. She left Ramallah thirteen years ago to begin a new life in London where she married Michael and had a child. She, her husband and her seven-year-old son James lead a pleasant,.. View More

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Lebanon (2009)

Levanon

Directed by: Shmulik Maoz

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On June 1982, (the first day of the Lebanese war), four young Israeli soldiers, operating a single tank, are assigned to accompany a small group of ground soldiers. The force's first mission is to a.. View More

There Were Nights (2009)

Haiu Leilot

Directed by: Ron Ninio

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Goni's father lost his reputation, his pride and his desire to live after serving a short prison sentence twenty years ago. A little later he lost his wife, Gony's mother, to cancer. Since then, at.. View More

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Dream Weaves (2008)

Tofrey Ha'halomot

Directed by: Eyal Tsarfaty

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The film takes a look at our collective back yard through the backyard of the Psagot school in Migdal Ha'emek in the north of Israel. View More

Light Of Nowhere (1973)

Or Min Hahefker

Directed by: Nissim Dayan

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A 17-year-old boy from a bad, crime infested neighborhood, struggles to get an education and work towards a good future without leaving his family behind. View More

The Field of Green Peas

Directed by: Yigal Tibon

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A personal journey of the director and eight friends back to the days of their youth at boardings school. View More

Nothing to Write Home About

Healmutam Shel Dvarim

Directed by: Daniel Miran

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In post-production as of July 2009. The cinematic diary of Daniel Miran, who has been obsessively documenting himself since he left home at age 17.   View More

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Lod Detour (2009)

Okef Lod

Directed by: Orna Raviv

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The story of Ilan Hakaray, principal of the Amal High School in Lod who offers students their last opportunity to complete a high school education after they fail out of other institutions. We three.. View More

Money Time (2009)

Directed by: Oded Rad

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In post-production as of August 2009. A fascinating encounter between Israeli chutzpah and German manners as five Israeli students try to sell pictures to fund their next year of studies in.. View More

Third Generation

Directed by: Ben Livne Weitzman

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Some 27,000 Israeli 11th and 12th graders went on organized trips to Poland in 2007. The film follows one such group, from the Jerusalem Arts High School. Production status: Post-production View More

The Traffickers

Directed by: Avida Livny

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The story of young Israelis who were caught transporting illegal drugs around the world. View More

Photo Romance (1987)

Photo Roman

Directed by: Assi Dayan, Tal Ran

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A high-school girl dreams of being a writer and writes a story about her soldier boyfriend. View More

Igor and the Crane's Journey (2011)

Igor ve'Masa Ha'Agorim

Directed by: Yevgeni Roman

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Fourteen-year-old Igor moves from Moscow, Russia, to Israel with his mother. They leave behind his father, a bird researcher whom Igor hardly knows. Over the Internet, Igor and his father follow the.. View More

Warning (2008)

Azhara
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The script deals with growing up in a real world. The hero- Misha, an 18-year-old immigrant, who arrived from Russia to Israel without his parents, is forced to become responsible for his deeds in a.. View More

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Eli & Ben (2007)

Directed by: Uri Ravid

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The life of twelve years old Eli, which is mostly consisted of daring mischievous acts, turns upside down one day, when he finds out that his father, Ben, is accused of taking bribery while on duty.. View More

The flood

The Flood (2009)

Mabul

Directed by: Guy Nattiv

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Everything is complicated in Yoni's life. He's almost 13, real gifted, but physically undeveloped and struggles daily to grow up before his threatening up-coming Bar Mitzva. He sells homework in to.. View More

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Vasermil (2007)

Directed by: Moshon Salmona

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Vasermil tells the story of a group of 16 year olds who live in the same tough neighbourhood of Beer-Sheba, growing up in an unforgiving environment, pinning their hopes on football as a way out. up.. View More

Weekend in Tel Aviv

Weekend in Tel Aviv (2007)

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The story takes place during one weekend in Tel-Aviv, in three main spots that lead to Carmel Market. There are three protagonists : 1. Tarek , a Palestinian youth from Nablus. 2. Katz , an old 3. a.. View More

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Close to Home (2005)

Directed by: Vidi Bilu, Dalya Hager

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Smadar and Mirit, both 18 years old, are assigned to patrol the streets of Jerusalem together, as part of their military service. They are assigned to detain any Palestinian passerby, check their in.. View More

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Sweet Mud (2005)

Adama Meshuga'at

Directed by: Dror Shaul

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On a secluded Kibbutz in the desert, 12 year old Dvir realizes that his mother is mentally ill. Dvir navigates between the kibbutz's absurd attempts to implement the idea of equality and the painful.. View More

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Things Behind the Sun (2006)

Dvarim Sh'Me'achorey Ha'Shemesh

Directed by: Yuval Shafferman

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This film offers a glimpse into the Grossman's family life, each struggling to find love and intimacy while insisting on sealing themselves from each other. When Abraham, the Grossman family's is in.. View More

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Live and Become (2005)

lech Tichye Ve'Tire

Directed by: Rado Michelenko

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1984. Thousands of Africans from 26 different countries are struck by famine and flee to the camps in Sudan. Israel and the United States take the initiative of a vast action (The Moses Operation),.. View More

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Love & Dance (2005)

Sipur Chatzi-Russi

Directed by: Eitan Anner

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Chen, a young boy, is battling a cultural conflict between his Russian born mother and Israeli father. One day, Chen stumbles upon a ballroom dance class for young people and sees Natalie, a Russian.. View More

Nina's Tragedies

Nina's Tragedies (2003)

Ha-Asonot Shel Nina
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Nadav, a 14 year old boy, tells the story of his torn family: his parents divorce, his dying father, his wild and promiscuous mother and most of all, the story of his beautiful, wonderful and sexy -.. View More

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One Small Step (2002)

Za'ad Katan

Directed by: Shahar Segel

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Sahar, 14 years old, isn't having an easy time. He is in love with his neighbor Michal but can't make the first step. His father, a space engineer is busy building a rocket in the back yard while is.. View More

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The Summer Holiday (2003)

Directed by: Shmuel Haymovitz

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The Summer Vacation, of 1982, The time of the Lebanon war. Gal a mischievous 13 Years old boy delivers the mail in his small agricultural village. His post route leads him to Haya a 19 years old a A.. View More

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Pinhas (2008)

Directed by: Pini Tavger

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Pinhas & his mother are new immigrants from Russia. His mother barely makes a living working night shifts and devotes her spare time to the affair she has with a married man. On the third floor.. View More

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Voices from the Heartland: Caravan 841 (2002)

Shiur Moledet: Caravan 841

Directed by: Zion Rubin

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Moshe, an 11 year-old Ethipian boy, lives in dwindling "Atidim" caravan site in the Wester Galilee and is awaiting the arrival of his mother from Ethiopia. She will not arrive and he is torn between.. View More

Street Art (2009)

Directed by: Tsipi Karlik

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A story about five groups of graffiti artists, who came from different cultures of Israel and are searching for a way to feel a part of this reality. View More

The Name My Mother Gave Me

The Name My Mother Gave Me (2008)

Monit Le'gunder
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 This is a film about growth and self discovery. We follow Ethiopian and Russian  Israelis who meet at a leadership training program in Israel. Their year of learning culminates in a to to.. View More

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Broken Wings (2001)

Knafayim Shvurot

Directed by: Nir Bergman

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The unexpected death of the family patriarch throws every member of the Ullmann clan off course. Widow Dafna takes to bed for three months and when she finally returns to her job at the maternity of.. View More

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Voices from the Heartland: Slaves of the Lord (2002)

Shiur Moledet: Avdei Hashem

Directed by: Hadar Friedlich

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In a Jewish Orthodox village in Israel, Tamar, a twelve-year-old girl, prepares for her Bat-Mitzvah which will take place on Passover. She is convinced that she is impure and becomes obsessed with a.. View More

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Voices from the Heartland: Buchachi (2001)

Shiur Moledet: Buchachi

Directed by: Nati Adler

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Buchachi, a cook at an airforce base, humbly accepts the military hierarchy that places the pilots at the top of the pyramid. Against the background of a fierce sing-out between the cooks and the at.. View More

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Wild (2000)

Pere

Directed by: Yoram Gal

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Wild is a horny, anarchistic 17 year old genius. He lives in a small town with his grandmother. He finds himself head over heels with the queen of his class, Renanit, but is too shy and self to her... View More

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Total Love (2000)

Directed by: Gur Bentovitch

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An adventure story that follows a sweet Israeli girl and her three former lovers from Amsterdam to Goa. When she is arrested in India, her lovers attempt a rescue and then must wait to see which of.. View More

Birds in Neutral

Birds in Neutral (1996)

Tziporim B'nyutral

Directed by: Galit Eshkol, David Mandil and Eyal Shiray

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This is a story about the "X" generation. Eric is a singer who is not attracting large crowds. Dana wants to be a street artist. They separately go to New York. Eric sells decorative candels in the.. View More

Game Over (1998)

Sof Hamis'chak

Directed by: Yoni Darmon

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A group of youngsters form a working class town, on a journey to the big city that draws them into a series of passionate and violent events. A journey of a group of young men to a dead-end past , a.. View More

Forever and Ever (1997)

Itha L'Netza

Directed by: Ruth Peres

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The love triangle between Avner, a married a father, Abigail a rebellious youth and Asher, the bohemian artist. Years later, Asher reflects on his story and the destructive love triangel, which his.. View More

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Saint Clara (1996)

Clara Ha'kdosha

Directed by: Ari Folman, Ori Sivan

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Based on a novel by Czech writers Pavel and Yelena Kohout. Clara is a 7th grade Russian emigre to this Negev town, and lives in a trailer on the edge of town. She is surrounded by some nutty Russian.. View More

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Under the Dommim Tree (1994)

Etz Hadomim Tafus

Directed by: Eli Cohen

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Based on Gila Almagor's autobiographical book, Under the Dommim Tree follows a group of teenagers who survived the Holocaust in a boarding school in the the early 50's. During the day they are like.. View More

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Family Secrets (1998)

Sodot Mishpacha

Directed by: Nitza Gonen

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Based on Yehudit Katzir's novel Schalffstunde, the film presents the unusual love story between a 15 year old girl and her 15 year old cousin who lives in the United States. The two met every summer.. View More

Involuntary

Involuntary (2007)

Lo Retsoni

Directed by: Boaz Alexander Rosenberg

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Alin and Shani are two young Israeli women. Inside them exists a monster that is threatening to burst at any time, it is called Tourette Syndrome and the two are suffering from it in the most severe.. View More

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Sh'chur (1993)

Sh'chur

Directed by: Shmuel Hasafri

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13 year old Rachel's last summer at home is full of mystery, magic and spells, the solution to problems in her traditional Moroccan family. View More

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Dreams of Innocence (1992)

Sipur Shematchil Belevaya Shel Nachash

Directed by: Dina Zvi-Riklis

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13 year-old Benjamin journeys to Tel-Aviv with his 10 year old sister Margalit in search of their runaway father. But as is the case in many of these situations, you're not always happy with what.. View More

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Overdose (1993)

Manat Yeter

Directed by: Shmuel Imberman

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An 18 year old with stars in his eyes gets involved with a drug addicted actor. Their relationship quickly spirals out of control. View More

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Tel-Aviv Berlin (1986)

Tel-Aviv Berlin

Directed by: Tzipi Trope

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Benjamin has just escaped the Holocaust and faces extreme difficulties adjusting to his new life in Palestine. He gradually slips away from his family ,back to his haunted past where he confronts of.. View More

Let it Never End

Let it Never End (1986)

Blues Lahofesh Hagadol

Directed by: Renen Schorr

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Rebellion,music,and bitter debates about pacifism and patriotism in the late 60's,when high school graduates spend their last summer vacation before being drafted. View More

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Prom Queen (1985)

Malkat Hakitah

Directed by: Itzhak Zepel Yeshurun

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The movie tells a story of a boarding school in Israel with a radical new teacher whose methods are put to the test in this allegorical film by Itzhak Yeshurun. Director Itzhak Yeshurun uses in a a.. View More

Fun Forever (1983)

Hapnimiyah

Directed by: Yeud Levanon

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The House on Chelouche Street (1973)

Ha-Bayit Berechov Chelouche

Directed by: Moshe Mizrahi

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The film tells the story of a family of Egyptian immigrants that settle in 1947 Tel Aviv. The family consists of a widowed wife (played by Gila Almagor) and her four children. The plot centers on a.. View More

Lemon Popsicle 5 (1984)

Roman Za'ir

Directed by: Dan Wolman

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This is an unrated Israeli-German teen sex piece where a bunch of pencil pushers are out to settle scores with the jocks from a fraternity house. View More

Dusty Road (2009)

Directed by: Rukaya Sabbah

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Unplanned meeting between 13 years old 'Tamer' and post-traumatic old man 'Khalil', leads to a special friendship, but 'Mahmud', a kid in Tamer's class, does every thing to ruin this friendship. View More

Unsettled (2006)

Directed by: Adam Hootnick

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When the Israeli government announces that it will withdraw from the Gaza Strip, it means lifeguards Lior, 21, and Meir, 27, will be forced to leave their home - Gaza's Palm Beach - forever. They be.. View More

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Lemon Popsicle (1978)

Eskimo Limon
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Bentzi, Momo, and Yuda'leh are three teenage boys growing up in 1950's Israel, which is not much different from 1950's America if you believe what you see in the film. Of course they are obsessed -.. View More

Good Morning Israel (2007)

Boker Tov Israel

Directed by: Amir Har-Gil

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20 years ago filmmaker Amir Har-Gil documented five Israeli teenagers of different backgrounds in Israeli society - Meir from Kibutz Ma'abarot, Sa'ar from the wealthy Tel Aviv neighborhood Ramat the.. View More

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Addicts (2010)

Mekurim

Directed by: Haim Pinkason

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Based on a true event, the film tells the story of an innocent young girl who abuses drugs and alcohol until her tragic death. Stories like this happen in Israel on a daily basis. View More

Loving Sophia

Loving Sophia (2010)

Loving Sophia

Directed by: Ohad Itach

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The dark corners of growing up as a new immigrant are powerfully explored in this intense documentary. Arriving in Israel from Moldova in the 1990's left Sophia unstable and yearning for more. Her a.. View More

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Going All The Way (1978)

Eskimo Limon

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

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Bentzi, Momo, and Yuda'leh are three teenage boys growing up in 1950's Israel, which is not much different from 1950's America if you believe what you see in the film. Of course they are obsessed -.. View More

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Going Steady (1979)

Yotzim Kavua

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

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Teens in 1950s Tel Aviv were just as enamored of popular music as their American counterparts - often listening to the same songs. In this romantic comedy, three buddies are on the lookout for an to.. View More

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Hot Bubblegum (1981)

Shifshuf Naim

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

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This is the third film in the Lemon Popsicle triology. Three high school seniors preparing for final exams in the early 1960s have the normal teenage concerns about girls, sex and relationships. try.. View More

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Private Popsicle (1983)

Sapiches

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

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The fourth sequl of Lemon Popsicle, is about hree Israeli friends - Bobby, Benji and Hughie - joined the mandatory army drafted, but they're not quite ready to give up the freedom they've enjoyed so.. View More

Forgotten Children

Forgotten Children (2009)

Directed by: Monique Schwarz

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Amid the crisis surrounding the education of Aborginal children in Australia, there is a ray of hope. The unlikely source: Israeli teachers. Forgotten Children chronicles a team of Israeli teachers.. View More

Inventing our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment

Inventing our Life: the Kibbutz Experiment (2011)

Directed by: Toby Perl Freilich

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A documentary examining the 100-year history of Israel's kibbutz movement, recreating its glorious past and chronicling its recent decline. The film focuses on the heartbreak and hope of the modern.. View More

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The Pill (1972)

Ha-Glula

Directed by: David Perlov

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This movie is the first fiction feature film directed by Perlov. A visually beautiful burlesque fantasy about a fountain-of-youth pill and its effects on Getz, a down-and-out Tel Aviv night-club the.. View More

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Day by Day (2004)

Directed by: Ayelet Bargur

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A moving film about 3 at risk teenagers in the "Transition Apartments project" in Jerusalem. Rich Schneor and Hazan are living together in one apartment and are struggling to maintain normal life in.. View More

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Intimate Grammar (2010)

Ha'Dikduk Ha'Penimi

Directed by: Nir Bergman

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A grammar is a system of rules, a structure in which meaning can be created and communicated between individuals who share a common language. "Intimate Grammar", a film by Nir Bergman, is a poignant.. View More

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Private (2004)

Directed by: Saverio Costanzo

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A Palestinian family with five children lives outside town, near Israeli settlements. Samia, the wife, wants to leave; so does one teen son. Mohammad, the patriarch, is adamant that he is staying. a.. View More

Miral

Miral (2010)

Miral

Directed by: Julian Schnabel

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Based on the novel by Rula Jebreal, the movie revolves around a real-life orphanage established by a Palestinian woman (Abbass) following the 1948 creation of the Israeli state. (Pinto) was sent to.. View More

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Ruth (2008)

Parashat Ruth

Directed by: Keren Abitan

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It is not a political struggle, but the struggle of one girl for the privilege of holding an independent opinion. The film takes place during the days of the Israeli withdrawal from the settlements.. View More

4 Kilometers

4 Kilometers (2008)

Arba Kilometer

Directed by: Miri Shapiro

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Somewhere between the 1947 traditional Bedouin desert-life of southern Israel and the 2007 modern city life of Beer-Sheba, just 4 Kilometers off the highway, lives a small Bedouin community. 15 year.. View More

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The Matchmaker (2010)

Pa'am Ha'iti

Directed by: Avi Nesher

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In 1968 Haifa, a teenage boy gets a summer job with a Holocaust survivor who makes ends meet by brokering marriages and smuggling goods. Throughout the summer, the mysterious matchmaker takes the on.. View More

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Jerusalem Syndrome (2008)

Le Syndrome de Jerusalem

Directed by: Stéphane Bélaïsch, Emmanuel Naccache

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The Jerusalem Syndrome is a comic road movie showing Israel in a way never done before and aimed at anyone who is young at heart, who still dreams, who still believes in freedom and tells the story.. View More

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King Lati the First (2008)

Directed by: Uri Bar-On

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Lati is only eight years old, but he already has a heavy load on his shoulders. Born in Tel Aviv to a Senegalese father and a Belarusian mother, he is heir to the throne of a Senegalese tribe. But a.. View More

Late Summer Blues

Late Summer Blues (1987)

Blues Lahofesh Hagadol

Directed by: Renen Schorr

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A group of close friends celebrate the bittersweet changes coming to their lives during the summer of their high-school graduation: adult responsibilities, adult romance -- and the soberingly adult.. View More

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Daughters, Daughters (1973)

Abu el Banat

Directed by: Moshe Mizrahi

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The central theme reflects the Middle-Eastern male-dominated culture, but anyone can sympathize with Shabtai, the owner of orange groves and a factory in Tel-Aviv, who has a large house, a large and.. View More

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The Lover (1985)

Ha-Me'ahev

Directed by: Michal Bat-Adam

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Based on the novel by A.B. Yehoshua. Concerns a middle-aged couple and their teenage daughter. The wife falls madly in love with a stranger. Then the 1973 Yom Kippur war intervenes and throws into a.. View More

Atonement Day

Atonement Day (2009)

Kipur

Directed by: Sivan Mor

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On the eve of Yom Kippur, a young girl carelessly injures an elderly man on the street while riding her bicycle. This short film documents her struggle to atone for this event.  View More

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Your Younger Daughter Rachel (2006)

Directed by: Efrat Corem

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Every morning, 16-year-old Rachel steals food from Reuven`s grocery. Ophir, the young guy who works there and is crazy about Rachel, often leaves some more items out for her. She just has to get out.. View More

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Faith (2006)

Directed by: Natalie Haziza

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On the eve of her wedding, Emuna immerses herself in the Mikve, the ritual bath. Suddenly, she remembers that she`s been there before. A childhood memory forces her to deal with the past. View More

Chametz

Chametz (2010)

Directed by: Alon Levi

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Ayala, 15, a free spirited girl, is sent to a religious girls' boarding school, where she feels like a misfit. Ayala returns home for the Passover intent on convincing her mother, Gila, not to send.. View More

Dolphin Boy

Dolphin Boy (2011)

Directed by: Dani Menkin, Yonatan Nir

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A father never gives up. When told by doctors that dolphin-assisted therapy is the last treatment option for his son, Morad, before the boy is committed to a psychiatric institution, he knows what a.. View More

Caught in the Net

Caught In The Net (2013)

Caught in the Net

Directed by: Shosh Shlam, Hilla Medalia

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China is the first country in the world to classify Internet addiction as a clinical disorder. Caught in the Net features a Beijing treatment center where Chinese teenagers are being "deprogrammed,".. View More

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Off-White Lies (2011)

Orhim le'Reg'ah

Directed by: Maya Kenig

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After years of living apart from her father, Libby, an introverted, yet sharp-witted, teenager, is sent to live with him in Israel. Her arrival coincides with the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War... View More

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Guides (2011)

Directed by: Dani Tenenbaum

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Take a peek at today's kids: they are responsible for the young generation's education, guide the local youth movements, and are Zionist kids with values. They are independent and have no parental.. View More

In the Fifth Heaven

Ba'rakiya Ha'Hamishi

Directed by: Dina Tzvi-Riklis

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During the summer of 1944, thirteen-year-old Maya is placed into a foster home. The director of the foster home falls in love with her, which conjures memories of a tortured love affair from his in.. View More

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A Man Without a Cellphone (2011)

Ish le'Lo Selyulari

Directed by: Sameh Zoabi

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In a Palestinian-Israeli village, the life of a teenager is complicated: no privacy, no higher education, no beer, and hardly any girls. When a cellular antenna is put up in the middle of the turns.. View More

Breaking a Wall (2012)

Shoveret Kir

Directed by: Yitzhak Halotzi

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The story of Vicki Shiran,who led a theater group for disadvantaged youth in the 1970s and the children and teenagers who participated in it. Today, they are all grown up and are recalling their and.. View More

Eye Level (2011)

be'Gova ha'Einayim

Directed by: Hila Indursky

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The story of a short-statured, albeit mature, 14-year-old who dreams of becoming a singer and actress. View More

ha'Shachmatayot

ha'Shachmatayot

Directed by: Yosi Aviram

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The story of three Judit, Susan, and Sofi Palgar, three sisters who were guinea pigs in their father's social experiment: they were kept home from school and completely isolated and, ultimately,.. View More

Home Sweet Home (2011)

ha'Chayim Yafim

Directed by: Efim Graboy

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Ten years after immigrated, Yafim's father loses his will to live. His mother is the breadwinner of the family, and every day is filled with heartbreaking quarrels. Yafim decides to take control of.. View More

Peppers (2006)

Paparim

Directed by: Jaap van Heudsen

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Simcha decides to have Gideon, an ultra-Orthodox boy from Jerusalem, stay at her house as part of an exchange program at her school. Gideon, however, has no idea that Simcha is a girl. Fighting the.. View More

Sidewalk

Sidewalk (2007)

Directed by: Duki Dror

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This touching film interweaves seven parallel stories of children on their way to and from school into one journey. We witness the most intimate moments - between parent and teacher; danger and - a.. View More

Encirclements

Encirclements (2013)

Hakafot

Directed by: Lee Gilat

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Thirteen year old Aharon Ninio, the only child of parents who are unable to conceive again, is determined to win the honor of carrying the Torah scrolls on Simhat Torah. The belief that he who the a.. View More

Pattern

Pattern (2012)

Daphus

Directed by: Hadass Gilboa, Ofira Levanon

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A girl playing with her doll discovers she is no longer a child. A young woman uncomfortable with her body wishes to transform it. A lady lives her days immersed in her past. A pattern repeats as to.. View More

Stairs To No Light

Stairs To No End (2012)

Madregot L'Ein Sof
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The stairs of knowledge lead to the light. A curious girl in a dark world tries to reach it, but must face those for whom light is an obstacle. View More

The Dealers (2012)

Ha-dilerim

Directed by: Oded Davidoff

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Rami and Avishay, 27 year old friends share an apartment in a small Jerusalem neighborhood. They spend their days smoking and playing on a soccer team made up of losers. In need of money, they get a.. View More

House of Cards (2012)

Bayit Mi-Klafim

Directed by: Uri Levi

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The story of Eliran, a teenager from a depressed neighborhood who experienced childhood trauma and now tries to deal with life's difficulties by raising animals. View More

November 08 (2012)

November 08

Directed by: Daniel Sivan

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An Israeli coming-of-age story about four friends since elementary school as they go through three years of army service. View More

Soldier/Citizen (2012)

Bagrut lochamim

Directed by: Silvina Landsmann

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The film examines a formative moment in the lives of many young people in Israel- the transition from military service to civilian life, in which their political and civic perceptions are formed. View More

S#x Acts (2012)

Shesh Pe'amim
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Six Acts is a realistic paraphrase of a classic teen-movie, a deep dive into the "grey zone" of sexual abuse, told through the story of average suburban adolescents. The story takes place right now,.. View More

To Be Like Avi (2012)

Directed by: Inbal Shprinzak

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  To Be Like Avi is the coming-of-age story of three friends, refugees who fled Africa and left their families behind. They study in the Galilee and dream of following in the footsteps of Avi.. View More

Jerusalem Boxing Club

Jerusalem Boxing Club (2015)

Directed by: Helen Yanovsky

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Gershon Luxemburg operates the Jerusalem Boxing Club in a bomb shelter in the southern neighborhoods of Jerusalem. With hundreds of teens coming to the club throughout the years, Gershon claims that.. View More

Auschwitz on My Mind

Auschwitz on My Mind (2012)

Directed by: Assaf MacHnes

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Roy, a young Israeli teenager, visits Poland on a school trip between death camps and memorials. However, for Roy, Holocaust remembrance is not the only purpose of the journey; Roy fancies a girl to.. View More

Narkis

Narkis (2011)

Directed by: Noam Ellis

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Thirteen-year-old Narkis is ready to become a woman-specifically, her 29-year-old neighbor, Dena. Does she have the courage for the final conquest? View More

Maybe Later

Maybe Later (2012)

Directed by: Adi Navon

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Electronic Heroin (2013)

Lekhudim ba-reshet

Directed by: Shosh Shlam, Hilla Medalia

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At a Beijing treatment center, Chinese teenagers are being treated for Internet addiction. View More

Hunting Time (2013)

Latzud et ha-zman

Directed by: Eran Barak

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Three high rise apartment buildings under construction in Haifa, a photograph of two eternally smiling adolescents, a lonely Nazi hunter seeking recognition. View More

Nos’ei ha-migBa’at – Ha-kasta (2013)

nos’ei ha-migBa’at – ha-kasta

Directed by: Avida Livny

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There might not have been a music scene in town, perhaps their guitars weren't tuned, and maybe not many heard them in real time; but one thing is certain, this group of 16 year olds made music in.. View More

Web Junkie

Web Junkie (2013)

Web Junkie

Directed by: Hilla Medalia, Shosh Shlam, Hilla Medalia, Shosh Shlam

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China is the first country in the world to classify Internet addiction as a clinical disorder. Electronic Heroin features a Beijing treatment center where Chinese teenagers are being deprogrammed, a.. View More

Unexpected Love

Unexpected Love (2014)

Directed by: Paz Schwartz

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This is the story of a rare, almost impossible romance. Anastasia was 10 when she first met Doron. She was a tall and pretty new immigrant; he was 19 years older than her, but suffering from a birth.. View More

A Tale of a Wolf (2013)

Yelalat Haze’evim

Directed by: Moshe Alpert

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From the international award winning cinematographer of the 2010 summer box-office hit LAND OF GENESIS, comes a new Israeli nature feature film. This time we tell the life story of a male wolf in of.. View More

10% My Child (2013)

Asara Achuz Yalda Sheli

Directed by: Uri Bar-On

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Franny is 7 years old. Franny's mother's new boyfriend is 26 year old Nico. Nico is trying to be a filmmaker but couldn't even finish his graduation film. The first time they meet, Franny finds Nico.. View More

Apples From The Desert

Apples from the Desert (2013)

Tapuchim Min Hamidbar

Directed by: Arik Lubetzky, Matti Harari

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Rebecca Abarnabel, a single daughter born into an Orthodox Jewish family, is tired of the lifestyle that her father, Reuven, has forced upon her. She and her mother, Victoria, go on a journey.. View More

Endtime

Endtime (2014)

Sofolam

Directed by: Veronica Kedar

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Princess

Princess (2013)

Princess

Directed by: Tali Shalom Ezer

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Adar, a 12 year-old girl with a boyish look and fervent imagination, lives in Tel Aviv with her workaholic mother, Alma (42), a doctor, and her stepfather, Michael (43), an attractive artist who and.. View More

THE SOFT GERMAN

The Soft German (2014)

Hagermani Harach

Directed by: Nadav Bin-Nun

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Depressive Johan turns 30 and wants to die. Instead, he is chosen out of his German university classmates to go to Israel on a student exchange program, and get there on Holocaust day.Ruth, an music.. View More

YONA

Yona (2014)

Yona

Directed by: Nir Bergman

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"Yona" tells the story of the famous israeli poet Yona Wallach. 18-year old Yona quits school and becomes part of the art scene of Tel-Aviv in the 1960s. Fascinated by the poet-literacycycle of und.. View More

BARASH

Barash (2013)

Barash

Directed by: Michal Vinik, Orit Azulay

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A Girl Falling In Love.  A Family Falling Apart. Na'ama is seventeen.She lives in a sleepy suburbia. She is bored.With detached parents and a rebellious older sister, her life at home is a all.. View More

Garden Of Eden

Garden of Eden (2013)

Ginat Eden

Directed by: Yehudit Kahana

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Like in many other parts of the world, 15% of adolescents in Israel are considered at risk. We follow the challenging process of healing of three struggling adolescents at the "Garden of Eden," a is.. View More

Not Your Life

Not Your Life (2013)

Lo Hahayim Shelakh

Directed by: Tal Shefi

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Born to a Nepalese father and an Israeli mother, Kaya is a foreigner wherever she goes. In Tel Aviv, she is taken for Asian, while in Goa she is perceived as a white person. A few years ago, as a to.. View More

Shadya (2007)

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The film follows a young Israeli Arab girl in her efforts, successes, and conflicts about being a champion on an Israeli martial arts team that competes with other countries/regions including a and.. View More

Valley

Valley (2014)

Directed by: Sophie Artus

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This is the story of three sensitive teenagers who are forced to deal with violence: violence at home, at school. A story of friendship, love and hate, where the adolescents’ world is revealed.. View More

Tigers in Space

Tigers in Space (2013)

Directed by: Amit Eini

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On her 18th birthday, Dana decides to go out into the desert and find a tiger. Ronnie, her younger sister, joins the journey against her will. The journey following the tiger illuminates the complex.. View More

Hotline

Hotline (2015)

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Hotline delves into the heart of a small Tel Aviv-based NGO - a human rights organization called the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants – shedding light on its activities and revealing of.. View More

baba joon

Baba Joon (2015)

Directed by: Yuval delshad, Yuval delshad

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Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built with his own two hands after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. When his son Moti turns thirteen, Yitzhak teaches him the trade, hoping that he will in.. View More

Borrowed Identity

A Borrowed Identity (2014)

Aravim Rokdim

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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Based on the books of Sayed Kashua. Eyad, who grew up in an Arab town in Israel, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. He desperately tries to fit in with a.. View More

Touchdown Israel

Touchdown Israel (2014)

Directed by: Paul Hirschberger

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America's favorite sport is spreading to Israel and bringing together a diverse cast of characters. Israeli Jews, Muslims and Christians as well as Americans living in Israel, and religious settlers.. View More

Babysitter (2016)

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Eilat is 17 years old, but feels anywhere between 7 and 70. One evening she goes on a standard babysitting job, but the events which take place leave her stranded between childhood and womanhood. View More

Dinj (2016)

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The director follows Shalev from age 10 to 15. Shalev’s parents immigrated to Israel from Caucasus. He is torn between his need to remain a child and his father pushing him into father, fights.. View More

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#uploading_holocaust (2016)

#uploading_holocaust

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

Joe

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