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On Air (1999)

Zman Avir

Directed by: Yitzhak Zepel Yeshurun

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Chaim is unaware that his daughter is in love with an Arab. Being a busy man, he tries to watch over his family via cell phone, which presents many difficulties.  View More

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Day After Day (Yom Yom) (1998)

Yom Yom

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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Moshe, whose mother is Jewish and father is Arab, has many problems, to say the least. For starters, his wife wants a divorce and his mistress is sleeping with his best friend. View More

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Fictitious Marriage (1988)

Nisuim Fiktiveem

Directed by: Haim Bouzaglo

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Jerusalem high school teacher Eldad Ilan is in the midst of a mid-life crisis. He goes off to Tel Aviv, where he is mistaken for an Arab laborer and is asked to join an Arab work force on a job. A.. View More

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Lemon Tree (2008)

Etz Limon

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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Salma, a 45 years old widow from a small Palestinian village in the West Bank, finds herself fighting the Israeli Minister of Defense who built his house on the green line border between Israel and.. View More

Nini

Nini (1963)

Nini

Directed by: Shlomo Suriano

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A well to do guy falls in love with a poor, Christian Arab girl from Jaffa.    View More

Kedma

Kedma (2002)

Kedma

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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Set seven days before the creation of the state of Israel in May 1948, a small rusted ship, carrying a group of concentration camp survivors, is met in Palestine by aggressive British troops. The to.. View More

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Thirst (2005)

Atash

Directed by: Tawfik Abu Wael

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For more than ten years, Abu Shukri and his family have lived in the middle of nowhere, without electricity or running water, and far from their hometown. They earn a meager living producing and the.. View More

Ajami

Ajami (2009)

Directed by: Yaron Shani, Scandar Copti

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Ajami is a powerful crime drama set on the streets of Jaffa's Ajami neighborhood - a melting pot of cultures and conflicting views among Jews, Muslims and Christians - and told through the eyes of a.. View More

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Whispering Embers (2008)

Directed by: Ali Nassar

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Love and revolution bring together two people who have pledged their lives to each other in this romantic drama.  The film takes on a journey through the life of Jamal, a man facing the of he.. View More

Boys of the Hood (2008)

Directed by: Anwar Hasan

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As of July '09, production status: post-production An excellent student from Kfar Kana, also a rapper who is about to sign a record deal, faces opposition from his traditional parents. View More

Destiny Hills

Destiny Hills (2009)

Gvaot Goral

Directed by: Leeor Kaufman

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Muhammad, a Bedouin from an unrecognized village, stands in the way of the bulldozers that have reached his house. He returns from prison a changed person, devoting himself to Islam. View More

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Lady Kul El-Arab (2008)

Lady Kul El-Arab

Directed by: Ibtisam Mara'ana

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The dream of a young Druze woman to be Israel's beauty queen, and the conflict between the values of her traditional community and the world of modeling. View More

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Naseej (Fabric of Life) (2009)

Directed by: Timna Rosenheimer

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A weaving factory in a Bedouin village in the Negev where the women struggle to survive on the seam between progress and tradition. 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

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Forever Scared (2009)

Sayed Kashua

Directed by: Dorit Tzimbalista

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Sayed Kashua, writer, scriptwriter, and popular columnist. An Arab in the Jewish State, he doesn't really belong to any side. View More

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Voices from El-Sayed (2008)

Shablul Bamidbar

Directed by: Oded Adomi Leshem

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In the Israeli Negev desert lays the Bedouin Village of El-Sayed. No hearing aids can be seen because in El-Sayed deafness is not a handicap. The tranquility of the village is interrupted by Salim.. View More

Whose Festival is this Anyway?

Directed by: Ilan Jarzina

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In post-production as of August 2009. October 2008. One week before the beginning of the 29th Acre Festival of Alternative Theatre, violent clashes between the city's Jewish and Arab inhabitants... View More

Central Station (2009)

Tahana Merkazit

Directed by: Ami Livne

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With his tin shack under threat of demolition, Kamel, a young Bedouin security guard, decides to stage a bombing and then prevent it, in order to become a hero and save his village. View More

The House on the Corner (2009)

Ha'bayit Be'pinat Ha'rechov

Directed by: Marko Carmel

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A love story set in the 1970s between a man and his sister-in-law who has cancer and is currently married to an Arab.   This movie is post-production as of 2011. View More

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The Syrian Bride (2004)

Ha'Kalah Ha'Surit

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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Mona's wedding day is the saddest day of her life. She knows that once she crosses the border between Israel and Syria to marry Syrian TV star Tallel, she will never be allowed back to her family in.. View More

In The Ninth Month (2002)

Directed by: Ali Nassar

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Ahmad in his early thirties lives with his mother and his younger brothers in an Arab village in the north of Israel. Khalil, Ahmad's older brother was forced to seek refuge in Lebanon a month after.. View More

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Desert Brides (2008)

Kalot Hamidbar

Directed by: Ada Ushpiz

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Miriam El Kwader, a Bedouin wedding photographer and mother of seven, living in an unknown and neglected Negev village, reveals through her camera lens, the world of Bedouin weddings; the most issue.. View More

God's Sandbox

God's Sandbox (2001)

Tahara

Directed by: Doron Eran

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A successful author, Liz, searches for her daughter, Rachel, in the Sinai Desert. Although her daughter objects, Liz remains at the beach and meets a Bedouin storyteller, who relays the unusual love.. View More

A Trumpet in the Wadi

A Trumpet in The Wadi (2002)

Hatzotzra Ba-Vadi

Directed by: Chaplin Lina, Slava Chaplin

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An impossible love story between two outsiders in Israeli society, Huda an Arab young woman and Alex a new immigrant from Russia. Huda is very much involved in Israeli society and works at a travel.. View More

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Yellow Asphalt (2000)

Asfalt Zahov

Directed by: Danny Verete

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A film of forbidden and impossible love affairs, loyality and betrayal... "Yellow Asphalt" tells the story of three dramatic encounters between "East" and "West". It is a story in which a western of.. View More

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Voices from the Heartland: Mother V (2001)

Ima Vav

Directed by: Shahar Rozen

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Hana Vazana, a religious woman in her 60s, leaves Dimona to visit her son Menahem who is locked up in solitary confinement in Ashkelon, charged with revealing state secrets. She sets out, despite to.. View More

The Milky Way

The Milky Way (1996)

Shvil HaHalav

Directed by: Ali Nassar

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Set in 1964 in an unnamed village under Israeli military rule since 1948, a local half-wit Mabruq loses his parents during a period of forced exile while the object of his affections, Jamilah, has.. View More

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Fog (2008)

Arafel

Directed by: Rafik Halabi

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A fascinating story of bereavement and mysticism, FOG tells of the quest to unravel the fate of a missing soldier. First Sergeant Mu'in Halabi disappeared at the beginning of the Yom Kippur War an A.. View More

The Flying Camel

The Flying Camel (1994)

Ha-Gamal Hame'ofef

Directed by: Rami Neman

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An enchanting comedy about a Jewish professor and an Arab sanitation worker who discover a utterly surprising similarity in their uncommon interests. THE FLYING CAMEL is a celebration of the that as.. View More

Haifa (1996)

Haifa

Directed by: Rashid Masharawi

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Haifa, nicknamed after the city of his love and hope, comes and goes in a Palestinian refugee camp. Although he is everybody's fool, there are many things that only he knows. He is closely related a.. View More

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Beyond the Walls (1984)

Me'Ahorei Hasoragim

Directed by: Uri Barbash

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In Israel's Central Prison, the security officer is corrupt, supplying drugs and stirring the hatred between Jewish and Arab prisoners to his advantage. Uri, in for 12 years for armed robbery, and a.. View More

Since You've Been Gone

Since You've Been Gone (2005)

Min Yum Mahrucht

Directed by: Mohammad Bakri

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Renowned actor and director Mohammad Bakri visits the grave of Emil Habibi, a Palestinian politician and author, who was Bakri's mentor for years. Mohammad tells Emil what happened to him and to the.. 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

Dreamers (1987)

Ha-Holmim

Directed by: Uri Barbash

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Set in the Middle East in 1919, a group of European Jews, who are planning on settling in the Sinai Desert, are attacked by Bedouin tribesmen. As they fight for their lives they realize that they a.. View More

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Hamsin (1982)

Hamsin

Directed by: Daniel Wachsmann

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A story of forbidden love between Hava, the sister of a Jewish farmer, and Halded, an Arab laborer. View More

Hide and Seek (1980)

Machboim

Directed by: Dan Wolman

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Engaging and controversial in its own way, this personal look at a little boy's life and times undoubtedly relies on director Dan Wolman's own experiences. The setting is just before Israel gained a.. View More

Sabra: Death of a Jew (1970)

Moto Shel Yehudi

Directed by: Denys de La Patelliere

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A confrontation between two enemies. One is a young, captured Israeli agent and the other an older Arab inspector who tries to get the agent talk by making him regain his desire to live. View More

Maktub (2004)

Directed by: Avi Mussel

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The body of a middle aged woman is discovered and a promising young police officer is assigned to this case. His name is Ataf and he is of Druze origin. Through the course of his investigation, Ataf.. View More

My Margo (1969)

Margo Sheli

Directed by: Menahem Golan

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A love story between two people from different cultures and the relatives who manage to separate them until the lovers again find each other. View More

A Borrowed Village

A Borrowed Village (2010)

Borderline

Directed by: Shirli Michalevicz

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Kfar Shaul was once the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin. In 1948, Jewish Militia forces conquered the village killing over a hundred citizens. The village houses remained intact and the place was.. View More

O, Jerusalem (2006)

Directed by: Elie Chouraqui

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"O Jerusalem" meticulously re-creates the historic struggle surrounding the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. At the center of these events are two young, American friends - one Jewish, the a.. View More

Nicolai and The Law of Return

The Tale of Nicolai & the Law of Return (2008)

Ha'agada Al Nicolai Ve'chok Ha'shvut

Directed by: David Ofek

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With humor and irony, in a style of a tale, using an original mix genre language, the film tells the story of a Romanian worker who realizes his Jewish roots can spin his fortune wheel around as his.. View More

5 Days

5 Days (2005)

5 Yamim

Directed by: Yoav Shamir

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Chronicles the Israeli Defense Forces as they evacuate 8,000 Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip in five days to make way for 250,000 Palestinians. View More

ROADS

Roads (2007)

Drachim

Directed by: Lior Geller

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13 year-old Ismayil searches for a new life for him and his younger brother outside the Arab drug slums of the city of Lod. When a traumatized Israeli ex-soldier comes to the neighborhood looking in.. View More

Garden

Garden (2004)

Gan

Directed by: Ruthie Shatz Adi Barash

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Garden takes us through a journey of survival and close friendship between Nino and Dudu on the streets of Tel-Aviv. As they try to keep sane, we watch them develop insight into their situation. try.. View More

Channels of Rage

Channels of Rage (2003)

Arotzim Shel Za'am

Directed by: Anat Halachmi

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"Blood is spilled and it spills more blood... I am dying to live but living to die." Subliminal is a proud Zionist rapper who, with fellow artist MC Tamer, a pro-Palestinian Arab, seeks in the rap.. View More

The Sons of Eilaboun

The Sons of Eilaboun (2007)

The Sons of Eilaboun

Directed by: Hisham Zreiq

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On October 30, 1948, the Israeli Army marched into the northern Galilee village of Eilaboun. My uncle Badia and 18 other men from the village, who had been hiding with the rest of the village in two.. View More

First Lesson in Peace (2006)

Shalom Kitah Allef

Directed by: Yoram Honig

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First Lesson in Peace explores the Jewish-Arab conflict through the eyes of a six year old girl, the director's daughter when she starts school at the mixed Arab-Jewish primary school - Neveh Oasis.. 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

Nadia's Friends

Nadia's Friends (2006)

Ha-Haverim Shel Nadia

Directed by: Chanoch Ze'evi

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Nadia's Friends is a documentary which follows filmmaker Chanoch Ze'evi as he travels through Israel exploring how Zionism has evolved since he was a child. Ze'evi attended elementary school in the.. View More

On Hold (2007)

Directed by: Rukaya Sabbah

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On Hold is a physical and emotional journey of a young, Arab couple arriving at the decision that Israel is the wrong place for them, but still deliberating upon questions of conscience. A collage a.. View More

Shalom Abu Bassem

Shalom Abu Bassem (2004)

Shalom Abu Bassem

Directed by: Nissim Mossek

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Over a period of nearly two decades, Nissim Mossek filmed two families living on Haladiya Street in the Moslem Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City. The dark red blood stains on the cobble stones of bear.. View More

The Hilltops (2010)

Hagvaot

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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The West Bank hilltops are a critical final frontier in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Some see them as a key to long-term peace, while others view them as a door to destiny. Following the lives.. View More

BANISHED

Banished (2008)

Girush

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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In August of 2005 Israel removed nearly ten thousand Israeli citizens from the Gaza strip. Though hailed as a great military success, the aftermath and rehabilitation of the removed has been as a of.. View More

Winding Roads

Winding Roads (2008)

Directed by: Eitan Wetzler

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The film follows a year in the life of Huda Abu Abied, a 19-year-old Bedouin girl from the Negev desert in Israel. As a young independent woman, she refuses to adapt to the patriarchal traditional a.. View More

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Rain 1949 (1998)

Directed by: Ilan Yagoda

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Normal.dotm 0 0 1 106 609 Brandeis University 5 1 747 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false At first glance, the settlers of Kibbutz Megido and the Arab villagers of Lajun appear like of.. View More

What I Saw in Hebron (1999)

Ma Sheraiti B'Hebron

Directed by: Noit Geva, Dan Geva

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For centuries Jews and Arabs lived side by side in Hebron. By the late 1920s, 800 Jews were settled peaceably with tens of thousands of Arab neighbors. This equilibrium was shattered with three days.. View More

Happy Birthday, Mr. Mograbi (1999)

Yom Huledet Same'ach Mar Mograbi

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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Israeli gadfly Avi Mograbi (HOW I LEARNED TO OVERCOME MY FEAR AND LOVE ARIK SHARON, 1996) is back with a politically dense, tongue-in-cheek mock documentary. It is 1998 and Israel is turning is by.. View More

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Interrupted Streams (2010)

Zramim Ktu'im

Directed by: Guy Davidi, Alexandre Goetchmann

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Different paths intercept in one village in the West Bank. Along the broken water pipelines, villagers walk toward an indefinite future. Israel controls the water, supplies only a small amount of is.. View More

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Skate of Mind (2010)

Directed by: Karin Kainer

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A short glance at the city. Modern, historic, gray, we look at her from above. But there is a large underground culture that is living on the sidelines, at the edge of the concrete, and looking at -.. View More

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The Olive Harvest (2003)

Directed by: Kamran Elahian

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Upon his release from an Israeli prison, older brother Mazen (Mazen Saade) develops romantic feelings for his childhood friend, Raeda (Raeda Adun). However, Raeda is already engaged to Mazen's Taher.. View More

The Tale of Three Lost Jewels

The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels (1995)

Hikayatul Jawahiri Thalath

Directed by: Michel Khleifi

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A little boy and a young woman go through several portals of life, depicted as initiations, to learn that life and dreams are but aspects of one and the same, seen from different vantage points. the.. View More

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Raging Dove (2002)

Hashachen Shel Yeshu

Directed by: Duki Dror

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Raging Dove tells the story of Palestinian-Israeli-American world champion boxer Johar Abu Lashin. Undefeated, he decides to defend his title - first in his hometown of Nazareth, then in Gaza, - and.. 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

Troubled water

Troubled Water (2005)

ma'im so'arim

Directed by: Gil Karni

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In 1990, dreaming of a simple life working the sea, 15 Israeli families started a settlement named Dugit amongst the Palestinian fishermen just south of the Green Line in Gaza. The Palestinians them.. View More

My So-Called Enemy

My So-Called Enemy (2010)

Directed by: Lisa Gossels

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This is the rare film about Arab-Israeli coexistence that goes far beyond documenting a one-time encounter at a peace camp; rather, it follows six of its compelling subjects for seven years to the.. View More

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The Last Chance (2005)

Directed by: Mooly Landesman

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This is the story of the human spirit's journey from its very lowest point to the height of self and social -awareness. The journey takes place in the hard drug detoxification department - at the a.. View More

Wajeh

Wajeh (2010)

Directed by: Murad Nassar

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In this film, Wajeh, a coffee maker, sells coffee in Qalandia checkpoint, near Ramallah, and that makes him a central figure, very well known, and having an important role on the lives of thousands.. View More

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Paradise Lost (2003)

Gan Eden Avud

Directed by: Ibtisam Mara'ana

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Arab Israeli filmmaker Ebtisam Mara`ana grew up in Paradise (Fureidis in Arabic), a small fishing village overlooking the Mediterranean. One of the few Arab communities remaining after the 1948 war,.. 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

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Men on the Edge (2005)

Gevarim Al Ha-Katzeh

Directed by: Macabit Abramson, Avner Faingulernt

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On the border between Gaza and Israel lies an isolated and abandoned beach where, against all odds, Israeli and Palestinian fishermen lived and fished together from 1999 to 2003. The Palestinians to.. 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

A Place of Her Own (2011)

Reut
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This documentary was filmed over the course of four years and follows Reut, a teenager who spent most of her life moving between institutions and living on the street. The film opens when Reut is to.. View More

To Remove the Veil

Lehasir et ha-Re'ala

Directed by: Racheli Schwartz

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The unbelievable story of Rali Sfadi, a 38-year-old Druze woman from the village of Mas'ada in the Golan Heights, who decides to go out on a crusade to realize her political and social dreams. View More

Turbulence (2010)

Ma'arbolot

Directed by: Kobi Davidian

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After 26 years of a life sentence for the rape and murder of a Jewish girl in 1982, bedouin Kamal Subhi contacts Ariel Livneh, a retired secret services agent and criminologist, asking him to his of.. View More

The Forty Second Winter (2009)

Ha'choref Ha'arbaim Veshtaim
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Winter in a Druze village near the Hermon Mountain in the Golan Heights. The filmmaker takes a close look at "the dance of life" his aging parents are leading, 42 winters since the Israeli of the.. View More

Good Intentions (2008)

Kavonot Tovot

Directed by: Ronit Weiss-Berkowitz

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10 Episodes. A drama series about a fictional cooking show. View More

Duma (2011)

Duma

Directed by: Abeer Zeibak Haddad

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Duma (dolls in Arabic) is based on stories of sexual abuse in Arab society in Israel. Abeer, the creator of a puppet theater show which deals with the subject of sexual abuse during childhood,.. View More

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Sharqiya (2012)

Sharqiya

Directed by: Ami Livne

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No one really appreciates Kamel Nadjer, the young Bedouin security guard at the Be'er Sheba central bus station, neither his family, nor his Israeli colleagues. When the poor tin shacks he shares in.. View More

Within the Eye of the Storm

Within the Eye of the Storm (2012)

Be'ein Ha'se'ara

Directed by: Shelley Hermon

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Bassam and Rami, a Palestinian and an Israeli, were once dedicated fighters willing to kill and be killed by one another for their nations. Yet, when faced with the tragic loss of their daughters in.. View More

Cafe Noach

Cafe Noah (1996)

Cafe Noach
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After the country's establishment in 1948, Jewish musicians from Baghdad and Cairo immigrated to Israel. They were masters in Arabic music, but their music was not valued in the new homeland. The no.. View More

The Dead of Jaffa (2012)

Ha-Mettim Shel Yaffo

Directed by: : Ram Loevy

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(pre-production) A story of a bourgeois Arab family in Jaffa thrown into turmoil by the arrival of three Arab children from the West Bank. View More

Funeral at Noon (2012)

Halvaya Ba-Tzaharayim

Directed by: Adam Sanderson

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In the 1950s, in a small Israeli settlement near an abandoned Arab village now used as an IDF training ground, a young, bored, childless housewife forms a curious bond with her neighbor's 10 year.. View More

My Neighbourhood (2012)

Directed by: Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, Julia Bacha

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My Neighbourhood follows Palestinian teenager Mohammed El Kurd as half of his home in East Jerusalem is taken over by Jewish settlers. When Israeli activists arrive to protest the takeover alongside.. View More

Orange People

Anashim Ktumim

Directed by: Hanna Azulay-Hasfari

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Grandma Zohara is looking for someone to take over her job as fortune teller for members of the Moroccan community in Israel. She chooses her daughter Simone, but Simone has her own dreams to open a.. View More

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Dove's Cry (2012)

Hadil, Hemyat Ha'yona

Directed by: Ganit Iloz

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Hadeel, a young charismatic Arab teacher, teaches Arabic in a Jewish elementary school. The encounter enables both parties to have a unique glance at one another's cultures, refute prejudices and.. View More

Kalat Falastin (2012)

Kalat Falastin

Directed by: Ibtisam Mara'ana

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The director examines several expectional characters in Arab society -- a sexual minority within a national minority. View More

Nichnasti Pa'am Lagan (2012)

Nichnasti Pa'am Lagan

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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A dream about the possibility of meeting his grandfather in front of their house in Damascus in 1920 leads Avi Mograbi into a collaboration with his Arabic teacher, Ali al-Azhari, an internal who of.. View More

We Too Have No Other Land (2007)

Directed by: Jerrold Kessel, Pierre Klochendler

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We Too Have No Other Land is a soccer-based documentary about life around a unique soccer pitch. Neither political treatise nor sociological thesis, nor even sports story, this is live human drama;.. View More

Mom, Dad, I'm Muslim (2012)

Ima, Aba, Hitaslamti

Directed by: Anat Tel Mendelvich

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22-year-old May Davidovich converted to Islam 4 years ago. Since then she has been living under threat in her childhood neighborhood in Carmiel. She is very religious, learns the Qur'an and prays a.. View More

From the Black You Make Color (2012)

Directed by: Judy Maltz, Richie Sherman

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At Tel-Aviv's oldest beauty academy, a group of students come from seven different countries, yet somehow fi nd a common language. The eight characters pulled into focus by the filmmakers, share and.. View More

Before you is the sea

Before you is the sea (2011)

Directed by: Hisham Zreiq

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Before you is the sea, is  a short film that tells the tale of a young Jewish woman and a young Arab man in love.. but also an allegory of the Middle East peace process, when the Camp David the.. View More

Soldier on the Roof

Directed by: Esther Hertog

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Hebron, only a dot on the world map, but a place that is known and recognized worldwide as the center of many conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians. It is also the place where patriarch has In.. View More

Dancing Arabs

Aravim Rokdim

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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Eyad,a boy from an Arab village has the opportunity to attend a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem. Eyad tries hard to fit in with the Jewish-Israeli culture of the late 1980s. He develops a a.. View More

description d'un combat

Description d'un combat (1961)

Description of a Struggle

Directed by: Chris Marker

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Working primarily in the arena of nonfiction, Marker rejected conventional narrative techniques, instead staking out a deeply political terrain defined by the use of still images, atmospheric and a.. View More

Wild West Hebron

Wild West Hebron! (2013)

Maarvon Be'har Hevron

Directed by: Nissim Mossek

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Like all good Westerns, "Wild West Hebron!" challenges the ideas of hero and villain. In the often-violent area of Mt. Hebron, a conflict between Palestinians, Israeli settlers, and anti-occupation.. View More

Three Times Divorced

Three Times Divorced (2007)

Directed by: Ibtisam Mara'ana

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Khitam, a Gaza-born Palestinian woman, was married off in an arranged match to an Israeli Palestinian, followed him to Israel and bore him six children. When her husband divorced her - in absentia -.. View More

The FIlm Class

The Film Class (2006)

Directed by: Uri Rosenwaks

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About two years ago, Filmmaker Uri Rosenwaks, came to Rahat, a Bedouin town down in Israel's Negev Dessert, to teach a group of Black Bedouin women a class in filmmaking. Rahat is by no means an It.. View More

The Invisibles (2013)

Shkufim

Directed by: Mushon Salmona

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A tale of impossible love between a young Bedouin man from an unrecognized village and a Jewish high school girl. View More

Sweets (2013)

Sukaryot

Directed by: Joseph Pitchhadze

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The struggle between an Israeli corporation and an Arab entrepreneur for control of the candy market serves as an allegory for Jewish-Arab relations in Israel and its status in the international.. View More

Cat Print (2013)

cat print

Directed by: Alon Wohlfeiler Kahaty

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For the last 20 years, Miki Kamel Pinhassi has been publishing the only newspaper for the Iranian community in Israel. He pays a high price for his dream. View More

Chance

Chance (2013)

tz'anam

Directed by: Yuval Erez, Yair Koifman, Yair Koifman

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Ex-IDF commando Yakov Arnan and actor and director Mahmoud Soubah take a group of 30 Arab and Jewish teenagers on a 30-day theater camp in a peaceful castle in southern England. View More

Les Mouvements De Jeunesse Sioniste au Maroc (2013)

Tnu’ot ha-no’ar ha-tziyoni ve-hachalutzi be-Maroko

Directed by: Albert Benhaim

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An authentic document of the period in which the Zionist youth movements were active in underground activity in Morocco and the organization of Jewish illegal immigration to Israel. View More

The Lesson (2013)

Ha-shi’ur

Directed by: Anat Yuta Zuria

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After 200 driving lessons and numerous failed tests, Egyptian born Layla is about to give up on her dream to drive. An encounter with Nimer, a Palestinian driving expert, rekindles her hopes. the a.. View More

Happiness Wrapped in a Blanket

Happiness Wrapped in a Blanket (2013)

Osher Atuf Besmicha

Directed by: Yosi Artzi

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A story of a couple: Bashir (Kais Nashif) and Karin (Hilla Vidor) , who find themselves on an escape journey after the woman kidnaps a baby of a foreign worker. View More

Arab Movie (2010)

Seret Aravi

Directed by: Eyal Sagui Bizawe, Sara Tsifroni

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How did the Egyptian films screened on TV become the Israeli bonfire in a time of hostility and war? The Friday night "Arab Film" mania through the eyes of the Bezawie family. View More

NIGHT SHIFT

Night Shift (2013)

Mishmeret Laila

Directed by: Itamar Chen

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Kiryat Moshe neighborhood is undoubtedly the most homogeneous in Israel. Every decade there has been a population turnover: Holocaust survivors, followed immigrants from Arab countries, followed by.. View More

In the Image (2014)

Directed by: Judith Montell

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This Documentary focuses on Palestinian women who use video cameras to capture the daily hardships and horrors of life under Israeli occupation. The visual record in East Bay filmmakers is.. View More

City of Borders

CIty of Borders (2009)

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This excellent documentary follows the lives of five different and totally diverse gay men and women in Israel who’s common link is the fact that they all hang out in Shushan, only gay.. View More

Smile, and the World Will Smile Back

Smile, and the World Will Smile Back (2014)

Im Tekhayekh, Ha'Olam Yekhayekh Elekha

Directed by: Ahmad al-Haddad, Yoav Gross, Ahmad al-Haddad, Diaa al-Haddad, Shada al-Haddad, Ehab Tarabieh

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At its best, art is about connection. A new Israeli-Palestinian documentary short film exploits the natural three-way relationship between artist, audience and subject to reveal an unexpected source.. 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

Women in sink

Women in Sink (2015)

Directed by: Iris Zaki

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In a little hair salon in Haifa, Israel, owned by a Christian Arab, the director installs a mini film set over the washing basin. As she washes their hair, she converses candidly with the clients, 0.. 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

Nazareth Cinema Lady

Nazareth Cinema Lady (2015)

Directed by: Nurit Jacobs-Yinon

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The film portrays the story of Safaa Dabour, a religious Muslim from Nazareth, struggling to fulfill her dream of personal independence and to establish a cinematheque in Nazareth, the first of its.. View More

The Unwelcoming

The Unwelcoming (2014)

Directed by: Robby Elmaliah

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Tensions arise between the wider community and within the Uzan family, who have recently immigrated to Israel from Tunisia.   View More

Oriented

Oriented

Directed by: Jake Witzenfeld

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Three gay Palestinian friends explore the contradictions in their lives with Jewish filmmaker, Witzenfeld. Khader is at ease with his relationship with an Israeli lover as just another dimension of.. View More

Finding Partners

Finding Partners (2014)

Limtzo at Hameshutaf

Directed by: Yahaly Gat

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Arab and Jewish business partners transcend their cultural differences and create a model of co-existence. View More

My Home (2016)

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Minorities make up 20% of the Israel’s population, with the Jewish majority referring to them collectively as “Arabs”. Many in Israel, and around the world, believe this minority a.. View More

Finding Partners

Finding Partners (2014)

Limtzo et Hameshutaf

Directed by: Yahaly Gat

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Economical partnerships bring Jews and Arabs together in Israel.  View More

Harmonia (2016)

Directed by: Sivan Ori

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Sarah, a morose harpist in the Jerusalem Philharmonic Orchestra, is married to Abraham, the charismatic conductor of the group. They have no children. When Hagar, a young horn player from East joins.. View More

Forever Pure

Forever Pure (2016)

Directed by: Maya Zinshtein

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Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Mid-way through the 2012/13 season, a secretive.. View More

Sante (2016)

Directed by: Sabrine Khoury

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An Arabian salsa dancer is in a relationship with a Jewish dancer. Their next show is planned to take place in an Israeli settlement, but she represses this fact.Whathappens when these dancers reach.. View More

Bar Bahar (2016)

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Layla, Salma and Nour - Palestinian citizens of Israel - share a flat in hipster Tel Aviv; beyond the watchful gaze of family, clan or village in the heart of a "modern," "progressive" that.. View More

Foreign Land (2017)

Foreign Land

Directed by: Shlomi Eldar

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As Israeli society slips into extremism, an Arab actor and a Jewish journalist search for a place where they can belong. Ghassan Abbas was once a TV star. Director Shlomi Eldar was once the Arab a.. View More

Open Your Eyes (2017)

Open Your Eyes

Directed by: Ilay Mevorach

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Ilana arrives for her monthly treatment at the eye clinic. Her doctor is replaced by Dr Khoury, No chance that an Arab doctor will give her a shot in the eye. View More