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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

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I am a Jerusalemite (1971)

Ani Yerushalmi

Directed by: Yehoram Gaon

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The life of the singer Yehoram Gaon as told through travelouges, history and poetic hymns.This film, which was produced during the post-Six Day period when the city of Jerusalem and its people were.. View More

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Mediterranean Blues (1993)

Zohar

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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The Israeli Artist Zohar Argov who grew up poor and became rich and famous. This movie shows How his drug addiction keeps him from improving in his career.       View More

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Rutenberg (2003)

Ish HaHashmal

Directed by: Eli Cohen

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Cohen takes an elliptical approach in telling the story of Pinchas Rutenberg, a visionary, complex, and larger-than-life figure, who, amongst other things, brought electricity to Jewish Palestine in.. View More

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Across the River (2009)

Me'Ever La'Nahar

Directed by: Duki Dror

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Duki Dror's documentary "Across the River" follows Moshe Rachamim as he searches for a way to prevent the spread of AIDS in the Israeli Ethiopian community. Tsegaw Mahari (Mahari, which means in in.. View More

Amos Oz - The Nature of Dreams

Amos Oz - The Nature of Dreams (2009)

Amos Oz - Ahava Ve'choshech

Directed by: Yonathan Zur, Masha Zur

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This film delves into the persona of Amos Oz, opening a rare window of opportunity to experience the world as observed through the eyes of one of Israel's greatest authors; a man of whom it has been.. View More

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On The Way Home (documentary TV series) (2009)

Baderech Ha'baita (documentary TV series)

Directed by: Tomer Heymann

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An intimate documentation of the important events in the personal and family life of the filmmaker in the last years. Questions of belonging, sexuality, and love. View More

Chayot HaKodesh (2009)

Chayot HaKodesh

Directed by: Chanan Orenstein

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The film looks at the members of the band, "Chayot Hakodesh," founded in1999 in Lifta, who range vastly in age and lifestyle. View More

Clementine (2009)

Clementine

Directed by: Tal Haim Yoffe

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 A Czar Army officer, protecting an entire town against a pogrom,  A Gold treasure rescuing Jewish refugees, A steel-smith learning his craft from a Nazi leader,  Underground wars and.. View More

The Diva (2009)

Directed by: Ruth Walk

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Janet Ordman is the diva of Israeli dance. A petite aristocratic woman, who speaks only English and who dedicated her life to dance and her dogs. The film presents, for the first time, the of a.. View More

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Dubak - The Palestinian Jew (2008)

Dubak - Palastinai Yehudi

Directed by: Ella Alteman

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An authentic story of anguish and love. This beautiful documentary follows an extraordinary individual whose life is thoroughly intertwined with the land. Dubak is an exceptional personality in the.. View More

Fireflies

Fireflies (2009)

Gachliliyot

Directed by: Gili Meisler

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The film "Fireflies" (Gachliliyot) is the story of Gili, a 12 year old boy, a 24 year old young man and a 44 year old adult, who ventures out in search of his brother, Giora, who remained forever 19.. View More

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Fragments (2009)

Resisim

Directed by: Yonathan Haimovich

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A filmed journey through a single street on the outskirts of Jerusalem... an attempt to explore fragments of the filmmaker's childhood and recapture memories of the mother he lost. He returns to the.. View More

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Galey Zahal (documentary TV series)

Directed by: Udi Kalinsky

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For almost ten years, this documentary followed one of the strangest phenomena in Israeli society, the IDF, and Israeli media: the IDF army radio, which determines who will be part of the new of and.. View More

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Hugo 2 (2008)

Directed by: Yair Lev

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Two decades ago, filmmaker Yair Lev made Hugo, a film about his father, a survivor of Auschwitz, in which the older man revealed his most passionate belief: "It is most important for a man to be Lev.. View More

The Judge

Directed by: Ram Lendes, Ami Teer

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Israeli Supreme Court Justice Aharon Barak was behind many of the big revolutions in Israeli society having to do with civil rights, human dignity, and good governance. View More

Just Like Home

Kmo Ba'Bayit

Directed by: Alexander Gentelev

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A film about Rafael and Svetlana Parashvili, who have been running a Jewish orphanage in Moscow for the past ten years. View More

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Lake 68 (2008)

Directed by: Irit Shamgar

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The director goes back to Poland, the land of her childhood, to meet the people her late father lived with before they were forced out in ‘68. View More

Erasing the Lines

Erasing the Lines (2009)

Docaviv

Directed by: Maya Marlangeon Aharoni

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The filmmaker takes her father to Paris, his hometown, in the hopes of understanding why he ran away from his past. View More

Filmed by Yitzhak

Filmed by Yitzhak (2009)

Tzulam Al Yedey Yitzhak

Directed by: Limor Pinhasov

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This film is a documentary based on the large amount of footage filmed by prime minister Yitzhak Rabin during 1963-1973. It begins with steady shots of Paris - from beautiful landscapes to repeated.. View More

Mild, Moderate, Severe (2009)

Directed by: Amir Bar Shalom, Avital Ben Moshe

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In production as of July 2009. The story of injured soldiers and their families through the touching documentation of Itay, a 22-year-old soldier who was severely wounded in the Kasba of.. View More

Missing Father

Missing Father (2009)

Ga'aguim Le'Abba

Directed by: Yair Elazar

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30 years after the death of Lieutenant General David Elazar (Dado), his son, Yair, takes a journey in his footsteps to penetrate the web of myths shrouding his father's memory. 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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I Was There in Colour (2009)

Directed by: Avishai Kfir

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Found footage taken by on 16 mm film by a wealthy American Zionist provides a first look at this historical era in color.     View More

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Queen of Jerusalem (2009)

Malkat Yerushalayim

Directed by: Dani Dothan, Dalia Mevorach

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Archaeologist, Professor Trude Dothan was born in Vienna in 1922. Her son decides to launch an "archaelogical" excavation in her Jerusalem house.He finds the death mask of poet Elsa Lasker-Schuler a.. View More

Mom, Please Tell Me

Mom, Please Tell Me (2009)

Directed by: Orna Ben Dor, Ami Teyer

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For the filmmaker, a mother's bosom, usually a promise of gentleness and unconditional love, was a haunted place, scattered with thorns. 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

My First War

My First War (2008)

Ha'Milhama Ha'Rishona Sheli

Directed by: Yariv Mozer

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The horrible story of the second Lebanon war as depicted by a reserve soldier's personal video camera. View More

My Child Will Sing Again

Ha'Yalda Sheli Tachzor Lashir

Directed by: Tsipi Bayder

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For 330 days, they did not move from her bedside and documented every moment of hope as their daughter, Adi Elimelech, returned to life. View More

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Voice of Jerusalem (2009)

Kol Yerushalayim

Directed by: Ofer Naim

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Thirty-six years after I Am a Jerusalemite, Yehoram Gaon, the film's creator and perhaps the quintessential Jerusalemite, goes in search of the Jerusalem he left behind. View More

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Two Legacies (2009)

Ha'Yirushot She'li

Directed by: Einat Kapach

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Yosef and Bracha married when they were 12 in Sana`a, Yemen and lived together for close to 70 years. Yosef became absorbed in his books, while Bracha took care of the needy.Before he dies, Rabbi of.. View More

The Mystery of Aris San (2008)

Directed by: Dani Dothan, Dalia Mevorach

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 A journey into the mysterious life of Aris San, the Greek singer who arrived in Israel in 1957 and within five years became a megastar, close friend of generals and politicians including Moshe.. View More

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Lullaby (2008)

Directed by: Natalie Haziza

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Lullaby, a 50 min documentary by Natalie Haziza, tells the story of her two mothers, one of them Jewish South-African and the other her African nursemaid. Rebecca worked for 10 years as Natalie`s 4.. View More

Ben's Biography (2003)

Habiographia Shel Ben

Directed by: Dan Wolman

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A story of a friendship that develops between Ben, a sensitive book keeper and Tamar, a down to earth married woman.Tamar, who is intrigued by Ben's unusual personality and zany humor, wants to why.. View More

Tartakover (2010)

Directed by: Shachar Rozen

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The portrait of political artist and graphic designer David Tartakover, collector of Israeli images, 2002 laureate of the Israel Prize for Design, reveals his world to director Shahar Rozen. work is.. View More

Marco Polo: The Missing Chapter

Marco Polo: The Missing Chapter (1996)

Marco Polo: Haperek Ha'aharon

Directed by: Rafi Bukai

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In the midst of a war between Venice and Genoa, Marco Polo, a citizen of Venice, is imprisoned by the inquisition and is charged with heresy.The Genoans, whose real interest is seizing control over.. 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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Zohar (1993)

Zohar

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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The story of the rise and fall of Zohar Argov, king of Oriental Pop Music.When his success fails to alleviate his depression or change his family life,he falls victim to drugs and is found hanging a.. View More

Chronicle of a Kidnap

Chronicle of a Kidnap (2008)

Chronika Shel Hatifa

Directed by: Nurit Kedar

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Udi Goldwasser was kidnapped on day #1 of the 2006 Lebanon war. This is the story of his wife who wished "to bring him the moon" and who inadvertently became a pawn in international diplomatic and.. View More

Paying for Justice

Paying for Justice (2007)

Musar Hashilumim

Directed by: Guy Meroz, Orli Vilnai - Federbush

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Shot in Germany, The Netherlands, USA and Israel, this documentary deals with the situation of the Holocaust survivors in Israel and around the world. The Filmmakers follow the billions of dollars -.. View More

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Aya: An Imagined Autobiography (1993)

Autobiographia Dimionit

Directed by: Michal Bat-Adam

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While shooting a film about her own life, film director Aya struggles to become somebody and do something with her life, first to please her father and then herself. View More

Zahara (2009)

Zahara

Directed by: Mohammad Bakri

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With touching personal style and breathtaking cinematography, Director Mohammad Bakri tells the story of his 78 year old aunt Zahara, from the times of pre-state Palestine to present, leading the of.. View More

Waiting for Godik

Waiting for Godik (2007)

Mehakim Le'Godik

Directed by: Ari Davidovich

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Waiting for Godik, a musical documentary, tells the story of the rise and fall of the Israeli King of Musicals, legendary producer and impresario Giora Godik. The tragic story of the man, who the is.. View More

The Champagne Spy

The Champagne Spy (2007)

Meragel Ha-Shampaniya

Directed by: Nadav Schirman

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In the early sixties, Oded is just 12 years old when his father reveals to him that he is a Mossad agent and makes the boy swear to secrecy. He leaves his familiy for a mission in Cairo, where from.. View More

American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finklestein (2009)

Radical Americai : Mishpatav shel Norman Finkelstein

Directed by: David Ridgen, Nicolas Rossier

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About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein. View More

Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspan Story (2008)

Directed by: Scott Goldstein

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Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israels War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank life. A a.. View More

On the Move (2008)

Hayav Lazuz

Directed by: Avisa Livny

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Ehud Banai tells his amazing story from the beginning. The offspring of the famous arts and music family was'tn a such a big success story at first. He was 32, looking for a path of life, working as.. View More

Rabin-Peres: Everything is Personal

Rabin - Peres: Everything is Personal (2007)

Rabin - Peres: Hakol Eshi

Directed by: Arik Henig

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Shimon Peres and the late Yitzhak Rabin are undoubtedly the most riveting political duo in the state of Israel. Their relationship knew many ups and downs, mainly downs resulting from the polar the.. View More

The Man Who Loves Hebrew (1994)

Ish She'Ahav B'Ivrit

Directed by: Eli Cohen

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At the beginning of the 20th century, a language war raged in Palestine. The contenders were Yiddish, Russian, French, German, English - and Hebrew, a language barely spoken for two thousand years... View More

Born To Fly

Born To Fly (2009)

Nolad Latus

Directed by: Uri Borreda

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The film tells the incredible story of an exceptional pilot, an extraordinary personality. The exciting story of his life is intertwined with the history of Israel and the history of the Israeli Air.. View More

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The Green Dumpster Mystery (2008)

Ha'Taalumah Ba'Meholah Ha'Yerukah

Directed by: Tal Haim Yoffe

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Traveling on his scooter through south Tel Aviv, film-maker Tal Haim Yoffe noticed an old photograph and some documents inside a green dumpster. This was the beginning of an investigation that a in.. View More

A Fool's Dream

A Fool's Dream (2007)

Halom Shel Idiot

Directed by: Daniel Syrkin, Ido Bahat

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Daniel Syrkin documents the work of his father, Leo, a Moscow-born artist who left an illustrious career in the USSR to realize his dream and come to Israel with his entire family in 1972. In he of.. View More

I'm a Civil War - The Life of Chaim Gouri (2008)

Directed by: Omri Lior

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The 45 minute documentary on the life and work of Israel Prize winner Chaim Gouri depicts his life as a reflection of the history of the State of Israel. Chaim Gouri, the author, warrior, journalist.. View More

How Much Love

How Much Love (2010)

Kama Ahava

Directed by: Kineret Hay-Gillor

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Carmel was once a promising athlete. Today due to progressive muscular dystrophy he runs a small shop with sports equipment. His wife, Sara, helps him with everyday chores. The film's author - - the.. View More

My 100 Children

My 100 Children (2003)

Me'ah Yeladim Sheli
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In the spring of 1945, Polish Jewish Holocaust survivor Lena Kuchlar a young teacher and physiologist, discovered dozens of orphaned Jewish children (ages 3-15) holed up the Jewish Committee Center.. View More

Appelfeld's Table

Appelfeld's Table (2004)

Directed by: Adi Japhet Fuchs

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Imagination, memories and fiction all mixed together portraying the world and life of the Israeli writer Aharon Appelfeld. The film revolves around the renown author's daily pilgrimages to the Anna.. View More

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Diary (1983)

Yoman

Directed by: David Perlov

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Perlov documents the day-to-day of his life alongside the dramatic events that took place in Israel at the time. 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

The Liquid of Love

Liquid of Life (2008)

Liquid of Life

Directed by: Pini Schatz

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A rapid fire 'essay' film - an intellectual roller-coaster ride steeped in black humor that connects fake movie blood, disaster clean-up, blood donations, and paintings made with blood to, among a.. View More

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Director's Cut (2010)

Girsat Habamai

Directed by: Doron Eran

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This is not just the amazing story of Menahem Golan, the legend of Israeli cinema who conquered the industry, not just the tale of the hundreds of films he produced, nor of his role in Israeli this.. View More

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Teacher Irena (2010)

ha'Morah Irena

Directed by: Itamar Chen

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"Teacher Irena" tells of...teacher Irena, an extremely charismatic woman, who has only one thing in her life - an enormous amount of love for the children. A single parent, all she ever does, inside.. 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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The Acting Teacher (2010)

Ha'Moreh L'mischak

Directed by: Shlomo Hayun

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The Acting Teacher – A Cinematic Biography of Nissan Nativ Nissan Nativ, winner of the Israel Prize for Theater, passed away in April 2008, at the age of 86, with no relatives, three weeks.. View More

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Yitzhak Rabin - A Biography (2004)

Directed by: Ben Shani

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A two-part documentary film that tells the life story of the former Israeli Prime Minister and Nobel Laureate, Yitzhak Rabin. The documentary offers interviews with Rabin's fellow politicians and a.. View More

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Sharon (2008)

Directed by: Dror Moreh

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In December 2003 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon publicly announced the Disengagement Plan. Against acrimonious resistance from his own ranks he ordered 21 Jewish settlements to be razed to the father a.. View More

Eye Witness

Eyewitness: David Rubinger (1998)

Directed by: Micha Shagrir

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Israel Prize laureate David Rubinger has been photographing important dramatic events and personalities in Israel's history since 1947. For the first time ever, we return together with the to some a.. View More

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Film by Itzhak (2008)

Zolam Iydi Itzhak

Directed by: Limor Pinhasov

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We thought we knew all there is to know about Itzhak Rabin. A legendary figure in his lifetime, and the hero of his nation's struggle for peace in his death, more than a decade ago - what can be or.. View More

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Viva Espania: A Tale in Four Octaves (2011)

Directed by: Ofer Naim

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A true fairy tale about a beautiful and extremely talented 12 year old child wonder. One of many children in a poor family, Hannah Aharoni started performing in clubs as the State of Israel came and.. View More

Mind Fuck (2010)

Ziyunei Sechel

Directed by: Eran Sarel, Ricardo Rojstaczer, Eran Koblik Kedar

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Yaki just wanted to make a porn film. As a child growing up in an ultra-orthodox family (very religious), he never even heard about this "dubious" genre. Actually, he never even encountered the of.. View More

Ben Gurion Hosting (2011)

Ben Gurion Meurach
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The viewers meet David Ben-Gurion in his desert home in Sde-Boker as his guests and hear his animated character, describing the main events in his life, from his childhood in Plonsk through the of.. View More

Playing With Words - Natan Shacham (2011)

Menagen Bamilim- Natan Shacham

Directed by: Omri Lior

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From his Beit Alfa study, writer Natan Shacham tells about his childhood, his family, his adulthood, and the many roles he has played over the years.  View More

Poetry in a Depth of Field - Tuvia Rivner (2011)

Shira meomek hasade

Directed by: Omri Lior

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A documentary about the poet and photographer Tuvia Rivner. View More

Shepherd of Words - Amnon Shamosh

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Running Movie

Running Movie (2011)

Seret Ratz

Directed by: Omer Peled, Gidi Avivi

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A documentary, focusing on Israeli long-distance runner Haile Satayin, the oldest marathon runner to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics, and his efforts to participate in the 2012 has been a runner.. View More

The Way Back- Rivka Zohar returns to NY

The Way Back- Rivka Zohar returns to NY (2012)

Directed by: Avida Livny

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Rivka Zohar’s life has been determined by three powerful forces: the first is an exceptional singing voice that fixed her place in the Israeli pantheon at the young age of 20; the second is to.. View More

Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions (2011)

Mendelsohn- Chezyonot bilti poskim

Directed by: Duki Dror

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He made sketches on scraps of paper and sent them to the young cellist who awaited him in Berlin. She saw his genius and within several years helped him turn into the most sought-after architect in.. View More

My Father, Semyon Chertok (2011)

Avi, Semyon Chertok

Directed by: Olga Chertok

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A film about the filmmaker's late father- a journalist, film critic, and Voice of Israel in Russian correspondent- and on the cultural load the Russian and Soviet immigrants brought with them in.. View More

Prodigy (2012)

Yaldat Peleh

Directed by: Herela Hodaya Moise

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Naomi was a musical prodigy who gained fame as a singer in her childhood but decided to leave it all behind at the age of 17. The film follows her daily life today and tries to understand the of her.. View More

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Rita Jahan Foruz (2012)

Rita Yahan Foruz

Directed by: Ayal Goldberg

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Rita Jahan Farouz immigrated to Israel from Iran with her family, when she was eight years old. Now on the eve of her forty-ninth birthday, with enormous tension between Tehran and Jerusalem looming.. View More

Rumors on Assi Dayan (2012)

Ha-chayim Ke-shmu'a

Directed by: Adi Arbel, Moish Goldberg

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He is an actor, film director, poet, author, bohemian, drug addict, ex-convict, brother, son... Assi Dayan, an Israeli cultural icon, embodies the events of the Israeli state from its Declaration of.. View More

BACK TO CASABLANCA (Son of the Land)

Back to Casablanca (Son of the Land) (2012)

Ben Ha'aretz

Directed by: Sigalit Banai

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Israeli actor and director Ze'ev Revach was born in Morocco in 1940. He sets out on a journey back to Casablanca, in search of a Moroccan actor to star alongside him in his next film, which he that.. View More

1999?

1999? (2001)

1999?

Directed by: Israel Yerushalmi

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Musician Rami Fortis needs no introduction - most of us already know the man and his message through listening to his music. "1999?" is a documentation of the year 1999, following singer and artist.. View More

Wind Darkness Water

Wind Darkness Water (2012)

Haruach Hachoshech Hamayim

Directed by: Yahaly Gat

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Over the years, Naomi Shemer has earned the title of "national poet." For most of her creative life, she was the ultimate decoder of Israeli society, succeeding in both describing and influencing on.. View More

Breaking the wall

Breaking the wall (2012)

Shoveret Kir

Directed by: Yitzhak Halutzi

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 The film uncovers the personality of Dr. Vicki Shiran, a feminist and Mizrahi-born leader who led all major social struggles in the past 3 decades until her untimely death 8 years ago. a can a.. View More

My Herzl

My Herzl (2013)

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A documentary that goes beyond the image of the well-known figure, Theodor Herzl, to examine Herzl's personal story and life. A man utterly devoted to his Zionistic dreams, Herzl threw everything he.. View More

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Pole, Dancer And A Movie (2013)

Rakdanit, amud veseret

Directed by: Isri Halpern

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Pole dancing may have started in strip clubs, but over the past few years it has won international recognition as an art form, a sport and a means of empowering women. Director Isri Halpern follows.. View More

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Words Calling For Mother (2013)

Kol Mila Ima

Directed by: Omri Lior

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Yitzhak Averbuch Orpaz, winner of the Israel Prize for Literature, "tore the umbilical cord of his soul with his teeth" and immigrated to Israel. His personal life was full of turmoil and he to his.. View More

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Write Down, I'm an Arab (2014)

Tirshom, Ani Aravi / Sajel Ana Arabi

Directed by: Ibtisam Mara'ana

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An intimate portrait of poet and national myth Mahmoud Darwish, from an unexpected perspective: the women who influenced his work. Intensive research into the poetry of Darwish, archival materials.. View More

The Go-Go Boys

The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films (2014)

Directed by: Hilla Medalia

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THE GO-GO BOYS: The Inside Story of Cannon Films is a documentary about two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American Dream turned the Hollywood power over.. View More

Lieberman (2014)

Liberman

Directed by: Nurit Kedar

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A documentary portrait of one of the most powerful politicians in Israel - Lieberman. Based on more than 150 hours of footage shot over more than ten years, the film is an exclusive and intimate to.. View More

Kid Gloves (2014)

Kfatot Shel Meshi

Directed by: Helen Yanovsky

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Gershon Luxembourg has come a long way in his lifetime. This way can be examined through his life's work at the Katamon Boxing Club. The film follows Gershon's Boxing club as he raises a new of.. View More

Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Jonathan Agassi Hetzil Et Haiai

Directed by: Tomer Heymann

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The film follows Jonathan Agassi, one of the most successful porn stars in the world, during one of the more dramatic periods of his life. View More

I Think I'm Normal (2014)

Ani Hoshev Sheani Normali

Directed by: Tomer Heymann

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Oren, an Asperger's sufferer, embarks on a journey to Guatemala in search of his biological parents. View More

David Perlov - Portrait (2014)

Dovid Perlov - Dyokan

Directed by: Ruth Walk

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The life and art of David Perlov, who is considered to be the most important Israeli documentary filmmaker. View More

The Dark Side (2016)

Hatsad Hafel

Directed by: Natalie Assouline Terebilo

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86-year-old Moshe Knebel appears to be a regular grandfather. Maybe a tad sturdier and stronger than most, but still a normal old man. Moshe Knebel, however, is anything but ordinary. He took Today,.. View More

Ben Gurion Epilogue (2014)

Directed by: Yariv Mozer

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The film depicts the final years in the life of Israel's founder, David Ben Gurion. Years during which he found himself excluded from the leadership discourse. He critically observed the Zionist and.. View More

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Waves of Memory (2014)

Shem Kod Rafiach

Directed by: Gadi Aisen

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On December 7, 1946 the immigrant ship Rafiach, making its way from Yugoslavia, sank near the barren island of Syrina, one of the Greek islands. Most of the Ma'apilim survived and were rescued a few.. View More

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The Word Engraver (2013)

Hakhoret Bamilim

Directed by: Omri Lior

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The film "The Word Engraver" unfolds the life and work of the author Aharon Megged, winner of the Israel Prize for Literature. Megged takes us to significant places in his life which have formed the.. View More

The Twin Sisters (2014)

Hateomot

Directed by: Yehuda Yaniv

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An unforgettable experience following ninety-year-old Israeli twin sisters, still in their prime, whose lives engulfed a hundred years of Jewish and Israeli history, in which they played an active.. View More

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The Self Deception Artist (2014)

Yehu Yaron – Aman Hashichnua Heatzmi

Directed by: Maya Zaydman

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A cabaret-documentary following the unique, offbeat Israeli musician Yehou Yaron on his way to his second album. His songs deal with illness, love and birth - everything he wouldn't talk about in An.. View More

The Last Nazi Hunter--Efraim Zuroff

The Last Nazi Hunter (2012)

Tzayad Hanatzim Ha’acharon

Directed by: Nitza Gonen

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Seventy years after the Holocaust, this film follows Dr. Efraim Zuroff tracking down and bringing to justice the last surviving Nazi war criminals. Will his work contribute to the Holocaust's takes.. View More

The Decent One

The Decent One (2014)

Adam Hagun / Der Anständige

Directed by: Vanessa Lapa

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Through previously unrevealed private letters, photos and diaries, "The Decent One" grants a unique and at times uncomfortable access to the life and mind of the merciless "architect of the Final -.. View More

The Crucial Choices of N. Bezem--Naftali Bezem

The Crucial Choices of N. Bezem (2011)

Habchirot Hagoraliot shel N. Bezem

Directed by: Yehuda Yaniv

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Israeli artist and sculptor Naftali Bezem is widely regarded as one of the preeminent Jewish artists of the 20th century. Yet he has long rebuffed both personal and artistic exposure, and has never.. View More

Moekei Katz, A Freedom Fighter Or A Terrorist?

Moekei Katz: A Freedom Fighter or a Terrorist? (2013)

Hayetziot Laor Shel Moeki Katz

Directed by: Yehuda Yaniv

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Shmuel "Moekei" Katz died at age 90 after an active life fighting for Jewish identity, culture and statehood, mostly clandestinely. This film followed him, after he discovered he had an illegitimate.. View More

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Saga of a Photo (2013)

Sipur Hamathil Betmuna

Directed by: Mooly Landesman

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This story begins in a photo that was hidden away for some eighty years. For a frozen moment the photo exposed the joy of my grandparents' wedding in 1926 in Berlin. A moment later, everything will.. View More

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The Polgar Variant (2014)

Variant Polgar

Directed by: Yossi Aviram

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The extraordinary story of three Hungarian-Jewish sisters who were raised in Communist Budapest of the 1970s to be chess masters. The Polgar sisters did not choose to become the heroines of this It.. View More

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Planets – Four Variations of Detachment (2014)

Kochvei Lechet – Arbah Varaizyot Al Nituk

Directed by: Ohad Milstein

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Set in a cold and distant orbit around the hot Israeli sun are four stories of deliberate isolation. A butterfly hunter, a man with a robotic arm, a family that runs a self-sustaining farm in the of.. View More

AVRAHAM HALFI

Life of Poetry – The Story of Avraham Halfi (2014)

Chayav mle’ey shir – Sipuro shel Avraham Halfi
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A journey through the life and work of Abraham Halfi, the unsung hero of Hebrew culture whose greatest yearning was to shrink "into an unknown point," as remarked in one of his poems. He was to the.. View More

Juliano

Juliano (2014)

Directed by: Igal Lerner

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If life is a play and all the world's a stage, actor and activist Juliano Mer-Khamis epitomized the famous quote to its bitter end. On 4 April 2011, Mer-Khamis was assassinated by a masked gunman in.. View More

Strings (2013)

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Yaron Bloom was 19 and started his own band.  The band gathered for the first time in in Janunary 1995 and 24 houers later, Yaron was killed in a terror attack. His Friends recall their one and.. View More

Gezoin

Gezoindelach (2015)

Directed by: Efrat Berger

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Yehuda, 19, was raised in a devout Hasidic family. After a period of self-doubting and inner struggles, he decides to do away with the last remaining symbol still connecting him to his religious he.. View More

Matti

Matti Caspi - Confessions (2015)

Directed by: Dalia Mevorach, Dani Dothan

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What lies behind Matti Caspi’s mask-like face? In this cinematic confessional, one of Israel’s greatest musicians reveals the innermost secrets of his life. He describes growing up in as.. View More

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Rabin, The Last Day (2015)

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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On the evening of Saturday, November 4, 1995, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is shot down at the end of a huge political rally in the center of Tel-Aviv. His killer apprehended at the scene turns out.. View More

Birds in the room

Bird in the Room (2015)

Zipor Bacheder

Directed by: Ari Davidovich

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The life story of Israeli poet and songwriter Tirza Atar (1941-1977) - a beloved and enigmatic part of Modern Hebrew Culture - is brought to the screen for the first time. Atar, the daughter of poet.. View More

Martin Buber

The Way of Man- A Film About Martin Buber (2015)

Directed by: Yaakov Lifshin, Aharon Lipetz

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Not simply a historical biography of a leading giant in the field of philosophy, this film shows how Martin Buber is more relevant and timely than ever.   View More

Operation Wedding

Operation Wedding (2016)

Directed by: Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov

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Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Jewish dissidents plots to hijack an empty plane and escape the USSR. Caught by the KGB, they were sentenced to years in the gulag and two were sentenced to death... View More

saviors in the night

Saviors in the Night (2011)

Unter Bauern

Directed by: Ludi Boekin

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Saviors in the Night (Unter Bauern) is based on the memories of Marga Spiegel. In her narrative, published in 1965, she describes how courageous farmers in southern Münsterland, Germany to.. View More

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The Last Flight of Petr Ginz (2011)

The Last Flight of Petr Ginz

Directed by: Sandra Dickson, Churchill Roberts

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By age 14, he had written five novels and penned a diary about the Nazi occupation of Prague. By 16, he had produced 170 drawings and paintings, edited an underground magazine in the Jewish ghetto,.. View More

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The Last Sentence (2012)

Dom över Död Man

Directed by: Jan Troell

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A story based on the life of journalist Torgny Segerstedt, who alerted the Swedish public to the threat of Fascism in the 1930s. View More