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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

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

Seven Minutes in Heaven

Seven Minutes in Heaven (2007)

Sheva dakot be gan eden

Directed by: Omri Givon

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One morning Galia and her boyfriend, Oren, board a local Jerusalem bus packed with passengers, among them a suicide bomber. The bus explodes leaving Galia with severe burns and memory loss; she of a.. View More

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Who Are You to Me (2010)

Mi Ata Bishvili?

Directed by: Dror Reshef

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Anya, 25, is mentally handicapped but manages to lead an independent life. Since the sudden death of her parents she has been living alone, surrounded by her own silence, earning her living as a an.. View More

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Tuesdays at Five (2009)

Kol Shlishi Be'chamesh

Directed by: Zohar Behrendt

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Every Tuesday at five, Masha, Bentzie, Sivan, David, and Eleanor meet with the rest of the Wings theatre group to work and rehearse the play "Silver Spoon." Following the process of working on the a.. View More

Very Heavy Stones

Avanim Kvedot Me'od

Directed by: Tamara Arda

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The film follows the work process of the wheelchair-bound choreographer and dancer Tamar Borer on her work "Bardo." 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

World Without Words

Directed by: Yael Reich, Itay Lev

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Yael Reich, an international model, documents her brother, Eilon, after he went through a severe head injury in a car accident. 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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Dead End (2006)

No Exit

Directed by: Dror Sabo

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It is the height of summer and the reality show "his heart's choice" is just about to launch its third season. Zacky Reibenbach, the show's creator, knows that without a really good gimmick, there -.. View More

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Voices from the Heartland: Shofar (2001)

Shiur Moledet: Shofar

Directed by: Daniel Syrkin

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The Zakutas are a poor, ultra-orthodox family from the slums of Bnei Brak. Amram, a Torah scholar, earns a living writing mezuzot, while his wife cares for their autistic son. One afternoon, their a.. View More

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Voices from the Heartland: Three Fingers (2001)

Shiur Moledet: Shofar

Directed by: Daphna Levin

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Retired Duvik saws off three of his fingers in his amateur woodworking shop. Ofra, his faithful wife, rushes him to the hospital, but in the emergency room realizes that she left the bag containing.. View More

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Voices from the Heartland: Poker Face (2000)

Shiur Moledet: Partsuf Shel Poker

Directed by: Eitan Anner

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Every Friday night for the last 16 years, Anna, Alex and three other couples meet for their weekly poker game. Alex is not yet 60, but problems with his memory are steadily getting worse. The group.. View More

Mom's First Olympics

My Mom's First Olympics (1997)

Ha-Olimpiada Harishonah Shel Imma

Directed by: Ran Carmeli

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The critically acclaimed film focuses on the director's mother, and sensitively portrays her struggle and determination that led her to compete in the Para Olympics in Atlanta despite of her The the.. 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

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39 Pounds of Love (2005)

18 Kilos Shel Ahavah

Directed by: Dani Menkin

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18 Kilos of Love is the inspirational and humorous non-fiction account of a remarkable man and his remarkable life. Ami Ankilewitz was diagnosed with an extremely rare and often fatal form of SMA/2.. View More

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About Yossi (2003)

Directed by: Avi Hemy

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In 1977, Yossi was the first child born to Malki and Kalman, an ultra-orthodox couple from Jerusalem. Like many hundreds of babies, he received, at the age of 11 month, a defected vaccination (MMR)... View More

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Amnon & Jill (2005)

Directed by: Gonen Glazer

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This is the story of Amnon, a phenomenal deaf-born dancer, and his wife Jill. Jill produces their joint act and helps Amnon to communicate with his sorroundings.   A few years on, Jill to her.. View More

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One on One (2010)

Echad al Echad

Directed by: Dori Naomko

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"My father... I never called him father in first person singular. What's the point? Father doesn't hear". A touching film about a father and son's journey in search of their dreams. The father - of.. View More

Mirall'eh (2010)

Directed by: Vered Berman

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Beautiful Mirall'eh, born with four degenerated limbs, abandoned by her parents at birth, became a success story, against all odds, through will power and her left foot. View More

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Felix Project (2007)

Directed by: Dani Inbar

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Felix is a legendary mountain climber, who is diagnosed with ALS at the age of 38. The doctors say he has one more year to live. Nevertheless, he sets off on his life's last climb - a 1,200 m. high.. View More

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Men on Wheels (2003)

Directed by: Moran Zuckerman

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A provocative and moving film, "Men on Wheels" offers a rare glimpse into the intimate world of two IDF disabled veterans dancing in the "Hora on Wheels" group. The group combines paraplegics and of.. View More

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Rolling (1998)

Directed by: Yossi Rabach

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The story of the Israeli Paralympic basketball team in the European championship.In the past, Israel was the ultimate winner in most fields of Paralympic sports. Now, the team has to fight in order.. View More

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Bombay Beach (2011)

Directed by: Alma Har'el

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The rusting relic of a failed 1960s development boom, the Salton Sea is a barren California landscape and symbol of the failure of the American Dream. Using a stylized amalgam of nonfiction and set.. 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

Love Davka

Love Davka (2010)

Love Davka

Directed by: Rona Soffer

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"At the age of 15 I was involved in a severe car accident. In the film I pursued the challenge of finding love, sex and colour. I met disabled and non-disabled men and searched for my place in.. View More

Ha'Medinah She'ba'Derekh (2011)

ha'Medinah she'ba'Derekh

Directed by: Yoel Sharon

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A wheelchair-bound veteran from the Yom Kippur War goes on a journey throughout Israel in search of national and personal conscience. View More

Yellow Peppers (2000)

Pilpelim Tsehubim
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Television series about a family of farmers on a moshav, including an autistic son. View More

A Tale About a Different Child (2012)

Sipur al yeled acher

Directed by: Micha Livne

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What begins as a documentation of a handicapped Palestinian boy and his mother's efforts to build him a normal life shifts to a film about the filmmaker's family, which is dealing with a different.. View More

Vakum

Directed by: Gil Gabai

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Journalist Gal Gabai encounters extreme and absurd situations in Israeli society, such as incest, the black market, abusive husbands, and more. View More

Post Lebanon

Post Lebanon (2011)

Post Lebanon

Directed by: Lior Agur

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Two friends return home wounded from the inferno of the Second Lebanon War into an agitated protest that rocks the state of Israel. They unite forces in order to fight for their survival and Second.. 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

Turning Thirteen (2013)

Directed by: Dana Idisis

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The film follows the preparations for the Bar Mitzvah of Guy, the director's younger autistic brother, from the moment his parents decide to have Guy do the ceremony in the synagogue up to the day.. View More

Fragile (2013)

Plastelina

Directed by: Vidi Bilu

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In Jerusalem 1966, A family lives peacefully in a crumbling old building in the center of the city. Eli, the father, is at work most of the day. His wife Ruthy is locked up inside her own world and.. View More

Flying With A Kite (2013)

Limtoach et ha-chut

Directed by: Avi Heller

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Despite a severe disability, short life expectancy, and family tragedies, Odelia insists on achieving the same goals as a healthy person-establishing a family, raising children, flying to India to.. View More

Ishihara

Ishihara (2010)

Directed by: Yoav Brill

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A short work about being color blind, Ishihara animates the small dots used in color blindness tests- dots called ishihara. View More

Bamidbar

Bamidbar (2013)

Bamidbar

Directed by: Onn Nir

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Set against the backdrop of the biblical Israeli desert, Bamidbar ('in the Desert' in Hebrew) is a survival film about Shiri and her estranged father, Avi, as they venture into the before.. 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

Next to Her

Next to Her (2014)

At Li Layla

Directed by: Asaf Korman

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Rachel, 27, is raising her mentally disabled sister Gabby, 24, all by herself. When the social worker finds out she leaves her sister alone in the house while at work, she is forced to place her in.. 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

Do You Believe In Love? (2013)

Ha’shadchanit

Directed by: Dan Wasserman

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Even though Tova does not believe in love, she has had a remarkable success as a matchmaker. And so, people flock to her apartment where her husband, housekeeper, and daughter weigh in as she Tova,.. View More

Wedding Doll

Wedding Doll (2015)

Directed by: Nitzan Gilady

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Hagit, a young woman with mild mental deficiency, works in a toilet-paper factory. She lives with her mother Sarah, a divorcée who gave up her life for her daughter. Hagit strives for and is.. View More

Mazal Means Luck

Mazal Means Luck (2015)

Directed by: Mazal Ben Yishai

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The unique and emotionally-charged story of the director’s family. She was raised by her grandparents and by her parents, both of whom have disabilities. Documenting dramatic scenes in her she.. View More

Wedding Doll

Wedding Doll (2015)

Chatona Meniyar

Directed by: Nitzan Gilady

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Hagit (Moran Rosenblatt) is in love with love. Living with her mother, Sarah (Asi Levi), in a town in southern Israel's Negev desert, the young woman spends her evenings painstakingly making bridal.. View More

Hill Start

Hill Start (2014)

Zinuk BaAlia

Directed by: Oren Stern

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A Comic drama that tells the story of the Geva family - a bourgeois family from Jerusalem. When the mother of the family, Ora, goes into a coma after a car accident, the family members try to bring.. View More

My Hero Brother

My Hero Brother (2016)

Directed by: Yonatan Nir

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A group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embarks on a demanding trip through the Indian Himalayas accompanied by their "normal" brothers and sisters. Unresolved conflicts and the of up.. View More

House Call (2016)

Directed by: Neta Shoshani, David Ofek

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Terminally ill patients in Israel are given the option to die in their own homes rather than in a hospital. Those who choose this are eligible for a state-funded home hospice team- doctor, nurse and.. View More

Flying Putzi (2016)

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Putzi is a kid suffering from a mental retardation, To rise above his handicap he wants to fly up to the sky with his only friend Pepi, a turkey hen. His situation gets worse when the boys him.. View More

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Anita (2011)

Anita

Directed by: Marcos Carnevale

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Anita is the story of a young woman with Down syndrome (Alejandra Manzo) who lives a happy, routine life in Buenos Aires, being meticulously cared for by her mother Dora (Academy Award Norma.. View More

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Praying With Lior (2008)

Praying With Lior

Directed by: Ilana Trachtman

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Lior Liebling, “the little rebbe”, has Down syndrome, and has spent his entire life praying with utter abandon. Is he a "spiritual genius" as many around him say? Or simply the vessel -.. View More