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Zrubavel

Zrubavel (2008)

Directed by: Shmuel Beru

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Itzhak Zrubavel, from a tight-knit Ethiopian-Israeli family, dreams of being the Spike Lee of Israel. 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

Children of the Bible

Children of the Bible (2009)

Yaldey Ha'Tanach

Directed by: Nitza Gonen

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Jeremy, a young Ethiopian rap artist, attempts to change the low self-image of the Ethiopian community in Israel. Through music he connects lost Ethiopian youth to their identity and to their he to.. View More

Vasermill

Vasermil (2007)

Directed by: Moshon Salmona

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

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Live and Become (2005)

lech Tichye Ve'Tire

Directed by: Rado Michelenko

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

Voices from the Heartland: Caravan 841

Voices from the Heartland: Caravan 841 (2002)

Shiur Moledet: Caravan 841

Directed by: Zion Rubin

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

The Name My Mother Gave Me

The Name My Mother Gave Me (2008)

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

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Foreign Sister (2000)

Ahot Zara
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The Story of Naomi, a woman who is a prisoner in her own life. Trapped by bordom, she risks losing herself to housework. This is of course, until she meets Nigist, a Christian Ethiopian woman. A is.. View More

Black Over White

Black Over White (2007)

Shachor al Lavan

Directed by: Tomer Heymann

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Tomer Heymann followed Israeli pop/world-beat band The Idan Raichel on their 2006 concert tour to Ethiopia and emerged with a documentary that rollicks and rocks. The film, part lighthearted road of.. View More

400 Miles to Freedom (2009)

400 Miles to Freedom

Directed by: Avishai Mekonen, Shari Rothfarb Mekonen

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FOUR HUNDRED MILES TO FREEDOM is the story of co-director Avishai Mekonenâ's search to remember and reconcile what happened to him at age 10 in 1984, when he was kidnapped by slave in his.. View More

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My Sister Banchiya (1999)

Directed by: Avigail Sperber

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"My Sister Banchiya" tells the story of a ten year old Ethiopian child, Banchiya, who immigrated to Israel with her mother and three siblings seven years ago. Her father died while they were still a.. View More

I Had a Dream

I Had a Dream (2009)

Directed by: Tezeta Germay

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The extraordinary life story of Yona Bugale who worked ceaselessly as a teacher and community leader, promoting connections with the State of Israel and with Jewish organizations, in order to the of.. View More

Blacks - KMS (2011)

Shehorim - KMS

Directed by: Moran Ifergan

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The daily routine of three young Israeli-Etheopian writers and their attempts to find a place in Israeli society. View More

These Are My Names

These Are My Names (2010)

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Ethiopian Jews' multiple names reflect the richness, wisdom and beauty of their culture -- and every name tells a story. In the film, young Ethiopian Israelis share their journeys toward their of -.. View More

When Israel Went Out (2010)

Betzet Yisrael

Directed by: Meni Elias

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Over two decades after the operatiosn bringing Ethiopian Jewry to Israel, the Ethiopian-Israeli community remains apart, misunderstood, and not an integral part of ISraeli society.  Despite in.. View More

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

Code Name Silence

Code Name Silence (2005)

Code Shtika

Directed by: Yifat Keidar

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Code Name Silence opens a wound and reveals the best kept secret of Israel's Ethiopian community, a secret which has been concealed for years. In 1985, Operation Moses brought some 8,000 Ethiopian a.. View More

Mother Stayed There (1997)

Ima Nishara Sham

Directed by: Dalia Meyerovich

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This documentary relates the stories of two Ethiopian Jews whose mothers were left behind during the 1991 Israeli airlift of 14,000 Ethiopians. Paulus (19) and Rachel (20) tell their stories, these.. View More

Take Us Home (2012)

Directed by: Aileen LeBlanc

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Shows the process of Ethiopian Jews relocating to Israel View More

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Probation Time (2014)

Tkufat Mivchan

Directed by: Avigail Sperber

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It's hard to be a good person," Ariella tells her sister Avigail. Avigail, the director of this film, is dealing with a break-up from her girlfriend and with raising a child that she had with her... View More

Last Stop (2014)

Directed by: Julie Shles

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A vast and violent labyrinth lies right in the heart of Tel Aviv. It is the Central Bus Station, Israel's main transportation artery. Living in and around it are thousands of new refugees, a second.. 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

Red Leaves

Red Leaves (2014)

Alim Adumim

Directed by: Bezzi Getta

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An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way. View More

Hotline

Hotline (2015)

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