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History

32 Minutes (2009)

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Directed by: Avi Weissblei

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A journey behind the scenes of Israel's Declaration of Independence. Participants and documenters of the historical moment shake the dust off the past.     View More

Achziv - A Place of Love

Achziv - A Place of Love (2009)

Directed by: Etty Weiseltier, Guy Michael

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Eli Avivi, now 77 years old and sick, was once the head of state of "Achzivland", a coastal refuge for Israel's bohemia. 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

We Are the Country (2009)

Anachnu Ha'mdina Be'he Ha'Yedia

Directed by: Honi Ha'Meagel

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In production as of August 2009. A rare documentation based on footage taken by the filmmaker of his parents in the late 1980s and of their neighborhood - Tel Aviv's Neve Tzedek. View More

Defamation

Defamation (2009)

Hashmatza

Directed by: Yoav Shamir

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Yoav Shamir travels the world in search of the most modern manifestations of the "oldest hatred" - anti-Semitism - and comes up with some startling answers. His film & title focus almost on the.. View More

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Degania - The World's First Kibbutz Fights its Last Battle (2008)

Ha Krav Ha Acharon al Degania

Directed by: Yitzhak Rubin

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Kibbutz Degania at the beginning of the third millennium struggles between a world view of mutual responsibility and one of privatization and free market capitalism.   At the center of this a.. View More

Qumran: The Search for the Teasure of Wadi Hakipa

Directed by: David Szerman

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In production as of July 2009. The adventures of a team of American, Israeli, and French researchers digging to find the "hidden chamber" in Qumran and the treasures it is supposed to.. View More

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Rafting to Bombay (2009)

Directed by: Erez Laufer

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The Laufer family sets out on a journey to Bombay, where the father found refuge during WWII and finds itself in the midst of the biggest terrorist attack the city has known. View More

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The Locker Room (2009)

Directed by: Nisan Zusman, Eyal Zusman

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An international documentary project that exposes the human dramas that take place in locker rooms during soccer matches around the world, while focusing on social, cultural and religious themes. as.. View More

Partly Private

Partly Private (2009)

Directed by: Danae Elon

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A witty take on male circumcision and how people of the western world generally feel about it. Both comic and informative, the film questions how an ancient rite became normal medical practice in of.. View More

Yebi

Yebi (2009)

Yebi
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A 'blue and white' Troubadour, an anarchistic poet whose life was intertwined with the history of the state. Yebi despised materialism and focused on the love of fellow man and country, and all out.. 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

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Nuzhat Al Fouad (2005)

Directed by: Judd Ne'eman

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Odelia, a talented screenwriter, and her father,a  well-known author, have a bond that is both complicated and demanding. The agonies of writing make it difficult for Odelia to bridge the gap.. View More

In The Forest Front (1999)

Directed by: Danny Vaxman

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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

The Tree of Life (2008)

Etz Chayim

Directed by: Hava Volterra

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Los Angeles based director, Hava Volterra, tries to come to terms with her father's death by traveling to Italy, the land of his birth, to trace the roots of his family tree. With the help of her a.. View More

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Operation Thunderbolt (1977)

Mivtsa Yonatan

Directed by: Menahem Golan

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In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release in.. 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

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

Atlantic Drift (2002)

La dérive de l'Atlantic

Directed by: Michel Daeron

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After confidential (and shameful) information was released by British authorities, this amazing story of survival was finally confirmed. A documentary, this film, co-produced by several countries of.. View More

Hope In A Slingshot (2008)

Directed by: Inka stafrance

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HOPE IN A SLING SHOT is a hard-hitting documentary about the ongoing conflict between Palestinians and Israelis on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. It is a film about power and control, and and and.. 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

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

Cohen on the Bridge Rescue at Entebbe (2009)

Directed by: Andrew Wainrib

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A rescue like no other... Animated story of the 1976 hostage rescue in Entebbe , Uganda, narrated in first-person by the first commando to enter the building, through the perspective of his own in.. View More

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Esther (1986)

Directed by: Amos Gitai, Ruben Kornfeld

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Ahasverus, king of Persia and Media, puts aside Vashti and makes Esther his queen, choosing her among maidens in a kingdom stretching from India to Ethiopia. Esther, using information from Mordecai,.. View More

The House on August Street

The House on August Street (2007)

Beith Ahawah

Directed by: Ayelet Bargur

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The House on August Street tells the remarkable, unknown story of Beate Berger, a German Jew who single-handedly rescued over 100 children during the Holocaust, smuggling them from Berlin to in the.. View More

A History of Israeli Cinema (2009)

Historia Shel Hakolnoah Israeli
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The first 1933 - 1978 starts with the Zionist movement and ends with the first re-visitation of that history. The second 1978 - 2005 starts at the beginning of the political wave until the more both.. View More

Eminent Domain (1990)

Eminent Domain

Directed by: John Irvin

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A high-ranking Polish politburo member is banished from the party, and must find out why. Set in 1979 Poland before the Solidarity events. View More

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Exodus - The True Story (2009)

Exodus - Hasipur Haamiti

Directed by: Uri Borreda, Itzik Lerner

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No one of the 4500 holocaust survivors who embarked the ship Exodus in Sete south of France could in his wildest dream imagine the unforgettable journey in high seas will end up back in the land of.. 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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Eye Witness (2008)

Directed by: Micha Shagrir

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Israel, as envisioned through the lens of the internationally acclaimed photographer David Rubinger, the laureate of the Israeli Award for Photography. Rubinger began his career in 1947 and has and.. View More

Jews of Iran (2005)

Directed by: Ramin Farahani

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The Jewish settlement in Iran dates back to 2700 years. The Islamic Revolution of 1979 resulted in the departure of many Jews from the country. This film concentrates on Jews living in Iran with an.. View More

Leon - A New Encounter (from the series - Sefarad: Caminos y Vida)

Leon - A New Encounter (from the series - Sefarad: Caminos y Vida) (2008)

Leon - Reencuentro

Directed by: Jack Matitiahu

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The film is an in-depth investigation of the history and relations between Jewish and Spanish cultures.  It shifts from investigating the history of Jewish scholar, Moses de to at del.. View More

King of Beggars

King of Beggars (2005)

Melech Shel Kabzanim

Directed by: Uri Paster

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Based on the character of Fishke der Krumer (Fishke the Lame) created by the great Hebrew and Yiddish writer Mendele Mocher Sforim, the film follows the adventures of Fishke from humble bathhouse in.. View More

Madrid Before Hanita

Madrid Before Hanita (2006)

Madrid Lifney Hanita

Directed by: Eran Torbiner

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When the Spanish Civil War erupted in 1936, over 300 Jews from Palestine left their homeland to fight fascism by joining the International Brigade. Many of them were Jewish communists who believed a.. View More

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Born in Berlin (1991)

Directed by: Naomi Ben-Natan, Leora Kamenetzy

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This penetrating documentary produced for Israel Educational Television looks at the lives of three Jewish women writers: Cordelia Edvardson, Angelika Schrobsdorff, and Inge Deutschkron. All three.. View More

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Dreamers and Builders (1996)

Directed by: Ya'akov Gross

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Spectacular rare archival film footage of Palestine in the tumultuous 1920s forms the heart of this documentary by Israeli filmmaker and scholar Ya’akov Gross. Considered lost for more than 70.. View More

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"Casit" -- Not Just a Café (2010)

Kol Anshei Casit

Directed by: Meir Swissa

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For over three decades, the small café on Dizengoff Street in Tel-Aviv was the beating heart of the Israeli bohemian scene.  Generations of poets, actors, singers and entertainers and.. View More

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Dunkel's Last Film (2006)

Directed by: Talia Ohaion

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The film uncovers a fascinating story of Fred Dunkel, a German Christian, photographer, producer and businessman, who was married to a Jewish woman and was forced to leave Nazi Germany in the 1930's.. View More

Fine Tuning (2009)

Kayvun Kaylim

Directed by: David Noy

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"Fine Tuning" follows the rise and fall of The Israeli Andalusian Orchestra, which preserves the exceptional musical heritage of Andalusian melody and Jewish prayer. View More

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Guide to the Perplexed (2005)

Directed by: Yigal Bursztyn

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Moses Maimonides wrote "The Guide for the Perplexed" circa 1190, a Jewish philosopher's response to the perplexities of the12th Century. The film follows Maimonides' footsteps from Cordoba (Spain).. View More

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Jerusalem Day (2007)

Yom Yerushalayim

Directed by: Jonathan Aroch

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Jerusalem Day, 2005. We're looking for remnants of the euphoric victory of the Six Day War, when the Israeli Army reunified the Old City of Jerusalem. Very few people on the streets show any as that.. 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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It's Never Too Late (2011)

Af Paam Lo Meuchar Midaye

Directed by: Ido Fluk

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A man takes his deceased father's 86' Volvo for a trip across Israel exploring the places he knows from his childhood and his current disjointed life.     View More

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Every Bastard a King (1968)

Kol Mamzer Melech

Directed by: Uri Zohar

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This Israeli-made feature was originally titled Kol Mamzer Melech. Dramatizing an actual event that occurred during the Six-Day War of 1967, the film top-bills Italian actress Pier Angeli, but the a.. View More

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The Matchmaker (2010)

Pa'am Ha'iti

Directed by: Avi Nesher

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

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Baghdad Bandstand (2002)

Directed by: Eyal Halfon

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In the early fifties, during the big wave of immigration from Iraq, several musicians arrived in Israel who were considered real stars in the Arabic world of music. In this new land, no one had ever.. View More

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Battle of Jenin (2002)

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The setting is April 2002 in a Jenin refugee camp on The West Bank. When Israel army units try to overtake the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Fatah militants, the result is massive casualties on the.. View More

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Israel- Aerial Odyssey (2008)

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Join us on an aerial journey that brings the story of the Holy Land to life. Get a breathtaking new perspective on its past, as well as on its future in the making.Stunning aerial photography the to.. View More

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Journey to Jerusalem (2003)

Patuvane kam Yerusalim

Directed by: Ivan Nitchev

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Two kids (German Jews accompanied by an old uncle) are trying to escape from the raging fascists towards the land of their ancestors - Palestine. They have to reach Istanbul by train and then to a a.. View More

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Landscape (2000)

Krajinka

Directed by: Martin Sulik

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Krajinka, aka "Landscape," consists of 10 separate vignettes, or short stories, grafted together chronologically. The time span stretches from pre-WWII Czechoslovakia to the latter half of the 20th.. 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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Attack at Dawn (1970)

Ha-Pritza Hagdola

Directed by: Menahem Golan

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Eli is an Israeli soldier who manages to escape from a notorious Arab prison. He makes it back to Israel, where he finds Beno, another soldier who had spent 2 years of horror in the same prison. a.. View More

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Madame Rosa (1977)

La vie devant soi

Directed by: Moshe Mizrahi

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Based on the novel, The Life Before Us, by Romain Gary. Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to of is.. View More

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The Deserter's Wife (1991)

Isha Zara

Directed by: Michal Bat-Adam

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Nina is a French concert pianist. One day she meets Ilan, an Israeli computer experts, in Paris on vacation. They fall in love, marry and move with their son Gili to Israel.   Not much later,.. View More

The Lives and Times of Abraham Kahn

The Lives and Times of Abraham Kahn (2009)

Directed by: Yaron Dahan

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Abraham Kahn was born on the side of a dirt road in a nameless Silesian town. A wandering Jew, Abraham lives the History of 20th century Europe. He joins the Red Baron, fights in the International A.. View More

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The Cemetery Club (2006)

Moadon beit hakvarot

Directed by: Tali Shemesh

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10 oclock, Saturday morning. A group of elderly women and men carry plastic lawn chairs across the Mount Herzl National Cemetery in Jerusalem...In the shade of an old pine tree, they sit down, in a.. View More

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The Darien Dilemma (2006)

Directed by: Erez Laufer, Nachum Laufer

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A father and his filmmaker son exploring the heretofore untold story of 1,000 Jews stranded during the winter of 1941 on the frozen Danube, awaiting a life-or-death decision to be taken by their the.. View More

Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Fifteen Minutes of Fame (2008)

Directed by: Tamar Barkaei

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The episode discusses the definition of success in the world of art. On what does success depend - on aesthetics, or cash? On the verdict of the critics, or popularity among the general public? In a.. View More

Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000)

Directed by: Eyal Sher

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The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda.The movie contains.. 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

The Quest For The Missing Piece

The Quest For The Missing Piece (2007)

Behikvot Ahatiha Ahasera

Directed by: Oded Lotan

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As a young Jewish gay man living in Tel Aviv with his German partner, Oded Lotan is in an intriguing position to examine the ritual of bris, or male circumcision. What is the significance of this in.. View More

Ashkenaz

Ashkenaz (2007)

Ashkenaz

Directed by: Rachel Leah Jones

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Ashkenazim-Jews of European origin-are Israel's "white folks." Like most white folks in a multicultural society, they don't think of themselves in racial or ethnic terms because by now, "aren't we a.. View More

The Films of Yaacov Ben Dov: Father of the Hebrew Cinema (1993)

Directed by: Yaacov Gross

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A chronicle of the intertwined history of the early days of Zionism and filmmaking in Palestine as shown through the telling portrait of filmmaker Yaakov Ben Dov. The helmer was the first Jewish in.. View More

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The Old Stores (2006)

Directed by: Yoav Gurfinkel

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This is the story of a number of old stores in modern-day Jaffa-Tel Aviv - all small businesses, 40 years old or older, who have somehow survived despite the hardships of time.   The film the.. View More

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Path of Sorrow (1998)

Via Dolorosa

Directed by: Adam Levine

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The Path of Sorrow, better known as the Via Dolorosa, has commanded the world's attention for ages, in a way similar to Mecca and the Wailing Wall.   It is a site of yearly rituals, weekly it.. View More

The Queen Has No Crown

The Queen Has No Crown (2011)

Directed by: Tomer Heymann

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A moving story about the family; about loss and the mental maps of the personal experience of homelessness. Tomer Heymann's film takes a look at the story of five brothers and their mother, the of a.. View More

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The Last Scene (2004)

Directed by: Eliezer Shapiro

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For seventy years, Menucha has remained silent. The image of parting at the train station in Warsaw in the Spring of 1935 remains engraved in her memory. The face of five year old Menucha is pressed.. View More

Gei Oni

Valley of Strength (2010)

Gei Oni

Directed by: Dan Wolman

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The story of "Gei Oni" is an historical epic which interweaves the story of the first wave of Jewish European migration to Palestine, at the end of the 19th century, with an unusual love story a and.. 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

Family in Captivity

Family in Captivity (2011)

Mishpaha BaShevi

Directed by: Tal Goren

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Directed by Tal Goren Israel, 2011) June 25 marks five years of Gilad Shalit being held captive in Gaza. From June 22 till June 27 we invite communities across North America to honor Gilad and the.. View More

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Salvador: The Ship of Shattered Hopes (2006)

Directed by: Nissim Mossek

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On the night of December 3, 1940, at the Black Sea port of Varna, Bulgaria, the Salvador - a rickety, old, sail-powered coal freighter - is finally towed out to sea. 352 Bulgarian Jews begin their a.. View More

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My Australia (2011)

Ostralia Sheli

Directed by: Ami Drozd

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Poland, the mid 1960s. A struggling family in an impoverished neighborhood. The mother, separated from her Polish husband, spends most of her time at work in order to provide the basic needs for her.. View More

Masada Syndrome

Tismonet Metzadah

Directed by: Ayelet Heler

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This documentary follows the production of the Verdi's opera "Nabucco" at Masada, while searching for answers to the questions about the mysteries of Masada and the its meaning in Israel film is as.. View More

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Mr. Joseph's Empire (2011)

Mashtap

Directed by: Doron Eran

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In 1940 Joseph Joanovici entered the office of the Gestapo commander in Paris and offered to provide iron to the German army in exchange for saving his family, thus becoming the biggest Jewish with.. View More

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Six Million and One (2011)

Shisha Milyon ve-echad

Directed by: David Fisher, Irit Shimrat

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Joseph Fisher's four children wear white helmets, hold flashlights in their hands and walk through a long and massive tunnel. "Reminds me of 'Hasamba,'" mumbles one of them, referring to the series.. View More

THE CHABAD REBBE AND THE GERMAN OFFICER

The Chabad Rebbe and the German Officer (2011)

Ha'rabi Ve'hakatzin Ha'germani

Directed by: Larry Price

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The story of the rescue of the 6th Lubavitch Rebbe, Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, from war-torn Warsaw in 1939 by half-Jewish German Spy Maj. Ernst Bloch working under direct orders of Admiral Wilhelm.. View More

The Ashkenazim

The Ashkenazim (2006)

Ha'Ashkenazim

Directed by: Dani Dotan, Dalia Meyerovich

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The Ashkenazim is a humorous and moving film about young Israelis in search of their Ashkenazi roots. These women and men seek to reconnect with their Jewish European heritage which they feel was in.. View More

Teddy's Museum

Teddy's Museum (2012)

Teddy, Tzarikh Lehakim Muzeon!

Directed by: Gilad Tocatly

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Almost half a century ago, on one of the hottest afternoons on record, hundreds of people gathered on a dry hilltop in West Jerusalem. They were witness to the realization of one of Teddy Kollek's a.. View More

Between Two Walls (2012)

Pitchei Ha-Neshamot

Directed by: Michal Ben Tovim, Shanny Littman

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The film surveys the myths and beliefs and contemporary political meanings related to the religous concept of the resurrection of the dead. View More

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Hanan Porat: Settled in Faith (2012)

Directed by: Gil Mezuman

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Winter, 1975. Hanan Porat is carried on the shoulders of dozens of men in Sebastia, in the heart of Samaria. Rabin's government caves to the pressure of the settlers and authorizes the establishment.. 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

News Reels (2012)

Yomanim

Directed by: Ayelet Heller

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In this six episode series, actor Moshe Ivgy revisits the anonymous heroes of the Geva Carmel Newsreels, which were screened in the cinema in the first two decades of the State, before Israel.. 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

Schuna- The Secret of the Dead Moments (2012)

Shchuna

Directed by: Ilan Yagoda

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A small bench on the sidewalk near their houses is the daily meeting place of four women who have lived in the same neighborhood for the past 50 years and who have witnessed the constant change.. View More

Sharsheret Ha-Zikaron (2010)

Sharsheret Ha-Zikston
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In the villages of Stolin and Horoduk, almost all the Jews were murdered by the Nazis in 1941-42 and buried in mass graves. The story of the two villages between the world wars is woven in with that.. View More

This is Not a Holocaust Film (2012)

Ze lo seret Shoah

Directed by: Leora Eisenstein

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The director, her sister, and a private investigator, head for the Ukraine to rturn the family's stolen property. Trying to get details out of their 82 year old mother, a complex family history is.. 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

Once I Entered a Garden

Once I Entered a Garden (2012)

Pa’am Nikhnasti LaGan

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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Israeli Filmmaker, Avi Mograbi, lets us take a look into an ideal bi-national state through learning the history of his past. At first, the film feels like a compilation of documentary footage but a.. View More

Call me a Jew

Call Me A Jew (2012)

Directed by: Michael Pfeifenberger

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The complicity of large parts of the Austrian people in the Nazi extermination of the Jewish people remains a palpable presence to this day. What is it like growing up as a Jews in the land of the a.. View More

Every Kid is Eighty

Every Kid is Eighty (2012)

Directed by: Aliza Eshed, Ruth Kavish, Amnon Ben-Zeev

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Four friends in their eighties, close friends since they were 16, tell their stories about their experiences over the past 60 or so years. They were together in agricultural schools, volunteered for.. View More

Live or Die in Entebbe

Live or Die in Entebbe (2012)

Directed by: Eyal Boers

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In June 1976, an Air France flight was hijacked by German and Palestinian terrorists who diverted the flight to Entebbe airport in Uganda. The hijackers demanded the release of terrorists held in or.. View More

Hava Nagila

Hava Nagila

Directed by: Roberta Grossman

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A documentary on the history, mystery, and meaning of the ubiquitous Jewish standard that follows the around-the-world journey of the song from Ukraine to Youtube. of the song "Hava Nagila." View More

Poli's Final Sketch (2012)

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Israel “Poli” Poliakov of the legendary Israeli comedy trio, Ha’Gashash Ha’Hiver was one of Israel’s greatest actors and comedians. Five years after his passing, and to.. View More

Through His Eyes- Yoni Hamenahem

Miba'ad L'eynayim
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The history of Israeli cinema through the eyes of a still-photographer, Yoni Hamenahem, who for the past 40 years has photographed the sets of many of Israel’s classic films. Since beginning.. 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

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

Ben Zaken (2013)

Directed by: Efrat Corem

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The Ben Zaken which in Hebrew literally means the "Old Son", lives in a depressed neighborhood in the south of Israel, where people sit on benches waiting. eternally waiting, but nothing ever or.. View More

The Katzman Tapes (2013)

Reshimot Katzman

Directed by: Amnon Winner

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A feature length mockumentary telling the story of the state of Israel and Zionism through the elusive character of Samuel Katmzan and his unrecorded influence on the historical events. View More

Bureau o6

Bureau o6 (2013)

Lishka 06

Directed by: Yoav Halevy

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The dramatic story of "Bureau 06", the team of police investigators formed for the intent purpose of investigating and preparing the grave charges brought up by the Jewish people against Adolf The a.. View More

In The Footsteps of Zalman Tzoref (2013)

Be-ikvot ha-rashaz

Directed by: Omri Lior

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The film reveals 200 years of history through the eyes of Zalman Tzoref, a forgotten historic figure, who arrived in the Holy Land in 1811 and was murdered in 1851. View More

Long Live King David (2013)

David ha-melekh chay ve-kayam

Directed by: Yael Leibotz

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Was King David fact or legend? Archeologists, leftists, rightists, Arabs, and Jews are fighting for the answer. View More

The Lost Pass (2013)

Ba-derekh, ba-regal ba-har

Directed by: Barak Tal

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A movie about our reality here, but taking place in a different world. View More

804 (2011)

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The story of South Africans who fought for Israel's freedom in 1948. View More

Closed Season (2012)

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Historical drama charged with eroticism and unexpected twists View More