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Seven Days (Shiva)

Seven Days (2008)

Shiva

Directed by: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz

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It is 1991 in the midst of the first Gulf War and Israel is under daily missile attacks. But in the Ohayon family, tragedy has hit in more mundane circumstances as beloved Maurice, one of nine and a.. View More

Ha-Krav Al HaVa'ad

House Committee Rivalry (1986)

HaKrav Al HaVaad

Directed by: Avi Cohen

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The plot to this comedy is primarily a framework for the jokes and routines of the stars, three popular and well-loved Israeli comics. Here they play three residents of a condo at odds with each for.. View More

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Beaufort (2007)

Bufor

Directed by: Joseph Cedar

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In 2000, a troop of Israeli soldiers guard an outpost during the last days of Israel's presence in Lebanon. View More

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Free Zone (2005)

Ezor Hofshi

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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After an American woman breaks up with her boyfriend, she goes on an adventure with a cab driver to the "free zone," a place surrounded by Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, to collect a sum of she.. View More

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He Walked Through The Fields (1967)

Hu Halach Besadot

Directed by: Yossi Milo

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A young man returns to his kibbutz after studying for two years and falls in love with a Polish immigrant. He then find himself torn between staying with his family and the girl, and fighting in the.. View More

Judgment Day (1974)

Yom Hadin

Directed by: George Ovadiah

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A hotel manager, who left his wife and daughter and immigrated to the U.S.A, returns to Israel to participate in the Yom Kippur War. After he gets injured in a battle, he receives a blood donation.. View More

Kedma

Kedma (2002)

Kedma

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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

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Siege (1975)

Matzor

Directed by: Gilberto Tofano

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Deals predominantly and explicitly with the relationships of a widowed mother, her lover, and ex-husband's friend. A widow struggles to buck tradition and tries to find a new life in this Tamar.. View More

Three and One

Three and One (1974)

Shlosha V'achat

Directed by: Mikhail Kalik

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Kippur War changed two generations as it created a new relaity both had but weren't necessarily willing to adapt to. View More

Yossele, How Did It Happen? (1989)

Yossele, Ech Ze Karah?

Directed by: Tal Ron

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On the Eve of the War of Independence, a girl loses her way and ends up at a small strategic outpost by the Dead Sea.  Populated by youths who just finished their army service in the Palmach of.. View More

Vulcan Junction

Vulcan Junction (1999)

Tzomet Volkan

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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A rock and roll band copes with their differences on the war in Israel.  View More

The Shelter

The Shelter (2007)

Ha'Miklat

Directed by: Roy Hornshtein

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An Israeli father and son are forced to take refuge in an underground shelter when they realize that Israel is under missile attack. When the son (age 11) awakes the next he.. View More

18km

18 Kilometers (2009)

18 Kilometer

Directed by: Avi Levi

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Twenty four hours in the lives of eleven people living in Sderot and Gaza, whose fates are bound together by one day in 2007. View More

Haleaka

The Troupe (1979)

Ha Lahaka

Directed by: Avi Nesher

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A group of Israeli soldiers travel the country entertaining servicemen and women right after the six-day-war victory. View More

The War After the War (1969)

Ha-Milhamah L'Aher Hamilhamah

Directed by: Micha Shagrir

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Two years after the Six Day War, doctors try to save the lives of an Arab terrorist and Israeli who ran into a border crash. View More

There Was No War in '72

There Was No War in '72 (1995)

B'Shivim Ushtayim Lo Hayta Milhama

Directed by: David Krainer

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An affectionate portrait of a family whose members are behaving at their worst. The story of There Was No War in '72 begins from the point of view of Yoni (Adam Abulafia), the beleaguered son of an.. View More

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Lebanon (2009)

Levanon

Directed by: Shmulik Maoz

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On June 1982, (the first day of the Lebanese war), four young Israeli soldiers, operating a single tank, are assigned to accompany a small group of ground soldiers. The force's first mission is to a.. View More

Secure Space

Secure Space (2009)

Merkhav Mugan

Directed by: Oren Gvili

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On their wedding day, the bride and the groom are stranded in a shelter with their families while the second Lebanon war is raging outside. View More

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Ultimatum (2008)

Ha'Hazakim Sordim

Directed by: Alain Tasma

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Release date: 09/30/2009 in France. A young French couple deals with ramifications of world events on their relationship as Saddam Hussein threatens to launch SCUD missiles on Israel. 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

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

Heroes

Directed by: Eli Hakim

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A support group for men who were involued in anti-terrorist activities in the 1980s is shaken when the leader of the group is accused of international war crimes. View More

The Electric Stage, A Rock N' Roll Legend

The Electric Stage, A Rock N' Roll Legend (2008)

Directed by: Nissim Mosek

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The story of Shlomo Mizrahi and the "Electric Stage," a Jerusalem rock band that rocked the clubs between the Six Day and Yom Kippur wars. 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

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

Rock the Casbah (2012)

Rock ba'Kasba

Directed by: Yariv Horowitz

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1989. The first Intifada. 18-year-old Tomer, a soldier stationed in Gaza, is sent to avenge the death of his fellow soldier and comes to some realizations about the political and exitensial.. View More

Waiting

Mehaka Lo
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Sunday morning. Rows of identical houses, olive trees in the front yards, Israeli flags waving from back porches. I film my husband put on a uniform, pick up his weapon, and leave the house. View More

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Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Vals Im Bashir

Directed by: Ari Folman

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On the night of September 16th, 1982, Christian militia members, known as Phalangists, invaded the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in the heart of Beirut and massacred 3,250 Palestinians while the a.. View More

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The Summer Holiday (2003)

Directed by: Shmuel Haymovitz

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The Summer Vacation, of 1982, The time of the Lebanon war. Gal a mischievous 13 Years old boy delivers the mail in his small agricultural village. His post route leads him to Haya a 19 years old a A.. View More

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Kippur (2000)

Kippur

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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October 6, 1973, it's Yom Kippur. War suddenly breaks out, Weinraub and his friend Kantoni head north. When they don't find their military unit, they decide to join an air force rescue team. The to.. View More

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Tzomet volkan (1998)

Vulcan Junction

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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It's October 1973, a week before the Yom Kippur War. Five young men and one woman are on the verge of change, of facing new challenges, of beginning a new life. Vulcan Junction is a nostalgic voyage.. View More

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Yana's Friends (1999)

Ha-Chaverim Shel Yana

Directed by: Arik Kaplun

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This charming, entertaining film full of warm humor, swept the recent israeli Awards in almost every category. A romantic comedy that takes place during the time of the Gulf War with Iraq as scuds a.. View More

No Names on the Doors (1996)

Eyn Shemot Al Hadlatot

Directed by: Nadav Levitan

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People and relationships are tested against the backround of the modern kibbutz and its changing values. View More

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Song of the Siren (1994)

Shirat Ha'Sirena

Directed by: Eytan Fox

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January, 1991. While most of the populace bites its nails during the count down toward the Gulf War,Talila Katz, a beautiful and sharp tongued middle-aged woman, enjoys great days. She meets Noah, 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

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Fog (2008)

Arafel

Directed by: Rafik Halabi

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

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Time for Cherries (1990)

Onat Haduvdevanim

Directed by: Haim Bouzaglo

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Muki, a reserve soldier serving in Lebanon just before the IDF's retreat,is trying to document his soon to come death. View More

Burning Memory

Burning Memories (1987)

Resisim

Directed by: Yossi Zommer

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Garry, a reserve soldier who survived war in Lebanon. He undergoes group therapy with other shell shocked soldiers.After three exhausting weeks of therapy,Garry returns home to face his memories.. View More

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Hemo, King of Jerusalem (1986)

Himmo Melech Yerushalaim

Directed by: Amos Guttman

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A gripping look at the 1948 War of independence. A pretty volunteer nurse, whose sole reason for volunteering, is to fill the void in her life, left by the death of her former lover, a soldier. the.. View More

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Avanti Popolo (1986)

Avanti Popolo

Directed by: Rafi Bukai

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A surrealistic tale of two Egyptian soldiers wandring hopelessly in the desert until they meet an Israeli patrol. View More

Rage and Glory

Rage and Glory (1984)

Za'am V'Tehilah

Directed by: Avi Nesher

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The ostensible focus of this film by Avi Nesher is the Jewish resistance movement in Palestine in 1942 when the Brits still held colonial power in the region. A "Stern Gang" (Jewish resistance) cell.. View More

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The Vulture (1981)

Ha-Ayit

Directed by: Yaky Yosha

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Boaz, a young officer, returns home from the Yom-Kippur war. He departed with two friends and returned with one dead and the other badly injured. Down and out, and lonely, Boaz aimlessly wanders the.. View More

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Halfon Hill Doesn't Answer (1976)

Giv'at Halfon Eina Ona

Directed by: Assi Dayan

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Sergeant Moked wants to marry Yaeli, but her tough father Mr. Hasson refuses until her older sister is married first. Moked also has to recruit to reserves a sleek Rumanian con man, Sergio In owes a.. View More

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Yossi & Jagger (2002)

Yossi Ve Jager

Directed by: Eytan Fox

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Yossi (Ohad Knoller) commands a company of soldiers in the snow-covered mountains near Lebanon. In secrecy, he leads a passionate romantic relationship with his second-in-command officer, Lior who 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

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Ricochets (1986)

Shtei Etzbaot Mi'Tzidon

Directed by: Albert Cohen, Eli Cohen

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The story of a platoon of Israeli soldiers in Lebanon of 1986, shortly before Israeli withdrawal, and the dilemmas they face in having to fight against Lebanese guerilla in a hostile but civilian.. View More

Five Days in Sinai (1969)

Hamisha Yamim B'Sinai

Directed by: Maurizio Lucidi

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My Mom The General

My Mother the General (2003)

Imi Hageneralit
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Israel 2002. Intifada. Nava Rosenfeld, a 59 years old architect from Tel-Aviv, a grandmother of six and the director's mother, decides, in light of current events and despite the protests of people.. View More

Wasted

Wasted (2006)

Mevuzbazim

Directed by: Nurit Kedar

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May 2000. Southern Lebanon. For 18 years now, Israel's most controversial war drags on and on adding fragmented slivers of shattered lives to ashes of smoldering hopes. Up there on the hill the a of.. View More

Shell Shock (1988)

Helem Krav

Directed by: Yoel Sharon

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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

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

The Alpha Diaries

The Alpha Diaries (2007)

Shalom Pluga Aleph

Directed by: Yaniv Berman

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In Israel you have to go to the army when you become 18. It's three years of full, hard service, when you are asked to be a soldier beyond the border lines of Israel, in the midst of the Palestinian.. 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

Deadline (1987)

Deadline

Directed by: Nathaniel Gutman

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An American journalist is set up and fed false information after the Lebanon war. View More

Happy You’re Alive

Happy You’re Alive

Directed by: Hilla Medalia

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Happy You’re Alive is an intimate look into the psychological effects of war on soldiers and the necessary healing process. It examines the dark, yet inevitable, fears and dilemmas that mark a.. View More

The Sons of Eilaboun

The Sons of Eilaboun (2007)

The Sons of Eilaboun

Directed by: Hisham Zreiq

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

Cobwebs

Cobwebs (2008)

Directed by: Micha Livne

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Hizballa Leader Hassan Nasrallah once declared Israel to be "weaker than cobwebs ". In the summer of 2006 during the 2nd Lebanon War, Zvia Keren, a documentary filmmaker from the Galilee, visited.. View More

Homeland (2008)

Directed by: Daniel Rosenberg

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Two European Jews, Holocaust refugees who have been swiftly transformed into Israeli soldiers, are roasting in the sun on a remote desert hill at the height of the 1948 War of Independence. The and.. View More

Shooting Days

Shooting Days (2004)

Directed by: Michal Kafra, Deva Melman

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In reality, a world without logic, all that is left is the ability to document the fleeting moments and people. Once a week, over a period of two years, the directors headed to the streets to watch.. View More

Altalena

Altalena (1994)

Directed by: Ilana Tsur

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Normal.dotm 0 0 1 151 864 Brandeis University 7 1 1061 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false This documentary examines the 1948 episode of the Altalena, a ship whose fate nearly incited.. View More

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The Impossible Spy (1987)

Directed by: Jim Goddard

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This riveting feature film tells the incredible but true story of Elie Cohen, an Egyptian-born Jew and top Israeli intelligence recruit whose obsession with his mission as a double agent drove him a.. View More

Two (2008)

Shnaim

Directed by: Shimon Richik

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In the midst of the war in Gaza, a mixed Arab and Israeli couple debate the question of military service. View More

10 Days in Gaza

10 Days in Gaza (2005)

Directed by: Dov Gil-Har

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A Film by Dov Gil-Har (Israel, 2005, 65 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles) On the 15th of August 2005, Israel embarked on a journey that changed it geographically, politically 10.. View More

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Territories (1982)

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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Part of Israeli director Amos Gitai's TERRITORIES series, this set of documentaries examines the territories occupied by the Israeli invasion of... Part of Israeli director Amos Gitai's TERRITORIES.. View More

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Biba (1977)

Directed by: David Perlov

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In his straightforward and personal style, Perlov presented one of the first pictures of mourning in the Israeli cinema. The film is a portrait of Biba, whose husband was killed in the Yom Kippur of.. View More

War Matador

War Matador (2011)

Matador Hamilchama

Directed by: Avner Faingulernt, Macabit Abramson

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In January 2009, during the war in Gaza, two courageous Israeli directors grabbed their cameras to shoot material along the common border. The bombs are filmed from a distance, out of focus and at -.. View More

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World Class Kids (2010)

Shalom Kitah Bet

Directed by: Netta Loevy

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Second graders from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds, in the center of Tel Aviv, contend with a stormy school year, of war and nationalistic currirulum. View More

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Fence, Wall, Border (2006)

Geder, Chomah, G'vul

Directed by: Etty Wieseltier, Eli Cohen

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The film will start with the pulling down the wall. No, not the wall of Berlin, but the wall of Jerusalem that divided the city until 1967. The end of the film will take us back to Jerusalem, where.. View More

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Galilee - War Journal (2007)

Merhav Galil Yoman Milchama

Directed by: Amit Shalev

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The Galilee, located in the north of Israel, is a peaceful region most of the time, but the summer of 2006 was a very different story. On July 12th a war broke out between Israel and the Hezbollah a.. View More

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Gilad Shalit: 2 Years in Captivity (2008)

Directed by: Irit Gal

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On June 25 2006, a Palestinian resistance force in Gaza crawled out of a tunnel and attacked an IDF tank. Two Israeli soldiers were killed and Gilad Shalit, the gunner of the tank, was captured and.. 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

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Land of the Settlers (2005)

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The land of the Settlers is the most encompassing and thorough account of the no. 1 problem in the Middle East. Produced and directed by Chaim Yavin, Israel foremost television personality since the.. 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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My Ziv

B'Ziv Yamav

Directed by: Ayelet Bargur

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Ziv Bargur wan a Platoon commander in the Paratroopers, IDF. Ziv was killed in a car accident in May 1996, when his driver fell asleep at the wheel; he was 23 years old when he died. This film tells.. View More

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Ruth (2008)

Parashat Ruth

Directed by: Keren Abitan

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It is not a political struggle, but the struggle of one girl for the privilege of holding an independent opinion. The film takes place during the days of the Israeli withdrawal from the settlements.. 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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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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Hill 24 Doesn't Answer (1955)

Giv'a 24 Eina Ona

Directed by: Thorold Dickinson

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This film was the first ever to be shot in Israel and deals with the outbreak of hostility and war that occurred during the Israeli War for independence. The night before a cease-fire in the to be a.. View More

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The Lover (1985)

Ha-Me'ahev

Directed by: Michal Bat-Adam

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Based on the novel by A.B. Yehoshua. Concerns a middle-aged couple and their teenage daughter. The wife falls madly in love with a stranger. Then the 1973 Yom Kippur war intervenes and throws into a.. View More

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Rachel (2009)

Directed by: Simone Bitton

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In 2003, in a controversial incident, 22-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed while attempting to stop an Israeli military bulldozer from demolishing homes in Gaza. Rachel is a.. View More

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Shooting Conflicts (2003)

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For seven years, Alon Bernstein, an Israeli TV news journalist working for AP, and Jimmy Michael, a Palestinian TV journalist working for BBC, have gathered the news, witnessing events from opposite.. View More

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Socrates on a Scooter (2006)

Directed by: Micha Livne

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A seemingly simple story: a young man goes out to war and doesn't return.Many years later his son, now an adult, decides to make an album or perhaps a film, commemorating his father. He soon that to.. View More

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Summer Story (2004)

Sippur Kayitz

Directed by: Shmuel Haimovich

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The film is set in the early 80's in the heat of the first war with Lebanon (also called the Sinai war). Summer Story is a charming tale of a young boy named Gal (Kosta Kaplan) who is the mail boy a.. View More

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The Other War (2008)

Directed by: Tamar Glezerman

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The Other War tells the tale of Tel-Aviv during the second Lebanon war. It's a film about Tel-Aviv, Militarism and denial, but mainly about love. Elly, the heroine, finds herself trapped between two.. View More

In Sight

In Sight (2003)

Be'Merhak Negia

Directed by: Eyal Halfon

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As the sun sets on the day of Yom Kippur 1973, David and Yoel, best friends ever, climb into their tanks heading off to a desperate battle. One month after this most painful war, a company of to and.. View More

Jenin Diary

Jenin Diary - The Inside Story (2002)

Jenin Yoman Miluim

Directed by: Gil Mezuman

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The documentary Jenin Yoman Miluim (Jenin Diary) chronicles what happens to a group of Israeli soldiers after a Palestinian attack that results in the death of 13 servicemen. The director, a member.. 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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Snapshots (2008)

Directed by: Dov Gil-Har, Uri Rozen

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In the course of the last 60 years, the Israeli collective memory has been burned with several never to be forgotten images . As part of Israel@60 events, filmmaker Dov Gil-Har returns to seven of 7.. View More

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Summer Rains (2005)

Directed by: Ram Landes, Menashe Raz

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The evacuation of Israeli settlers from the Gaza Strip and North Samaria in August 2005 provides the backdrop for Summer Rains. During the evacuation settlers were uprooted from their homes and the.. View More

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Home (1995)

Bayit

Directed by: David Ofek

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David Ofek looks back on the first Gulf War, when he was living with his parents in Ramat Gan, Israel. They are Iraqi Jews. His parents are fascinated with news reports of the bombing of Baghdad. to.. View More

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Off-White Lies (2011)

Orhim le'Reg'ah

Directed by: Maya Kenig

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After years of living apart from her father, Libby, an introverted, yet sharp-witted, teenager, is sent to live with him in Israel. Her arrival coincides with the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War... View More

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Ameer Got His Gun (2011)

BNEI DODIM LA'NESHEK

Directed by: Naomi Levari

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Ameer Abu Ria is about to enlist in the army. As opposed to the majority of eighteen-year-old boys in Israel, for whom army service is mandatory, Ameer is exempt from military service under the that.. View More

The Law in These Parts

The Law in These Parts (2011)

Shilton Ha-Chok

Directed by: Ra'anan Alexandrowicz

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The Law in These Parts explores the four-decade-old military legal system in the Occupied Territories. Since Israel conquered the territories in the 1967 War, the Israeli Defense Forces legal corps.. View More

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Concrete (2011)

Betton

Directed by: Nurit Kedar

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Operation "Cast Lead" in Gaza wasn't covered by the media due to a military embargo. For the first time Israeli soldiers who took part in "Cast Lead" in Gaza 2009 come forward. Ten soldiers and sit.. View More

Peace Domestic (2011)

Shalom Bayit

Directed by: Aner Preminger

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Desperate to protect her children during the second intifada, an Israeli mother locks her children in their house for one long weekend. View More

Amos and Tahina

Amos ve'Tahina

Directed by: Alon Weinstock

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The story of Amos Gottleib, a shell-shocked veteran from the Yom Kippur War. View More

Haim Hefer, The Story Behind the Words (2011)

Hen Efshar - Haim Hefer, ha'Sippur she'me'Achorei ha'Shirim

Directed by: Eitan Oren

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The story behind the poems written by Israeli poet Haim Hefer during Israel's War of Independence. 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

In Neutral Waters (2012)

Be'Mayim Neitralim

Directed by: Hilla Shitrit

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A therapeutic cruise in the North Sea for Israeli reserves soldiers who fought in Lebanon and the Territories.  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

Violins in Wartime (2011)

Kinorot be-Milchama

Directed by: Yael Katzir, Dan Katzir

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The power of music as a symbol of sanity in a time of war. Amnon Weinsten is a violin-maker who works with his son Avishai.  When the Second Lebanon War breaks out in summer 2006, Amnon to keep.. View More

Room 514 (2011)

Heder 514

Directed by: Sharon Bar-Ziv, Sharon Shavit

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A young, idealistic Israeli military investigator confronts an elite soldier with accusations of unnecessary violence against a Palestinian man in the Occupied Territories. Her integrity and are put.. View More

Powder (2011)

Directed by: Eyal Goldberg, Ayal Goldberg

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 Against the backdrop of a family dealing with illness and death, the film's protagonist, a leftist gay activist, is repeatedly called for reserve duty as a tank commander in the Israeli army. View More

10 Weitzman Street

10 Weitzman Street (2006)

10 Weitzman

Directed by: Pini Tavger

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A short film that portrays a Russian family arriving in Israel, looking for their new house as the sirens signaling a missile attack go off. Since they do not speak the language, and do not know the.. View More

Betrayed

Betrayed (2012)

Lo Bagadeti

Directed by: Roni Aboulafia

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Meir Moses is on a quest to expose classified details about the affair that turned him into a haunted man. His story takes us back to one of Israel's big myths of heroism and self-sacrifice. years a.. View More

Drops

Drops

Tipot

Directed by: Pini Tavger

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A solider runs into the toilets in his military base, catching his breath after escaping his division. While washing up, he starts creating a symphony of water drops. Indulging in the sounds, he to.. View More

Katzman Tapes (2012)

Reshimot Katzman

Directed by: Amnon Winner

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A full-length mockumentary about the life story of one Schmuel Katzman and his undocumented influence on the history of Israel and Zionism. View More

Moments of That War (2012)

Regaim me-ha-milchama ha-hi

Directed by: Gili Meisler

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A journey into the depths of Israelis' memories of the Yom Kippur War, shattering myths and basic assumptions about themselves, their country, and their political and military leaders. 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

Enlistment Days (2012)

Ido Haar

Directed by: Ido Haar

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Enlistment Day follows recruits in the USA and France, both countries with Professional armies, and in Israel and Russia (Tatarstan), where military service is compulsory. It aspires to create a who.. View More

Cease Fire (2013)

hafsakat esh

Directed by: Amikam Kovner

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On the backdrop of the Second Lebanon War, a young couple from a town in the north of Israel takes refuge at the home of a burgeois Tel Aviv couple.  View More

Freak Out (2013)

Mesuvag charig

Directed by: Boaz Armoni

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Four soldiers are assigned to a week of patrol on an isolated base up north. As strange things begin to occur, the soldiers start questioning whether they will make it out alive. View More

Operation Sunflower (2013)

Mivtza chamaniya

Directed by: Avraham Kushnir

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The 1960s. The Iranians are bringing missiles out of their bunkers and within an hour and a half they will be just a "push of the button" away from launching them at Israel. Racing against time, the.. View More

Tuvianski (2013)

tuvianski

Directed by: Riki Shelach

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A story set in the very confusing days of the early formation of the Israeli army. On July 30, 1948, Meyer Tuvianski, a captain in the newly established IDF, was arrested and summarily tried, and A.. View More

The Avoidable War (2013)

Lo tishkot ha-aretz

Directed by: Amit Goren

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The film takes us down the path leading up to Saturday, October 6, 1973 when diplomacy failed and the shooting started. How could it have happened, and might the same thing be happening again at.. View More

The Ceremony (2013)

Ha-tekes

Directed by: Avi Weissblei, Eliran Knoller

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80-year-old Colonel David Rokni is preparing to command the national ceremony on Israel's Independence Day as he has done for the past 30- 35 years. A week before the ceremony, disaster strikes the.. View More

Life On The Border (2013)

Chayim al ha-gvul

Directed by: Ronit Ifergan

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Several years ago, the filmmaker and her husband and two children moved to the cheapest place they could find on the map: Kibbutz Kfar Azza, next to the Gaza Strip. Everything was great until the.. View More

Regards From War (2013)

Drishat shalom me-milchama

Directed by: Yuval delshad

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Soldiers sent many postcards from the front conveying information, longing, comfort, love, passion, despair. In their hearts they knew this could be their last sign of life. View More

804 (2011)

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