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Distortion (2005)

Distortion

Directed by: Haim Bouzaglo

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The story of a family's struggle to maintain their relationships despite the stressful environment created by the Palestinian Intifada and the constant fear of terrorist attacks. View More

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End of The Orange Season (1989)

Roman Amiti

Directed by: Lihi Efron

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A tour with artist Shalom Hanoch during the 1988 intifidah. View More

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Fictitious Marriage (1988)

Nisuim Fiktiveem

Directed by: Haim Bouzaglo

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Jerusalem high school teacher Eldad Ilan is in the midst of a mid-life crisis. He goes off to Tel Aviv, where he is mistaken for an Arab laborer and is asked to join an Arab work force on a job. A.. View More

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Green Fields (1989)

Sadot Yerukim

Directed by: Yitzhak Zepel Yeshurun

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A large family travels through Israel by bus to attend a young man's gradution from army training. The film explores the sharp contrast between the expatriates' views of Israel and the reality. View More

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Lemon Tree (2008)

Etz Limon

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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Salma, a 45 years old widow from a small Palestinian village in the West Bank, finds herself fighting the Israeli Minister of Defense who built his house on the green line border between Israel and.. View More

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Strangers (2008)

Zarim

Directed by: Guy Nattiv, Erez Tadmor

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6 days in the lives of Eyal , an Israeli living in a kibbutz, and Rana , a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will.. View More

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Scouting Patrol (1967)

Sayarim

Directed by: Micha Shagrir

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Israeli commandos cross into Arab territory in order to kidnap an enemy terrorist. View More

Disengagement

Disengagement (2007)

Hitnatkoot

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter. View More

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Thirst (2005)

Atash

Directed by: Tawfik Abu Wael

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For more than ten years, Abu Shukri and his family have lived in the middle of nowhere, without electricity or running water, and far from their hometown. They earn a meager living producing and the.. View More

The Bubble

The Bubble (2006)

Ha-Buah

Directed by: Eytan Fox

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The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of a.. View More

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Time of Favor (2000)

Ha-Hesder

Directed by: Joseph Cedar

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A psychological thriller about the commander of a Hesder army unit (Hesder yeshivas combine Torah study with army service), his dynamic right-wing spiritual leader, Rabbi Meltzer, his love for .. View More

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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

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For my Father (2008)

Sof Shavua B'Tel Aviv

Directed by: Dror Zehavi

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Tarek comes to Tel Aviv to carry out a suicide attack. Following a technical glitch with the bomb, he ends up spending 48 hours in Tel Aviv.     View More

Different Sky (2006)

Shamayim Aherim

Directed by: Ariel Talpler

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A Romeo and Juliet story between the Brazilian Isabella and the Palestinian Imad, both of whom are working illegally in Israel. View More

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Jaffa (2009)

Kalat Ha'Yam

Directed by: Keren Yedaya

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Mali and her family own a garage in Jaffa. Mali has been secretly seeing Taufik, one of the Arab mechanics. They want to elope to Cyprus but the morning of their flight, everything goes wrong. View More

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Lipstika (2011)

Odem

Directed by: Jonathan Sagall

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Lara is Palestinian. She left Ramallah thirteen years ago to begin a new life in London where she married Michael and had a child. She, her husband and her seven-year-old son James lead a pleasant,.. 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

The Little Traitor

The Little Traitor (2007)

Ha'boged Hakatan
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Based on the novel "Panther in the Basement" by the world renowned author, Amos Oz, the movie takes place in Palestine in 1947, just a few months before Israel becomes a state. Proffy Liebowitz, a a.. View More

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Whispering Embers (2008)

Directed by: Ali Nassar

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Love and revolution bring together two people who have pledged their lives to each other in this romantic drama.  The film takes on a journey through the life of Jamal, a man facing the of he.. View More

Amos Oz - The Nature of Dreams

Amos Oz - The Nature of Dreams (2009)

Amos Oz - Ahava Ve'choshech

Directed by: Yonathan Zur, Masha Zur

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

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Dubak - The Palestinian Jew (2008)

Dubak - Palastinai Yehudi

Directed by: Ella Alteman

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

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Hothouse (2010)

Chamama

Directed by: Idit Gan-Zvi

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The disengagement of Israel from Gaza in 2005 is the background for this poignant story of one women's determination in the face of hardship. Ronit Balaban runs the family hothouse which exports to.. View More

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Escapeland (2008)

Directed by: Oren Tirosh

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Adel, a refugee working in the Sinai, and Eshel, an Israeli kibbutznik woman, fall in love. They have two girls and try to figure out how best to live as a family. View More

Married to a Palestinian (2008)

Directed by: Michael Kovalsky, Elena Mescheryakova

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Russian-born Tanya and Nona married Palestinian students and came with their husbands to the Territories. Just kilometers from their home live hundreds of thousands of their compatriots. View More

The Games They Play (2011)

Mischakei Yedidut

Directed by: Ram Loevy

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In June 2008, the Tel Aviv University Sports Center organized a friendship basketball between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. 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

Shing Stars

Shining Stars (2008)

Kokhavim notzetzim

Directed by: Yael Kipper Zaretzky

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Purim 1996. 27 year old Meital was severly wounded in a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv. Nine years later she decides to go through fertility treatments and have a child on her own. View More

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Bilin My Love (2006)

Bil'in Habibti

Directed by: Shai Carmeli-Polak

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The story of a Palestinian village trying to break the occupation in non-violent resistance against the Israeli Army. The village of Bil'in is about to lose more than half of its lands to the fence.. View More

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Frozen Days (2005)

Directed by: Danny Lerner

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A lonely young woman survives a suicide bombing and assumes the identity of one of its victims. As she moves into his apartment her grip on reality starts to crack.  View More

Weekend in Tel Aviv

Weekend in Tel Aviv (2007)

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The story takes place during one weekend in Tel-Aviv, in three main spots that lead to Carmel Market. There are three protagonists : 1. Tarek , a Palestinian youth from Nablus. 2. Katz , an old 3. a.. View More

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Close to Home (2005)

Directed by: Vidi Bilu, Dalya Hager

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Smadar and Mirit, both 18 years old, are assigned to patrol the streets of Jerusalem together, as part of their military service. They are assigned to detain any Palestinian passerby, check their in.. View More

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Paradise Now (2004)

Gan Eden Achshav

Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad

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The story of two young Palestinian men as they embark upon what may be the last 48 hours of their lives. The film follows the two men from their childhood and focuses on their last days together. View More

Janem Janem (2005)

Directed by: Haim Bouzaglo

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Aldi, a high-school teacher and a class tutor, 40 years old, is in a midlife crisis. He just returned from a long army reserve service in Jenin and informs the school's principal that he is not back.. View More

In The Ninth Month (2002)

Directed by: Ali Nassar

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Ahmad in his early thirties lives with his mother and his younger brothers in an Arab village in the north of Israel. Khalil, Ahmad's older brother was forced to seek refuge in Lebanon a month after.. View More

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Circus Palestina (1998)

Zirkus Palestina

Directed by: Eyal Halfon

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A dark comedy chronicling the trials and tribulations of a small circus troupe who visit the West Bank. When a lion escapes the camp, an unlikely alliance is forged between Russian lion tamer (Yoram.. View More

Nuran (2008)

Nuran

Directed by: Amikam Shossberger

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The IDF is in pursuit of a wanted man and the entire West Bank city of Tul-Karem is under closure, a daily routine. And then, as if the rules of the closure do not apply, an old Subaru car pulls two.. View More

Haifa (1996)

Haifa

Directed by: Rashid Masharawi

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Haifa, nicknamed after the city of his love and hope, comes and goes in a Palestinian refugee camp. Although he is everybody's fool, there are many things that only he knows. He is closely related a.. View More

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One of Us (1989)

Echad Mi'Shelanu

Directed by: Uri Barbash

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Rafa, an Israeli military policeman, has been sent by headquarters to investigate irregularities in the reporting of the death of an Arab murder suspect. When he gets to the West Bank military camp.. View More

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Beyond the Walls (1984)

Me'Ahorei Hasoragim

Directed by: Uri Barbash

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In Israel's Central Prison, the security officer is corrupt, supplying drugs and stirring the hatred between Jewish and Arab prisoners to his advantage. Uri, in for 12 years for armed robbery, and a.. View More

Jenin Jenin

Jenin Jenin (2002)

Jenin Jenin

Directed by: Mohammad Bakri

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Directed and co-produced by Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri, Jenin Jenin includes testimony from Jenin residents after the Israeli army's Defensive Wall operation. The city and camp were the scenes.. View More

Cross Fire

Cross Fire (1988)

Esh Tzolevet

Directed by: Gidon Ganani

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In 1948, romance ignites between a Jewish woman from Tel Aviv and an Arab man. They are threatened by the approaching war between Israelis and Palestinians. Defying the wishes of their families, the.. View More

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Laila's Birthday (2008)

Eid milad Laila

Directed by: Rashid Masharawi

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Abu Laila used to be a judge, but because the government doesn't have the means to renew his assignment he is forced to be a taxi driver. On the day his daughter Laila becomes seven years old, his a.. View More

1948 (1998)

1948

Directed by: Mohammad Bakri

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The film 1948 is a record of memories of a group of elderly Arabs. The director, Mohammad Bakri, employs poems Mahmoud Darwish. In their own words, the Palestinians interviewed describe the moments.. View More

Zahara (2009)

Zahara

Directed by: Mohammad Bakri

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

Since You've Been Gone

Since You've Been Gone (2005)

Min Yum Mahrucht

Directed by: Mohammad Bakri

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Renowned actor and director Mohammad Bakri visits the grave of Emil Habibi, a Palestinian politician and author, who was Bakri's mentor for years. Mohammad tells Emil what happened to him and to the.. View More

A Lamb

The Smile of the Lamb (1985)

Hiuch HaGdi

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

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Military governor Katzman tries to flush out fugitive PLO terrorists in a West Bank town. The lives of many including an arab hermit, a child, a member of the PLO, and the town doctor overlap in in.. View More

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On a Narrow Bridge (1985)

Gesher Tzar Me'od

Directed by: Nissim Dayan

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An right-wing Israeli man falls in love with an extremist Palestinian woman in the West Bank of the 80's. Tensions rise in the neighborhood as people begin to react to their budding relationship. View More

Ticket to Jerusalem (2002)

Directed by: Rashid Masharawi

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A palestinian movie projectionist travels from camp to camp to show movies to the children. Movies are his life, he lives for cinema and it is always a drama when a projector fails or a new lamp is.. View More

Fatoush (2008)

Directed by: Hisham Abdel Khalek

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What if Palestine and Israel formed one country ... in peace ? As an Arab lady arrives in this new country, she is faced with a new reality that will shake her expectations View More

Pomegranates and Myrrh (2008)

Al-mor wa al rumman

Directed by: Najwa Najjar

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Dancer Kamar's joyful wedding to Zaid is followed almost immediately by Zaid's imprisonment in an Israeli jail for refusing to give up his land. Free-spirited Kamar wants to support her husband and.. View More

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Fellow Travellers (1982)

Magash Ha'Kesef

Directed by: Judd Ne'eman

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Yoni, a left-wing Israeli, is returning from a trip to Germany with DM500,000 for Palestinians in the West Bank. They want to use it to buy weapons. Yuni, torn between the Israeli and Palestine that.. View More

Yasmine's Song

Yasmine's Song (2005)

Directed by: Najwa Najjar

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Building the wall won't keep two young lovers apart. Yasmine and Ziyad move in the shadows exchanging tender promises, but the harsh realities of conflict loom like a searchlight. Cryptic of their.. View More

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Hamsin (1982)

Hamsin

Directed by: Daniel Wachsmann

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A story of forbidden love between Hava, the sister of a Jewish farmer, and Halded, an Arab laborer. View More

Invasion (2003)

Ejteyah / Plisha

Directed by: Nizar Hassan

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An Israeli Soldier views a documentary about the aftermath of the Israeli invasion in Jenin camp. He was one of the drivers of the bulldozers that caused massive destruction in the camp. The camera.. 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

As if Nothing Happened

As If Nothing Happened (1999)

Ke'Ilu Klum Lo Kara

Directed by: Ayelet Bargur

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Based on the personal experience of the director, this film focuses on one family waiting to hear news of a son who may be involved in a terrorist incident. It is Sunday morning. Like most Israeli a.. View More

Hide and Seek (1980)

Machboim

Directed by: Dan Wolman

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Engaging and controversial in its own way, this personal look at a little boy's life and times undoubtedly relies on director Dan Wolman's own experiences. The setting is just before Israel gained a.. View More

Sabra: Death of a Jew (1970)

Moto Shel Yehudi

Directed by: Denys de La Patelliere

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A confrontation between two enemies. One is a young, captured Israeli agent and the other an older Arab inspector who tries to get the agent talk by making him regain his desire to live. View More

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Streets of Yesterday (1989)

Rehovot Ha'Etmol

Directed by: Judd Ne'eman

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A powerful and provocative film that confronts the Israeli-Palestinian struggle. Draws heavily from the "spy thriller" genre. This is a story of a relationship between three men: Amin, a Palestinian.. View More

Diary of a Male Whore (2001)

Yomano Shel Zona

Directed by: Tawfik Abu Wael

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The painfully brutal tale of the sexual awakening of a young Palestinian man as influenced by the his libido and the violence around him. His encounter with an elderly Jewish man in Tel Aviv stirs.. View More

Forgiveness

Forgiveness (2006)

Mechilot

Directed by: Udi Aloni

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On April 9, 1948, a Jewish militia entered the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin and killed over 100 villagers. Soon after, a mental hospital was built on the ruins. The first patients to be were A.. View More

Dusty Road (2009)

Directed by: Rukaya Sabbah

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Unplanned meeting between 13 years old 'Tamer' and post-traumatic old man 'Khalil', leads to a special friendship, but 'Mahmud', a kid in Tamer's class, does every thing to ruin this friendship. View More

My Margo (1969)

Margo Sheli

Directed by: Menahem Golan

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A love story between two people from different cultures and the relatives who manage to separate them until the lovers again find each other. View More

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A Borrowed Village (2010)

Borderline

Directed by: Shirli Michalevicz

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Kfar Shaul was once the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin. In 1948, Jewish Militia forces conquered the village killing over a hundred citizens. The village houses remained intact and the place was.. View More

A House in Jerusalem (1998)

Bayit be Yerushalayim

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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Can a house be a metaphor for Arab-Jewish relations in Israel? Amos Gitai returns to the house in West Jerusalery?m he profiled in 1980. He interviews members of the Jewish families who live there,.. View More

Settlers (2000)

Directed by: Sean McAllister

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Tension mounts to the boiling point as Jewish "settlers" encroach upon the formerly exclusive Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem. On the other end of the Israeli political spectrum, the state complies.. View More

Unsettled (2006)

Directed by: Adam Hootnick

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When the Israeli government announces that it will withdraw from the Gaza Strip, it means lifeguards Lior, 21, and Meir, 27, will be forced to leave their home - Gaza's Palm Beach - forever. They be.. View More

To DIe in Jerusalem

To Die in Jerusalem (2007)

Lamut Beyerushalaim

Directed by: Hilla Medalia

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Ever since 17-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed four years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Abigail has found hardly a moment's peace. Levy's killer was Ayat a.. 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

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

Budrus

Budrus (2009)

Budrus

Directed by: Julia Bacha

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Ayed Morrar, an unlikely Palestinian community organizer, unites all Palestinian political factions and Israelis. Together, they wage a lengthy lunch-counter-sit-in-style unarmed struggle to save by.. 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

Hamdi and Maria (2007)

Directed by: Timor Britva

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Maria Aman was seriously wounded in a targeted killing in Gaza some ten months ago. Since then she has been hospitalized in Israel, paralyzed from the neck down. Her father can't bear to tell her on.. View More

On the Frontline

On the Frontline (2002)

Directed by: Chanoch Ze'evi

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They have finished their high-school studies and deferred their service in the Israeli army in order to volunteer for a year's community work and preliminary military training in a special program a.. View More

Shalom Abu Bassem

Shalom Abu Bassem (2004)

Shalom Abu Bassem

Directed by: Nissim Mossek

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Over a period of nearly two decades, Nissim Mossek filmed two families living on Haladiya Street in the Moslem Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City. The dark red blood stains on the cobble stones of bear.. 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

The Hilltops (2010)

Hagvaot

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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The West Bank hilltops are a critical final frontier in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Some see them as a key to long-term peace, while others view them as a door to destiny. Following the lives.. View More

BANISHED

Banished (2008)

Girush

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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In August of 2005 Israel removed nearly ten thousand Israeli citizens from the Gaza strip. Though hailed as a great military success, the aftermath and rehabilitation of the removed has been as a of.. View More

QASSAM

Qassam (2005)

Qassam

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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Qassam is the story of people who live in Sderot, a small city in the southern part of Israel that has been attacked by thousands of Palestinian Qassam rockets. View More

DISENGAGING DEMOCRACY

Disengaging Democracy (2006)

Disengaging Democracy

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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Disengaging Democracy, from award winning documentary filmmaker Igal Hecht, takes a rare and provocative look at what happened to Israeli democracy before, during, and after the historical 2005 Gaza.. View More

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Four Friends (2000)

Pegisha Hozeret

Directed by: Esther Dar

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Four women - Selma Dejani, daughter of an Old Palestinian Moslem family; Wadad Shihade, a Palestinian Christian, originally from Jaffa; Olga Belkind, daughter of a prominent Zionist family; and from.. View More

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Maytal (1996)

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1996 terrorist bombing in Tel Aviv left 27 year old Maytal Lederman critically injured and took the life of her brother Asaf. This documentary video follows Maytal over a period of eight months in a.. View More

What I Saw in Hebron (1999)

Ma Sheraiti B'Hebron

Directed by: Noit Geva, Dan Geva

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For centuries Jews and Arabs lived side by side in Hebron. By the late 1920s, 800 Jews were settled peaceably with tens of thousands of Arab neighbors. This equilibrium was shattered with three days.. 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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Home: News From House (2005)

News From Home/ News From House

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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Abandoned by its Palestinian owner in the 1948 war; requisitioned by the Israeli government as vacant; rented to Jewish Algerian immigrants in 1956; purchased by a university professor who its into.. View More

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Wadi (1981)

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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Wadi is a valley located east of Haifa. A former stone quarry, it is a sort of enclave where Eastern European immigrants, survivors of the camps, live in a state of fragile coexistence with Arabs In.. View More

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August: A Moment Before the Eruption (2002)

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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In an absurdist romp reminiscent of Nanni Moretti's Dear Diary, Mograbi sets out to make a film about what it is he hates about August in Israel. After a series of false starts derided by his wife -.. View More

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Avenge But One of My Two Eyes (2005)

Nekam Achat Mishtey Eynay

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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A documentary on the treatment of Palestianians by members of the Israeli army. From the Myths of Samson and Massada, the youger Israeli generations learn that death is preferable to domination. as.. View More

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Z32 (2008)

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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Israeli "docu-essayist" Avi Mograbi reveals the deepest longings of a nation in conflict in this genre-breaking and original work. A young Israeli, while serving in the army, participates in a the a.. 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

Citizen Number 1 (2010)

Ehud Olmert Ezrach Lemofet

Directed by: Vanessa Lapa

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60 years ago Israel independence changed the face of the Middle East. Today, the region faces crucial dilemmas: Life or Death, War or Peace, Jewish or Arab, Together or Apart. An exclusive intimate.. View More

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My Name is Ahlam (2010)

Korim Li Achlam

Directed by: Rima Essa

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While fighting for her daughter's right to receive adequate treatment for her leukemia, Aisha - a Palestinian woman living in the West Bank, undergoes a process of empowerment. Suddenly, this woman,.. View More

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Interrupted Streams (2010)

Zramim Ktu'im

Directed by: Guy Davidi, Alexandre Goetchmann

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Different paths intercept in one village in the West Bank. Along the broken water pipelines, villagers walk toward an indefinite future. Israel controls the water, supplies only a small amount of is.. View More

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Skate of Mind (2010)

Directed by: Karin Kainer

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A short glance at the city. Modern, historic, gray, we look at her from above. But there is a large underground culture that is living on the sidelines, at the edge of the concrete, and looking at -.. View More

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Private (2004)

Directed by: Saverio Costanzo

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A Palestinian family with five children lives outside town, near Israeli settlements. Samia, the wife, wants to leave; so does one teen son. Mohammad, the patriarch, is adamant that he is staying. a.. View More

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The Olive Harvest (2003)

Directed by: Kamran Elahian

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Upon his release from an Israeli prison, older brother Mazen (Mazen Saade) develops romantic feelings for his childhood friend, Raeda (Raeda Adun). However, Raeda is already engaged to Mazen's Taher.. View More

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Jaffawiye (2008)

Yafowiya

Directed by: Dan Deutsch

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Jaffawiye follows the story of System Ali, a young fresh hip hop band from Tel Aviv’s multi-cultural district Jaffa.Through their music they find peace and togetherness, in a part of Israel.. View More

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The Child of Bethlehem (2002)

Il Bambino di Betlemme

Directed by: Umberto Marino

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The Child of Bethlehem is a fictitious story that deals with the controversial topic of the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts. View More

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The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels (1995)

Hikayatul Jawahiri Thalath

Directed by: Michel Khleifi

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A little boy and a young woman go through several portals of life, depicted as initiations, to learn that life and dreams are but aspects of one and the same, seen from different vantage points. the.. View More

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Double Edge (1992)

Lahav Hatzui

Directed by: Amos Kollek

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An ambitious female reporter finds herself unable to remain an objective, third party observer while covering the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in this made for television war drama starring Faye on.. View More

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Beyond the Walls II (1992)

Me'Ahorei Hasoragim II

Directed by: Uri Barbash

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Knowledge is the Beginning (2006)

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For many years, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim has worked towards reconciling Arabs and Israelis. Based on the notion that "music is the language of peace", Barenboim and comparative Edward.. 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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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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77 Steps (2010)

77 Madregot

Directed by: Ibtisam Mara'ana

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This is the personal journey of the director who leaves her Arab-Muslim village and moves to Tel Aviv. While searching for an apartment, she encounters discrimination by most landlords because of an.. View More

Enraged

Enraged (2006)

Directed by: Eyal Eithcowich

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A group of Jewish-Israeli activists refuse to sit back while the occupation continues. They bring food into Palestinian villages under curfew, tear down parts of the separation barrier, and serve as.. View More

Salt of This Sea

Salt of This Sea (2008)

Milh Hadha al-Bahr

Directed by: Annemarie Jacir

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Ben Gurion Airport. An American passport is placed on the counter. The security agent looks up to find Soraya, a third generation refugee from Brooklyn. She is asked to step aside for a thorough The.. 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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Hummus for Two (1997)

Pa'amayim Humus

Directed by: Eyal Halfon

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With all their disagreements, one of the few things Israelis and Palestinians see eye to eye on is their love for hummus. A creamy paste made of chickpeas, it is a national culinary for Two sets out.. View More

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Troubled Water (2005)

ma'im so'arim

Directed by: Gil Karni

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In 1990, dreaming of a simple life working the sea, 15 Israeli families started a settlement named Dugit amongst the Palestinian fishermen just south of the Green Line in Gaza. The Palestinians them.. View More

My So-Called Enemy

My So-Called Enemy (2010)

Directed by: Lisa Gossels

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This is the rare film about Arab-Israeli coexistence that goes far beyond documenting a one-time encounter at a peace camp; rather, it follows six of its compelling subjects for seven years to the.. View More

The Tunnel (2008)

Ha Min'ara
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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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Wall (2004)

Mur

Directed by: Simone Bitton

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A meditation on the separation fence in Israel-Palestine that imprisons one people while enclosing the other. View More

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The Time That Remains (2009)

Directed by: Elia Suleiman

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A semi-biographical film examining the state of Israel from its creation to the present day, and the Palestinians who remained outside it. View More

Strawberry Fields (2006)

Directed by: Ayelet Heller

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The story of a strawberry who yearned for independence. Imagine a story about hope, frustration, occupation, globalization and politics, and at its center a small red fruit-a strawberry. The mother.. View More

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Sleeping with the Enemy/ Behind Enemy Lines (2004)

Directed by: Dov Gil-Har

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Sleeping with the Enemy - Israeli filmmaker Dov Gil-Har documents, in his first film, the initial acquaintance of Benny and Adnan on a joint peace mission to Japan during pre-Intifada days. While of.. 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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Hula and Natan (2010)

Chula et Natan
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The comic-tragic story of the brothers Hula and Natan, two car mechanics from the outskirts of Sderot, a city in the south of Israel constantly bombed by rockets from Gaza. The two live in a caravan.. View More

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Wajeh (2010)

Directed by: Murad Nassar

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In this film, Wajeh, a coffee maker, sells coffee in Qalandia checkpoint, near Ramallah, and that makes him a central figure, very well known, and having an important role on the lives of thousands.. 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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In the Freiman's Kitchen (2007)

Bamitbach Shel Freiman

Directed by: Hadar Bashan

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Gush Katif, 2005. The Freiman couple, Yaakov (78) and Miriam (68), follow the meticulous routine that is natural for their age. A crisis on a national scale threatens their entire system of personal.. View More

Street Under Fire

Street Under Fire (2001)

Directed by: Amir Tal, Kobi Yonatan

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The Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo has been the target of sniper attacks from the adjacent Palestinian village of Beit Jala since the beginning of the new Intifada. This timely documentary features.. View More

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Footsteps in the Sand (2006)

Ikvot Ba'chol

Directed by: Revital Shtern

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David and Tali Chatuel raised four daughters in the settlement of Katif in Gush Katif, and built a beautiful house. David was the principal of a school in Ashkelon, Tali was a Social Worker, who at.. View More

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Men on the Edge (2005)

Gevarim Al Ha-Katzeh

Directed by: Macabit Abramson, Avner Faingulernt

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On the border between Gaza and Israel lies an isolated and abandoned beach where, against all odds, Israeli and Palestinian fishermen lived and fished together from 1999 to 2003. The Palestinians to.. View More

Testimony

Testimony (2011)

Edut

Directed by: Shlomi Elkabetz

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An Israeli Army officer remembers... A Palestinian remembers as well. This film is a voyage into the collective memory; a voyage rooted in stories of daily life.Palestinian testimonies collected the.. View More

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Diploma (2009)

Directed by: Yaelle Kayam

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Hebron. The night of the Jewish settlement Masquerade. 15-year-old Samer insists on taking his older sister Ayat to collect her diploma from the Palestinian university. Threading their way between.. 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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The Cave (2011)

Directed by: Yoav Cohen

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Yusuf, a Palestinian in his fifties, kidnaps a soldier, and takes him to a dark cave seeking revenge for the humiliation he and his wife experienced in a military checkpoint. During the long night,.. View More

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Jerusalem Moments 2012 (2012)

Rega Y-M 2012

Directed by: Yael Perlov

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Palestinian and Israeli directors present short films, exposing the complexities of life in Jerusalem in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This year, the project focuses on three for.. View More

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Luxuries (2011)

Motarot

Directed by: David Ofek

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An elusive "coordinator," vague formulas that calculate "survival capacity," warehouses cramped with rotting goods, and donkeys dressed up as zebras-all these take part in the mosaic that sketches a.. View More

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Sho'qostak (What's Your Story?) (2011)

Sho'qostak (ma ha'Sipur Shelach?)

Directed by: Paulina Carbonnier, Jamal Khalaile

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Jamal, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, meets five young Israelis with different ideological perspectives. Through conversations on different topics, they express their identity and find the logic a.. View More

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Bus (2011)

Otobus

Directed by: Yasmine Novak

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Two parallel universes exist in Jerusalem. There is Egged, a Jewish bus service, but there is also a public Palestinian bus service. Crossing the Jewish part of the city, the van carries dreams from.. View More

Entangled (2011)

Lechudim

Directed by: Amar Har Gil, Amir Har Gil

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of six citizens who are in the shadows of the cycle of violence.  View More

God's Messengers (The Story of a Cult) (2011)

Shluchei ha'El

Directed by: Itzik Lerner

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A documentary about "Gilad's Farm," the stronghold of the extremist Hilltop Youth, on the eve of the settlement construction freeze and the outpost evacuation.   This film is post-production.. View More

Hany (2011)

Hany

Directed by: Adi Harel

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The story of Hany, a 48-year-old Palestinian man from the village of Biddu and father of six. Hany works at the Jerusalem SPCA compound, right next to the security fence. View More

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The Messiah Will Always Come

ha'Mashiach Tamid Yavo

Directed by: Lea Klibanoff

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Hagit, the granddaughter of the late Professor Yehayahu Leibovitz, travels across Judea and Samaria, monitoring the development of settlements for Peace Now. This awakens the pain and rage that she.. View More

5 Broken Cameras

Directed by: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi

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When his son Gibreel is born, Emad, a Palestinian villager, gets his first camera. In his village - Bil'in, a separation barrier is being built on the villagers' lands, which the villagers begin to.. View More

SOS Jerusalem (2010)

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Fadi is a Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem. Fadi and his friends give first aid services in the city's Palestinian neighborhoods, which are poorly serviced by the ambulance state. In 2010, an.. View More

Checkpoint (2003)

Machsomim
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Bethlehem (2012)

Bethlehem

Directed by: Yuval Adler

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A film about the complex relationship between Razi, an Israeli secret services agent who works as a coordinator for the Bethlehem district of Israel's General Security Services, and his informant a.. View More

The Invisible Men (2011)

Directed by: Yariv Mozer

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An untold side of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: gay Palestinians — Louie, Abdu, and Fares — are hiding in Tel Aviv, and until they escape, they must remain "the invisible men." View More

One Day, After Peace (2012)

Yom Echad acharei ha-shalom

Directed by: Miri Laufer, Erez Laufer

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Robi Damelin, an Israeli of South African origin, lost her soldier son in the occupied territories. Robi tries to reconcile with her son's Palestinian killer, however he refuses, stating that her of.. View More

Common State, A Potential Conversation (2012)

Medina Meshutefet, Sicha Efsharit

Directed by: Eyal Sivan

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A virtual meeting on film for more than twenty characters, sons and daughters of the Land of Israel, to talk about hope, freedom, justice, equality and the possibility of a joint state. View More

Candy (2012)

Sukaryot

Directed by: Joseph Pitchadze

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Sallah, an Arab-Israeli entrepreneur, wants to bring wealth to the Arab sector in Israel by opening up a new chain of candy stores. He finds himself face to face with a giant Israeli conglomerate.. View More

Within the Eye of the Storm

Within the Eye of the Storm (2012)

Be'ein Ha'se'ara

Directed by: Shelley Hermon

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Bassam and Rami, a Palestinian and an Israeli, were once dedicated fighters willing to kill and be killed by one another for their nations. Yet, when faced with the tragic loss of their daughters in.. View More

Sky Glow (2012)

Zohar Harakia

Directed by: Eliyahu Binyamin

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An air force cadet is called to take part in the 2005 removal of Jews from Gaza and northern Samaria. The film was created by director Eliyahu Binyamin, who was evicted from Gush Katif, and Benny.. View More

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And Behold There Came a Great Wind (2006)

V'henei Ruach Gadol Ba'ah
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Benny and Rachel Yafet are bereaved parents from the agricultural community of Nezer Hazzani, and Rabbi Raffi Peretz-Lieutenant is a Colonel in reserves and head of the pre-military training academy.. View More

The Boys From Lebanon (2008)

Ha'Nearim M'Lebanon

Directed by: Ohad Ofaz

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In May 2000, the South Lebanese Army (SLA) collapsed and its members fled in fear of Hezbollah fighters into Israel, their ally who had abandoned them. 700 families of SLA refugees remain in Israel.. View More

The Paths of our Fathers

The Paths of our Fathers (2007)

B'Darchei Avot

Directed by: Asaf Shahar

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This film takes us on the unusual journey of a father and his two sons, who decide to make a pilgrimage from the north of Israel to Jerusalem's Western Wall - all in the midst of the Second Menachem.. View More

The Wandering Samaritan

The Wandering Samaritan (2005)

Ben Chorin

Directed by: Ohad Ofaz

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Gadi Tzdaka has always felt trapped by the "ghetto walls" of the Samaritan neighborhood, with its strict form of education and stringent religious laws. His father Hillel wanted his first born son -.. View More

A Screw (2011)

Directed by: Shira Geffin

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The film focuses on two women, an Israeli named Efrat and a Palestinian named Nadine, whose worlds collide when Efrat complains that her new bed is missing a screw. Nadine, who is in love with a man.. View More

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Rainbow (2012)

Keshet B'Anan

Directed by: Eliran Elya

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Based on actual events, this is a story about Michael, a unit commander who leads his platoon on a security mission from the inside of a Palestinian family house, overlooking the rescue operation of.. View More

The Other Son

The Other Son (2011)

Le Fils de L'Autre

Directed by: Lorraine Levy

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Joseph is a regular eighteen-year-old who writes folk songs and plays the guitar. He has never looked much like the other members of his family, but they have always been a tight knit clan. When he.. View More

Peacemaker Mac: The Island of Dispute

Peacemaker Mac: The Island of Dispute (2012)

Mashkin Ha'Shalom: Ey Ha'Sachsuch

Directed by: Yotam Cohen

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Peacemaker Mac arrives on the Island of Dispute to settle a land conflict. He tries his usual methods: handshakes, peace accord-like ceremonies, and even a separation barrier. After realizing that.. View More

Camel Straight (2013)

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Southern Lebanon, 1990s. A Cobra fighter helicopter hovers like a large, poisonous dragonfly above a narrow valley, on a dangerous mission to rescue a fellow pilot brought down by Hezbollah.. View More

Champions League Final (2012)

Directed by: Itai Jakubovich

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(pre-production)   At the height of the Second Intifada, Arab-Israeli Walid is doing all he can to see the Champion's League Final between Real Madrid and Bayern Leverkusen on May 18, 2002. View More

Plastelina (2012)

Directed by: Vidi Bilu

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A coming of age story set in Jerusalem on the eve of the Six Day War. View More

Present Continuous (2013)

Ha-Chaim Bentayim

Directed by: Aner Preminger

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During the 2000 Palestinian uprising, Ruti locks her house to the outside. Her family wakes up to a claustrophobic prison for an intimate and difficult weekend. View More

Three Sisters (2012)

Shalosh Arraf

Directed by: Suha Arraf

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A young Palestinian woman from East Jerusalem goes to live with her aunts in Ramallah. The film focuses around the aunts: three, unmarried women in their sixties, part of the city's Christian whose.. View More

Five Broken Cameras (2012)

Chamesh Matzlemot Shvurot

Directed by: Emad Burnat

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Self-taught cameraman Emad Burnat films the growth of his son, Gibreel, alongside the nonviolent resistance of his village, Bil'in, against Israel's separation barrier. View More

Jirha - Borderlines (2012)

Jirha

Directed by: Yakie Ayalon

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December 2008. Israel is engaged in a military operation in Gaza. Khader, an artist who lives in Rahat with his Bedouin wife and children, tries to check what is happening in Gaza, where his family.. View More

Jerusalem ER (2012)

Yerushalayim ER

Directed by: Hilla Medalia

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Hadasa Mount Scopus Hospital is located in the ethnically charged buffer zone between the surrounding Israeli and Palestinian communities. Our story is seen through the eyes of Dr. Stalnikowicz and.. View More

The Lab (2012)

Ha-Ma'Abada

Directed by: Yotam Feldman

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The filmmakers follow some of the figures who profit from the export of the experience of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: military philosophers, arms dealers, advisors and industrialists. 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

Two Sided Story (2012)

Shnei panim la-sipur

Directed by: Tor Ben Meyor

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August 2011. While the willingness for dialoge and reconciliation has fallen off the public agenda in Israel and Palestine, an extraordinary dialogue workshop comes together in the Palestinian town.. View More

White Nights (2012)

Laila Lavan

Directed by: Irit Gal

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Night after night a group of Palestinian women go on a border crossing journey from their village, risking capture and arrest, to work as cleaning ladies in Jerusalem. On these nightly journeys, and.. View More

We Too Have No Other Land (2007)

Directed by: Jerrold Kessel, Pierre Klochendler

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We Too Have No Other Land is a soccer-based documentary about life around a unique soccer pitch. Neither political treatise nor sociological thesis, nor even sports story, this is live human drama;.. View More

Before you is the sea

Before you is the sea (2011)

Directed by: Hisham Zreiq

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Before you is the sea, is  a short film that tells the tale of a young Jewish woman and a young Arab man in love.. but also an allegory of the Middle East peace process, when the Camp David the.. View More

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Dancing in Jaffa (2013)

Directed by: Hilla Medalia

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Dancing in Jaffa follows the journey of internationally renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine as he returns to his birthplace, Jaffa, to fulfill his lifelong dream of teaching Jewish and Israeli a.. View More

Soldier on the Roof

Directed by: Esther Hertog

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Hebron, only a dot on the world map, but a place that is known and recognized worldwide as the center of many conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians. It is also the place where patriarch has In.. View More

A Universal Language

A Universal Language (2013)

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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State 194

State 194 (2012)

Directed by: Dan Setton

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In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were deserving of statehood, inspiring them to change their destiny and seek UN membership. Since made.. View More

Art/Violence

Art/Violence (2013)

Directed by: Batoul Taleb, Miriam Abu-Khaled, Udi Aloni

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Inspired by characters from "Alice in Wonderland," "Waiting for Godot" and "Antigone," young Palestinian actresses deal with the military occupation and gender oppression, violence and grief, on and.. View More

The Fading Valley (2013)

Directed by: Irit Gal

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The film looks at the lives and stories of Palestinian farmers living in the fertile region of the Jordan Valley. Their grazing lands have been declared military firing zones, their water wells have.. View More

In the Darkroom

In the Dark Room (2013)

Directed by: Noav Schirman

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Magdalena Kopp was married to the most wanted terrorist in the world: Carlos the Jackal. Moving from a small conservative Bavarian town to the revolutionary zeitgeist of 1960s Berlin, she was to the.. View More

Wild West Hebron

Wild West Hebron (2013)

Directed by: Nissim Mossek

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Yochanan Sharet, born to a Protestant family in Bavaria, converted to Judaism, moved to the settlements, and built a farm on a desolate hill near the settlement of Susia. Soon, he became notorious a.. View More

Bakbuk ba-yam shel gaza

A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2011)

Bakbuk ba-yam shel gaza

Directed by: Thierry Binisti

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Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli and he's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem and he lives in Gaza. They both live their lives until one day a bottle is thrown in the sea.  View More

Self Made (2013)

Boreg

Directed by: Shira Geffen

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Two women-one Israeli, the other Palestinian-are trapped within their own worlds until they switch places and find themselves living the life of the other on opposite sides. View More

Offside

Offside (2006)

Directed by: Erez Tadmor, Guy Nattiv

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Four men. One fence. One radio. Four soldiers on opposite sides of the war-torn Middle East fence share a moment of exhilarating unity over a broadcast soccer match. View More

Chance

Chance (2013)

tz'anam

Directed by: Yuval Erez, Yair Koifman, Yair Koifman

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Ex-IDF commando Yakov Arnan and actor and director Mahmoud Soubah take a group of 30 Arab and Jewish teenagers on a 30-day theater camp in a peaceful castle in southern England. View More

Civil Alliance, Palestine, 47-48 (2013)

Brit ezrachit, Palestinearba’im ve-sheva arba’im ve-shmoneh

Directed by: Ariella Azoulay

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Based on a civil/historical/visual research, the film documents a group of Arabs and Jews who gather around a map of Mandatory Palestine to raised demands, seek compromises, formulate agreements, to.. View More

Dancing For Hope (2013)

Likrod be-tikva

Directed by: Yuval Ben Yehuda

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An Arab youth group joins up with a professional Jewish theater youth group to create a new musical about the Jewish-Arab conflict. After an acclaimed premiere, they go on a joint tour in Europe,.. View More

Lashabiya

Lashabiya - Military Operations on Urban Terrain (2009)

Directed by: Yehezkel Lazarov

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In an elementary school courtyard, a young Palestinian man plays a dangerous version of the classical children's game "1,2,3 Soleil!", with an armed squad of Israeli soldiers. In this game players.. View More

Batman at the Checkpoint

Batman at the Checkpoint (2012)

Directed by: Rafael Balulu

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An Israeli car and a Palestinian car are stuck in traffic in front of a barricade at the entrance of Jerusalem, coming from the Dead Sea. Yuval and Mahmoud, both seven years old boys, find it's much.. 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

White Soldier (2013)

chayal lavan

Directed by: Danielle Zin

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Yuda Braun (28), aka "The White Soldier" recruits Matan Goldberg (26) and together they embark on a quest along the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. View More

Inch'Allah

Inch'Allah (2012)

Directed by: Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette

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Chloe is a young Canadian doctor who divides her time between Ramallah, where she works with the Red Crescent, and Jerusalem, where she lives next door to her friend Ava, a young Israeli soldier. to.. View More

Unidentified (2012)

Directed by: Emmanuel Rosen

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Stories of young Muslim Israeli women stuck between two cultures, unable to belong to the community and tradition in which they were raised, nor to Israeli Jewish society View More