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Ha-Muvtal Batito

Batito is Unemployed (1987)

Ha-Muvtal Batito

Directed by: Zeev Revah

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An unemployed man breaks in to a party member's apartment, stumbles on evidence of corruption, and eventually ends up on top of the party. View More

Israel Forever

Israel Forever (1981)

Am Yisrael Chai

Directed by: Assi Dayan

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A politician with a temporary sexual disorder is sent to Eliat for rest. All seems well until his wife, who thinks her husband is on a trip abroad, also comes to Eliat for vacation. View More

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Koko is 19 (1985)

Koko Ben 19

Directed by: Dani Warth

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A poor kid in a musical band sees his dreams smashed by his poverty and the economic issues within the state. 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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Sima Vaknin Witch (2003)

Sima Vaknin Machshefa

Directed by: Dror Shaul

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Sima is an older women who discovers she has supernatural powers after a curse that she puts on her neighbor comes true. She becomes famous overnight as a psychic and is driven by her greedy and in.. 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

The Fox

The Fox (1978)

Hashual Belul Hatarnegolot

Directed by: Ephraim Kishon

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Amitz Dolniker, an uptight Israeli politician has a heart attack in the middle of his speech. His doctor advices him to "go someplace quite, rest, and don't make speeches". His young assistant they.. 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

And on the Third Day

And on the Third Day (2010)

Uvayom hashlishi

Directed by: Moshe Ivgy

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And on the Third Day portrays a future Israel as a country far beyond identity crises, where violence is rampant, social and political anarchy rules, and where perverse sexual satisfactions are the.. View More

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1000 Stars (2009)

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In post-production as of July 2009: A documentary about the complex fabric of life in Jerusalem on the eve of municipal elections.     View More

Defamation

Defamation (2009)

Hashmatza

Directed by: Yoav Shamir

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

Married to a Palestinian (2008)

Directed by: Michael Kovensky, 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

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The Shakshuka System (2008)

Directed by: Ilan Aboody

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The "Shakshuka" System is the story of the Israeli journalist, Miki Rosenthal, and his attempt to understand the "behind the scenes relationship between money and government" in Israel. This is the.. View More

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Tel Aviv-Jaffa (2009)

Tel Aviv Yafo

Directed by: Anat Zeltser, Gabi Bibliovitz

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In celebration of the 100 years since Tel Aviv's establishment, this two-part film depicts the remarkable, moving and humorous story of the largest and most important city in Israel, the secular and.. 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

Srak Srak (2009)

Directed by: Haim Bouzaglo

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2004. In the months leading up to the disengagement from the Gaza Strip, fear of an assassnation of then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon by groups of rightists came to the forefront. View More

Food for Thought (2007)

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Salsa Tel Aviv (2011)

Directed by: Jorge Weller

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Salsa in Tel Aviv is a romantic comedy. Vicky is a talented salsa dancer who arrives in Israel in order to work and send money to her mother and son overseas. Her son's father, Beto, is living in as.. View More

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Gevald! (2009)

Directed by: Ron Ofer, Yohai Hakak

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As a young Haredi boy, Shmuel-Haim Pappenhym knew he must cover his eyes during Independence Day fireworks so as not to participate in "Zionist celebrations". Today, as a radical Ultra-Orthodox he a.. View More

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The Last Resort (1999)

Hagarin Hakasheh

Directed by: Aner Preminger

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It is September 13, 1993 - the Oslo Accord has just been signed in DC, Rabin and Arafat shook hands. Enter Noam Wax, the former leader of the Nahal Settlement (the Israeli Army's communal living who.. View More

The Milky Way

The Milky Way (1996)

Shvil HaHalav

Directed by: Ali Nassar

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Set in 1964 in an unnamed village under Israeli military rule since 1948, a local half-wit Mabruq loses his parents during a period of forced exile while the object of his affections, Jamilah, has.. 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

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

Stalin's Desciples

Stalin's Disciples (1987)

Yaldei Stalin

Directed by: Nadav Levitan

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The death of Joseph Stalin in the 1950s leads to an ideological crisis on a kibbutz that identifies with communist principles. The blind faith of three elderly shoemakers, a.. 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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Again Forever (1985)

Roman Behemshechim

Directed by: Oded Kotler

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Effi Avidar, played by Chaim Topol, is reconsidering his marriage after a near death experience. He also finds that he is at odds in attempting to find a place in his daughters life and a very 1977.. 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

Alila (2003)

Alila

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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In Tel Aviv, the gloomy Ezra hires foreign workers without permits to build an addition to a homely block of flats where his ex-wife Mali lives with her current lover Ilan. Ezra and Mali's young son.. View More

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Life According to Agfa (1992)

Ha-Chayim Al-Pi Agfa

Directed by: Assi Dayan

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The complex Israeli social and political fabric is captured via a Tel Aviv pub owned by a middle aged woman who, along with her patrons, is looking for love. Life According to Agfa follows the on in.. 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

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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

The Man Who Came to Take (1981)

HaIsh SheBaa LaKahat

Directed by: Prosper Pariente

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The plot deals with a suitcase full of diamonds which would bring down the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. A businessman, who was supposed to use the money for welfare, will advance shares, buy the and The.. View More

How to Cover Your Ass (1998)

Ha-Madrich Lekisui Tachat

Directed by: Assi Dayan

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A Tel Avivian man from the left wing camp uses the peace support rallies as an alibi to cover for his affair with a right-wing camp woman. Rabin's murder disrupts his plans. 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

The Sell Out (1976)

Melimot Be-Yerushalaim

Directed by: Peter Collinson

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The KGB and the CIA have struck a bargain to eliminate former agents who might prove embarrassing to either of their espionage organizations. The chief of the CIA mission in Lebanon names Gabriel as.. View More

The Champagne Spy

The Champagne Spy (2007)

Meragel Ha-Shampaniya

Directed by: Nadav Schirman

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In the early sixties, Oded is just 12 years old when his father reveals to him that he is a Mossad agent and makes the boy swear to secrecy. He leaves his familiy for a mission in Cairo, where from.. View More

Rabin-Peres: Everything is Personal

Rabin - Peres: Everything is Personal (2007)

Rabin - Peres: Hakol Eshi

Directed by: Arik Henig

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Shimon Peres and the late Yitzhak Rabin are undoubtedly the most riveting political duo in the state of Israel. Their relationship knew many ups and downs, mainly downs resulting from the polar the.. View More

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

Chronicle of a Disappearance

Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996)

Chronica Shel He'almut

Directed by: Elia Suleiman

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What does is mean to be Palestinian in the second half of the twentieth century? Filmmaker Elia Suleiman was born in Nazareth in 1960, well after the establishment in 1948 of the state of Israel in.. View More

Eminent Domain (1990)

Eminent Domain

Directed by: John Irvin

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

5 Days

5 Days (2005)

5 Yamim

Directed by: Yoav Shamir

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Chronicles the Israeli Defense Forces as they evacuate 8,000 Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip in five days to make way for 250,000 Palestinians. View More

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Have You Heard About the Panthers? (2002)

Shamata Al Ha Panterim?

Directed by: Nissim Mossek

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In the 1970s, a new protest movement burst into Israeli politics. Calling themselves the Black Panthers, this group of rebellious young Mizrahi men was intensely critical of racism and class bias as.. View More

The Decision Maker (2010)

Mekabel Ha Hachlatot

Directed by: Danny Yagil

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Gideon Harel, The Prime Minister of Israel, a cynical and experienced politician, arrives to take part in a TV election debate. The polls are not showing good results, there are no achievements to a.. View More

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Eye Witness (2008)

Directed by: Micha Shagrir

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

I'm a Civil War - The Life of Chaim Gouri (2008)

Directed by: Omri Lior

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The 45 minute documentary on the life and work of Israel Prize winner Chaim Gouri depicts his life as a reflection of the history of the State of Israel. Chaim Gouri, the author, warrior, journalist.. View More

Playoff (2011)

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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Playoff tells the story of legendary Israeli basketball coach Max Stoller. He became a national hero, when he made Maccabi Tel Aviv into European Champions in the late Seventies, one of Israel's But.. View More

Shield of Solomon (2008)

Shield of Solomon

Directed by: Igal Hecht

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Thousands of men, women and children from Southern Sudan and the region of Darfur have been killed in what's described as the first genocide of the 21st century. Shield of Solomon, a new documentary.. View More

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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

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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

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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Living For Tomorrow: Untold Stories by the Pioneering Women of Israel (2000)

Directed by: Lilach Dekel

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Lilach Dekel’s grandmother immigrated from Eastern Europe to Palestine in the 1920s resolved to help build the kibbutz movement. With an unwavering belief in Socialism and Zionism, these young.. View More

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On My Way To Father's Land (1995)

Directed by: Aner Preminger

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A moving documentary account of a son's struggle to understand his father's past. The film takes us on two journeys: the first is to Vienna, where director Preminger's father returns to his home to.. View More

The Vision of Chaim Weizmann (1963)

Directed by: Lazar Dunner

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This is a biography of Dr. Chaim Weizmann, the first President of Israel, incorporating film footage, sketches, and still photographs. The film begins with Dr. Weizmann's inauguration as President a.. 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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How I Learned to Overcome My Fear and Love Arik Sharon (1997)

Eich Hifsakti L'fahed V'lamadeti L'ehov et Arik Sharon

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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With the 1996 election campaign approaching, director Avi Mograbi set out to make a film about an infamous and admired political figure, former Israeli cabinet minister and legendary army general, a.. View More

Happy Birthday, Mr. Mograbi (1999)

Yom Huledet Same'ach Mar Mograbi

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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Israeli gadfly Avi Mograbi (HOW I LEARNED TO OVERCOME MY FEAR AND LOVE ARIK SHARON, 1996) is back with a politically dense, tongue-in-cheek mock documentary. It is 1998 and Israel is turning is by.. View More

Inventing our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment

Inventing our Life: the Kibbutz Experiment (2011)

Directed by: Toby Perl Freilich

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A documentary examining the 100-year history of Israel's kibbutz movement, recreating its glorious past and chronicling its recent decline. The film focuses on the heartbreak and hope of the modern.. View More

Systema

Systema (2010)

Systema

Directed by: Ohad Milstein

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Documentary film with a strong esthetic value, following the Israel synchronized swimming team, observing the individual in its attempt to find a place in a collective. Synchronized swimming is a a.. 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

The Prime Minister's Wife (2010)

Eishet Rosh Hamemshala

Directed by: Tzipi Trope

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A look at Aliza Olmert's stormy years as the prime minister's wife. 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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Secret Kingdom (2010)

Mamlehet Ha'sod

Directed by: Nir Toib

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The incredible story of the Yatza Affair-an affair in which Brigadier General (Res.) Yitzhak Yaacov, a member of the Palmach and Deputy Commander of Gush Etzion during the War of Independence, Head.. View More

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Women of Hamas (2010)

Nashot Ha'Chamas

Directed by: Suha Arraf

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Everyone was surprised at the triumph of Hamas in the last Palestinian elelctions, but the bigger surprise was that the women were behind that victory. We follow three Hamas women to try and why an.. 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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The Body (2001)

Directed by: Jonas McCord

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An ancient skeleton has been discovered in Jerusalem in a rich man's tomb. Colouration of the wrist and leg bones indicates the cause of death was crucifiction. other signs, include a gold coin the.. View More

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Under the Feet of Women (1997)

Sous les Pieds des Femmes

Directed by: Rachida Krim

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This romantic, political drama is about the reunion of an Algerian woman who abandoned her lover 35 years earlier to live in France, and the lover who chose to stay in Algeria and fight the French.. View More

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Death Before Dishonor (1987)

Directed by: Terry Leonard

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Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However, due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is in.. 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

Miral

Miral (2010)

Miral

Directed by: Julian Schnabel

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Based on the novel by Rula Jebreal, the movie revolves around a real-life orphanage established by a Palestinian woman (Abbass) following the 1948 creation of the Israeli state. (Pinto) was sent to.. View More

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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

A Place of Hope (2010)

Mikom L'tikvah

Directed by: Meirav Adler

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After years of pursuing justice in the civil society, Nurit is running for the Knesset with "Hadash", a radical communist-socialist Party.  She now has to face her family, the party members.. View More

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My Dream, Your Nightmare

Directed by: Nissim Levy

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Chana Meir is a religious woman. Ruti Duek is secular. Chana lives in Ir David, a Jewish settlement in the Arab village of Silwan, right outside Jerusalem's Old City. Ruti Duek is a political and of.. View More

Ilana Gur – Out of Frame (2010)

Ilana Gur-- Michutz La'misgeret

Directed by: Nurit Kedar, Ido Bahat

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Ilana Gur, the controversial artist, sought after by the whose-who in the Israel and politicians around the world, sits on the balcony of her remarkable museum in Jaffa and offers us a glimpse into.. 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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100 Days in Green (2004)

100 Days in Green

Directed by: Mooly Landesman

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Israel is a nation of immigrants. Since its establishment in 1948, millions of Jews have made Israel their home. To this day, they come to start new lives and to defend their state.   The are.. View More

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52/50 (2006)

Directed by: Uri Bar-On

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A documentary film which deals with the violence of Immigration Police and the situation of foreign workers in Israel. View More

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The Matchmaker (2010)

Pa'am Ha'iti

Directed by: Avi Nesher

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

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Baghdad Bandstand (2002)

Directed by: Eyal Halfon

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

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Citizen Aloni (2008)

Directed by: Anat Saragusti

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With a lot of Chutzpah and against all odds, Shulamit Aloni managed to work her way to the top of the Israeli political world. At the age of 80, she now looks back at her brilliant career as a of in.. View More

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Battle of Jenin (2002)

Directed by: Noam Shalev

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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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Sallah Shabati (1964)

Sallah Shabati

Directed by: Ephraim Kishon

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This film concerns a Yemenite Jewish family that was flown to Israel during "Operation Magic Carpet" - a clandestine operation that flew 49,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel the year after the state was -.. View More

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Hummus Curry (2007)

Directed by: Yoni Zigler, Noam Pinchas

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For many years now, travelling to India has been a rite of passage in Israeli life. We hear so much about the Israelis in India that we sometimes forget there are actually Indians living there. an a.. 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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Israel- Aerial Odyssey (2008)

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

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Jerusalem Syndrome (2008)

Le Syndrome de Jerusalem

Directed by: Stéphane Bélaïsch, Emmanuel Naccache

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The Jerusalem Syndrome is a comic road movie showing Israel in a way never done before and aimed at anyone who is young at heart, who still dreams, who still believes in freedom and tells the story.. View More

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Journey to Jerusalem (2003)

Patuvane kam Yerusalim

Directed by: Ivan Nitchev

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

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King Lati the First (2008)

Directed by: Uri Bar-On

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Lati is only eight years old, but he already has a heavy load on his shoulders. Born in Tel Aviv to a Senegalese father and a Belarusian mother, he is heir to the throne of a Senegalese tribe. But a.. View More

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Yitzhak Rabin - A Biography (2004)

Directed by: Ben Shani

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A two-part documentary film that tells the life story of the former Israeli Prime Minister and Nobel Laureate, Yitzhak Rabin. The documentary offers interviews with Rabin's fellow politicians and a.. View More

Troubled water

Troubled Water (2005)

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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

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The Real Game (1980)

Ha-Mishak Ha'Amiti

Directed by: Avi Cohen

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One man decides to quit his job in business and start over in politics. He begins to fall in love with the power of political games. As Israeli politics gets complicated, so does his life. View More

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The Ambassador (1984)

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

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Based on the novel, 52 Pick-Up by Elmore Leonard   An Amerian ambassador to Israel tries to bring peace to the Middle East, but his efforts are hampered when his wife has an affair with a PLO.. View More

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The Deserter's Wife (1991)

Isha Zara

Directed by: Michal Bat-Adam

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

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Back and Forth (2010)

Arba'a Sipurim Mehanegev

Directed by: Uri Rosenwaks, Morad Al-Farwne, Yusra Abu Kaff, Kamla Abu Zeila, Mai Al –Farouna

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Four promising Bedouin directors from the Negev desert turn the camera on themselves and their society to record a self-portrait of their community and its hardships. This unprecedented and account.. View More

The Human Turbine

The Human Turbine (2010)

Directed by: Danny Bertha

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"Human turbine" is the story of an exciting encounter between Jewish academics Palestinian shepherds Susiya population - refugees deported three times already. Noam Dotan, child prodigy - a genius -.. View More

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Shooting Conflicts (2003)

Directed by: Noam Shalev

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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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Out For Love...Be Back Shortly (1997)

Yatzati L'Hapes Ahavah - Techef Ashuv

Directed by: Dan Katzir

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Dan Katzir's autobiographical film expresses the outcry of his generation, as it struggles to find love and privacy amidst the reality of daily terror and hate. Mr. Katzir, a former officer and his.. View More

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The Blue Lamb (2005)

Directed by: Dalia Mevorach, Dani Dothan

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Manashe Kadishman, sculptor, painter and Israel Prize laureate, is a natural film hero, primitive man in the modern world, a giant in little white pants, half a child and half an old man, half a and.. View More

The Command

The Command (2009)

Directed by: Adi Azulai

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As newlyweds Mote and Revi wake up one morning, Moti receives a call-up for military reserve duty. He is obliged to go, but his wife has other ideas. View More

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I'm a Sabra (2008)

Directed by: Yair Lev

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The second of two chronological episodes dealing with the formation and evolution of Israeli identity as it is reflected in art: from "sabra" art - rich in audacity and poor in material - through up.. View More

For Making Me A Woman

For Making Me A Woman (2005)

Directed by: Yoram Schaffer

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Religion is conservative in its nature and Judaism is no exception. But in recent years, new voices that carry the message of equality, freedom and a true role for women in public life are now being.. View More

Last Cannon Shell

Last Cannon Shell (1999)

Directed by: Ziv Kanari

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Since the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, and until the 1967 war, the kibbutzim located in northern Israel, right under the Golan Heights, were subject to constant bombing and sniper a.. View More

Emile Habibi: I Stayed in Haifa (1997)

Emile Habibi - Niszarty B'Haifa

Directed by: Dalia Karpel

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Documentary about Emile Habiby, Palestinian writer and politician. This film chronicles the last few weeks in his life. This journey into Habiby's past tells the story of personal identity vs. As a.. View More

Just another day

Just Another Day (2009)

Directed by: Hisham Zreiq

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Just another day is a short film that tells the story of a young Arab man in Europe after the September 11 terror attacks. The film takes place in his apartment somewhere in Europe, providing an of.. View More

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Metamorphosis of a Melody (1996)

Milim

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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Historical parable which goes from the fall of Jerusalem to the divisions crossing Israeli society today - and the assassination of Prime Minister Itzakh Rabin. View More

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Sharon (2008)

Directed by: Dror Moreh

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In December 2003 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon publicly announced the Disengagement Plan. Against acrimonious resistance from his own ranks he ordered 21 Jewish settlements to be razed to the father a.. View More

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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InSight (2003)

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.. View More

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

Directed by: Yaacov Gross

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

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Yolande: An Unsung Heroine (2010)

Directed by: Dan Wolman

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This riveting documentary tells the story of Yolande Gabai de Botton, considered by many the Jewish "Mata Hari." A sophisticated Jewish woman from Alexandria, Egypt, she risked her son's life and in.. View More

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Pickels (2005)

Directed by: Dalit Kimor

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This is the story of eight Israeli Arab widows, all lacking vocational training, who decided one day to change their fate and to jointly open a "start up" - a plant for high quality pickles. As with.. View More

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Paratroopers (1979)

Masa Alunkot

Directed by: Judd Ne'eman

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The first Israeli film to call for a political analysis and reassessment of life in contemporary Israel. Ne'eman makes his case through depiction of paratrooper boot camp and a nonconforming recruit.. View More

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Shalom, Jordan (2005)

Directed by: Dov Gil-Har

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On the 10th anniversary of the Israeli-Jordanian peace accord, Israeli filmmaker Dov Gil-Har reveals the story behind the secret negotiations which lead to the historic treaty.Shalom Jordan unveils.. 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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The Bunker (2002)

Directed by: Nitza Gonen

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The film chronicles a few months in the life of Pinchas Cohen-Gan - one of Israel's greatest artists. In recent years, Cohen-Gan's art has expressed his obsession with Nazi Germany. This has drawn.. View More

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The Key (2001)

Directed by: Dan Geva, Noit Geva

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When Margalit and Ilan fight all the village people run to hide behind closed doors, because they are not just screaming at one another. They are fighting over the most valuable object in the world:.. View More

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Taqasim (1999)

Directed by: Duki Dror

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A voyage to the hidden treasures of classical Arabic music, and to the participation of Jewish musicians in this cultural heritage.Taqasim draws a unique portrait of the Middle East in the 30's, a.. View More

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Reds: Chronicle of a Struggle (2008)

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The film "Reds- Chronicle of a Struggle" follows the struggle of the fans of the Hapoel Tel-Aviv basketball team against the decision of the Tel Aviv municipality to tear down the Ussishkin Hall, of.. View More

I Had a Dream

I Had a Dream (2009)

Directed by: Tezeta Germay

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

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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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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Policeman (2011)

Ha'Shoter

Directed by: Nadav Lapid

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A police officer in an anti-terrorism unit lives his life between his friends and enemies. The birth of his daughter and an encounter with Israel's class war undermines his organized values system. View More

Apocalypse Today (2011)

ha'Kenesset: Apokolipsiya ha'Yom

Directed by: Uri Rosenvaks

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A behind-the-scene look at Israel's Knesset over the course of a year. 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

Condo Mishmash (1986)

Ha-Krav Al HaVa'ad
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Avi Cohen directs this outlandish satire about a group of small-time apartment-complex oligarchs who will do anything to preserve their tiny measure of power in an upcoming election against local As.. 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

To Remove the Veil

Lehasir et ha-Re'ala

Directed by: Racheli Schwartz

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The unbelievable story of Rali Sfadi, a 38-year-old Druze woman from the village of Mas'ada in the Golan Heights, who decides to go out on a crusade to realize her political and social dreams. View More

Epilogue

Epilogue (2012)

Chayuta ve-Beryl
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Hayuta and Berl, an elderly couple, find it hard to adjust to today's Israel and to the social changes surrounding them. After years of struggle, the two refuse to let go of their communal dreams, a.. View More

Javelin (2012)

Kidon

Directed by: Emmanuel Nakash

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Israeli and French filmmakers are preparing to shoot a comedy based on the 2010 assassination of senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh. 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

V'henei Ruach Gadol Ba'ah

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

Cafe Noach

Cafe Noah (1996)

Cafe Noach
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After the country's establishment in 1948, Jewish musicians from Baghdad and Cairo immigrated to Israel. They were masters in Arabic music, but their music was not valued in the new homeland. The no.. View More

Code Name Silence

Code Name Silence (2005)

Code Shtika

Directed by: Yifat Keidar

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

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

Yoel, Israel and the Pashkavils (2006)

Yoel Yisrael V'HaPashkavilim

Directed by: Lina Chaplin

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Israel Kletzkin owns a printing press and has written and printed hundreds and thousands of pashkavils. Yoel Krause has been collecting them for 20 years and has over 20,000 in his possession. Yoel.. View More

Seven

Seven (2012)

Sheva

Directed by: Adi Peretz

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A man trapped by a puppet master in a metaphorical world and society. View More

My Neighbourhood (2012)

Directed by: Rebekah Wingert-Jabi, Julia Bacha

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My Neighbourhood follows Palestinian teenager Mohammed El Kurd as half of his home in East Jerusalem is taken over by Jewish settlers. When Israeli activists arrive to protest the takeover alongside.. View More

Up the Wrong Tree (2013)

Laradet Me-Ha'etz

Directed by: Gur Bentwich

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Slacker Nitz returns from his wanderings only to be kicked out by his angry girlfriend and their beloved dog and finds himself stuck under her apartment and in the thick of a political battle real.. View More

Honorable Ambassador (2012)

Kvod Ha-Shagrir

Directed by: Jonathan Paz

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Mickey Arbel, the Israeli Ambassador to Camerooon, sets out on a long and exhausting journey into the African country's deep jungles and arid deserts to persuade the villagers of the need for drip.. View More

McDonald Masada (2012)

Directed by: Pele Safra

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We follow an anonymous protest singer on a cross-country "consciousness-altering" tour, with songs about consumer culture, brand names, instant stars and a national "state of emergency" that has.. 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

Secrets of the Lost Treasures (2011)

Sodot ha-ksafim ha-avudim

Directed by: Inbal Petel, Emmanuel Rosen

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Lucy and Samir, Jews who escaped violent persecution in Arab countries, go on a campaign to reclaim their family assets. View More

Shalom Belfast

Shalom Belfast

Directed by: Itamar Handelman-Smith, Eamon Devlin, Itai Lev

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The film follows the filmmaker, a journalist and writer who moved to Belfast, Ireland to escape the political reality in Israel. View More

Soldier/Citizen (2012)

Bagrut lochamim

Directed by: Silvina Landsmann

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The film examines a formative moment in the lives of many young people in Israel- the transition from military service to civilian life, in which their political and civic perceptions are formed. 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

Who Will Pick Up the Gauntlet (2012)

She-mishahu yarim et ha c'fafa.

Directed by: Einat Gefen

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How can Israelis transform their complaining into action? This is a journey of three people searching for how to lead a change.  View More

Yellow Market (2012)

Ha-shuk ha-tzahov

Directed by: Shani Hazizah

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A film about the unbearable ease with which it is possible to buy raw uranium or enriched uranium in an illegal mine in the Congo and on the useless borders between a number of African.. 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

Once I Entered a Garden

Once I Entered a Garden (2012)

Pa’am Nikhnasti LaGan

Directed by: Avi Mograbi

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

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

Breaking the wall

Breaking the wall (2012)

Shoveret Kir

Directed by: Yitzhak Halutzi

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 The film uncovers the personality of Dr. Vicki Shiran, a feminist and Mizrahi-born leader who led all major social struggles in the past 3 decades until her untimely death 8 years ago. a can a.. View More

Big Bad Wolves

Big Bad Wolves (2013)

Mi mefached me-ha-ze’ev ha-ra

Directed by: Navot Papushado, Aharon Keshales

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A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of in.. View More

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

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

Visa (2013)

visa

Directed by: Avishai Sivan

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A fictitious marriage for the sake of a UK residence permit starts off a partnership between an Israeli man and British woman. An almost-mute narrative unfurls, built on images and aesthetics; a as.. View More

Guilt By Fire (2013)

Esh ve-ashma

Directed by: Amit Goren, Ido Sela, Micha Friedman

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A journey into the lives of victims and survivors of the worst civilian disaster in Israel's history-a fire that took 44 lives, caused the destruction of 30,000 dunam in the Carmel Mountains, and of.. View More

Political Me (2013)

A-politi

Directed by: Paz Mor

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Paz, a young director, seeks a political identity. She explores various organizations and movements along the Israeli political spectrum. View More

Transit

Transit (2013)

Directed by: Hannah Espia

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TRANSIT begins and ends in an airport during a father and son's transit flight from Tel Aviv to Manila. It tells the story of Moises, a Filipino single-dad working as a caregiver in Herzliya, who to.. View More

Happiness Wrapped in a Blanket

Happiness Wrapped in a Blanket (2013)

Osher Atuf Besmicha

Directed by: Yosi Artzi

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A story of a couple: Bashir (Kais Nashif) and Karin (Hilla Vidor) , who find themselves on an escape journey after the woman kidnaps a baby of a foreign worker. View More

High Functioning (2014)

Directed by: Dana Dimant

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Dana is the mother of an autistic child. While searching for help for her daughter, she discovers ACI, a captivating group of autistic activists, trying to bring about a change in public awareness a.. View More

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Sound of Torture (2013)

Kofer Nefesh

Directed by: Keren Shayo

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Ever since Europe closed its gates to African refugees, thousands of Eritreans have fled the brutal dictatorship in their homeland and traveled north, to Israel. Many were seized by Bedouin as they.. View More

The Spy Who Returned To The... (2014)

HaMeragel SheHazar...

Directed by: Ofir Trainin

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A portrait of the journalist Victor Grayevsky, who obtained a copy of Nikita Khruschev's 1956 speech, before immigrating to Israel. After his death it was discovered that he was a double-agent. View More

Lieberman (2014)

Liberman

Directed by: Nurit Kedar

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A documentary portrait of one of the most powerful politicians in Israel - Lieberman. Based on more than 150 hours of footage shot over more than ten years, the film is an exclusive and intimate to.. View More

Ben Gurion Epilogue (2014)

Directed by: Yariv Mozer

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The film depicts the final years in the life of Israel's founder, David Ben Gurion. Years during which he found himself excluded from the leadership discourse. He critically observed the Zionist and.. View More

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The Seven Circles of the Public Housing Hell (2014)

Shivat Madorei Hageheinom Shel Hadyiur Hatziburi

Directed by: Doron Tzabary

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Public housing is a basic need for the weakest in society for survival, but in Israel hundreds of thousands of public housing apartments are missing, the result of a deliberate policy of the Israeli.. View More

The Settlers - Faith (2014)

Mitnachalim – Emuna

Directed by: Rino Zror

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A documentary film that explores the faith of the settlers in the year 2014, of the different streams from one extreme to the other, and the fragile balances between the religious and the secular. View More

STABAT MATER

Stabat Mater (2014)

Zara

Directed by: Tova Asher

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Maya, choreographer at a Jerusalem dance troupe, is married to Yoav, a senior official at the Ministry of Justice, an impressive and charming man. Being a pair of career driven parents with 2 each a.. View More

CATCH 73

Catch 73 (2013)

Milkud 73

Directed by: Nurit Kedar

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Forty years after the Yom Kippur war, some of those soldiers and officers who experienced the horrors of one of the most horrific wars in Israel, are today influencing our daily aspect of life. of.. View More

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Raiders (2014)

Directed by: Alex Gentelev

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In today's Russia, tens of thousands of houses, businesses, factories and private land have all been victims of hostile seizures, not by individuals, but by organized corporations. These comprise of.. View More

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Putin's Games (2013)

Mischakey Putin

Directed by: Alexander Gentelev

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The medals have been handed out, records broken and victories achieved. But who are the real winners and losers of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? The Games will always be remembered as the of it.. View More

Neighborhood

Neighborhood (2013)

Shkhuna

Directed by: Ilan Yagoda

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On a small bench on the sidewalk just outside their homes, four elderly Yemenite women meet daily. Their modest immigrant neighborhood, a bit outdated, is like a time capsule. They still share pains.. View More

On The Left

On The Left (2013)

Al Tsad Smol

Directed by: Ron Cahlili

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“On the Left” is a 4 chapters' documentary series that tells the story of the Israeli left (Zionist and non-Zionist, Marxist and non-Marxist), from the founding of the state of Israel in.. View More

Smile, and the World Will Smile Back

Smile, and the World Will Smile Back (2014)

Im Tekhayekh, Ha'Olam Yekhayekh Elekha

Directed by: Ahmad al-Haddad, Yoav Gross, Ahmad al-Haddad, Diaa al-Haddad, Shada al-Haddad, Ehab Tarabieh

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At its best, art is about connection. A new Israeli-Palestinian documentary short film exploits the natural three-way relationship between artist, audience and subject to reveal an unexpected source.. View More

Apollonia (2014)

Directed by: Ofir Trainin

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Victor Grayevsky entered the pantheon of Israeli intelligence thanks to a single courageous and heroic action. While a journalist in Poland and at great personal risk, Grayevsky transferred to the a.. View More

Living in Illusions

Living in Illusions (2015)

Directed by: Tzvika Binder

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In the 1980s magicians Chicko and Diko were huge stars. They were regulars on the hit TV show "Shminiyot Ba'Avir," had hundreds of sold-out shows with Ofra Haza - Israel's biggest pop star, of.. View More

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Rabin, The Last Day (2015)

Directed by: Amos Gitai

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On the evening of Saturday, November 4, 1995, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is shot down at the end of a huge political rally in the center of Tel-Aviv. His killer apprehended at the scene turns out.. View More

Borrowed Identity

A Borrowed Identity (2014)

Aravim Rokdim

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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Based on the books of Sayed Kashua. Eyad, who grew up in an Arab town in Israel, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. He desperately tries to fit in with a.. View More

Short on Cash

Short on Cash (2015)

Directed by: Nadav Shlomo Giladi

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Eli decides to rob "The People's Bank" as a way to deal with the cost of living, but finds himself trapped with an impossible group of hostages, including his ex-girlfriend.   View More

orphans of the revolution

Orphans of the Revolution (2015)

Directed by: Igal Bursztyn

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A family's story is the starting point for a discussion of the moral and political ideas (and clichés) that shook Europe and the Middle East throughout the 20th Century and still reverberate.. View More

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Rabin in his Own Words (2015)

Directed by: Erez Laufer

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A new and previously unseen viewpoint on Yitzhak Rabin - his own. Beginning with his childhood in Tel-Aviv, we follow him through his teen years at the Kaddouri Agricultural High School, his early a.. View More

the raven

The Raven (2015)

Ze'ev Jabotinsky

Directed by: Ayelet Ofarim

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Ze'ev Vladimir Jabotinsky? Most people don't know much about him. Most people know he was the father of Herut movement, a revisionist. And who really knows what revisionism really means. A few know.. View More

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Hot (2015)

Directed by: Yonatan Gendelman

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A group of youngsters gather at a kiosk belonging to one of the small town elders. There is a rumor that an Arab has raped the group leader's aunt, and they start investigating. Soon matters get out.. View More

The Settlers

The Settlers (2016)

Directed by: Shimon Dotan

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In the nearly 50 years since Israel's decisive victory in the 1967 Six-Day War, hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens have established expanding communities in the occupied territories of the of.. View More

Colliding Dreams

Colliding Dreams (2015)

Directed by: Joseph Dorman, Oren Rudavsky

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This is a story of Zionism, depicting what the idea and concept has meant for previous generations and what Zionism is to a new generation. This documentary is an incisive and dramatic exploration a.. View More

Atlit

Atlit (2014)

Rendez-vous a Atlit

Directed by: Shirel Amitay

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In October 1995 three French sisters gather in Atlit, Israel to sell the family home. Tensions arise between elders Darel and Cali when Darel proves unwilling to sell. That's when the sisters start.. View More

Sabena

Sabena Highjacking - My Version (2015)

Directed by: Rani Saar

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A powerful, suspenseful docu-drama based on previously undiscovered audio recordings of the former pilot, Captain Reginald Levy. Captain Levy (now deceased) as in command of the Sabena Flight 571 to.. View More

Pepe's Last Battle

Pepe's Last Battle (2016)

Directed by: Michael Alalu

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Pepe Alalu, age 69, one of the left-secular leaders in Jerusalem, is running for mayor. In a divided city that is becoming more religious and right wing, he knows his chances are low. Still, he that.. View More

Measures of Merit

Measures of Merit (2016)

Measures of Merit

Directed by: Roni Aboulafia

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Ruth Colian, an ultra-orthodox activist for women's rights, wants to be elected for public office. Against all odds she is fighting an uphill battle - but she also knows that Ultra-Orthodox, Haredi.. View More

The Ambassador's Wife (2016)

The Ambassador's Wife

Directed by: Dina Zvi-Riklis

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YERUSALEM (30) is a beautiful Eritrean woman who was the wife of the Eritrean ambassador in Paris. After his assassination by radical nationalists, she was forced to flee and now finds herself an in.. View More

Gilad

Gilad Schalit - The Interview (2012)

Directed by: Tal Goren

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Gilad Shalit was captured in Gaza during a cross-border raid in 2006, after which he was held for over five years in an unknown location in the Gaza strip, a Hamas-ruled territory. Shalit, I.. View More

saviors in the night

Saviors in the Night (2011)

Unter Bauern

Directed by: Ludi Boekin

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Saviors in the Night (Unter Bauern) is based on the memories of Marga Spiegel. In her narrative, published in 1965, she describes how courageous farmers in southern Münsterland, Germany to.. View More

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The Last Flight of Petr Ginz (2011)

The Last Flight of Petr Ginz

Directed by: Sandra Dickson, Churchill Roberts

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By age 14, he had written five novels and penned a diary about the Nazi occupation of Prague. By 16, he had produced 170 drawings and paintings, edited an underground magazine in the Jewish ghetto,.. View More

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The German Doctor (2013)

Wakolda

Directed by: Lucia Puenzo

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The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.  View More

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The Last Sentence (2012)

Dom över Död Man

Directed by: Jan Troell

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A story based on the life of journalist Torgny Segerstedt, who alerted the Swedish public to the threat of Fascism in the 1930s. View More

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Wagner & Me (2011)

Wagner & Me

Directed by: Patrick McGrady

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Enter the world of history's most controversial composer. Actor Stephen Fry is a devoted fan of Richard Wagner's music - and so was Hitler. Fry is Jewish and acutely aware of the complexity of.. View More

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The Names of Love (2010)

Le Nom des Gens

Directed by: Michal Leclerc

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The film is semi-biographical, documenting the life of a young woman who uses sex as a weapon to influence right-wing individuals and conservative Muslims. Baya Benmahmoud, a scatter-brained, with.. View More

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Watchers of the Sky (2014)

Directed by: Edet Belzberg

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Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer book, 'A of.. View More

Sabena Highjacking - My Version (2015)

Directed by: Rani Saar

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A powerful, suspenseful docu-drama based on previously undiscovered audio recordings of the former pilot, Captain Reginald Levy. Captain Levy (now deceased) as in command of the Sabena Flight 571 to.. View More

Unsettling (2018)

Unsettling

Directed by: Iris Zaki

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Tekoa is a trendy settlement, where none of the residents want to speak to the media. From the moment director Iris Zaki arrives from Tel Aviv to the settlement, tension fills the air. She sets up a.. View More

The Jewish Underground (2017)

The Jewish Underground

Directed by: Shai Gal

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Their target was to blow up the Muslim Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount, the most volatile site in the Middle East. Success would have probably meant a world war. It took the Israeli secret 4 to.. View More

The Candidate (2018)

The Candidate

Directed by: Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry

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An intimate look at Moshe Kahlon that follows him from the 2015 election campaign, leading up to his entrance into the Finance Ministry. Two and a half years ago, with a meager budget and minimal a.. View More

A Land Without Borders

A Land Without Borders (2017)

Directed by: Michael Alalu, Nir Baram

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Award-winning writer Nir Baram grew up in a political household. Both his father and grandfather were members of the Knesset and Israeli government ministers. As Baram begins to lose faith in the of.. View More

Before My Feet Touch The Ground

Before My Feet Touch The Ground (2017)

Directed by: Daphni Leef

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Summer 2011, 25-year-old Daphni Leef moves into a tent in the centre of Tel Aviv to protest the cost of housing and within a few days she becomes a leader and a face for the largest protest movement.. View More

Muhi

Muhi - Generally Temporary (2017)

Directed by: Rina Castelnuovo, Tamir Elterman

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For the past seven years Muhi, a brave and spirited boy from Gaza has been living in an Israeli hospital, the only home he has ever known. Caught between two homes and two peoples, Muhi is unable to.. View More

In The Desert - A Documentary Diptych (2018)

In The Desert - A Documentary Diptych

Directed by: Avner Faingulernt

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‘Omar's Dream' and ‘Avidan's Dream' are two films that portray daily realities of shepherds in South Mount Hebron. One is about a Palestinian family; the other is about Jewish family. to.. View More

Shout (2010)

Directed by: Sabine Lubbe Bakker, Ester Gould

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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Helvetica; color: #454545} Both born in the Golan Heights,  Ezat and Bayan have lived their entire lives under Israeli rule. Thanks to their.. View More