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Einayim Gdolot

Big Eyes (1974)

Einayim G'dolot

Directed by: Uri Zohar

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A magnificent story about love and basketball.  Benny Furman is a basketball head coach who can't decide what he really wants. View More

Melech Hasalim

Magic Samson (1988)

Melech Hasalim

Directed by: Dubi Gal

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Dubi Gal is Samson, the shortest basketball player, who turns out to be the star of his team.  View More

Gmar Gavia

Cup Final (1991)

G'mar Gavia

Directed by: Eran Riklis

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An Israeli soldier, planning to go on vacation to see a big soccer match, is captured by the PLO in Lebanon. He shares the love of soccer with his captors and they form a.. View More

A Matter of Size

A Matter of Size (2009)

Sipur Gadol

Directed by: Erez Tadmor, Sharon Maymon

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A group of obese people from the Israeli city of Ramla is fed up with their strict diet regime. Herzl, an obese man, starts working as a dish washer in a Japanese restaurant where he is exposed to a.. View More

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The Children of USSR (2007)

Yaldi CCCP

Directed by: Felix Gerchikov

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The story of a group of young Russian immigrants headed by a man named Slava. Slava and his friends are out of place, frustrated and alone in the harsh setting of a small desert town in Israel... View More

Kidnapped Moshe Ivgy (2009)

Le'An Neelam Moshe Igvy?

Directed by: Avi Malka

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Three complete strangers are brought together by a stray football that fell from the sky, and are pulled into a series of strange and crazy events. View More

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Breaking the Ice (2009)

Directed by: David Noy

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July '09 - in production Israel's hot climate and mid-eastern mentality is an unusual setting for this story, following the Israeli National Ice Hockey team... It comes as no surprise that they are.. View More

Katamon Barcelona (2010)

Directed by: Ido Groner, Roi Ben Ami

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The story of the establishment of the grassroots Hapoel Katamon soccer team in th 1970's. 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

My Champion

My Champion (2010)

Aluf Ha'Olam Sheli

Directed by: Ari Davidovich

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With his title as 'Boxing Champion of Israel' and a one way ticket, Merhav Mohar takes off for the United States to realize his dream, of becoming boxing champion of the world. The film follows the.. View More

LOCKER ROOM

The Locker Room (2009)

Directed by: Nisan Zusman, Eyal Zusman

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

Why am I not a Basketball Player

Directed by: Alon Weinstock

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In post-production as of July 2009. The director dreams of being a basketball player, but the dream does not come true. He seeks an answer to the question Why?   View More

Vasermill

Vasermil (2007)

Directed by: Moshon Salmona

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

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Province United (2002)

Beitar Provence

Directed by: Uri Inbar

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This is the story of a small and remote town, Givat-Tzurim, and its soccer team now at the bottom of the third league. The draw for the quarter final for the national cup brings this team of losers.. View More

The Italians Are Coming

The Italians Are Coming (1995)

Ha-Italkim Ba'im

Directed by: Eyal Halfon

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An Italian water-polo team arrives at Givat Hashlosha Kibbutz for training camp. Amos - the Kibbutz team coach - is an impressive, talented and charming man, undergoing his mid-life crisis. He does.. View More

Gloves (1986)

K'fafot

Directed by: Rafi Adar, Ami Amir

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A talented boxer in the glamorous Tel Aviv of the 1930s challenges an international champion.Despite his unexpected victory, the boxer prefers to remain in Israel with his girlfriend rather than on.. View More

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An American Citizen (1992)

Ezrah Amerikai

Directed by: Eitan Green

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A sports writer cannot choose between being objective or showing sympathy for the local basketball team and its American star. He is then asked to manage the team,and over time realizes that he must.. 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

How Much Love

How Much Love (2010)

Kama Ahava

Directed by: Kineret Hay-Gillor

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Carmel was once a promising athlete. Today due to progressive muscular dystrophy he runs a small shop with sports equipment. His wife, Sara, helps him with everyday chores. The film's author - - the.. View More

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Underdogs: A War Movie (1996)

Beit Shean: Seret Milhamah

Directed by: Rino Zror

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Underdogs is a charming documentary about the soccer mania that hits Beit She'an, a small working-class Israeli town near the Jordanian border, when the local team prepares for their last crucial of.. 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

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Muscles (2010)

Shririm

Directed by: Idan Glik Zelig

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A year in the life of a lonely body builder and weight lifter in his pursuit to become a champion .A Story of a new kind of hero - one that knows how to lose and still follows his dream. 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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One on One (2010)

Echad al Echad

Directed by: Dori Naomko

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"My father... I never called him father in first person singular. What's the point? Father doesn't hear". A touching film about a father and son's journey in search of their dreams. The father - of.. View More

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Raging Dove (2002)

Hashachen Shel Yeshu

Directed by: Duki Dror

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Raging Dove tells the story of Palestinian-Israeli-American world champion boxer Johar Abu Lashin. Undefeated, he decides to defend his title - first in his hometown of Nazareth, then in Gaza, - and.. View More

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Looks Like Aroesti (1999)

Directed by: Dani Menkin

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An inspiring sports film, and an intimate and illuminating look at the Tet Tel Aviv high school basketball team's quest for a national championship. The film focuses on one charismatic 16-year-old a.. View More

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Snapshots (2008)

Directed by: Dov Gil-Har, Uri Rozen

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

I Will Be Like Messi

Choleh al Messi

Directed by: Adi Borkin, Tomer Bar Shade

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Omer's dream is to be a soccer star. He won't let anything -- not even leukemia -- stop him from achieving his dream. View More

Running Movie

Running Movie (2011)

Seret Ratz

Directed by: Omer Peled, Gidi Avivi

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A documentary, focusing on Israeli long-distance runner Haile Satayin, the oldest marathon runner to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics, and his efforts to participate in the 2012 has been a runner.. View More

Southern Wind on Hamilton Beach

South Wind on Hilton Beach (2006)

Ruach Deromit B'Chof Hilton

Directed by: Karin Kainer

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The story begins with Dr. Dorian Peskovich, a Jewish American surfing champion who, surfing on the waves of Zionism, introduces the first surfboards to the Frishman Beach gang. This band of guys the.. 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

White Balance

White Balance (2004)

Shirui Mishkal

Directed by: Dorit Hakim

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Twelve-year-old Itamar has a deep passion for ice skating. However, he is slowly losing his hearing, which forces him away from his singular passion. Itamar refuses to accept his doctor`s orders and.. View More

Menatek Ha-Mayim

The Cutoff Man (2012)

Minatek Ha'Mayim

Directed by: Idan Hubel

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Gabi has the unpleasant job of cutting off the water supply of people who don't pay their bills. When people see him they curse and humiliate him. This is his only option, or he will face How long.. 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

White Panther

White Panther (2013)

Pantar Lavan

Directed by: Danni Reisfeld

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In the 1990's a million former USSR Jews arrived in Israel. The immigrants were despised by the local population who feared their 'invasion'. While many embraced the Israeli lifestyle, others chose.. View More

Hayde Yaffo: The Bulgarians are Back (2012)

Haideh Yaffo - Ha-Bulgarim Chozrim

Directed by: Youval Orr

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Soccer has a played a part in the lives of the Jewish Bulgarian community for more than a century, first in the Diaspora and later in Israel. For decades, Maccabi Yaffo was their pride and joy, but.. View More

Liga Terezin (2012)

Directed by: Mike Schwartz

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The unbelievable story of the football league from the Terezin Ghetto in Czechoslovakia, whose members were professional and amateur players imprisoned there. 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

Jerusalem Boxing Club

Jerusalem Boxing Club (2015)

Directed by: Helen Yanovsky

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Gershon Luxemburg operates the Jerusalem Boxing Club in a bomb shelter in the southern neighborhoods of Jerusalem. With hundreds of teens coming to the club throughout the years, Gershon claims that.. 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

Paddleball

Paddleball (2012)

Matka

Directed by: Avi Belkin

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Walk on any Israeli beach and you're sure to find at least a dozen people playing paddleball. The game has swept the nation, and beaches will never be the same! This delightful short comes from the.. View More

Manfred

Manfred (2012)

Directed by: Gil Levanon

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A profile of Manfred, a 90-year-old Olympic swimmer. View More

Jerusalemites Can't Swim (2013)

Yerushalmim lo yod’im lischot

Directed by: Rotem Lehmann

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The story of five elderly Jerusalemites who never learned how to swim. Now, in their later years, they muster the courage to "jump into the water." View More

Skornik-In The Name Of The Father (2013)

Skornik – be-shem ha-av

Directed by: Itai Livne

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Idan has no choice but to become a martial arts champion, trained by his father in a method developed by his Holocaust survivor grandfather. View More

77:78 (2014)

77:78

Directed by: Dani Menkin

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The story of the 1977 Maccabi Tel-Aviv basketball team through meetings almost 40 years later with the main characters in the story of their miracle win, while recounting the history of the in.. View More

Kid Gloves (2014)

Kfatot Shel Meshi

Directed by: Helen Yanovsky

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Gershon Luxembourg has come a long way in his lifetime. This way can be examined through his life's work at the Katamon Boxing Club. The film follows Gershon's Boxing club as he raises a new of.. View More

KICKING OUT SHOSHANA

Kicking Out Shoshana (2013)

Shoshana Halutz Merkazi

Directed by: Shay Kanot

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In the conservative city of Jerusalem, Ami Shoshan, an Israeli football player, is forced by a mafia boss to pose as a homosexual, a punishment for flirting with the criminal's girlfriend. Shoshan a.. View More

Pole, Dancer, Movie

Pole ,Dancer, Movie (2013)

Rakdanit Amud Vesert

Directed by: Isri Halpern

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On her way to the Netherlands to represent Israel at the European Pole Dancing Championship, Neta Lee Levy stops by her grandmother's house to get her blessing. The older traditional Moroccan her to.. View More

Shadya (2007)

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The film follows a young Israeli Arab girl in her efforts, successes, and conflicts about being a champion on an Israeli martial arts team that competes with other countries/regions including a and.. View More

90 Minute War

The 90 Minute War (2015)

Directed by: Eyal Halfon, Assaf Amir, Steve Hudson

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has lasted 100 years. 100 years of war, bloodshed, bitterness, suffering. 100 years of stalemate, intransigence and failed peace deals.  And now, it's all over!.. View More

Touchdown Israel

Touchdown Israel (2014)

Directed by: Paul Hirschberger

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America's favorite sport is spreading to Israel and bringing together a diverse cast of characters. Israeli Jews, Muslims and Christians as well as Americans living in Israel, and religious settlers.. View More

Babylon Dreamers

Babylon Dreamers (2016)

Directed by: Roman Shumunov

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An intimate story from Israel's periphery. A group of young dancers from Ashdod, whose members are immigrants from the former Soviet Union, is trying to win the International Breakdance The is the a.. View More

A Tribute

A Tribute to Israeli Cinema (2013)

Directed by: Yaron Bloch, Joseph Pitchhadze

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    LONG:SHORT, a tribute to Israeli cinema is a unique artistic project of young, contemporary and vibrant filmmaking, which stems from Israel’s cinematic past. a.. View More

Forever Pure

Forever Pure (2016)

Directed by: Maya Zinshtein

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Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Mid-way through the 2012/13 season, a secretive.. View More

My Hero Brother

My Hero Brother (2016)

Directed by: Yonatan Nir

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A group of remarkable young people with Down syndrome embarks on a demanding trip through the Indian Himalayas accompanied by their "normal" brothers and sisters. Unresolved conflicts and the of up.. View More

The Battle for the belt (2015)

Hakrav Al Hagaroa
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MMA sport championship documentary, bringing to the ring two protagonists from different background to fight for the title of the best fighter.  View More

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Berlin '36 (2009)

Berlin '36

Directed by: Kaspar Heidlebach

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In the days leading up to the 1936 Olympics, the fate of high jumper Gretel Bergmann hangs in the balance. She is among the world's finest athletes--but she is also Jewish, undermining the German.. View More

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Matka (2012)

Matka

Directed by: Avi Belkin

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Walk on any Israeli beach and you're sure to find at least a dozen people playing paddleball. The game has swept the nation, and beaches will never be the same! This delightful short comes from the.. View More