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Dangerous Acts

Dangerous Acts (1999)

Mesukenet

Directed by: Shemi Zarhin

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Zvia, a successful stage actress, loses her entire family in a traffic accident.  Three years later, when the man responsible is let out of prison, he comes to her home begging for forgiveness,.. View More

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Auditions (1995)

Sahkanim

Directed by: Ron Ninio

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Life behind the scenes in the Israeli theater is not all its cracked up to be, as seen in this episodic psychological drama that chronicles the disillusionment of idealistic young actors who come to.. View More

Abu Ali (2009)

Abu Ali

Directed by: Vered Osman

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Khaled Abu Ali, a Sufi Muslim theater director, directs Noam and Zvika, two religious Jewish actors in their play about the rebuilding of the Jewish Temple.   View More

Actors Versus the Audience (2009)

Hasahkanim Keneged Hakahal

Directed by: Idit Avrahami

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The story of a group of actors from the Khan Theater in the late 70s as told by the daughter of one of the actors.   View More

Perpetual Rehearsal (2008)

Hazara Nitzhit

Directed by: Herz Frank

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This film presents ten years of documentation of the renowned Gesher Theater and its founder and director Yevgeny Arye. View More

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Tuesdays at Five (2009)

Kol Shlishi Be'chamesh

Directed by: Zohar Behrendt

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Every Tuesday at five, Masha, Bentzie, Sivan, David, and Eleanor meet with the rest of the Wings theatre group to work and rehearse the play "Silver Spoon." Following the process of working on the a.. View More

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Warrior of Love (2008)

Lohem Shel Ahava

Directed by: Ido Glas, Yoav Kleinman

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When Omer Dalumi, an air force pilot, understands that the real enemy is within us and that the solution does not lie in inventing sophisticated bombs, he buys a trailer and plans to go on the road.. View More

Shund

Directed by: Yael Leibovitz-Zand

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The story of Yiddish theater in Israel, considered a threat in the early days of the State, is told through a series of colorful characters. View More

Whose Festival is this Anyway?

Directed by: Ilan Jarzina

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In post-production as of August 2009. October 2008. One week before the beginning of the 29th Acre Festival of Alternative Theatre, violent clashes between the city's Jewish and Arab inhabitants... View More

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White Lies (1999)

Shkarim Levanim

Directed by: Itzhak Rubin

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A theater director returns to Israel after several years of living in Paris to recover from the failure of his first play and escape an unresolved love affair. The illusion of escape vanishes when a.. View More

Eddie King (1992)

Directed by: Gidi Dar

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Eddie is an unemployed actor who gets into trouble with a group of mobsters after falling for Yulia. View More

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Coffee with Lemon (1993)

Kafe V'Limon

Directed by: Leond Gorevets

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Valerie,a famous actor from Moscow immigrates to Israel with his family, hoping to succeed in Israel. When he can not bridge the cultural gap, and finds himself secluded.When he returns to Moscow,.. View More

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Laura Adler's Last Love Affair (1990)

Ahavata Ha'ahronah Shel Laura Adler

Directed by: Avraham Heffner

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Yiddish live theater, a formerly lively theatrical form, is barely sustained by a few aging aficionados and its loyal but aged audience. Laura Adler is a big star of one of these troupes. She is and.. View More

The Comedians

The Comedians (2000)

The Komediant

Directed by: Arnon Goldfinger

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A documentary on the life and career of Yiddish actor Pesach Burstein and his family. View More

Waiting for Godik

Waiting for Godik (2007)

Mehakim Le'Godik

Directed by: Ari Davidovich

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Waiting for Godik, a musical documentary, tells the story of the rise and fall of the Israeli King of Musicals, legendary producer and impresario Giora Godik. The tragic story of the man, who the is.. View More

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Israeli Theatre 1967 (1967)

Directed by: David Perlov

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With his sharp gaze, full of generosity and humor, David Perlov documents an intensive month in the life of the Israeli theatre, following numerous troupes performing throughout the country. We see.. View More

New Opera (1995)

Opera Hadasha
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An almost daily following of the last stages in the building of the new Opera House in Tel-Aviv, paralleled with the preparations for the premiere of "Boris Godunov", the opera which inaugurated the.. View More

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Dada do Jaja - Absurd Under War in Yugoslavia & Israel (2002)

Directed by: Tali Ohaion

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The movie is a personal journey to Serbia, due to the death of my Yugoslavian boyfriend who immigrated to Israel. The movie focuses on wartime absurdness of reality and in two and theatre, in and in.. View More

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The Acting Teacher (2010)

Ha'Moreh L'mischak

Directed by: Shlomo Hayun

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The Acting Teacher – A Cinematic Biography of Nissan Nativ Nissan Nativ, winner of the Israel Prize for Theater, passed away in April 2008, at the age of 86, with no relatives, three weeks.. View More

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Maya (2009)

Maya
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A struggling young actress lands the leading role in a theater production. She is to play the part of a girl who undergoes a traumatic experience and is committed to a mental hospital. The actress,.. View More

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In the Sabra Land (2008)

Directed by: Moishe Goldberg

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The first of two chronological episodes introducing us to the ways in which Israeli art has defined and re-defined its "Israeli ness". The episode covers the period of the birth and consolidation of.. 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

Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Fifteen Minutes of Fame (2008)

Directed by: Tamar Barkaei

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

Yiddish Aroma

Yiddish Aroma (2004)

Directed by: Leonid Horovitz

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To some, Yiddish is a dead culture, but an increasing number of people feel strongly that the richness of its heritage is something to be preserved and passed down to future generations. The film on.. View More

Facing the Past (2012)

Ha-Koach Lesaper

Directed by: Noam Demsky

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The film looks at the witnesses in the Eichmann trial from the perspective of young people fifty years later, in the context of at-risk youth putting on a play about about the Eichmann trial. View More

Sleep Walking (2012)

Saharori

Directed by: Daniel Chof, Yaelle Kunda

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Sleep walking -- a live figure appears on a theatre stage and walks in place. View More

Lea Koenig's Loves (2011)

Ahavoteha Shel Lea Koenig

Directed by: Tali Ohayon

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The film describes the meteoric career of actress Lea Koenig, alongside her great love for her husband Zvi Shtolper, on the backdrop of the story of Israel's national HaBima Theater. View More

Art/Violence

Art/Violence (2013)

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

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

Birdman (2013)

Ish Ha-Tziporim

Directed by: Daniel Mann

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A young Israeli filmaker takes off for LA with a short strip of film made fifty years earlier made by his grandfather and the desire to piece together the plot of the forgotten film.  View More

Waiting For Surkin (2013)

Mechakim le-sorkin

Directed by: Jonathan Paz

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A Kibbutz theater director dreams of being invited by a famous actor to direct a play at the National Theatre. But unfortunately the actor doesn't like his show and our director sinks into until the.. View More

Chance

Chance (2013)

tz'anam

Directed by: Yuval Erez, Yair Koifman, Yair Koifman

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

Dancing For Hope (2013)

Likrod be-tikva

Directed by: Yuval Ben Yehuda

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

The End (2013)

Ha sof

Directed by: Honi Hameagel

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A history of the cinema halls and films of the city of Tel Aviv over the last 100 years. View More

Habima's Dramatic "Studia" (2013)

Ha-studia ha-dramatit ha-bima

Directed by: Shachar Rosen

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90 years of the national theater, told with the old-new actor's "studia. View More

Inside Envelopes (2013)

Be-ma’atafot

Directed by: Shelly Kling

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An intimate documentation of the creative process of the dance concert "Envelopes," by choreographer Keren Levi, musician Tom Parkinson, dancer Reut Levi,and musician Alex Parkinson. View More

Poly (2013)

Poly – shir izavon

Directed by: Ofer Naim

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A tribute to the memory of Yisrael "Poly" Poliakov, one of Israel's greatest comedians and actors. View More

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Saga of a Photo (2013)

Sipur Hamathil Betmuna

Directed by: Mooly Landesman

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This story begins in a photo that was hidden away for some eighty years. For a frozen moment the photo exposed the joy of my grandparents' wedding in 1926 in Berlin. A moment later, everything will.. View More

FRINGE STORY

Fringe Story (2014)

Bashulaim

Directed by: Tor Ben Mayor

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The story of the fringe theatre ‘Orto-Da’ whose play ‘Stones’ has a sculpture as the hero.   Towards the end of the Second World War, the sculptor Natan.. View More

HAGIGA

HAGIGA - The Story of Israeli Cinema (2015)

Directed by: Noit Geva

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"HAGIGA – The Story of Israeli Cinema" is a milestone documentary series that challenges the way we think about the history of Israeli cinema. Combining hundreds of interviews captured over up.. 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

Mr. Gaga

Mr. Gaga (2015)

Mister Gaga

Directed by: Tomer Heymann

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Enter the world of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company. “Mr. Gaga”, eight years in the making, captures the elusive beauty of dance I.. View More

17 Beginnings of Talia

17 Beginnings of Talia (2015)

Directed by: Yoni Bentovim

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Twenty-five years after the death of actress Talia Shapira, her son begins a journey to retrace her life. He combs through the vast belongings his mother left behind – diaries, stories, films,.. View More

Chekhov

Chekhov's 'Everyman' (2015)

Directed by: Amir Cohn

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The film follows 81-year-old Albert Cohen as he attempts to direct the play “Chekhov’s Little People” and stage it in his home. Albert’s persistent and uncompromising a into.. View More

Matti

Matti Caspi - Confessions (2015)

Directed by: Dalia Mevorach, Dani Dothan

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What lies behind Matti Caspi’s mask-like face? In this cinematic confessional, one of Israel’s greatest musicians reveals the innermost secrets of his life. He describes growing up in as.. View More

There was a King

Once Upon a Time There Was a King (2015)

Directed by: Doron Djerassi

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Nissim Aloni was a king of the Hebrew theater. The magical realm he created on stage brimmed with imagination and poetry, giving voice and vision to the loftiest dreams. But in a world dominated by.. View More

Much Love, Mrs Sherlock Holmes (2017)

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The Short Film story centres around a discussion in between takes on a film set of Mrs Sherlock Holmes in the Austrian Alps where Arthur Doyle write his first stories in Feldkirch. the main story is.. 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