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  • Dani Menkin
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    The inspirational and humorous non-fiction account of a remarkable man and his remarkable life. Ami Ankilewitz was diagnosed with an extremely rare and often fatal form of spinal muscular atrophy (...
  • Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi
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    Emad, who lives in the Palestinian village of Bil'in, buys his first camera when his son Gibreel is born, and puts it to use beyond creating family memories. When the government attempts to build a...
  • Gilad Goldschmidt
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    Set in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, "A Green Chariot" is a drama about identity, belonging and romance. Yair (Vitali Freedland), a twenty-year-old Russian immigrant, yearns for acceptance as an Israeli,...
    Starring: Vitali Freedland, Daniela Virtzer, Pavel Tsitrinal, Lucy Dubinchik
  • Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky
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    In this extraordinarily intimate film, seven years in the making, we are taken into the depths of the Hasidim's joyous, sometimes harsh, and often beautiful world. With their use of the Yiddish...
    Starring: Leonard Nimoy, Sarah Jessica Parker
  • 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. But when Herzl, one of them, starts working as a dish washer in a Japanese restaurant, he is exposed...
    Starring: Itzik Cohen, Shaul Azar, Dvir Benedek
  • Hilla Medalia
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    AFTER THE STORM is a feature length documentary that follows the production of the musical Once On This Island at the St. Mark's Community Center in New Orleans. As the show picks up steam, it moves...
  • Boaz Davidson
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    Alex is a thirteen year old boy who is about to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah. Alex has typical Polish parents who work hard to make ends meet. On account of their difficult economic situation, they are...
    Starring: Sharon Hacohen, Uri Kabiri, Avi Kushnir, Hana Rot, Jospeh Shiloach, Eitan Anshel
  • 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...
    Starring: Hana Laszlo, Uri Klauzner, Ronit Elkabetz, Amos Lavi, Lupo Berkowitch, Liron Levo, Yosef Carmon, Amit Mestechkin, Lyn Hsiao Zamir, Tomer Russo, Carmel Betto, Dalit Kahan, Kobi Zahavi, Eyal Elhadad, Meital Tzadiki, Ilan Appel, Hu Hanzhou, Kiang Fang, Fang Heguo, Yael Abecassis
  • Marcos Carnevale
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    Anita is the story of a young woman with Down syndrome (Alejandra Manzo) who lives a happy, routine life in Buenos Aires, being meticulously cared for by her mother Dora (Academy Award nominee...
    Starring: Alejandra Manzo, Norma Aleandro, Luis Luque, Leonor Manso, Peto Menahem
  • Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew “Avoda Aravit” which colloquially implies “shoddy or second-rate work”)...
    Starring: Norman Issa, Marlano Idelman, Clara Khoury, Mira Awad
  • Shai Kapon
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    Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew “Avoda Aravit” which colloquially implies “shoddy or second-rate work”)...
    Starring: Norman Issa, Marlano Idelman, Clara Khoury, Mira Awad
  • Shai Kapon
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    Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew “Avoda Aravit” which colloquially implies “shoddy or second-rate work”)...
    Starring: Norman Issa, Marlano Idelman, Clara Khoury, Mira Awad
  • Shai Kapon
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    Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew “Avoda Aravit” which colloquially implies “shoddy or second-rate work”)...
    Starring: Norman Issa, Marlano Idelman, Clara Khoury, Mira Awad
  • Shai Kapon
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    Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew “Avoda Aravit” which colloquially implies “shoddy or second-rate work”)...
    Starring: Norman Issa, Marlano Idelman, Clara Khoury, Mira Awad
  • Shai Kapon
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    Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew “Avoda Aravit” which colloquially implies “shoddy or second-rate work”)...
    Starring: Norman Issa, Marlano Idelman, Clara Khoury, Mira Awad
  • Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew “Avoda Aravit” which colloquially implies “shoddy or second-rate work”)...
    Starring: Norman Issa, Marlano Idelman, Clara Khoury, Mira Awad
  • Gur Bentwich
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    Joan of Arc, on her way to meet Zappa 69, runs into a man without a mobile, who changes the course of her life forever, or at least for the following hour. To host a public screening visit...
    Starring: Maya Kenig, Nir Matarasso
  • Hilary Helstein
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    In this powerful documentary, Maya Angelou reveals the story of a brave group of people who fought Hitler with the only weapons they had: charcoal, pencil stubs, shreds of paper, and memories etched...
    Starring: Maya Angelou
  • Shemi Zarhin
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    Between struggling to keep up with orders in the kitchen, tending to the quirky wrongdoinga of her three children, and acknowledging the multiple suicide threats made by her unstable mother, aspiring...
    Starring: Assi Levy, Rotem Abuhab, Levana Finkelstein, Dror Keren
  • Mihal Brezis & Oded Binnun
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    Two strangers unexpectedly meet at an airport. He mistakenly assumes her to be his assigned driver. She, enchanted by the random encounter, does not hurry to prove him wrong.
    Starring: Sarah Adler, Ulrich Thomsen
  • Ibtisam Mara'ana
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    A Badal marriage is when a brother and sister from one family marry a sister and brother from another family, interlocking the two couples forever. If one of these couples divorces, the other must as...
  • Niv Klainer
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    Amos is a mental health worker, widower, and father to Yurik, a mentally ill teenager. One day, while visiting one of his patients, Amos discovers Bena, an illegal Thai immigrant. Instead of turning...
    Starring: Dafna Armoni, Aryeh Cherner, Michael Moshonov, Eyal Nachmias, Guy Salman, Rachel Santillan, Shmuel Vilozni
  • Kaspar Heidelbach
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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...
    Starring: Karoline Herfurth, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Axel Prahl, Thomas Thieme
  • Avraham Kushnir
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    Bruriah and her husband Rabbi Meir lived in the 2nd century C.E., at which time the Rabbis declared "women are light-minded". Bruriah, a most learned and intelligent woman, mocked their statement. In...
    Starring: Baruch Brener, Hadar Galron, Sasha Demidov
  • Eyal Halfon
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    A dark comedy chronicling the trials and tribulations of a small circus troupe who visit the West Bank. When a lion escapes the camp, an unlikely alliance is forged between Russian lion tamer...
    Starring: Yoram Hattab, Jenya Dodina, Amos Lavi
  • Shay Kanot
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    A notorious Casanova, Zidane happily leads a life unlike that of his two friends Omer and Uri who endure the agony of commitment - until a beautiful Colombian woman from Zidane's past pulls him into...
    Starring: Yael Appleboum, Lirit Balaban, Ashraf Barhoum, Itay Barnea, Shmil Ben Ari, Elinor Ben Haim, Assi Cohen, Shmuel Edelman, Osnat Hakim, Michael Hanegbi, Mariano Idelman, Pira Kantor, Nir Levy, Menashe Noy, Irit Shiloh, Marina Shoif, Einat Weitzman, Anabela Yaakov, Mili Avital
  • Adam Sanderson
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    A couple’s day at the beach is complicated when an uninvited third joins them for the afternoon. To host a public screening visit firstcourse.net    
    Starring: Adam Sanderson, Hilly Yelon, Yoav Yeffet
  • Eran Riklis
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    Set during the 1982 invasion of Lebanon, CUP FINAL tells the story of Cohen, a young Israeli soldier who is kidnapped by a group of Palestinian fighters and held hostage during the conflict. The 1982...
    Starring: Moshe Ivgy, Bassam Zo'amat, Suhel Haddad, Gassan Abbas, Sharon Alexander, Johnny Arbid, Sami Samir, Meir Suissa, Gadi Poor, Victor Kamar, Rada Ibrahim, Roberto Pollak, Mohammad Bakri, Salim Daw
  • Amos Gitai
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    A slice of life - day after day - in Haifa, where Moshe and Didi's marriage is on the rocks, his affair with his mistress is going downhill, and Moshe's angst about health, his parents, sex,...
    Starring: Moshe Ivgy, Hanna Maron, Dalit Kahan
  • Dror Sabo
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    It is the height of summer and the reality show "His Heart's Choice" is just about to launch its third season. Zacky Reibenbach, the show's creator, knows that without a really good gimmick, there is...
    Starring: Noa Barkai, Ofer Sechter, Levi Gershon, Gal Zaid, Amnon Wolf, Eran Sarel, Hadas Moreno, Meital Ben Hemo, Michael Moshonov, Yaron Motola, Maya Gasner, Asi Azar, Amit Lior
  • Dani Menkin, Yonatan Nir
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    Morad, a teenager living in an Arab neighboorhood in Israel, had everything a teenager could want; he was socially popular, loved by his family, an athlete, and a good student. But after a cruel...
  • Assi Dayan
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    Dr. Yoel Pomerantz, 64, an unemployed clinical psychologist, lives in poverty in his twelfth floor apartment with his son Yoav, 30, who works as a parking inspector and loves giving out tickets,...
  • Uri Ravid
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    Ben has always affectionately entertained his son Eli's mischievous behavior. Their profound connection seems secure as Eli approaches his tumultuous teenager years. But when the police arrest Ben...
    Starring: Lior Ashkenazi, Yuval Shevah, Nissan Nativ, Yael Hadar, Tzahi Grad
  • Haim Tabakman
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    Aaron, an ultra-Orthodox butcher, is happily married with four children and a loving wife. But when he hires a handsome but homeless young man, Ezri, as an apprentice, he finds there to be something...
    Starring: Tinkerbell, Isaac Charry, Zohar Strauss, Ran Danker
  • Leonid Prudovsky
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    Yigal is a divorced taxi driver who remains in close contact with his ex-wife and her new husband, in order to be close to his son. His personal dream is to visit Paris, but he is terrified of flying...
    Starring: Helena Yaralova, Dror Keren, Michael Warchaviak, Yoram Toledano, Vladimir Freidman, Dorit Lev-Ari
  • Itai Arava
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    It was long; I thought that it would never end; it simply would not end.” That is how, in her own voice, a rape victim describes her experience. The movie expresses her thoughts and feelings in...
  • Bob Hercules, Cheri Pugh
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    Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in the Auschwitz concentration camp, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-...
    Starring: Eva Mozes Kor, Sami Adwan, Dan Bar-On, Michael Berenbaum
  • 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, who was...
  • Juraj Herz
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    The saw mill owner Habermann is the biggest employer in his village and married to Jana, a young and beautiful Czech woman, who is half Jewish. Although Habermann is not interested in politics or...
    Starring: Mark Waschke, Hannah Herzsprung, Karel Roden, Ben Becker
  • Hilla Medalia
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    Happy You're Alive documents the tragedy of battle in the West Bank and the lasting effects of war on two men, as they struggle to put their combat experiences behind them. Their difficult return to...
    Starring: Kobi
  • Yehoram Gaon
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    Yehoram Gaon celebrates his hometown of Jerusalem through travelouges, history and poetic hymns. This film was produced during the post-Six Day period when the city of Jerusalem and its people were...
    Starring: Yehoram Gaon, Hani Nahmias, Rahel Zimmerman
  • Larry Weinstein
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    The delivery of a battered suitcase to Fumiko Ishioka at the Tokyo Holocaust Museum begins the true-life mystery that became the subject of Karen Levineʼs best-selling book Hanaʼs Suitcase. The...
    Starring: George Brady, Lara Brady, Fumiko Ishioka
  • Michal Aviad
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    Over twenty years after Lily, a left-wing activist, and Nira, a reserved television editor, were raped by the same serial rapist, an unexpected encounter brings them together. Based on a real man who...
    Starring: Jenya Dodina, Ronit Elkabetz, Sivan Levy
  • Keren Yedidya
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    In the heart of Jaffa, Reuven's garage is a family business. His daughter Mali and his son Meir, as well as Toufik, a young Palestinian, work there. No one suspects that Mali and Toufik have been in...
    Starring: Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Mahmud Shalaby, Hussein Yassin Mahajne, Dalia Beger, Dana Ivgy
  • Eran Paz
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    Israeli filmmaker Eran Paz depicts the life of several residents of Shapira, a downbeat district in the south of Tel Aviv. The population – a mixture of immigrants from the former Soviet Union,...
  • Amos Gitai
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    Rivka and Malka are two Orthodox Jewish sisters living in one of the most traditional communities in Jerusalem, and both are coming up against conflicts between their faith and their gender. Rivka...
    Starring: Leah Koenig, Meital Barda, Samuel Calderon, Uri Ran Klauzner, Yael Abecassis, Yoram Hattub, Yussef Abu-Warda
  • Amos Gitai
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    Set seven days before the creation of the state of Israel in May 1948, a small rusted ship, carrying a group of concentration camp survivors, is met in Palestine by aggressive British troops. The...
    Starring: Juliano Mer, Tomer Ruso, Veronica Nicole, Yussef Abu-Warda
  • Amos Gitai
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    Based on director Amos Gitai's own experiences as a member of a helicopter rescue crew during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, this story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. We are led by...
    Starring: Juliano Mer, Liron Levo, Tomer Ruso, Uri Ran Klauzner
  • Ibtisam Mara'ana
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    Achieving a dream shared by many teenagers the world over could cost a lot for Duah Fares. Lady Kul el-Arab by Ibtisam Mara’ana follows the outraged reaction within the Arab–Israeli community when...
  • Yehezkel Lazarov
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    In an elementary school courtyard, during Remembrance Day and its siren, a young Palestinian man plays a dangerous version of the classical children’s game “1,2,3 Soleil!”, with an armed squad of...
    Starring: Loai Nofi
  • Leonid Prudovsky
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    Marcelo is a non-religious young man, an actor and a single parent to his eleven years old daughter, Lucy. He`s desperately looking for someone to help him improve his Hebrew accent so he can pass...
    Starring: Esteban Gottfried, Tal Lifshitz, Fira Kantor, Abraham Mor, Dana Reiter, Clara Stav, Vladimir Fridman and Gilat Ankori
  • Rado Michelenko
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    The year is 1984, and thousands of Africans from 26 different countries are struck by famine and flee to camps in Sudan. Israel and the United States begin a joint initiative to airlift thousands of...
    Starring: Zem Roschdy, Moshe Agazai, Moshe Abeba
  • Mihal Brezis & Oded Binnun
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    And they were both naked, the man and the woman, and were not ashamed - Book of Genesis 2:25 A modern-day Adam and Eve story that explores what happens during the moment of intimacy--and what gets...
    Starring: Moris Cohen, Rotem Cohen-Zisman
  • 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...
  • Jorge Gurvich
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    When Yolanda Moskowitz, a retired French teacher, wakes up in a hospital geriatric ward, she is convinced it must be a mistake. But the titanium plate in her hip confines her to a wheelchair and to a...
    Starring: Rita Zohar, Moni Moshonov, Shulamit Adar, Ya'ackov Bodo, Tikva Dayan, Vladimir Friedman, Shredi Jabarin, Mickey Leon, Hana River, Idit Teperson
  • David Volach
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    Israeli director David Volach's chamber drama My Father, My Lord (aka Hofshat Kaits, 2006) provides an intense character study of a rabbi in an Orthodox neighborhood, whose letter-of-the-law...
    Starring: Sharon Hacohen, Assi Dayan, Nitzam Bar
  • Dani Levy
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    The bastard love child of Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator and Mel Brooks’ The Producers, My Führer is a wildly provocative and laugh-out-loud satire about Adolf Hitler...
    Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Sylvester Groth
  • Nir Matarasso & Gur Bentwich
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    A four minute post-political utopian dog animation. To arrange a public screening of this film visit: http://firstcourse.net/
    Starring: Bushwhack, Hemda Leabes, Maya Kenig, Ilana shalom, Maor Cohen, Electronic Roni, Eyal Shirai
  • Ayelet Menahemi
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    When the Chinese woman working in Israel for Miri Kalderon, an Israeli flight attendant, is suddenly deported for overstaying her work visa, her lack of Hebrew-language skills makes it impossible for...
    Starring: Mili Avital, BaoQi Chen, Alon Abutbul, Sinaya Ben-Dor, Yiftach Klein, Daphne Shpigelman, Sarit Vino-Elad, Anat Waxman, Roni Yuria
  • Mariana Chenillo
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    When his ex-wife Nora dies right before Passover, José (Fernando Luján) is forced to stay with her body until she can be properly put to rest. He soon realizes he is part of Nora's plan to bring her...
    Starring: Fernando Luján, Cecilia Suárez, Ari Brickman, Verónica Langer
  • Rokaya Sabbah
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    The decision to stay or to go reveals the deep contradictions of Arab life in Israel. "On Hold" explores the hesitations and moral issues affecting the filmmaker and her partner's decision to leave...
  • Amos Gitai
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    As the trial of the Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie plays on television in the background, a Frenchman named Victor (Hippolyte Girardot) combs through documents, hoping to uncover the truth about his...
    Starring: Jeanne Moreau, Hippolyte Girardot, Emmanuelle Devos, Dominique Blanc, Daniel Duval, Denise Aron-Schropfer, Samuel Cohen, Mouna Soualem, Claire Magnin, Annie Mercier, Serge Moati, Max Denes
  • Maha Assal
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    A young man wakes up in the morning, opens his refrigerator, takes out a plastic bottle of orange juice, drinks from it, and then spits all the juice out. He develops a habit of stealing oranges from...
    Starring: Duraid Liddawi, Sameer Abu Elassal
  • Daniel Sykrin
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    Ya'ara, a blind twenty-four-year-old woman, is attractive, independent, confident and intelligent, and she has just begun her PhD in Mathematics at Princeton University. When she hears of her cousin...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Sandra Sade, Assi Dayan, Michael Aloni, Avigail Harari, Guy Loel, Israel Poliakov
  • Jacob Goldwasser
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    When Morris, a fellow survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, comes to visit Menachem in Israel in 1962, Menachem is glad to see him, and intrigued by his tales about nearly limitless prosperity...
    Starring: Aryeh Moskona, Dafna Rechter, Moti Giladi
  • Shemi Zarhin
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    A middle-class Israeli family has a reunion for Passover and finds itself feasting on a smorgasbord of dysfunction as its members try to cope with their innumerable problems in this drama. Yona and...
    Starring: Alon Abutbul, Gila Almagor, Icho Avital, Alon Ben-Dror, Dana Berger, Shoshana Doar, Ayelet Hardon, Miki Kam, Dror Keren, Stephanie Midyan, Aryeh Moskona, Ofer Seker, Michelle Shar, Joseph Shiloach, Yotam Show
  • Pini Tavger
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    Pinhas and his mother are new immigrants from Russia. His mother barely makes a living working night shifts and devotes her spare time to an affair she has with a married man. On the third floor of...
    Starring: Evgenya Dodina, Anthony Berman, Yonatan Rozen, Michael Coresh
  • Ilana Trachtman
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    Lior Liebling, “the little rebbe”, has Down syndrome, and has spent his entire life praying with utter abandon. Is he a "spiritual genius" as many around him say? Or simply the vessel that contains...
    Starring: Lior Liebling
  • Anna Justice
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    Amidst the terror of a German concentration camp in 1944 Poland, a young Jewish woman and a Polish prisoner fall in love. This impossible passion fuels the prisoner's courage, who manages to rescue...
  • Ari Folman, Ori Sivan
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    Clara is a 7th grade Russian emigre to this Negev town, and lives in a trailer on the edge of town. What makes Clara unique are her telekinetic powers, allowing her to predict the future. She can...
    Starring: Lucy Dubinchik, Halil Elohev, Johnny Peterson, Maya Maron, Maya De-Fries, Tal Feigenboim, Yigal Naor, Joe El Dror, Orly Silbersatz Banai, Tal Ben-Bina, Menashe Noy, Jenya Dodina, Ronald Heilovsky
  • Ephraim Kishon
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    This sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history, is about new immigrants Sallah and his family, who are left in a shack near their promised apartment and...
    Starring: Chaim Topol, Geula Nuni, Gila Almagor, Shraga Friedman, Zaharira Harifai, Shaike Levi, Nathan Meisler, Esther Greenberg, Mordecai Arnon
  • Gennady Kuchuk
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    Once a week Alexander , a famous and respected violinist, calls his only daughter, Sashen'ka - a girl who is growing up with her mother outside of Israel. And, like every week, this time he is...
    Starring: Slava Bibergel and Tania Kiseliova
  • Amir Hasfari, Shmuel Hasfari
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    Miriam is heartbroken because she cannot bury her husband, who committed suicide, in the cemetery of the moshav her family founded. Ana, who has traveled from Russia to bury her father’s ashes in the...
    Starring: Miryam Zohar, Tal Friedman, Yehuda Levi, Assaf Ashtar, Hana Azoulay Ashtar, Ania Bukstein, Sharon Elimelech, Vladimir Friedman, Israel Katorza, Amos Lavi, Dov Navon, Yamit Sol
  • Ofer Naim
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    This is the amazing story of the famous Israeli vocalist, Ofra Haza, about her rise to the top and the scerets surrounding her untimely and mysterious death. Ofra, the youngest of nine children, grew...
    Starring: Ofra Haza
  • Oded Davidoff
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    Through the streets of Jerusalem, two teenagers' stories will unite to tell the summer adventure of their lives. Tamar is an amazingly talented but very quiet and insecure girl, who leaves behind her...
    Starring: Bar Belfer, Yonatan Bar-Or, Yuval Mendelson, Rinat Matatov, Tzahi Grad, Danny Steg, Neomi Polani, Rami Davidoff, Smadar Jaaron
  • Benny Toraty
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      Amram, the son of Avraham Mufredi, turns up at the house of the legendary Persian tar (lute) player, Yosef Tawilla. Amram gives him the score of a work that his father, a member of Tawilla’s...
    Starring: Uri Gavriel, Yigal Adika, Lirit Balaban
  • Felix Gerchikov
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    Slava and his friends, a group of young Russian immigrants, are out of place, frustrated and alone in the harsh setting of a small desert town in Southern Israel. Victor, an older immigrant who used...
    Starring: Daniel Bruck, Arthur Marchenko, Vitaly Fridland, Niko Nikoleiv, Yigal Reznik, Vladimir Freidman, Sirk M. Sabhat, Anna Stefan
  • Efrat Shalom Danon
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    Ultra-Orthodox Jewish teacher Ruchama and wigmaker Tikva embark on a journey to fulfill their dream of making movies within the closed society in which they live. Ruchama is writing and producing her...
    Starring: Ruchama Mandliel, Tikva Stolov, Marlin Venig
  • Rami Na'aman
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    An enchanting comedy about the adventure of a Jewish professor, an Arab sanitation worker, and a young Italian nun, who discover a utterly surprising similarity in their uncommon interests. At first...
    Starring: Mosko Alkalai, Gabi Amrani, Salim Daw, Gideon Zinger, Gilat Ankori, Sean McBridge, Lorance Bovard
  • Amnon Rubinstein
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    Two extraordinary love stories unfold 500 years apart. As modern lovers struggle against those who seek to separate them, a Christian soldier pursues a perilous romance with a young Jewish girl in...
    Starring: Koby Azarly, Alon Abutbul, Avi Toledano, Dina Doron, Yael Abecassis
  • Eran Riklis
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    The Human Resources Manager of Jerusalem’s largest bakery is in trouble. He is separated from his wife, distanced from his daughter and stuck in a job he hates. When one of his employees, a foreign...
  • Matti Harari, Arik Lubezky
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    Danny Breznitz, in his late forties, is a detective in the Tel Aviv Police, and is hospitalized following a near-fatal car accident. His personal life is a mess: his marriage with his wife, Ruthie,...
    Starring: Shmil Ben Ari, Orel Timsit, Ruthi Navon, Haim Znati, Zion Baroch
  • Renen Schorr
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    When two loner Russian soldiers are caught smuggling arms and arrested, they do not want to lose their honor as soldiers. Despite being accused of a crime that is unforgivable in military society,...
    Starring: Sasha Avshalom Agrounov, Shlomi Avraham, Henry David, Tzahi Grad, Anton Ostrovsky, Rotem Zussman
  • Avi Nesher
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    Arik, a teenage boy growing up in Haifa in 1968, gets a job working for Yankele Bride, a matchmaker. Yankele, a mysterious Holocaust survivor, has an office in back of a movie theater that shows only...
    Starring: Adir Miller, Maya Dagan, Tuval Shafir, Dror Keren, Dov Navon, Yarden Bar-Kochba, Neta Porat Bat-el Papura, Kobi Faraj, Tom Gal, Eyal Shechter, Eli Yatzpan
  • Richard Berge, Nicole Newnham, Bonni Cohen
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    Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring and the Nazis stole massive amounts of European art--and the Allies valiantly worked to preserve and return it. In a journey through seven countries, “The Rape of Europa...
    Starring: Joan Allen
  • Christian Bauer
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    The Ritchie Boys is the riveting, untold story of a group of young men who fled Nazi Germany and returned as soldiers in U.S. uniforms. They knew the psychology and the language of the enemy better...
    Starring: Werner Angress, Philip Glaessner, Si Lewen, Morris Parloff
  • Boaz Davidson
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    This musical, quasi-documentary film follows the making of the music album "shablul" by Arik Einstein and Shalom Hanoch. Influenced by The Beatles, interspesed with humorous skits, and loaded with...
    Starring: Uri Zohar, Josie Katz, Alona Einstein, Tzvi Shissel, Yehudit Sula, Shalom Hanoch, Arik Einstein
  • Avi Nesher
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    This offbeat musical directed by Avi Nesher follows a dozen members of the military entertainment troupe, whose mission is to entertain the Israeli Army following the Six Day War in 1967. Although...
    Starring: Gidi Gov, Liron Nirgad, Sassi Keshet, Doval'e Glickman, Meir Suissa, Smadar Brener, Dafna Armoni, Gali Atari, Chelli Goldenberg, Gilat Ankori
  • Dina Zvi-Riklis
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    A modern-day urban fairy tale about a 300 year old witch (Rozina Cambos) with a broken heart, and Assaf (Eyal Cohen), a boy who lives in the same apartment block in the heart of 1980's Tel Aviv....
    Starring: Eyal Cohen, Rosina Kambus, Benny Avni, Lupo Berkowitch, Sagit Emet
  • Yariv Mozer
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    The Israeli representatives at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest are Noa, who is considered one of the most famous Israeli singers in the world today, and Mira Awad, an Arab-Israeli singer. But their...
  • Tawkif Abu Wael
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    A family of five live in the middle of nowhere, after leaving town ten years ago to escape a scandal involving daughter Gamila. Living a hard life of poverty, without electricty and running water,...
    Starring: Hussein Yassin Mahajne, Amal Bweerat, Roba Blal, Jamila Abu Ussein, Ahamad Abed El Gani, Abu Hussein
  • Adam Sanderson, Muli Segev
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    In this comedy set at the dawn of monotheism, God tries to recruit tough negotiator Abraham as his first customer. Old Abraham refuses unless God rescues his nephew, Lot, from Sodom, about to be...
    Starring: Eyal Kitzis, Tal Friedman, Alma Zak, Moti Kirshenbaum, Dov Navon, Eli Finish, Yuval Semo, Maor Cohen
  • Ibtisam Mara'ana
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    Khitam, A Gaza-born Palestinian woman, was married off in an arranged match to an Israeli Arab, followed him to Israel, and bore him six children. When her husband divorced her--in absentia--in the...
  • Hilla Medalia
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    Ever since seventeen-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Abigail has never found peace. Levy's killer was Ayat al-Akhras,...
    Starring: Abigail Levy, Abu al Akhras, Um Samir al-Akhras
  • Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz
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    In 1979, Viviane, who is married with three children and is considering divorce, struggles to choose between tradition and inner dreams and desires. Her family attempts to persuade her not break...
    Starring: Ronit Elkabetz, Simon Abkarian, Kobi Regev, Dalia Beger, Sulika Kadosh, Gilbert Melki
  • Ronit Kertsner
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    Can one be a Catholic priest and an Observant Jew at the same time?12 years after he was ordained as a Polish Catholic priest, Romuald Waszkinel discovers that he was born to Jewish parents, and that...
  • Renana Kol
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    Humans, wherever they are, are born into an endless competition with each other, and each age has its own goals. A colorful allegory to the well-known children’s game of musical chairs, where you...
  • Moshon Salmona
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    Vasermil tells the story of a group of adolescents 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....
    Starring: David Tepiltzky as Dima, Adiel Zamro as Adiel, Nadir Eldad as Shlomi
  • Ofer Naim
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    A captivating, hour-long documentary that delves into the ancient city of Jerusalem, Israel. It explores the history and powerful presence of this holy city, and what Jerusalem means to individuals...
    Starring: Yehoram Gaon
  • Daphna Mero
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    A female laundry worker desperately attempts to abort the fruit of a violent encounter. When the consequences of her action are revealed, the memories she has repressed re-emerge. To arrange a public...
    Starring: Shelly Lautman, Moshe Shechter-Avshalom, Daniel Brusovani, Ofer Amram, Ronit Hadad
  • Idit Shehori
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    A seventy-three year old farmer, Wasserman, swore never to pray again, blaming God for his family's annihilation during the Holocaust. But in serious debt and suffering from the effects of a...
    Starring: Yosef Carmon, Naama Shapiro, Golan Azulau, Irit Nathan Benedek, Amnon Wolf
  • Alan Zweig
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    Insightful and often hilarious, the latest from documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borsht belt to the present, ultimately exploring not just...
    Starring: David Brenner, Howie Mandel, Eugene Mirman, Rodney Dangerfield, Judy Gold
  • Arik Kaplun
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    This charming, entertaining film, full of warm humor and sentiment, swept the recent Israeli Awards in almost every category. Three parallel sories of love unfold in Israel during the Gulf War with...
    Starring: Evelyne Kaplun, Nir Levy, Shmil Ben Ari, Mosko Alkalay, Dalia Friedland, Vladimir Friedman, Israel Damidov, Lana Sachanova, Jenya Fleisher, Evyatar Lazar, Lucy Dubinchik, Valentin Nikulin, Aleksandr Stanilov
  • Joseph Pitchhadze
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    A real estate agent and his wife upset with his wife's newest pregnancy, throwing their marriage into turmoil. A suspicious businessman returns to Israel to care for his ailing father. A single...
    Starring: Yussuf Abu-Warda, Jack Adalist, Sarah Adler, Assaf Ashtar, Vladimir Friedman, Sasson Gabai
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