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  • Vadim Dumesh
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    Short documentary 'Dirty Business' follows the traditional coal industry scattered around Israel and the West Bank, and sheds light on economic relations between the two sides. "Given the situation...
  • Kobi Machat
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    A variety of peculiar characters, puppets and humans, share a building in a small town: Pertchik who is the building's super and our storyteller, Giovanni the hairdresser, Yardus his assistant,...
    Starring: Kobi Machat, Naya Federman, Yuval Shem Tov, Meir Suissa, Haim Osdon, Yehoram Gaon, Hila Eran, Ron Kaufman, Eden Harel, Oded Menashe
  • Shay Kanot
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    This is the story of three young Israelis who travel to the ‘paradise’ island, Ibiza, for a surfing contest which could award them a $150,000 dollar gold bar. They encounter unexpected ...
    Starring: Dvir Benedek, Dar Zuzovsky, Maayan Blum, Avir Kushnir, Noa Wolman
  • Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz
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    An Israeli woman (Ronit Elkabetz) fights for three years to obtain a divorce from her devout husband (Simon Abkarian), who refuses to grant his permission to dissolve the marriage.
    Starring: Ronit Elkabetz, Simon Abkarian
  • Mushan Salmona
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    Newly discharged from the Israeli Army, Ra'ed, a Bedouin from an unnrecognized village in the Negev desert, is determind to save his family's failing herd of sheep, about to be sold.  He plans...
    Starring: Maisa Abd Elhadi, Ednan Abu Wadi, Bilal Alassad
  • Steven Bram and Judah Lazarus
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    Kabbalah Me follows a personal journey into the titular spiritual phenomenon of ancient tradition. Rooted in the Torah and Talmud, Kabbalah has been studied by leading Judaic scholars for many...
    Starring: Steven Bram, Yitzchak Schwartz, Adam Jacobs, Rabbi Cable, David Aaron, Yom Tov Glaser, Chaim Miller, Avraham Sutton, Rina Lankry Perkel
  • Hagai Levi
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    Created by Hagai Levi, 60 min, Narrative (2014) In the last two years of her life, the poet Yona Wallach suddenly became a public figure. The scandal caused by her poem “Tefillin” had serious...
    Starring: Yehuda Almagor, Neta shpigelman, Itay Barnea, Hava Ortman
  • Hagai Levi
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    Created by Hagai Levi, 60 min, Narrative (2014)   Soon after the Yom Kippur War, a short philosophical tract entitled Life According to the Intellect was published in Israel, and Moshe Kroy, a...
    Starring: Yehuda Almagor, Neta shpigelman, Itay Barnea, Hava Ortman
  • Hagai Levi
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    Created by Hagai Levi, 60 min, Narrative (2014) The artist Aviva Uri may well have been the most important and influential woman in the history of modern Israeli art. Her relatively late...
    Starring: Yehuda Almagor, Neta shpigelman, Itay Barnea, Hava Ortman
  • Tal Granit & Sharon Maymon
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    The Farewell Party is a unique, compassionate and unlikely funny story of a group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home who decide to help their terminally ill friend. When rumors of their...
    Starring: Ze'ev Revach, Levana Finkelstein, Aliza Rosen, Ilan Dar
  • Nadav Schirman
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    A Palestinian in Ramallah, Mosab Hassan Yousef grows up angry and ready to fight Israel. Arrested for smuggling guns at the age of 17, he's interrogated by the Shin Bet, Israel's security service,...
    Starring: Mosab Hassan Yousef, Gonen Ben Yitzhak, Sheikh Hassan Yousef
  • Riki Shelach
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    In 1948 Tuviansky, a captain in the Israeli army and a former major in the Britisharmy, was arrested. Within four hours he was interrogated, tried, sentenced,executed and his body was thrown into a...
    Starring: Oz Zehavi, Marina Shoif, Poly Reshef, Shira Katzenelenbogen
  • Yossi Madmony
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    This is the story of a highly decorated retired general, who, in a moment of arrogance in his youth, sold his place in heaven to an army cook for a plate of a spicy omelet.
  • Eli Cohen
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    A comedy about dance and growing older. Thirty five years ago, Israel's mythological folk dance troupe "Hora '79″ ceased its activity following a traumatic event, and the dancers went their separate...
  • Paweł Pawlikowski
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    Poland, 1962. Anna is about to take her vows as a nun when she learns from her only relative that she is Jewish. Both women embark on a journey to discover their family story and where they belong.
    Starring: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik
  • Danielle Schwartz
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    In a pastoral house on the Israeli countryside live my grandfather, my grandmother, and a big crystal mirror that was taken from a Palestinian house during the Nakba - the depopulation of hundreds of...
  • Avraham Kushnir
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    The 1960s. The Iranians are bringing missiles out of their bunkers and within an hour and a half they will be just a "push of the button" away from launching them at Israel. Racing against time, the...
  • Jason Hutt
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    When best-selling author Joshua Foer (Moonwalking With Einstein) began to build his first sukkah - a small hut that Jews build and dwell in every fall for the holiday of Sukkot - he wanted to move...
  • 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.
    Starring: Alex Brendemuhl, Natalia Oreiro, Diego Peretti, Elena Roger, Guillermo Pfenig
  • 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 against...
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ganit Ilouz
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    Hadeel, a charismatic Arab teacher, teaches Arabic in a Jewish elementary school. Her relationships with the pupils and staff enable both parties to have a unique glance at one another's cultures,...
  • 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...
  • Cate Shortland
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    As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents' beliefs. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a...
    Starring: Saskia Rosendahl, Nele Trebs, Mike Weidner, Ursina Lardi, Hans-Jochen Wagner, Philip Wiegratz
  • 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...
  • Alexa Karolinski
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    Oma and Bella is an intimate glimpse into the life of two dynamic elderly Jewish women in Berlin. The film follows them as make elaborate dishes recalled from their childhoods, before the Holocaust....
    Starring: Regina Karolinski & Bella Katz
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. The smash hit Israeli series is back for a third...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Yifat and Amir get a first look at their baby and...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Reut finds herself on a blind date. Yifat and Amir...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Nati faces temptation, then makes quite the proposal....
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Hodaya gets the offer of a lifetime. Amir and Yifat’s...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Nati meets Azaria’s ex (Tehila) and likes what he sees...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Nati finds a reason to see Tehila again. The job...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Amir gets a serious job offer… with strings attached....
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Nati finds himself under serious scrutiny by his...
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. With his hours cut, Nati finds himself with too much...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    The smash-hit Israeli TV series Srugim returns for a third more exciting and romantic season, with a lot of new characters to fall in love with. Hodaya feels rebellious at work. Nati scares Tehila...
  • 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
  • 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.
    Starring: Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, Peter Andersson, Lia Boysen, Ulla Skoog, Björn Granath,
  • Emanuel Rosen & Tali Rosen
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    Stories of young Muslim Israeli women stuck between two cultures, unable to belong to the community and tradition in which they were raised, nor to Israeli Jewish society.
  • 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
  • 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,...
  • Toby Perl Freilich
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    This documentary examines the 100-year history of Israel's kibbutz movement, recreating its glorious past and chronicling its recent decline. The kibbutz movement was a successful experiment in pure...
  • Taly Goldenberg
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    A cinematic portrait of Lia van Leer, founder of the Israeli Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque and Jerusalem International Film Festival. Born in Bălţi (now Moldavia) in 1924, she was sent by her...
  • Marco Carmel
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    The film is based on a modern Moroccan-Jewish legend and takes place in present-day Israel. It is a story of a love triangle between the primitively superstitious Rahma, her rude husband Robert, and...
    Starring: Reymonde Amsallem, Moris Cohen, Evelin Hagoel, Norman Issa, Moshe Ivgy, Itay Turgeman
  • 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...
  • Yossi Madmoni
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    70 year old Yaakov Fidelman (Sasson Gabai, The Band's Visit) hangs on with all his might to the antique restoration workshop which has been his life's work. After his long-time business partner...
    Starring: Henry Daviv, Nevo Kimchi, Ruth Bruenshtein, Rami Danon, Ruth Geller, Israel Damidov, Sophia Ostrisky, Avi Berman, Akiva Eliash, Sarah Adler, Yakov Bashiri, Niv Cohen, Sasson Gabai, Stephen D. Root, Shai Sopher
  • Ludi Boeken
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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 hid her...
    Starring: Veronica Ferres, Armin Rohde, Margarita Broich, Martin Horn
  • Dina Tzvi-Riklis
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    Based on the novel by Rachel Eytan. Summer 1944. 13 year old Maya is placed in a foster home. The director of the home falls in love with her, as Maya reminds him of a tortured love affair from his...
  • Sandy 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,...
    Starring: Chava Pressburger, Yehudit Shendar
  • 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...
  • Patrick McGrady and Stephen Fry
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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...
    Starring: Stephen Fry
  • Yael Hersonski
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    "In 1942, the Nazi propaganda machine was hard at work. 70 years later, the deceit is finally unmasked." Yael Hersonski's powerful documentary achieves a remarkable feat through its penetrating look...
  • 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
  • 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,...
  • Rose Bosch
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    In picturesque Montmarte, three children wearing a yellow star play in the streets, oblivious to the darkness spreading over Nazi-occupied France. Their parents do not seem too concerned either,...
    Starring: Jean Reno, Mélanie Laurent, Gad Elmaleh
  • 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
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Season 2 takes the characters further into their relationships, delves deeper into their individual and religious identities, and continues the saga of their seemingly endless single status.  ...
    Starring: Tali Sharon, Yael Sharoni, Sharon Fauster, Ohad Knoeler, Amos Tamam, Ori Halachmi
  • 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
  • Michel 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, free-...
    Starring: Jacques Gamblin, Sara Forestier, Zinedine Soualem, Carole Franck, Jacques Boudet, Michèle Moretti
  • 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
  • Raphaël Nadjari
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    The first episode (1933 - 1978) starts with the Zionist movement and ends with the first re-visitation of that history. The second episode (1978 - 2005) starts at the beginning of the political wave...
    Starring: Naftali Alter, Mohammad Bakri & Haim Bouzaglo
  • 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
  • Yaron Shani, Scandar Copti
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    Jaffa's Ajami neighborhood is a melting pot where Jews, Muslims, and Christian's mingle in one of the poorest sectors of the city. Yaron Shani and Scandar Copti's AJAMI gives voice to a cross-section...
    Starring: Fouad Habash, Ibrahim Frege, Shahir Kabaha
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ben Sombogaart
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    1953, a flood adding to the aftermath of World War II swells the numbers of Dutch emigrants. On a KLM flight to New Zealand, part of a race from London, Frank, who lost his family and colonial estate...
    Starring: Karina Smulders, Pleuni Touw, Anna Drijver, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Waldemar Torenstra
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Reshef Levy
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    Set in 1980, Lost Islands is a comical autobiography that follows an Israeli family of five children. Erez, one of the twins, sabotages the father's car and is then involved in a car accident that...
    Starring: Ofer Shechter, Michael Moshonov, Oshri Cohen, Shmil Ben Ari, Orly Silbersatz Banai, Yuval Scharf, Ofer Shechter, Pini Tavger, Michal Levi, Yigal Adika, Gilat Ankori, Assi Cohen, Guy Kresner, Noa Maiman, Jonathan Rozen, Gal Zaid
  • 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
  • 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
  • Annemarie Jacir
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    Soraya, 28, decided to go to Palestine, where her family was exiled since 1948, and she seeks to reunite with her grandfather.
    Starring: Saleh Bakri, Riyad Ideis & Suheir Hammad
  • Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz
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    For seven days a large family of Moroccan descent observes the Jewish mourning ritual of Shiva when a brother dies. Living together again reveals many tensions and conflicts between family...
    Starring: Ronit Elkabetz, Albert Lluz, Yaël Abecassis, Simon Abkarian, Hana Laszlo, Moshe Ivgy, Keren Mor, Alon Aboutboul
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
    Starring: Ohad Knoler, Yael Sharoni, Amos Tamam, Tali Sharon, Sharon Fauster, Zohar Strauss
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
     / 
    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
     / 
    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
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    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
     / 
     Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to...
  • Eliezer Shapiro
     / 
    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
    Starring: Ohad Knoler, Yael Sharoni, Amos Tamam, Tali Sharon, Sharon Fauster, Zohar Strauss
  • Eliezer Shapiro
     / 
    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
    Starring: Ohad Knoler, Yael Sharoni, Amos Tamam, Tali Sharon, Sharon Fauster, Zohar Strauss
  • Eliezer Shapiro
     / 
    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
    Starring: Ohad Knoler, Yael Sharoni, Amos Tamam, Tali Sharon, Sharon Fauster, Zohar Strauss
  • Eliezer Shapira
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    Srugim takes as its starting point the generation of Modern Orthodox Jews who are simultaneously extremely observant and also, genuinely, contemporary. (The title means knitted, and refers to the...
    Starring: Ohad Knoler, Yael Sharoni, Amos Tamam, Tali Sharon, Sharon Fauster, Zohar Strauss
  • 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...
  • 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
  • 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
     / 
    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
     / 
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Raphaël Nadjari
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    In contemporary Jerusalem, a small Jewish family leads an ordinary life until, after a car accident, the father mysteriously disappears. They all deal with his absence and the difficulties of...
    Starring: Michael Moshonov, Limor Goldstein, Shmuel Vilozni, Ilan Dar, Yoav Hait, Reut Lev, Yonathan Alster, Ilanit Ben-Yaakov, Dov Berkovitz, Avital Blum, Jonathan Carlsson, Avi Elmalich, Nir Farida, Avia Gaon, Robert Hoening
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Udi Aloni
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    A daring hybrid of realism and fantasy, Forgiveness is a psychological thriller that explores the tragedies of the Middle East. David, a young American-Israeli, returns to Israel to join the army,...
    Starring: Itay Tiran, Clara Khoury, Moni Moshonov, Makram Khoury, Tamara Mansour, Ruba Blal, Michael Sarne
  • Itay Lev
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    Four kids,while returning from a field trip, set off on a rescue mission after one of them, gifted with a telepathic ear, discerns distant cries for help from two teenagers in a crash. They find...
    Starring: Avigail Ariely, Tzion Baruch, Daniel Damidov, Lucy Dubinchik, Dana Ivgy, Miki Kam, Alon Lysy, Anastasia Safonov, Amos Tamam, Nir Zwickel
  • Erez Tadmor & Guy Nattiv
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    One fence, four fans, and the game of their lives. This short film is a story about four men and a radio.   To host a public screening visit firstcourse.net
    Starring: Joad Abed El Gani, Ido Mosseri, Liron Levo, Dirar Suleiman
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 (...
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Julie Shles
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    Joy Levine lives in an old apartment that, in total contrast to her, is shabby and worn-out on the outside while well-kept and filled with joy on the inside. Her life changes when she signs up as a...
    Starring: Sigalit Fuchs, Tal Friedman, Dorit Lev-Ari, Keren Mor, Alexander Senderovich, Eliran Caspi, Rivka Michaeli, Yossi Pollak, Michal Yannai
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Raphaël Nadjari
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    Thirty-year-old Michale works in her father's office in Tel Aviv, which provides accounting services to important religious institutions. Michale has been cheating on her husband for months,...
    Starring: Asi Levi, Danny Shteg
  • Joseph Cedar
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    Rachel Gerlik (Michaela Eshek), the widowed mother of two beautiful teenage daughters, who wants to join the founding group of a new religious settlement in the West Bank. She must first convince the...
    Starring: Michaela Eshet as Rachel Gerlik, Hani Furstenberg as Tami Gerlik, Moshe Ivgy as Yossi, Maya Maron, Oshri Cohen as Rafi, Yehoram Gaon as Moshe Weinstock, Avi Grainik as Oded, Edith Teperson, Assi Dayan as Motkeh
  • 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
  • Dan Verete
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    Two Israeli car dealers, Shmuel and Siso, invest five thousand American dollars into a vintage 1985 Lincoln Continental Limousine that they plan to sell in Germany for fifty grand. But when they take...
    Starring: Tomer Ben David, Moshe Ivgy, Avi Kushnir,Rita Shukrun, Bassam Zo'amat Ulrich Matschoss, Rolf Nagel, Oliver Warsitz, Bjorn Wenner
  • Eran Riklis
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    Mona's wedding day is slated to be one of the saddest days of her life. She knows that once she crosses the border between Israel and Syria to marry Syrian TV star Tallel, a man she has never even...
    Starring: Hiam Abbass, Clara Khoury, Makram Khoury, Uri Gabriel, Eyad Sheety, Ranin Boulos, Dirar Sliman, Maysar Massri, Ashraf Barhoum, Julie-Anne Roth, Alon Dahan, Ednan Trabsha, Marlen Bajali, Robert Henig
  • 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
  • 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 hobby. Itamar refuses to accept his doctor's orders and his parents...
    Starring: Assaf Kimmel, Meital Pilater, Amit Lior, Zuffit Grant
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Joseph Cedar
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    Menachem is a Yeshivah student and newly made commander of his own IDF unit. His dynamic right-wing spiritual leader, Rabbi Meltzer, who's West Bank Yeshivah Menachem attends, is the father of his...
    Starring: Idan Alterman, Tinkerbell (Ravit Rozen), Assi Dayan, Micha Celektar, Amnon Volf, Aki Avni, Shimon Mimran, Uri Klauzner, Samuel Calderon
  • 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
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