This film brings to life a lost interview with one of modern history's greatest leaders, David Ben-Gurion. It is 1968, he is 82 and lives in the desert. Ben-Gurion's introspective soul-searching provides a surprising vision for crucial decisions Israel needs to make today. At the time of the glob...
Shortly before her passing, Golda Meir was interviewed for Israeli television. After the shooting ended the cameras kept rolling, recording an intimate talk with the first and only woman to ever rule Israel. As she lit one cigarette off the other, Golda spoke freely, pleading her case for her ter...
Menachem Begin - Peace & War
This powerful film was produced in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt and presents a surprising and unfamiliar portrait of Israel’s sixth prime minister. Menachem Begin led Israel for six dramatic and tumultuous years, which produced waves that are ...
The Legacy - Ben Zion Netanyahu
A first glimpse into the life of Benzion Netanyahu, father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a Zionist, an intellectual, and a world-renowned historian. The documentary was filmed just before Benzion died at the age of 102.
Languages: English and Hebrew, English subtitles
Uri Zohar - The Return
The poster boy of Israeli avant-garde cinema, Uri Zohar, left the entertainment world to become an ultra-orthodox rabbi. Decades later, he is back at the helm, to make a new film. For the first time, he shares his own life story. The riveting portrait of a filmmaker-turned-rabbi is spiced up by s...
The meteoric rise of Avigdor Lieberman was the first sign of a new era in the state of Israel and with it, the fall of "the old elites," the right wing trend, and the emergence of "the second Israel" as the dominant political force. But Lieberman himself, who immigrated at the age of 20 without a...
The emotional tale of a big family that revolutionized photography in Israel, from their rise to their downfall. Using rare footage, Kobi Farag embarks on a journey to solve the riddle that is this family.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
Director: Kobi Farag
Producer: Mosh Danon
Arik Lavie - Why Didn't You Say So?
Yael Lavie, the daughter of Arik Lavie, one of Israel's most celebrated national singers, explores his turbulent childhood in Germany, the abandonment of his mother during the rise of the Nazis and his tortured relationship with women and his country.
Language: Hebrew, English & Hebre...
Rain in Her Eyes
The Maoz Chaim children's house. 1943. A gunshot echoes, followed by silence. 11-year-old Dvora'le is orphaned. Her mother is found, shot in the head. Journeying into the past, the filmmaker returns to the childhood of his mother, author Dvora Omer, whose book touched the lives of generations of ...
An autobiographical film, "My Fantasia" tells of director Duki Dror's journey to his home, to his childhood and to his family. Spurred into motion by the First Gulf War, which forces him to return home from America, Dror comes home to find his Iraqi Jewish father in preparation to close the doors...
Nazareth Cinema Lady
This is the story of Safa Dabour, a religious Muslim from Nazareth, who established the first and only Arab cinematheque in Israel. Safa's father and husband passed away while she was a young mother to two young boys however years later she succeeded in taking charge of her own fate and freedom a...
Shadow in Baghdad
A young Iraqi journalist sets out to write about Linda Abdul Aziz, who escaped to Israel in the early 70's and whose father, a prominent lawyer, had been kidnapped in Baghdad. The continuous dialogue between the two slowly uncovers the tragic end of her father, as well as that of a whole Jewish c...
The Journey of Vaan Nguyen
The Vietnam War was traumatic, and shook the consciousness of the West. Millions of Vietnamese people fled their homes to the cruel sea to save their lives. The “boat people” who survived the journey and were given asylum in new lands, can now recount their ordeal. Decades later, some still have ...
A General's Story
A man who lost his identity until he became a "village fool" was forced to become a sober and responsible father as he approached his son's bar mitzvah. But reality slaps everyone again, in a sensitive and moving documentary. Michael has been walking around the streets of a champion in the street...
The Monk From the Holy Land
63-year-old Jonathan Katznelson leads a double life. In the morning he's a dentist, and in the evening he wears his robes and becomes a Buddhist monk. When his father dies, Jonathan is free to realize his dream and move to a monastery in France.
Languages: English & Hebrew, English su...
Box For Life
Noah Klieger is the last living survivor of Auschwitz's boxing team and the oldest still active journalist in the world. In between, he saw from close up and survived many of the defining events of the 20th century, and some of the events he may have even steered a bit. 91-year old Klieger is a J...
From Slavery to Freedom
"From Slavery to Freedom" portrays the story of Soviet "Refuseniks" through the prism of Natan Sharansky's biography. In 1977, Sharansky, a famous human rights activist, was arrested on charges of spying for the USA, treason and anti-Soviet agitation. The film takes you back to a Soviet era where...
Ahead of his father's release from prison, the virtual reality of the Parkour world in which Avshalom is a super hero, starts to crack. The inevitable upcoming showdown with the man he testified against, is going to dictate his mother's fate.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
Can you be a Catholic priest and an Observant Jew at the same time? Twelve years after he was ordained as a Polish Catholic priest comes the discovery that he was born to Jewish parents. The film follows his amazing journey: from conducting mass in a church in Poland, to life as an observant Jew ...
There Are No Lions in Tel Aviv
The story of the chief Rabbi of the Jewish community of Copenhagen, who would come to be known as "Rabbi Doolittle". Arriving in Tel Aviv in 1936, Max Shorenstein left his honorable position, in order to fulfill a longtime dream: to build a zoo and teach the children of Palestine-Eretz Israel, th...
The United States of Fashion Designer Elie Tahari
For more than 50 years, fashion designer and mogul Elie Tahari has been living the "American Dream." He arrived in New York in 1971 with less than $100 in his pocket, slept on benches in Central Park, and went on to build a billion-dollar empire.
Language: English, English subtitles (...
Baruch, once a 1970s basketball star who left the big city and became ultra-orthodox, returns to visit his old secular life in the pursuit of one of his mistresses that he left behind, and their son.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
Director: Gill Weinstein
Producer: Gaudeamus Prod...
A small news item in the back pages of a local Israeli newspaper reported a world champion boxer, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, defeated only by the flags he has waved upon victory (first Israeli, then Palestinian) is trying to make a comeback in the Middle East. Curiosity led director Duki Dr...