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  • Radio Daze

    Every Afternoon, a very ordinary radio, placed in a living room, becomes the center of Rivka Solarsky’s life. All the broadcasters of all the radio stations know her, and that’s because ever since she got over her initial phobia, she hasn’t stopped calling them. She solves their riddles, recites ...

  • Praise the Lard

    Pork. It’s the Jewish religion’s biggest taboo and one of Israel’s most controversial issues. Told in a humorous tone, Praise the Lard follows the quirky story of how a simple farm animal became a symbol of freedom for secular Israelis and an existential threat to the religious.

    Year: 2017
    Langu...

  • Touching the Sky

    Female Israeli soldiers have had the right to apply to flight school for over twenty years. But only few have earned their wings, with the issue of gender still a major topic for cadets, officers and within society at large. We follow the young women who made it to the IAF’s most exclusive progra...

  • Photonovela

    A 12-year-old girl must complete a family history assignment for school. The boring task slowly becomes a sweeping drama embodying many secrets during three generations of one family, beginning before the Second World War, continuing as Holocaust refugees, and ending with the fall of the collecti...

  • My Fantasia

    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...

  • Mr. Cortisone, Happy Days

    Part stream-of-consciousness diary, part experimental documentary, Mr. Cortisone, Happy Days follows director Shlomo Shir's last years and moments as he battles the recurring tumor which ultimately claimed his life.
    Shot over three years, the film follows Shir in and out of hospitals and into his...

  • 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...

  • Collaborators

    Over the past 30 years, more than 10,000 Palestinians have been recruited as Israeli collaborators in the Occupied Territories. Under constant threat by Palestinian authorities and society and rejected by Israelis who have no desire to welcome them into their own neighborhoods, these collaborator...

  • Across the River

    For years Moshe has been warning his community of HIV disease to stop it from spreading. In Ethiopia, he finds thousands of Jews, waiting in compounds to fulfill their dream and immigrate to Israel. A journey back to his isolated village reveals a story about a curious young man, who marked the w...

  • Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions

    The award-winning film illuminates the life of German Jewish Expressionist architect Erich Mendelsohn. The film deftly juxtaposes Mendelsohn’s original designs and love letters written to his wife Luise with contemporary images, weaving together reflections from architects and locals who use thes...

  • The Secret Ingredient

    Uri and Neta, the owners of the Indian restaurant 24 Rupee in Tel Aviv, and Lilach, a photographer, decided to travel to India, in search for the Secret Ingredient in Indian food. This simple search after the secret ingredient in Indian food, leads them to encounters and experiences that only mag...

  • Family Matters

    Thirty years ago, the divorce of a woman, who later became a renowned author, and her husband, an esteemed rabbi, shook the religious city of Bnei Barak and affected the lives of their seven children. One of the couple’s daughters embarks on a journey among the ghosts of her childhood, trying to ...

  • Hope I'm in the Frame

    Michal Bat-Adam was the first Israeli woman film director and the only one who has been creating films since the 1970s. The intimate portrait of the trailblazing filmmaker follows her shooting a new low-budget film while exploring her relationship with her husband of 40 years, the film director M...

  • Desert Brides

    Miriam El Kwader, a Bedouin wedding photographer and mother of seven, living in an unknown and neglected Negev village, reveals through her camera lens, the world of Bedouin weddings; the most distressing issue revealed is polygamy. This is the story of three, relatively educated and independent ...

  • The Sign For Love

    When El-Ad was a child, his mother told him: “Raising you is like raising three kids.” Ever since that moment, he felt guilty for being deaf, and tried extra hard to be like everyone else. He became even more alienated after the tragic death of his mother and the breakdown of his family. El-Ad la...

  • HAREDIM
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    HAREDIM

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    A series which enables the Ultra-Orthodox community to tell its own story, of its efforts to face the challenges and influences of a Jewish secular state and the modern, western culture that threatens to engulf them. Each of the three films offers an intimate meeting with characters involved in t...

  • 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...

  • Married to the Marimba: A Street Performer's Life

    One-hour documentary about an American-born Jewish street performer named Alex Jacobowitz who plays the Marimba on the streets of Germany dressed obviously as an Orthodox Jew. The film was made over a period of approximately 14 years, and follows Alex through Europe to South Africa, Australia, an...

  • Toman: The Man Who Saved 300,000 Jews

    Zoltan Toman was the Czech Deputy Minister of the Interior from 1945 to 1948. He is credited with saving more than 200,000 Jewish refugees, most survivors of the Holocaust from the treacherous environment in post-war Poland, as well as with helping Israel secure Czech weapons used to fight the 19...

  • Cafe Noah

    In the 1950s Cafe Noah was one of the only places where Arabic music was performed. In the young state, this music was considered inferior - but there, some of the greatest musicians of the genre gathered to play together.

    Year: 1996
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Duki Dror
    Produ...

  • Border of Pain

    Lacking adequate medical resources, patients in the Palestinian territories requiring advanced treatments in Israel are faced with a rigid bureaucratic wall. Ruth Walk’s documentary examines the interdependence of the Israeli and Palestinian health services and medical systems. Testimonies of pat...

  • A Tale of Luxury

    3 videos

    Follow the renovation and restoration process of one of the world’s most lavish and grand hotels, the Waldorf Astoria in Jerusalem! Through interviews with the planners, architects and conservation experts, the show looks at how this special undertaking both preserved ancient elements and brought...

  • Back to Life

    5 videos

    An inspiring docu-reality series that follows the unique stories of patients and their families in a race against time while they wait for a lifesaving transplant in Israel. In each thematic episode, get an intimate look at the fight for survival of those who head the waiting list and simultaneou...

  • To Be Like Avi

    The coming-of-age story of three friends, refugees who fled Africa and left their families behind, learn today in Israel and dream of following Avi: the only refugee who obtained Israeli citizenship and joined the IDF.

    Year: 2012
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Inbal Sprinzak Goelm...