DOCUMENTARY FILMS

DOCUMENTARY FILMS

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DOCUMENTARY FILMS
  • Kosher Beach

    The Kosher Beach is a gated 100-meter strip of beach in Tel Aviv with dedicated days for women and men to bathe separately. It’s only a half hour drive from Bnei-Brak, a closed Orthodox city, but for the "Brave Bunch", a female Orthodox sisterhood from Bnei-Brak, it’s light years away. It’s their...

  • Desert Tested

    Desert Tested - Step into the captivating world of the Susita, the revolutionary Israeli car that captured the nation's imagination. This documentary unearths the true story behind the fiberglass shell that symbolized Israel's industrial prowess and ambitions. In the Golden Age of the first Israe...

  • 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 ...

  • On The Edge

    "ON THE EDGE" by Nurit Kedar delves deep into a harrowing chapter of Israel's past—the Yom Kippur War of 1973. As the conflict erupts on October 6th, the gripping narrative follows the pivotal events surrounding the capture and recapture of the Hermon outpost. With unmatched courage, soldiers eng...

  • The Sand and the Sea

    The filmed account of a formidable intimacy, carefully built, between two solitary "heroes" who played a significant role in the creation of the State of Israel.

    Year: 2008
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Directors: Yael Kipper Zaretzky, Ronen Zaretsky
    Producers: Yael Kipper Zaretzky, Ronen ...

  • The Schoolyard

    Step into the harrowing reality of war with 'The Schoolyard,' a documentary series by Nurit Kedar that boldly confronts the chilling depths of the Lebanon conflict. Through a Rashomon-esque narrative lens, Kedar sheds light on an undisclosed incident, illuminating the perspectives of both Israeli...

  • Phoenix

    Phoenix, 32 years old, was born and raised in the African Hebrew Israelite community in Dimona, a small city in the desert of Israel. When he was only 3 years old, his father was expelled from the community to the USA, because he tried to reveal some of the innermost secrets of the community. As ...

  • Fathers Path

    The Genesis of humanity took place on the Father`s path - We believe that Adam and Eve, Abraham and Sara, Izik and Rivka, and Jakob, and Lea, are buried in the Cave of the Machpela in Hebron. "The Way of the Patriarchs" encapsulates the early history of the Jewish people and the connection of the...

  • To Die in Jerusalem

    This instant-classic Israeli documentary unabashedly explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the personal loss of two families.

    This program may contain strong language, nudity, and/or violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

    Year: 2007
    Language: English, Hebrew & Arabic, English subti...

  • Hidden Face

    Through a heroic story, this film presents narratives of the Holocaust as told by different members of the ultra-Orthodox community, portraying a complex relationship between ultra-Orthodox Jews and the memory of the Holocaust, while dealing with the biggest question of all — where was God during...

  • The Children of Teheran

    The rescue of the Children of Teheran from the clutches of the Final Solution in Europe stands out as one of the key stories of rescue in the history of modern Zionism. This is the never-before documented story of the audacious rescue of 800 Jewish children from occupied Poland, through Tehran.

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  • One Shot

    This is the first time ever that snipers of the Israel Defense Forces were given permission to be interviewed for a film. After five weeks of training an Israeli soldier can become a sniper if he chooses to. Snipers are part of every combat unit. The war scenes in the film were taken by combat so...

  • 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...

  • HAREDIM - Orthodox Quarantine

    March 2020, a mysterious virus is attacking humans all over the world, ripping many casualties. International and national Health Systems are helpless in the face of the virus and its morbid effects. In Safed, Israel, members of one Hasidic family find themselves in a completely unknown
    territory...

  • Touchdown Israel
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    Touchdown Israel

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    "Touchdown Israel", a feature length documentary presents the broad religious and cultural diversity that is Israel, and illustrates how sports can be both metaphor and unifier for the world around it. American football has set down real roots in the holy land. The playing levels vary widely, but...

  • Golda

    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...

  • One Hundred Percent

    The village of Beit Jann in the mountains of the Galilee holds the highest record of high school graduates in Israel, and possibly in the world. While the school only held a 12% graduation rate up to a few years ago, it has now climbed to 100%. Beit Jann inhabits a population of 12,000 Druze, an ...

  • 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...

  • On This Happy Note

    Anat Gov, one of the most influential playwrights in Israeli theatre, is preparing for her death. She asks Arik Kneller, an artists’ agent, to be the executor of her will. Arik struggles to accept the humor and serenity with which she faces her upcoming end. Anat, consciously accepting her nearin...

  • Four Mothers

    What does a mother do when her son is in danger? She pulls him out of the lion’s mouth. A female-driven, grassroots protest movement takes on the military establishment and challenges the patriarchal society of Israel to stop a bloody war that has been raging for years.

    Year: 2020
    Languages: Eng...

  • A Lullaby For the Valley

    Eli Shamir paints the views from his studio – endless farm fields, ancient oaks and a generation of farmers disappearing from the Jezreel Valley. His large oils are prized by collectors worldwide. A chance encounter with one painting leads director Ben Shani to begin documenting Shamir at work. N...

  • 21 Days Inside

    The body of a two-year-old toddler is found at the bottom of a well at a Bedouin village in the Negev Desert. His mother is arrested the very same day, suspected of committing murder. During 21 days of detention and interrogation, police officers exploit her weaknesses in order to make her confes...

  • The Burdensome Stone

    The Foundation Stone - the "Holy of Holies" on Jerusalem's Temple Mount - is believed to be the spot where the world was created - and where it will end... In this breathtaking documentary, the secrets and forces clashing over this ancient stone are unraveled. Through a wide range of spiritual an...

  • The Prime Ministers - Part 1 - The Pioneers

    Based on the best-selling book by Ambassador Yehuda Avner, "The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers" takes the audience inside the offices of Israel's Prime Ministers through the eyes of an insider, Yehuda Avner, who served as a chief aide, English language note-taker and speechwriter to Levi Eshkol, G...