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  • The Light of Fire

    After losing 40 years of work in a sudden fire, American-Israeli artist Yoram Raanan begins painting again. But as surprising images emerge from his work, Yoram and his family are forced to realize how truly different everything has become. A film about heartbreaking loss and inspiring resilience...

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  • Jews, Third Time

    As the State of Israel celebrates 70 years of independence, Rino Zror compares between the current Jewish state and the previous, historical ones. The resemblance is overwhelming. Only twice before can a full Jewish sovereignty be found: one lasted only 75 years, during the First Temple period, a...

  • Cornerstones: Hummus

    A seemingly simple, yet deeply rich and nutritious plate that serves as a breakfast and lunchtime staple for most people throughout the Middle East. Hummus has become a true phenomenon the world over, but where do its origins lay? And how much do we really know of its incredible history?

    Year: 2...

  • Tata Sol

    8 days after she immigrated to Israel from Casablanca, Solika Peretz packed her bags again, got on a bus and demanded to return to her homeland. 50 years later, still living in the same small apartment, she tells the story to her grandson.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director:...

  • 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.

    Year: 2017
    Language: English, Hebrew; English subt...

  • My Little Country

    Tania, a Moldovan immigrant, has worked as a modalist in the “Mini Israel” park since its opening. Through her intersections with the small country she’s created, a question arises: What does it mean to be Israeli?

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Yael Danon
    Producer: Yae...

  • The Ceremony

    At 80 years of age, Colonel David Rokni is preparing to command a national ceremony for Israel's Independence Day. Just like in each of the last 30 years, he goes through an arduous series of training, routine formation, and foot drills for the traditional military parade — a job no other person ...

  • My Home

    Minorities make up 20 precent of Israel’s population, with the Jewish majority referring to them collectively as “Arabs.” Many in Israel, and around the world, believe this minority to be hostile to the State of Israel. But there are Arabs who see Israel as a worthy place.

    Year: 2016
    Language: H...

  • By the Grace of Heaven

    During Passover, and under the auspices of the coronavirus' eruption, the capital of Israel's ultra-Orthodox community — Bnei Brak — pays an especially high price.

    Year: 2020
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Directors: Yariv Mozer, Sigal Rosh
    Producers: Ronen Manelis‏, Sigal Rosh
    Writer: Yari...

  • 17 Seconds

    A coming-of-age drama that follows four outstanding adolescent athletes living at Israel's national sports academy.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Alon Marom
    Producer: Irit Dolev
    Writer: Alon Marom

  • Hasan Arfa Compound – TLV Misfits

    The Hasan Arfa Compound, an assembly of small workshops and garages built on a deserted Muslim grove, is a neglected enclave in the heart of Tel Aviv, occupied by people on the margins of society. Like a modern-day forsaken town in the Wild West — money, principles, and despair meet for one final...

  • Uploading Holocaust

    ​Every year, Israeli high school students embark on a school trip to Poland to commemorate the Holocaust, known in Israel as "The Journey to Poland." Since it began in the late 1980s, the traditional journey includes 100 teenagers, 4 concentration camps, 3 mass graves, 2 ghettos and 14 memorial s...

  • Eizenkot

    On January 15, 2019, Gadi Eizenkot completed four years as Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces and 40 years of service in the IDF.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Yariv Mozer
    Writer: Yariv Mozer