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  • Shir

    It's Yom HaZikaron, Israeli Memorial Day. 17-year-old Shir skips school, evades her mom and, on the spinning wheels of her skateboard, tries as hard as she can to run away from her memories of her brother.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Michael Aloni
    Producers: Michael ...

  • Here and Now

    A social drama told through the eyes of Andrey, a young immigrant living with his little sister in the slums of the city of Ashdod and struggling to assimilate into Israeli society, who forms a hip-hop band with his three best friends. Their dream of taking part in the competition is all but shat...

  • Don't Forget Me

    Tom’s period is back. Her doctor at the Eating Disorder Unit where she is committed says that she is getting better. The thought of getting healthy and heavy scares the shit out of her. It looks like it is going to be the worst day of her life. And then Tom meets Neil, a socially awkward Tuba pla...

  • A.K.A Nadia

    Nadia is a 20-year-old Arab girl who has a secret love affair with Nimer, a PLO activist. They move to England, where Nimer is caught by the authorities and Nadia is left alone. A slick character fixes her with an Israeli passport of a Jewish girl that enables her to return to Israel. Twenty year...

  • By Summer's End

    It's the summer of 1978, a month to go until the Camp David peace accords, but Michal isn't worried by world affairs. Her 7-year-old daughter Maya has yet to learn how to read and write and her teacher wants to hold her back a year. Michal rises to the occasion and vows that by the end of the sum...

  • Haven

    During the Second Lebanon War, Motti and Keren, a young religious couple from the north of Israel, look for a place to stay to escape the tense situation in their hometown. They find themselves at Yali and Boaz's bourgeois apartment in Tel Aviv. Due to differences between the couples, conflicts b...

  • A Quiet Heart

    In present-day Jerusalem, a city increasingly dominated by religious fanaticism, a young secular woman seeks refuge from the pressure of being a concert pianist.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Eitan Anner
    Producers: Gal Greenspan, Moshe Edery, Leon Edery, Roi Kurland
    St...

  • Outdoors

    An Israeli couple decides to leave the big city and start fresh by building a house in the countryside of the Galilee. While their dream home is being built, the foundations of their relationship slowly collapse.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Asaf Saban
    Producer: Asaf ...

  • Between Worlds

    Bina, a religious woman from Jerusalem, arrives panic-stricken at the hospital after her son Oliel was severely injured in a stabbing attack. This is the first time she sees him since he became secular and lost contact with the family. Her husband, Meir, comes later only after their daughter Este...

  • Aya

    Arriving at the international airport on his way to Jerusalem, a man mistakes a woman in arrivals to be his driver. The two strangers set off to the city where he is to judge a music competition and they slowly begin to connect.

    Year: 2012
    Languages: Hebrew, English & Danish, English subtitles
    D...

  • It All Begins at Sea

    A story about the coming of age for an Israeli family coping with various life experiences, such as friendship, love, sex, and death.

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

    Year: 2008
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director & Writer...

  • Obsession

    Against the backdrop of Jerusalem – 1968, after the Six-Day War, a problematic love story unfolds based on true events in the film director's life; When Israel suddenly became three times the size it was, and when the general feeling was that anything is possible.

    Year: 2011
    Language: Hebrew, En...

  • A Green Chariot

    A 22-year-old young man's greatest wish is to be Israeli. He's become religious, changed his name to Yair, and speaks only in Hebrew – even when he's addressed in Russian, his mother tongue. Now, Yair is about to marry his Israeli girlfriend. But when Yair receives a package from his aunt in Ukra...

  • Iftah

    After years of sexual denial, Yiftach leaves his family to live alone in Tel Aviv. Attracted to men but torn between his former and new life, Yiftach is consumed with blame and feels disconnected from everything around him. The drama moves between different time periods, raising penetrating quest...

  • Orange People

    For many years, Grandma Zohara has occupied a special role within the Moroccan community in Israel. By cradling an object brought to her by her clients, Grandma Zohara gains access to the family's past through her dreams. The observations she makes on these dreaming journeys, allow her to advise ...

  • Never Too Late

    After spending eight years in the farthest reaches of South America, 30-year-old Herzl returns home to Israel. With no ambitions or prospects for the future, he finds a job hanging posters across the country. Driving his 1985 Volvo, with a pile of dusty Israeli folk tapes on the dashboard and a w...

  • Red Leaves

    Meseganio Tadela is an obstinate man. He immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia with his family 28 years ago and chose to zealously retain his Ethiopian culture. He belongs to a rapidly disappearing generation. Tadela sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to...

  • Joseph's Ballad

    Four men – a Druze soldier, an orthodox Jew, a Jewish soldier and the Arab caretaker of a tomb are surrounded by an anxious and dangerous mob. Stones are being thrown at them and shots are fired. In the few hours left before dying or being rescued they have no choice but to listen to one another....

  • Doubtful

    Assi, a Tel Avivian screenwriter stuck in his life, is sentenced to community service to work with juveniles in Beersheba, Israel. This is the story of a detached man who aspires to save delinquent youth through art, and of thoughtful teenagers who do not want to be saved.

    This program may conta...

  • A Trumpet in the Wadi

    A love story between Odeh and Alex - a young Arab woman and a new immigrant from Russia, developing in Wadi Nissans in Haifa. Odeh's family's opposition and the political situation in Israel do not stand up to their love, but will this impossible connection survive?

    Year: 2002
    Language: Hebrew, ...

  • Samira

    Samira is 40 years old, she is a married woman and a mother and lives a normal life in Judea and Samaria. One day she travels to a coffee shop in Israeli territory in order to blow herself up there. The bomb planted in her body does not explode and she is forced to throw it inside the shop, where...

  • The Decision Maker

    Israeli Prime Minister, Gideon Harel, participates in a TV election debate. He takes a break from the preparations to wander the corridors of the TV studio. In the studio archive, he finds a tape with a report that summarizes his life and career, being prepared for broadcast in case he passes awa...

  • Planted

    As she nurses her "vegetative state" son, Tami feels that all her dreams have vanished and her life has been depleted. She insists on changing her situation and plans to transfer her son — who she blames for her situation — to an institution. When her husband opposes the idea, the family begins t...

  • Last Resort

    The year is 1993. Night time. September 13. The Oslo Agreement is signed in Washington. The remains of a deserted Nahal settlement with social ambitions from the early 80s are scattered over Mount Hazon in the lower Galilee. Noam Wax, the charismatic leader of the group, gathers his friends back ...