Historical Documentaries

Historical Documentaries

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Historical Documentaries
  • 50 Years 50 Faces

    This is the story of Jerusalem, through various residents from the western and eastern parts of the city.

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    Language: Hebrew language, English subtitles
    Director: Moshe Alafi
    Producers: Alafim Productions, Moshe Alafi

  • And There Was Israel

    This film returns to the origins of the creation of the State of Israel (from 1896 to 1948) and highlights the responsibility of the Western World.

    Year: 2018
    Language: French and English languages, English subtitles
    Director: Romed Wyder

  • 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...

  • Live or Die in Entebbe

    Operation Entebbe, hailed as the most brilliant rescue operation in recent history — and Israel's greatest mythological raid — is the Mimouni family's greatest tragedy.

    Year: 2012
    Language: Hebrew language, English subtitles
    Director: Eyal Boers
    Producers: Michael Treves, Andre Boers – Dynamic F...

  • Blues By The Beach

    Fate brings filmmakers together in Israel in April of 2003. They begin a documentary about a live music blues bar by the beach in Tel Aviv called Mike’s Place. The aim is to show there is more to the Middle East than seemingly endless war and terrorism. Filming people having a good time stops abr...

  • A Mountain Tale

    The garbage mountain. That was the first purpose of what has become Ariel Sharon Park. This short animated film depicts the historical and ecological revolution of the land's evolution.

  • The Making of "Ben-Gurion, Epilogue"

    This is the story behind the making of the documentary film "Ben-Gurion, Epilogue," written and directed by Yariv Mozer. Deep in the archive, six hours interview with Israel's founding father, David Ben-Gurion, was discovered. He is 82 years old, he lives in the desert, removed from all political...

  • Six Day War Project

    Get a play-by-play of the incredible Six Day War in 1967, including the ins and outs of Israel’s strategy, leadership, and impressive military feats. But more than that, it opens the door to important questions and issues that Israel faced in the aftermath of the war, and still does to this day.
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  • Narratives: The Palestinian Story Explained

    OpenDor Media explores the challenging concept of “narratives” — how different people and groups can have different perspectives about historical events. Here they delve into the establishment of the State of Israel, which opens the door for big questions about Israel’s story, people, and future....

  • The Driving Spirit

    Menora Hazani, the film's director, embarks on a revealing journey with her father Benny Katzover and his pioneering friends, the leaders of the Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria. Together they unfold the unique story of how a small number of resolved and determined young men decided and fi...

  • The Jesus Tomb

    In 1980, an ancient tomb was uncovered in Jerusalem. Inside were bones dating back to the first century. Could it be the resting place of Christ?

    Year: 2017
    Language: English
    Producer: CTVC

  • A State Behind the Scenes

    A journey to the backstage of the events on May 14, 1948 — leading up to the signing of Israel's Declaration of Independence. This dramatic story unfolds through the memories of those who were there to document, create, and witness this historic event. 

    Year: 2010
    Language: Hebrew, English subti...

  • The Lost Crown

    An Israeli filmmaker embarks on a perilous quest to reveal the fate of the Aleppo Codex, A.K.A The Crown, which is considered the most accurate and valuable manuscript of the Hebrew Bible.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Avi Dabach
    Producer: Judith Manassen-Ramon