History of Israel Films

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  • Private Album

    The story of Israel's 70 years, as reflected in the private images of 17 Israelis. Each picture brings back to life a historic moment, major or minor. Filmmaker Kobi Farag leads the journey between people and images that create a new kind of history — a history of the people.

    Year: 2018
    Language...

  • When the Smoke Clears

    Follow the true stories of young Israeli soldiers whose injuries leave them fighting for the strength to live. Making breakthroughs and finding meaning by reaching out to those in need, they discover that what didn’t kill them really did make them stronger.

    This program may contain strong langua...

  • The Legacy - Ben Zion Netanyahu

    A first glimpse into the life of Benzion Netanyahu, father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a Zionist, an intellectual, and a world-renowned historian. The documentary was filmed just before Benzion died at the age of 102.

    Year: 2012
    Languages: English and Hebrew, English subtitles
    Direc...

  • 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...

  • 50 Years 50 Faces

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

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Moshe Alafi
    Producers: Alafim Productions

  • 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

  • There and Here

    This is the story of three ex-pilots and a navigator, all in their 80's, who in their youth embodied the perfect image of the model Israeli "Tsabar." The four decide to come clean about their true identities as Holocaust survivors and venture out on a journey throughout their lost childhoods, the...

  • Buried Alive

    The struggle of a middle-aged woman who sets out in search of her husband, a member of the Israeli Black Panthers who disappeared 20 years earlier under mysterious political circumstances.

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

    Year: 199...

  • 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 i...

  • 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...

  • Death in the Terminal

    After the controversial 2015 terrorist attack in the Beersheba’s bus station, Tali Shemesh and Asaf Sudry set out to tell the story of the people caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. Their testimonies are incorporated into security camera footage to present a surprising and complex pictur...

  • My Herzl

    In this intimate and surprising documentary, two brothers-in-law - one a filmmaker, the other a collector of Theodor Herzl's memorabilia - explore the legacy of Herzl's life and career.

    Year: 2013
    Languages: English & Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Eli Tal-El
    Producers: Tal-El Productions &...

  • The Binding of Yitzchak

    Did Yigal Amir know that during the Israel Security Agency's initial interrogation, on the night he assassinated Yitzhak Rabin, he was almost killed by an agent charged with protecting him? It's the first time this story has been told.

    This program may contain strong language, nudity, and/or vio...

  • 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.

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

    Year: 2012
    Language: Hebrew, ...

  • The Man Who Tried to Prevent War

    Original Israeli drama about the decision-making process before the Six Day War and Prime Minister Levi Eshkol's attempts to prevent the war.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles (use CC to activate)
    Director: Gideon Ganani
    Producer: Riki Shelach
    Starring: Dov Glickman, Rami Heuberger,...

  • Silent Sirens

    An original drama that presents the political and military decision-making processes that preceded the Yom Kippur War.

    Year: 2002
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Ori Inbar
    Producer: Riki Shelach
    Starring: Assi Dayan, Yoram Hatav, Nathan Datner, Ruth Geler

  • War With No Name

    1 season

    "War With No Name” is a three-episode documentary series that seeks, for the first time, to tell the story of Israel’s “lost war” in Lebanon, from 1982 to 2000. Using rare archival footage and interviews with political leaders, generals, and ordinary soldiers, “War With No Name” paints a portrait...

  • Sabena Hijacking

    From the writer of "Fauda" comes this intense docu-drama based on the events of May 8, 1972, when four hijackers from the Palestinian organization "Black September" took control of a Sabena commercial airliner from Brussels to Tel Aviv.

    This program may contain strong language, nudity, and/or vi...

  • Altalena

    The story of the "Altalena" ship which is perhaps the most dramatic and tragic story that has taken place in the State of Israel since its establishment until today.

    Year: 2008
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Eli Cohen
    Producer: Riki Shelach
    Starring: Yossi Kantz, Yoram Hattab, Yoa...

  • Under the Iron Dome

    1 season

    1 Season (3 Episodes)

    The untold story of why and how Israel engineered the world's most miraculous missile defense system, to shelter the brave citizens of Southern Israel when no solution was in sight.

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

  • The Art of Security

    They used to call him the Israeli “Rambo.” But these days, not many would recognize that Marc Provisor has spent the past quarter-century working as one of Israel’s leading experts in combating terror.

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

  • Now or Never

    The story of the United Nations declaration of the division of the State of Israel, which took place between November 29th, 1947 and May 1948.

    Year: 2005
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Eitan Londner
    Producers: Riki Shelach, Zvi Shaphra
    Starring: Rivka Neumann, Yossi Kantz, Liat Go...

  • Hope in the Holy Land

    An American Christian with a deep love for Israel sets off on a journey across the Holy Land to confront his indifference toward the Palestinians and to search for the deeper truths behind one of the most perplexing and debated conflicts in the world. Along the way, he discovers the painful strug...

  • Rescue Bus 300

    From the director of "Fauda" comes an intense docu-drama based on the 1984 hijacking of bus line 300 in Israel, in which 41 passengers and a bus driver were attacked and held captive by terrorists.

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

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