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  • 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

  • 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...

  • Joseph's Ballad

    Four men – a Druze soldier, an orthodox Jew, a Jewish soldier and the Arab caretaker of the 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 anothe...

  • A General's Story

    A man who lost his identity until he became a "village fool" was forced to become a sober and responsible father as he approached his son's bar mitzvah. But reality slaps everyone again, in a sensitive and moving documentary. Michael has been walking around the streets of a champion in the street...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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, ...

  • 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...

  • 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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