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  • Tunnel of Hope

    The painful memories and hopeful reflections of three generations of Jews tragically affected by the Holocaust, merge into one incredible narrative of perseverance and survival. In 1943, 250 Jewish slave workers successfully escaped from a Nazi labor camp in Novogrudok, Belarus, via a tunnel they...

  • Good Morning Son

    A young IDF soldier critically injured during a Gaza military operation, clings to life while his family maintains a bedside vigil, in the sensitive Israeli drama. Sharon Bar-Ziv writes, directs, and stars in this intimate chamber ensemble, playing anxious father David whose son Ori lies comatose...

  • Gisi

    Gisi Fleischmann believed she could stop the Holocaust if only she succeeded to raise enough money. She led a resistance group in Slovakia, which tried to stop the transports to Auschwitz, by bribing Nazi officials. Her story had been almost forgotten, until the Slovak National Theatre staged a p...

  • Into the North

    A group of Czech Jewish teenagers sets out on a journey to the North. Without their parents to look after them, they must rely on each other. That's how their great adventure starts. They spend four years in Denmark, an oasis in the midst of raging World War II. More than 70 years later, they are...

  • Sidewalk

    A documentary poem interweaving seven parallel stories of children on their way to school and back, "Sidewalk" offers a glimpse into the rare moments of true independence afforded to these young schoolchildren.

    Year: 2007
    Languages: Arabic, Turkish & Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Duki Dror...

  • Shadow in Baghdad

    A young Iraqi journalist sets out to write about Linda Abdul Aziz, who escaped to Israel in the early 70's and whose father, a prominent lawyer, had been kidnapped in Baghdad. The continuous dialogue between the two slowly uncovers the tragic end of her father, as well as that of a whole Jewish c...

  • Red Vibes

    Set in an industrial zone of Tel Aviv, a group of charismatic young artists, immigrants from the former Soviet Union, whose provocative punk-trash music and rebellious ideology of ”Black Communism” make them too defiant for the fragile Israeli society. Ausweis & Friends engage in the creative pro...

  • Raging Dove

    A small news item in the back pages of a local Israeli newspaper reported a world champion boxer, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, defeated only by the flags he has waved upon victory (first Israeli, then Palestinian) is trying to make a comeback in the Middle East. Curiosity led director Duki Dr...

  • Radio Daze

    Every Afternoon, a very ordinary radio, placed in a living room, becomes the center of Rivka Solarsky’s life. All the broadcasters of all the radio stations know her, and that’s because ever since she got over her initial phobia, she hasn’t stopped calling them. She solves their riddles, recites ...

  • Fence Your Best

    Haim Hatuel started piercing his kids at the age of 5. Today, they are Israeli fencing champions. It all started a day after his release from the army, when he saw an ad that changed his life. He was accepted into a fencing academy, a social sport initiative aimed at turning street kids into law-...

  • Good Garbage

    The Hebron garbage dump serves the Israeli settlements in the area and is a source of livelihood for 200 Palestinian families nearby. The violent daily struggle for scraps of metal in the dump distracts from other everyday pains, as they keep dreaming about success and education that would extric...

  • Praise the Lard

    Pork. It’s the Jewish religion’s biggest taboo and one of Israel’s most controversial issues. Told in a humorous tone, Praise the Lard follows the quirky story of how a simple farm animal became a symbol of freedom for secular Israelis and an existential threat to the religious.

    Year: 2017
    Langu...

  • Golden Boys

    Every week, 10 elderly gay men gather in a room lighten by neon lights in the LGBT Center of Tel Aviv. Being part of a community that sanctifies youth, this intimate space is these old gays' last and only shelter, where they can age and deal with aging openly. Instead of the typical sociological ...

  • Family in Transition

    This is the story of a family in Nahariya, a small traditional town in Israel, whose lives change completely after their father finally decides to tell his family that he's a transgender woman. Their mother chooses to stay with her spouse through the whole process, but just as it seems that life ...

  • 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...

  • Photonovela

    A 12-year-old girl must complete a family history assignment for school. The boring task slowly becomes a sweeping drama embodying many secrets during three generations of one family, beginning before the Second World War, continuing as Holocaust refugees, and ending with the fall of the collecti...

  • My Fantasia

    An autobiographical film, "My Fantasia" tells of director Duki Dror's journey to his home, to his childhood and to his family. Spurred into motion by the First Gulf War, which forces him to return home from America, Dror comes home to find his Iraqi Jewish father in preparation to close the doors...

  • Mr. Cortisone, Happy Days

    Part stream-of-consciousness diary, part experimental documentary, Mr. Cortisone, Happy Days follows director Shlomo Shir's last years and moments as he battles the recurring tumor which ultimately claimed his life.
    Shot over three years, the film follows Shir in and out of hospitals and into his...

  • 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...

  • Collaborators

    Over the past 30 years, more than 10,000 Palestinians have been recruited as Israeli collaborators in the Occupied Territories. Under constant threat by Palestinian authorities and society and rejected by Israelis who have no desire to welcome them into their own neighborhoods, these collaborator...

  • Across the River

    For years Moshe has been warning his community of HIV disease to stop it from spreading. In Ethiopia, he finds thousands of Jews, waiting in compounds to fulfill their dream and immigrate to Israel. A journey back to his isolated village reveals a story about a curious young man, who marked the w...

  • Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions

    The award-winning film illuminates the life of German Jewish Expressionist architect Erich Mendelsohn. The film deftly juxtaposes Mendelsohn’s original designs and love letters written to his wife Luise with contemporary images, weaving together reflections from architects and locals who use thes...

  • The Secret Ingredient

    Uri and Neta, the owners of the Indian restaurant 24 Rupee in Tel Aviv, and Lilach, a photographer, decided to travel to India, in search for the Secret Ingredient in Indian food. This simple search after the secret ingredient in Indian food, leads them to encounters and experiences that only mag...

  • Torn

    Can you be a Catholic priest and an Observant Jew at the same time? 12 years after he was ordained as a Polish Catholic priest comes the discovery that he was born to Jewish parents. The film follows his amazing journey: from conducting mass in a church in Poland, to life as an observant Jew in a...