Short Films

Short Films

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Short Films
  • Dear God

    This short film is told through the eyes of Aaron, a simple Wailing Wall guard who follows a mysterious, beautiful woman's notes in the holly stones of Jerusalem.

    Year: 2014
    Language: Hebrew language, English subtitles
    Directors: Erez Tadmor, Guy Nattiv
    Producers: Shemi Shoenfeld, Amitan Manelzon

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  • 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.

  • RoacH

    This animated short film takes place in nuclear-apocalypse threatened Tel Aviv, featuring Penny, a lonely young woman, and Izzy, her shy yet voyeuristic neighbor.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew language, English subtitles
    Director: Jonathan Hashiloni
    Producer: Jonathan Hashiloni

  • Siren

    Siren follows the adventures of Eli, an Israeli high school kid who tries to find his place in society during Israel's Memorial Week for the victims of the Holocaust and fallen soldiers.

    Year: 2013
    Language: Hebrew language, English subtitles
    Director: Jonah Bleicher
    Producer: Francois Morisset

  • Block 13

    It's the night of Yom Kippur. Keren Hayesod Street lies in sacred silence. But David — a 16-year-old religious Jewish boy – is in turmoil. On the holiest of all night in the Hebrew year, he goes on a journey of sins to restore his waning faith in the creator.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English...

  • The Egg

    All that Noa wants is to become a mother. But when her husband leaves on a business trip, she has a miscarriage. Too afraid to tell her husband the bad news, Noa resorts to desperate measures to have a baby, even if it means doing so unnaturally.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Di...

  • Herbicide

    Five months out of jail, Yanai is trying to get his life together and joins the kibbutz fumigation team, charged with stamping out weeds in the avocado grove. The relentless task of weed extermination forces Yanai into a confrontation with his past.

    Year: 2015
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles...

  • Lost & Found

    Rachel returns home to Israel after many years and is extremely excited about meeting her childhood friend, Lia. She enters the Greeters' hall and Lia is nowhere to be found. While waiting, Rachel reminisces about their friendship.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Inbal M...

  • The Little Dictator

    Professor Yossi Kleinmann, a religious Jew, gets stuck with a calamitous mustache at the 90th birthday party of his wife's grandmother, a Holocaust survivor. The rest is history.

    Year: 2015
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Directors: Nurith Cohn, Emanuel Cohn
    Producer: Noam Keidar
    Writer: Ema...

  • Shmelky

    Children’s TV star Shmelky the Jewish Puppet has a midlife crisis and considers a change of career.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Raanan Rosenbaum
    Producer: Lihi Sabag
    Writer: Raanan Rosenbaum
    Starring: Dotan Elad, Idan Amit, Lior Naor

  • Houses

    Improving their status has never been closer for Adi and her husband Avi, following an offer that they receive from Avi's boss. But will Adi tolerate the consequences?

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Omer Radak
    Producer: Roni Huberman
    Writer: Omer Radak
    Starring: Liron B...

  • Borderline

    Oded, a worn-out drug dealer who goes for a routine exchange of packages on the Israeli border, realizes that the person across the fence is a frustrated Palestinian soccer player who can't manage to pass him his package.

    Year: 2015
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Dmitry Konoplov
    P...

  • The Visit

    Hagar makes a reluctant visit to a nursing home in Jerusalem to visit her father. Through one misstep after another, she becomes trapped in the building. Soon, Hagar’s simple visit has turned into a quest for identity in a microcosm of Israeli society.

    Year: 2014
    Languages: Hebrew, Arabic, Russi...

  • The Postman in Underwear

    Two brothers tell the story of an eccentric postman who falls in love for the first time in his life. In an attempt to help him express his love, they embark on a journey on which they experience the difference between fantasy and real love.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Directo...

  • Blood of Jerusalem

    In ancient Jerusalem, fiery Binyamin is swept into the horrific Roman invasion and must learn the reality of war.

    Year: 2017
    Language: English, English subtitles (select CC)
    Director: Jonathan Zsofi
    Writers: Jason Eberly, Jonathan Zsofi
    Starring: Liran David, Adam Sheffer, Aviad Bivin

  • No Child Left Behind

    Sigal, a cynical high school teacher, bets that she can make the worst senior student pass an upcoming exam. When a personal connection is formed, Sigal begins to question her initial motives.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Rani Avidan
    Producers: Shoham Glass, Kaden Ash...

  • Head's Down

    It's Purim, and Uri sees his class' costume party as a great opportunity to ask out Tamar, the girl he has a crush on. His plan is to go as David Ben-Gurion, win the costume contest, impress Tamar, and win her heart.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Directors: Dor Samara, Raanan Fo...

  • And the World Is Silent

    A deaf teenager becomes interested in surgery that will allow him to hear.
    After the surgery, Yotam find out a whole new and amazing world. He also learning that hearing have downsides.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Yaniv Ben Aharon

  • Omar

    Omer wakes up one day with a thick beard and discovers that he became Omar, an Arab. His metamorphosis takes place on Israel's Independence Day.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew and Arabic, English subtitles
    Directors: Noa Gottesman, Asaf Schwartz
    Producers: Gili Zolty, Noa Gottesman, Asaf Schwartz
    W...

  • Deserted

    On the final assignment of their course as officer candidates in the Israeli army, two women trek through a harsh desert landscape, when one suddenly remembers she’s forgotten something crucial.

    Year: 2013
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Yoav Hornung
    Producer: Gaudeamus Productions...

  • Benched

    Baruch, once a 1970s basketball star who left the big city and became ultra-orthodox, returns to visit his old secular life in the pursuit of one of his mistresses that he left behind, and their son.

    Year: 2012
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Gill Weinstein
    Producer: Gaudeamus Prod...

  • Grape Juice

    Sarah, 11 years old, lives in a remote neglected neighborhood in a suburb by the Negev Desert. One afternoon, she returns home to find that she has lost her key and the door is locked.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Hava Rokhlin
    Producer: Linoy Patahov
    Writer: Hava Rokh...

  • POP 30

    Mika’s boyfriend Nati puts an end to the relationship when Mika proposes marriage. Mika moves back home and becomes addicted to the ATARI video game still sitting in her childhood bedroom. But going back to the past doesn’t heal Mika’s heartache.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Di...

  • Elevation

    The Sabbath is a few hours away. Victor, a confirmed orthodox Jew, is stuck in Tel Aviv after missing the last bus home. In his search for a solution, he discovers feelings that have been hiding inside him for a long time.

    Year: 2012
    Langauge: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director & Writer: Ophir B...

  • What Follows the Night

    Set in alternate reality modern-day Tel Aviv, it is the dark and mysterious story of a young and desperately lonely seamstress and her encounters with a raven-man who changes her life.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director & Producer: Neta Shenitzer
    Writer: Neta Shenitzer
    Starr...