Short Films

Short Films

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Short Films
  • Disabled

    Lior is a disabled veteran who is grounded to a wheelchair. After over three months in the rehabilitation department, Lior doesn't believe he could walk again. His perception changes when Inbar, a funny and cheeky girl, who came to visit her sister accidentally enters the room.

    Year: 2016
    Langua...

  • Round Three

    Ofira, a recently retired teacher, refuses to become a victim of routine life and decides to revive an old dream - becoming a painter. With no support from her family, Ofira faces the white canvas, when in fact she is facing herself, to paint the rest of her life.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, En...

  • Suggestibility

    On his way to his best friend's Bachler party, Adam (28) sees his girlfriend with another man. As he decides to drive away, Adam is torn between his raging feelings and reason.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Shahar Shamay
    Producer: Nelly Feldman
    Starring: David Tetro, A...

  • Wasserman - The Rain Man

    73-year-old Wasserman swore never to pray again. He blames God for his family's annihilation during the Holocaust. He is unwilling to forgive. But a dire situation forces Wasserman to reconsider.

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

    Ye...

  • Morti Vivos Docent

    Night time. A young pathologist is performing an autopsy on the body of a notorious criminal, under the supervision of a senior colleague. As the procedure advances, he's about to learn an important lesson that is not taught in med school.

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

  • Ben David

    Eran is a religious Shin Bet (security agency) officer who is transferred to the Jewish Department in order to thwart "price tag" attacks. He soon realizes that he has to deal with the "Hilltop Youth," his contemporaries when he was young.

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

  • Bon Appétit

    A guy arrives with his girlfriend to an apartment in order to sign a contract to work at a sausage factory. She waits for him outside, but when he doesn’t return, she slowly starts to suspect something terrible is going on in the innocent looking apartment.

    Year: 2020
    Language: Hebrew, English s...

  • The Last Fisherman in the Sea of Galilee

    An intimate and spiritual encounter of a Japanese director and a member of the Makuya community, which believes in both the Old and New Testament, as he follows an Israeli fisherman in the Sea of Galilee. The director has had only one question since his childhood: Why did Jesus choose his first d...

  • Across the Line

    Hananel, a young religious Jew, is hurrying home for Shabbat. An unexpected encounter with Mundir, an unwanted and stubborn Palestinian hitchhiker, leads Hananel on a series of mix-ups that eventually teaches him a lesson in communication, friendship, and love.

    Year: 2017
    Languages: Hebrew & Ara...

  • I'm From the Jews

    A young teacher becomes possessed by his dead grandfather, who forces him to choose between his Iraqi Arabic Jewish family identity and his life as an Israeli ignoring the past.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Directors: Aharon Shem Tov, Niv Hachlili
    Producer: Yifat Prestelnik

  • Dear God

    Lior Ashkenazi, one of Israel's top actors, stars as a simple Western Wall guard who follows a mysterious, beautiful woman's notes in the holy stones of Jerusalem.

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

  • The Youngest

    In the Jewish ultra-Orthodox world, marriage is by arrangement only. Leah, a young woman just coming of age, is ready for love. But her mother seems unwilling to let her go.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Rachel Elitzur
    Producer: Racheli Vasserman
    Writer: Rachel Elitzur...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Something to Live For

    A young woman who has been training to become a suicide bomber, must choose between love for her son and her obligation to carry out an attack.

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

    Year: 2019
    Language: Arabic, English subtitles
    Direct...

  • Aya

    Arriving at the international airport on his way to Jerusalem, a man mistakes a woman in arrivals to be his driver. The two strangers set off to the city where he is to judge a music competition and they slowly begin to connect.

    Year: 2012
    Languages: Hebrew, English & Danish, English subtitles
    D...

  • A Letter From the Past

    It took 28 years for a letter to arrive from Berlin to Tel Aviv. But what troubles Menachem is the content of the letter. He's afraid to find out what his brother, with whom he has had no contact for 40 years, might have written there.

    Year: 2012
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Ofe...

  • Joseph's Ballad

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

  • An Average Story

    Avi Cohen has just been informed that he is the most average man who ever lived. Overnight, he reluctantly becomes a national icon and instant celebrity. With his wife's enthusiastic urging, they translate the situation into a business venture that goes surprisingly awry.

    Year: 2015
    Languages: H...

  • 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.

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

    Year: 201...

  • 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.

    This program may contain strong langua...

  • 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.

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

  • The Two Thieves

    The story of Christ's sacrifice is told from the viewpoint of two people who had a unique perspective.

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

    Year: 2014
    Language: English, English subtitles
    Director: Dallas Jenkins
    Producers: Peter McDonough, Luk...

  • Paris on the Water

    Bathya is a former movie star who feels that her life is finally about to change. After years of frustration, she is offered a part in a movie. But on the morning of the audition, she is forced to reexamine her priorities.

    Year: 2014
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Hadas Ayalon
    Pro...