Israel

5 Broken Cameras

5 Broken Cameras

Director: Guy Davidi, Emad Burnat
Year: 2011

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE - BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE - An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, 5 BROKEN CAMERAS is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by...

5 Broken Cameras

9 Star Hotel

9 Star Hotel

Director: Ido Harr
Year: 2007

This unflinching documentary follows Ahmed and Muhammad, two of the many Palestinians who illegally cross the border into the Israeli city of Modi�in in search of work.

9 Star Hotel

Ajami

Ajami

Director: Yaron Shani, Scandar Copti
Year: 2009

Nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, Ajami is a bold crime drama set on the margins of an Arab ghetto. Working with a cast of non-actors in the real streets of Ajami itself, the film deftly meshes characters and conflicts with...

Ajami

Alila

Alila

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2003

Amos Gitai's ALILA tells the story of over a dozen distinct characters who inhabit an apartment complex located in a rundown neighborhood of Tel Aviv, Israel.

Alila

Arab Labor: The Complete First Season

Arab Labor: The Complete First Season

Director: Yaakov Goldwasser, Roni Ninio
Year: 2008

This critically-acclaimed comedy series from Israel is about Amjad, a Palestinian journalist and Israeli citizen in search of his identity. This series pierces the taboos surrounding the prickly, long-standing status quo in which Palestinian and...

Arab Labor: The Complete First Season

Beaufort

Beaufort

Director: Joseph Cedar
Year: 2007

Oscar Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, BEAUFORT chronicles the final days of an Israeli army unit's tense, painful withdrawal in 2000 from a strategic bunker inside a 12th century Crusader fortress near the Lebanese border, marking the end of...

Beaufort

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Director: Yuval Adler
Year: 2013

Bethlehem tells the story of the complex relationship between an Israeli Secret Service officer and his teenage Palestinian informant. Shuttling back and forth between conflicting points of view, the film is a raw portrayal of characters torn apart...

Bethlehem

Carmel

Carmel

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2010

From Israel's most important filmaker, CARMEL is Amos Gitai's (KADOSH, KIPPUR) deeply personal and resonant meditation on Jewish and Israeli identity. Using both fiction and documentary techniques, Gitai links his family history to ancient history.

Carmel

Devarim

Devarim

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 1995

DEVARIM is the first of Gitai's acclaimed trilogy of films about life in Israel's major cities (YOM YOM is set in Haifa and KADOSH is set in Jerusalem). Set in Tel Aviv during one very hot summer, it follows the intersecting lives of three young men...

Devarim

Farewell Herr Schwarz

Farewell Herr Schwarz

Director: Yael Reuveny
Year: 2013

Winner of the Best Documentary Prize at the Haifa International Film Festival, director Yael Reuvenya's film is a cinematic journey about the Holocaust from a third generation perspective. Siblings Michla and Feiv'ke Schwarz were separated by the wa...

Farewell Herr Schwarz

A History of Israeli Cinema

A History of Israeli Cinema

Director: Raphael Nadjari
Year: 2009

Raphaël Nadjari’s extraordinary two-part documentary weaves together clips from more than 70 years of Israeli film with commentary from filmmakers, scholars and critics

A History of Israeli Cinema

In The Image

In The Image

Director: Emmy Scharlatt, Judith Montell
Year: 2014

Palestinian women volunteers are given video cameras and record the brutality and human rights violations by Israelis that are a part of their daily lives.

In The Image

Kadosh

Kadosh

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 1999

"Incandescent" portrayals by two Israeli actresses illuminate the plight of women within Orthodox Judaism today. Using superb cinematography, ethnic music, and authentic Jerusalem locations, Israel's best known filmmaker renders a heartbreaking...

Kadosh

Kedma

Kedma

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2002

May 1948, some days before the creation of the state of Israel. Upon arrival in Palestine, a boat of concentration camp survivors is confronted by hostile British soldiers. The hopeful emigrants have then to follow the Jewish forces to immediately...

Kedma

The Kindergarten Teacher

The Kindergarten Teacher

Director: Nadav Lapid
Year: 2014

Nadav Lapid's The Kindergarten Teacher is the story of a teacher who becomes at first enchanted, and then ultimately consumed by the poetic genius of her five-year-old student. As the titular protagonist, Nira, discovers that her young student, Yoav...

The Kindergarten Teacher

Kippur

Kippur

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2000

Acclaimed filmmaker Amos Gitai's semi-autobiographical account of the 1973 Yom Kippur war from the point of view of a young soldier. Kippur is not a traditional "blood, guts and glory" war film. There are no men in battle, only the rescue crews...

Kippur

My Father My Lord

My Father My Lord

Director: David Volach
Year: 2007

"An astonishing debut feature."(Variety). The son of a respected elder in a cloistered hasidic enclave unwittingly runs afoul of his father's strict religious doctrine when childhood life prompts questions outside the confines of tradition. A family...

My Father My Lord

Or (My Treasure)

Or (My Treasure)

Director: Keren Yedaya
Year: 2004

Ruthie and Or, a mother an daughter, live in a small Tel Aviv flat, out of which the former has been a prostitute for the last twenty years. Or has tried many times to get her mother to quit working the street, but without much success -- and now...

Or (My Treasure)

Rabin, The Last Day

Rabin, The Last Day

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2015

Lauded director Amos Gitai (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in this gripping docudrama.

Rabin, The Last Day

Saint Clara

Saint Clara

Director: Ari Folman and Ori Sivan
Year: 1996

A Russian immigrant teenager's clairvoyant powers create mayhem among the students at Golda Meir Junior High in this jumpy, highly energetic, off-kilter Israel where first love and the apocalypse seem interconnected.

Saint Clara

State 194

State 194

Director: Dan Setton
Year: 2013

In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were deserving of statehood, inspiring them to change their destiny and seek UN membership. Since then, they've made remarkable progress, but the...

State 194

A Strange Course of Events

A Strange Course of Events

Director: Raphael Nadjari
Year: 2013

Shaul is a melancholic dreamer, with a tendency to run whenever things go wrong. He returns to Haifa one day for a reckoning with the father he has not seen in 5 years. But getting along with an airy-fairy mother in-law with a penchant for New Age, ...

A Strange Course of Events

Tehilim

Tehilim

Director: Raphael Nadjari
Year: 2007

From director Raphael Nadjari. In contemporary Jerusalem, an average middle class Jewish family balances the rituals of family, friends, religion and workaday life. But when middle-aged father and husband Eli (Shmuel Vilozni) unaccountably vanishes...

Tehilim

Time of Favor

Time of Favor

Director: Joseph Cedar
Year: 2001

Winner of six Israeli Academy Awards including Best Picture, TIME OF FAVOR is a taut thriller about the volatile relationship between Orthodox nationalists and the Israeli army. Stars Assi Dayan as a charismatic West Bank Rabbi.

Time of Favor

Watermarks

Watermarks

Director: Yaron Zilberman
Year: 2004

Debut helmer Yaron Zilberman's WATERMARKS is the story of the champion women swimmers of the legendary Vienna sports club Hakoah, a wildly victorious Jewish organization created in response to Austrian anti-Semitism. Alternating between historical...

Watermarks

Web Junkie

Web Junkie

Director: Shosh Shlam, Hilla Medalia
Year: 2014

Internet addiction is now a global issue, and china is the first country to classify it as a clinical disorder. Web Junkie takes audiences inside a Beijing treatment center and explores the cases of three teenagers who suffer from this 21st century...

Web Junkie

West of the Jordan River

West of the Jordan River

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2018

Amos Gitai returns to the occupied territories for the first time since his 1982 documentary Field Diary with this portrait of the citizens, Israelis and Palestinians, who are trying to overcome the consequences of occupation.

West of the Jordan River

Working Woman

Working Woman

Year: 2018

To help support her family Orna (Liron Ben Shlush) returns to the workplace, landing a job with a former army superior, Benny (Menashe Noy) who is now a successful real estate developer. While Orna embraces her new position and tries to balance its...

Working Woman

Yom Yom

Yom Yom

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 1998

In YOM YOM, the second film in Amos Gitai's (DEVARIM, KADOSH) celebrated "City Trilogy," Israel's preeminent writer-director weaves, "a darkly comic tale of characters driven by divided loyalties and neurotic inhibitions" (THE VILLAGE VOICE) in the...

Yom Yom

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