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The Valderama Sisters

The Valderama Sisters

The hard-fought struggle of three Peruvian sisters to become Jews and immigrate to Israel

Happy Purim

Happy Purim

Purim, the happiest day in the Jewish calendar. The celebrations are intense and high energy and balanced by other more serious aspects of Purim - giving cash to those in need.


After all you are Just a Guest

After all you are Just a Guest

Every Jewish New Year, ultra-orthodox Jews from Israel converge on Uman, a small Ukrainian village, to pay tribute to the gravesite of their spiritual leader, Rabbi Nachman of Breslav.

Last Stop

Last Stop

Tel Aviv's Central Bus Station is a perplexing labyrinth frequented mostly by refugees, children of migrant workers and hard-scrabble Israelis. The portrait of the place mirrors the face of the country.


HAREDIM - Religion(dot)com

HAREDIM - Religion(dot)com

For Yigal Revach the Internet is a lively oasis in a society that restricts freedom of expression. For Rabbi Rothschild, it is a Trojan horse that might ruin Haredi Society from within

Shtisel

Shtisel

All the other children have left the nest, and only Shulam and Akiva, father and son, remain - quarreling, making up, and laughing about themselves and the rest of the world


Third Person

Third Person

Susan isn’t either-or. Susan isn’t both. Not quite male, not quite female. At 35 years old Susan discovers this for the first time.

Desert Brides

Desert Brides

Three relatively educated,independent Bedouin women are caught within traditional society,trying to survive, each in their own way, a life of polygamy.


Violinists

Violinists

This is a Sisyphean, uncompromising journey of 10-year-old children from Tiberias who are remarkable at playing the the violin.

Sacred Sperm

Sacred Sperm

A personal journey of an orthodox religious Jew after one of the most difficult and important prohibitions in Judaism,"Waste of Sperm", that for its violation there is almost no forgiveness or atonement.


Yoel, Israel & Pashkavils

Yoel, Israel & Pashkavils

The pashkavil, a protest poster pasted on walls, is the ultra-orthodox medium that takes the place of television, radio and internet.

Handa Handa 4

Handa Handa 4

According to the strict Bukhari tradition couples must marry after a brief acquaintance. But Ronen and Orit rebel against their families and refuse to get married. Their love is trapped between tradition and modernity.


Presenting Princess Shaw

Presenting Princess Shaw

An internet-assisted cross-continental collaboration between two very different musicians: Princess Shaw, a young black woman in the American South; and Israeli viral-video artist Kutiman.

The Yard

The Yard

My childhood yard may appear like another shabby parking space in a Jerusalem ultra-orthodox neighborhood. To me, it is the landscape of the only home I have ever known.


Torn

Torn

Can one be a Catholic priest and an Observant Jew at the same time? Jacob is unable to renounce either, and therefore is rejected by both religions. Now he is required to choose.

Hotline

Hotline

The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants is a Tel Aviv based NGO. In exactly inverse proportion to the small-scale of this human rights organization, the issues they deal with are universal and crucial.


Eight Twenty Eight

Eight Twenty Eight

A personal poetic look at one of the most fascinating social experiments in human history – the Kibbutz. This is the story of the filmmaker`s re-encounter with the kibbutz where he grew up, after a long absence.

Neighborhood

Neighborhood

A bench in a modest neighborhood is the daily meeting place of four women, observing a world changing in front of their eyes, a world which they are not part of.


Praise the Lard

Praise the Lard

The story of how the biggest taboo in the Jewish religion ended up becoming a symbol of freedom for the “new Jew” in the Land of Israel.

The Rebellious Son

The Rebellious Son

Adocu-comedy with a hint of tragedy;a family story about one individual's attemptto find his own path and independence,even when those around him think differently.