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Anthropology

Queen of Jerusalem

Queen of Jerusalem

When I was a little boy I thought my mother was a queen. She had a dazzling smile, a cold glance, and a commanding tone of voice that told me she was a queen.

Night Shift

Night Shift

One neighborhood, one cop, one night. The story of Israel's toughest neighborhood through one night with the local cop.


HAREDIM  - The Rabbi`s Daughter & The Midwife

HAREDIM - The Rabbi`s Daughter & The Midwife

Two Ultra Orthodox women; each confronts religious constraints to effect social change with bold, brave, feminine ingenuity and resourcefulness

Israel: A Home Movie

Israel: A Home Movie

A collections of 8mm home movies, hundreds film rolls from forgotten basements and attics, containing countless hours that tell the story of Israel from the beginning of the 20th century.


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.

The Valderama Sisters

The Valderama Sisters

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


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.