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Anthropology

H I Jew Positive

H I Jew Positive

Yurek, a young Polish student has just found out he is Jewish, "I've got it…I am H. I. Jew Positive". This is a film about 15 years in the life of 4 New Jews in Poland.

Remember Baghdad

Remember Baghdad

5 families from the Jewish community look back on a scarcely imaginable time in Baghdad – Iraq was booming, it was pleasure-seeking, and there was inter-communal trust. Iraq was once one of the most diverse places on earth, more tolerant of its minority


HAREDIM - Gevald!

HAREDIM - Gevald!

Israel as viewed by a member of radical Orthodox Jewish sects, one that does not recognize the State of Israel

Rock in the Red Zone

Rock in the Red Zone

It’s one thing to leave your comfort zone; it’s another to enter a red zone. Filmmaker Laura Bialis crosses the line between observer and participant in a tale of music and romance on the frontlines of a never-ending war.


A Tale of a Woman and a Robe

A Tale of a Woman and a Robe

In Judaism, women converts, are required to immerse themselves in the Mikveh in the presence of three rabbinical judges, while wearing nothing but a robe.

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.