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Dancing in Jaffa

Dancing in Jaffa

Renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine applies his belief that dance can overcome political and cultural differences to Jewish and Palestinian Israelis children. Over the course of a 4 month program he achieves a magical transformation.

With a Pledge

With a Pledge

In a Jewish Moroccan village in the 40's, Simone and her best friend Hannah vows to wed their children.


The Heart that Sings

The Heart that Sings

A young Holocaust survivor spends a 1950s summer as the music director at a camp in the Catskills Mountains of New York. The campers take advantage of her broken spirit, but eventually they transform each other in a magnificent way.

The Accursed

The Accursed

A five-part series that attempts to investigate the idea of the total artist, and to examine whether and to what degree we are prepared today to pay a steep price for the creative truth burning inside us.


Clockwork Doll

Clockwork Doll

The poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch emerges from an extraordinary, personal and uniquely wonderful place. The film weaves her poetry and biography into an intricate story, trying to solve the riddle of her life.

The Mystery of Aris San

The Mystery of Aris San

The mysterious life of Aris San a Greek singer who became a star in Israel, fell in the grip of the New York mafia and disappeared in Budapest


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.

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.


Thou Shalt Not Dance

Thou Shalt Not Dance

This illuminating documentary explores the obstacles faced by three Orthodox men who establish a dance school for religious males.

Voices from the Booth

Voices from the Booth

Advanced age new immigrants, doing security work in order to survive, insist on remaining creative. An optimistic note in the quasi-tragic destiny of these people.


Harmonia

Harmonia

A biblical adaptation to the story of Sarah, Abraham, Hagar, Yitzhak and Ismail from the book of Genesis, set in a world of a philharmonic orchestra in present Jerusalem.

The Ashkenazim

The Ashkenazim

Thought provoking, moving and funny – The Ashkenazim takes an intimate look at the role heritage plays in the multi-ethnic State of Israel.


The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev

The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev

A famous Tajik musical family, controlled by the charismatic, yet overbearing patriarch, Papa Alaev, who is starting to lose his grip on the 'family business', sending them on a rigid and unsure transition from Monarchy to Democracy.

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.


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.

Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden

The Turbulent life story of young Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon. Who painted her life story in over 1000 paintings during World War II.


Fence Your Best

Fence Your Best

The Israeli fencing empire has flourished for decades thanks to its founder and legendary coach Haim Hatuel. Can he save the family empire from crashing before the Rio Olympic Games?

Three Mothers

Three Mothers

The Hakim sisters, Rose, Flora and Jasmine, were born in Alexandria in 1942. They are triplets. Their saga is one of powerful love and deadly deceit played out in three languages and across three generations.


Album 61

Album 61

Boris’s father has designated his son to become world chess champion. He’s devoted his life to Boris’s talent, while obsessively documenting the process.Can any child, given fine Soviet education, become a genius?

The Hebrew Super Hero

The Hebrew Super Hero

A cinematic journey into the world of Israeli comics, directed by Shaul Betser. The film explores the image of the Israeli hero and Israeli identity.