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Sukkah City

Sukkah City

Sukkah City chronicles the architecture competition that explored the creative potential of the ancient Jewish sukkah and created an exhibition of 12 radically designed sukkahs in the heart of New York City.

Fluchkes

Fluchkes

Five elderly women create a dance performance, sharing their thoughts and feelings.


Gisi

Gisi

The story of Gisi Fleischmann, a woman who believed she could stop the Holocaust if only she succeeded to raise enough money.

AKA Nadia

AKA Nadia

More than 20 years since Maya abandoned her previous identity, her past rears its head again. Through the unique story of its heroine, the film contemplates life in a society ridden by intolerance and xenophobia.


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.

Matti Caspi- Confession

Matti Caspi- Confession

What's behind the mask like face of Matti Caspi? A confession-film of giant music star.


Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions

Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions

Unfolding through letters between Mendelsohn and his wife, this documentary tells the story of two artists who helped each other weather a turbulent time in history.

Numbered

Numbered

Auschwitz prisoners, were tattooed with serial numbers.NUMBERED is an explosive, highly visual, and emotionally cinematic journey, guided by testimonies and portraits of these survivors


Once Upon a Time There Was a King

Once Upon a Time There Was a King

Nissim Aloni was a king of the Hebrew theater. The magical realm he created on stage brimmed with imagination and poetry, giving voice and vision to the loftiest dreams.

Cafe Noah

Cafe Noah

In 1948, many Jewish musicians arrived to Israel from Baghdad and Cairo -- the Arabic music they played, however, was not welcomed in their new homeland.


Rita Jahan Foruz

Rita Jahan Foruz

Rita Jahan Foruz, world famous singer, immigrated to Israel from Iran with her family as a young child. 40 years later, with enormous tension between Tehran and Jerusalem looming in the background, she records her first album in Farsi.

Rendezvous at Erasmus

Rendezvous at Erasmus

Through a chance meeting two German soldiers- both artists - saved hundreds of Dutch Jews from the Nazis during World War II


Lia

Lia

A cinematic portrait of Lia van Leer, founder of the Israeli Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque and Jerusalem International Film Festival.

Long:Short- A Tribute to Israeli Cinema

Long:Short- A Tribute to Israeli Cinema

A unique artistic project of contemporary and vibrant filmmaking, which stems from Israel’s cinematic past. Young filmmakers showcase short films, inspired by local classics.


HAGIGA –The Story of Israeli Cinema

HAGIGA –The Story of Israeli Cinema

A two part documentary that tells the story of 50 years of Israeli cinema. Through dozens of interviews, the series surveys the most influential and beloved movies in Israeli cinema history.

Open Eye - Open I

Open Eye - Open I

Barenholtz is a Dutch-Israeli photographer, whose survivor father never opens up to her until he meets a young Israeli survivor of a suicide bombing. Observing this encounter proves cathartic for his daughter.


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.