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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.

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.


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 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.

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.


The Chaos Within

The Chaos Within

A journey through Kabbalah, heroin, chaos & redemption. Instead of becoming a Messiah as his mother wished, Yanai just wants to find home and love.

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.