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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.

Hope I'm in the Frame

Hope I'm in the Frame

Michal Bat-Adam is the first and only woman director in Israel to regularly create films since the 70s. The film intimately documents her and her husband director Moshe Mizrahi sharing the struggle to make films despite aging.


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.

Box for Life

Box for Life

The story of the last remnant of the boxing team of Auschwitz, the oldest active journalist in the world and crew member of the "Exodus - 1947”.


Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions

Mendelsohn's Incessant Visions

A cinematic meditation about the untold story of the German Jewish expressionist architect Erich Mendelsohn whose life and career were as enigmatic and tragic as the path of the century.

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


Kishon

Kishon

In 50 years Kishon sold millions of books and won 2 golden globes, yet he never wrote his own biography. At the age of 70 he invited a journalist to assist him. The film, using animation, brings back to life Kishon's persona and reenacts the rare dialog

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.