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Children

A Jewish Girl in Shanghai

A Jewish Girl in Shanghai

Shanghai, 1939. A sad violin tune plays throughout the city. Little Rina and her younger brother Mishalli have fled to Shanghai from Europe, waiting to be reunited with their parents.

The Fire Dragon

The Fire Dragon

The unbelievable, one year long, journey of the Herman family across Asia. They travel 25,000 miles on an adventurous trip, in an old fire engine.


Weitzman Street Number 10

Weitzman Street Number 10

Russian Jewish family immigrates to Israel; even stranger than the air raid is the behavior of their new fellow countrymen.

My Australia

My Australia

Poland, mid 60's. Tadek, 10 years old, is a member of a Neo Nazi gang. When his mother finds out, she has no choice but to act. She is a Jew.Winner-Audience Award, Jerusalem IFF


Land of Genesis

Land of Genesis

Discover Israel’s nature and wildlife; far from the news reels and different from anything you imagined. Located at the meeting point of three continents, Israel hosts five distinctive climatic zones creating a rich and diverse world of plants and animals

Abulele

Abulele

A boy living in Jerusalem befriends an ancient local monster called “Abulele”. By helping his new found friend get back home, he reconnects with his parents.


Parparim

Parparim

Simcha decides to have Gideon, an ultra-Orthodox boy from Jerusalem, stay at her house as part of an exchange program at her school. Gideon, however, has no idea that Simcha is a girl.

Nyosha

Nyosha

Nyosha is a ten year old girl. She dreams of buying a pair of shoes during the reality of a pitiless war. She believes that because of her shoes, she will stay alive.


Violinists

Violinists

This is a Sisyphean, uncompromising journey of 10-year-old children from Tiberias who are remarkable at playing the the violin.

If Man Could Fly

If Man Could Fly

13-year-old Matan lives in a boarding school. “When somebody has wings, he doesn’t need anything, not money, not even a car, he’s comfortable wherever he goes”, says 32-year-old Misha.Together they forge a deep bond based on their mutual love of pigeons.


Photonovela

Photonovela

A painful drama behind seemingly happy smiles of old photos.

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.


White Balance

White Balance

Itamar, a twelve-year-old boy, is desperate to maintain his passion for ice-skating despite his gradual loss of hearing.

Waiting for Sunrise

Waiting for Sunrise

A deep and sensitive look into the story of a boy who insists to follow the wishes of his heart as he grows up and tries to develop his sexual identity.


Eli & Ben

Eli & Ben

12-years-old Eli`s world is turned upside down when his father, the City Architect, is charged with taking bribes.

Dolphin Boy

Dolphin Boy

A story of a young Arab-Israeli who due to a post traumatic stress changes his identity and forgets his past. He recovers thanks to a special relationship that he develops with dolphins in the Red Sea.


Yedidiah`s Collection

Yedidiah`s Collection

Ten-year-old Yedidiah`s collection is no ordinary collection. He collects spent mortar shells and lighting parachutes, all evidence of the complicated reality of life he is facing.

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.


Meltdown

Meltdown

12 years old Vika dreams of ice skating in the national Russian team. Whem rejected for being a Jew, she immigrates to Israel, to a tiny village, with no ice.

Foreign Letters

Foreign Letters

Two immigrant girls, from Israel and Vietnam, rely on each other to learn about life in America.