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Immigration & Globalization

Pinhas

Pinhas

A Nine year old boy, son of Russian immigrants, is becoming religious

Into the North

Into the North

A coming-of-age story of young Czech Jewish refugees who were saved by Danish farmers during the WWII.


Hag Sameah (Happy Holidays)

Hag Sameah (Happy Holidays)

Magda and Yutka are two sisters who have emigrated from Hungary to Israel and now need to deal with their mixed identity.

The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev

The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev

The legendary Tajik-Israeli musical family is controlled by charismatic patriarch Papa Alaev. As he nears 80, he looses his grip on the family sending them on the bumpy road from monarchy to democracy.


Fragments

Fragments

A renewed encounter of the creator with a Jerusalem street, looking for his deceased mother’s memory through the veteran residents of the place, immigrants from the Soviet Union.

There and Here

There and Here

The story of 3 ex-pilots and a navigator in the Israeli Air Force, who decide to come clean about their true identities as holocaust survivors.


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.

Benzion Netanyahu- His Life and Legacy

Benzion Netanyahu- His Life and Legacy

A first glimpse into the life of Benzion Netanyahu, father of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a Zionist, an intellectual and a world renowned historian.


Displaced: The Bad Boys of Exodus

Displaced: The Bad Boys of Exodus

The odyssey of the EXODUS 1947 through the eyes and recollections of Ike Ahranovitch, the captain of the boat

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 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

The Fifth Heaven

The Fifth Heaven

1944. Palestine is under British Mandate as the Second World War rages.13-year-old Maya arrives at an orphanage on the outskirts of Tel Aviv and tries to piece her life together.


Refusenik

Refusenik

REFUSENIK, a groundbreaking documentary, tells the story of the activists who led the three-decade international struggle to free Soviet Jewry.

Siberia

Siberia

The mayor of a small orthodox town, decides to locate a new building in "Siberia", the Russian immigrant neighborhood. Soon enough, he discovers that the immigrants misunderstood the purpose of the building.


Welcome and… Our Condolences

Welcome and… Our Condolences

A family of Russian immigrants is going through the absurd Israeli immigration bureaucracy with an immigrating corpse…

The Journey of Vaan Nguyen

The Journey of Vaan Nguyen

In her painful blog, Vaan Nguyen unfolds the absurdities of her life as an Israeli-born Vietnamese.


1 Building and 40 People Dancing

1 Building and 40 People Dancing

Who are the people living in the public housing building across from the municipal music hall?

Aisha

Aisha

A special relationship between Aisha, age 96, and her she goat Buba, in the background of failed relationships with her 11 children.


The Lesson

The Lesson

The story of an Arab woman fighting for her independence in a city where the drive for independence has become, for many, an unachieved dream.

Soul Tripping

Soul Tripping

The film explores the American Jewish experience and the impact of an encounter with Israel, through three women participating in Taglit Birthright-Israel project