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Immigration & Globalization

Arabic Movie

Arabic Movie

So many Israelis still wax nostalgic about that old Friday afternoon ritual, back in the times when television had just one channel; everyone would watch the Arab movie of the week.

Torn

Torn

Can one be a Catholic priest and an Observant Jew at the same time? Jacob is unable to renounce either, and therefore is rejected by both religions. Now he is required to choose.


Handa Handa 4

Handa Handa 4

According to the strict Bukhari tradition couples must marry after a brief acquaintance. But Ronen and Orit rebel against their families and refuse to get married. Their love is trapped between tradition and modernity.

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.


Silicon Wadi

Silicon Wadi

4 Israeli startup teams sacrifice their families, their friends, and their bank accounts to pursue their startup dreams.

Lenin in October

Lenin in October

Grisha has almost given up on his dream of opening a restaurant. The sudden death of a rich uncle in Russia changes all that.


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

Variations for Piano for Six hands

Variations for Piano for Six hands

After a five-year-absence, Misha Rabinovich, a Russian musician, surprises his wife and little boy at the stairs of their apartment.


My Own Telenovela

My Own Telenovela

Jorge Weller, an immigrant from Argentina, faces emotional issues involving seeing his family after a long absence, especialy Clarisa, his handicapped sister.

Night Shift

Night Shift

One neighborhood, one cop, one night. The story of Israel's toughest neighborhood through one night with the local cop.


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.

Salsa Tel Aviv

Salsa Tel Aviv

Vicky travels to Israel dressed as a nun to find her estranged husband in Tel Aviv. On her way she meets Yoni, an Israeli university professor who helps her go through Israeli customs.


Neighborhood

Neighborhood

A bench in a modest neighborhood is the daily meeting place of four women, observing a world changing in front of their eyes, a world which they are not part of.

Last Day

Last Day

A family of four spends its last day in the USSR before immigrating to Israel.


Ten Buildings Away

Ten Buildings Away

A four-storey building in the midst of a city. On the fourth floor reside two brothers, a mother and a father. A family who perhaps have never had the right to exist.

World Class Kids

World Class Kids

With poignant intuition and uninhibited directness, unique to second graders they point out basic conflicts in Israeli society, and deal with a turbulent school year.


White Night

White Night

The illegal night journey of Palestinian women into Israel.On these nightly journeys they share with each other their lives, pain, hopes and dreams.

Lullaby

Lullaby

I am accompanying my two mothers on their journeys in South Africa and embarking on a journey of my own,so that I can discover the meaning of motherhood.


Two Legacies

Two Legacies

Before he dies, Rabbi Yosef Kapach hands his granddaughter Einat a bundle of pages which uncover the secret of the theological war that split the Yemnite Jewish community.

Last Stop

Last Stop

Tel Aviv's Central Bus Station is a perplexing labyrinth frequented mostly by refugees, children of migrant workers and hard-scrabble Israelis. The portrait of the place mirrors the face of the country.