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Immigration & Globalization

Operation Wedding

Operation Wedding

Leningrad, 1970- a group of young Jewish dissidents plots to hijack an empty plane and escape. 45 years later, the filmmaker reveals the story of her parents, "heroes" in the West but "terrorists" in Russia.

Foreign Letters

Foreign Letters

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


Five Hours from Paris

Five Hours from Paris

In a working-class suburb of Tel Aviv, two people meet. He is a taxi driver and she is a music teacher.

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?


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.

Etoile

Etoile

Etoile is an 11-year-old Jewish girl who lives with her family and her dog Rex in Casablanca. In the 60s, following the kidnapping of Jewish girls from their neighborhood, the family decides to leave Morocco.


Violinists

Violinists

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

My German Children

My German Children

Born and raised in Israel to a holocaust survivor father and a German mother and after raising her children in Germany, Tom wonders about her roots and her identity.


A Green Chariot

A Green Chariot

Sasha`s greatest wish is to become an Israeli. But when he receives a package from his aunt in the Ukraine, his world is shaken.

The Girls from Brazil

The Girls from Brazil

A dramatic story of four young Israeli women that were adopted in Brazil in the 80`s, and return to Brazil to search for their biological mothers.


Red Leaves

Red Leaves

An aging patriarch forces himself on his family after the death of his wife only to realize that their modern ways don’t chime with his worldview.

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

A revealing portrait of David Ben-Gurion, founder of Israel and one of modern history's political giants based on never-seen archival material and his critical insights about Israel's future.


Sumna's Letter

Sumna's Letter

After another fierce argument with her adopting parents, Hanna embarks on a significant journey to find her real mother in Romania.

Across the River

Across the River

One mans plight to save his community from AIDS.


H I Jew Positive

H I Jew Positive

Yurek, a young Polish student has just found out he is Jewish, "I've got it…I am H. I. Jew Positive". This is a film about 15 years in the life of 4 New Jews in Poland.

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.


Farewell Herr Schwartz

Farewell Herr Schwartz

Michla and Feiv'ke Schwarz, sister and brother, could have re-met after the war in Lodz in 1945. But they didn't. 2 families not knowing about each other for years, are strangely mirrored.

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.


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.

Like a Fish out of Water

Like a Fish out of Water

A charming romantic comedy about a new immigrant from Argentina trying to balance, love and work while raising a precocious daughter.