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Women & Gender

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.

The Quest for the Missing Piece

The Quest for the Missing Piece

As a young Jewish gay man living in Tel Aviv with his German partner, Oded Lotan is in an intriguing position to examine the ritual of bris, or male circumcision.


Family Matters

Family Matters

30 years ago, the divorce of a woman, who became a renowned author, and her husband, an esteemed rabbi, shook the religious city of Bnai Barak, and affected the lives of their seven children.

Lia

Lia

A cinematic portrait of Lia van Leer, founder of the Israeli Film Archive, Jerusalem Cinematheque and Jerusalem International Film Festival.


The Most Beautiful Woman

The Most Beautiful Woman

A tragic love story between a young Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz and SS officer.

Partner with the Enemy

Partner with the Enemy

In the midst of the ever-fraught Israeli-Palestinian political landscape, two women,Israeli and Palestinian, attempt the seemingly impossible: to build a business together


Wasserman - The Rain Man

Wasserman - The Rain Man

Seventy-three-year-old Wasserman swore never to pray again. A dire situation forces Wasserman to reconsider.

Poison

Poison

A compassionate drama about a newly-inducted female soldier undergoing basic training in southern Israel, and struggling to adapt to the rigid expectations of military life.


In Bed at 10 pm

In Bed at 10 pm

Rachel and Motti, both in their 70s, are in bed at 10 p.m. But when Motti’s wife rings twice, Rachel Discovers a new rule – when the phone rings twice, it’s urgent. Rachel then realizes that she will always be at a lower priority.

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.


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.

HAREDIM  - The Rabbi`s Daughter & The Midwife

HAREDIM - The Rabbi`s Daughter & The Midwife

Two Ultra Orthodox women; each confronts religious constraints to effect social change with bold, brave, feminine ingenuity and resourcefulness


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.

Rakasa

Rakasa

The film "Rakasa" describes the lives of three women, two Jewish and one Muslim, who have devoted their lives to belly dancing.


A Tale of a Woman and a Robe

A Tale of a Woman and a Robe

In Judaism, women converts, are required to immerse themselves in the Mikveh in the presence of three rabbinical judges, while wearing nothing but a robe.

A Place of Her Own

A Place of Her Own

The incredible story of Reut, a young Jewish homeless girl, struggling to return her first born son, adopted by a Jewish settler family, to the Arab village in which she lives.


Heroine

Heroine

A singular mosaic, unique and timely, of women and their choices in Israel in the 21st century.

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.


Code Name Silence

Code Name Silence

The story of heroes who abused their power and became criminals. At the same time, it reveals the pain of the victims and the scars still borne by thousands of Ethiopian Jews living in Israel today.

Probation Time

Probation Time

Fragile family ties are put to the test when the director's adopted sister returns from jail.