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The Rebellious Son

The Rebellious Son

Adocu-comedy with a hint of tragedy;a family story about one individual's attemptto find his own path and independence,even when those around him think differently.

God Forbid

God Forbid

a rare glimpse into an isolated and unique world of Ultra Orthodox Jews in Israel


The Wandering Samaritan

The Wandering Samaritan

Gadi Tzdaka is a rebellious descendant of the ancient Samaritan nation. The film portrays Gadi as a person straddling the fence between Israel and Palestine and between east and west.

Across the River

Across the River

One mans plight to save his community from AIDS.


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.

Unrecognized

Unrecognized

This film is based on stories told by Bedouins who live in unrecognized villages. And is meant to be a small source of light in the Bedouins struggle for recognition and civil equality.


HAREDIM - Gevald!

HAREDIM - Gevald!

Israel as viewed by a member of radical Orthodox Jewish sects, one that does not recognize the State of Israel

Israel: A Home Movie

Israel: A Home Movie

A collections of 8mm home movies—hundreds of boxes of film rolls from forgotten basements, locked drawers, damp crates, and attics, containing countless hours that tell the story of Israel from the beginning of the twentieth century.


After all you are Just a Guest

After all you are Just a Guest

Every Jewish New Year, ultra-orthodox Jews from Israel converge on Uman, a small Ukrainian village, to pay tribute to the gravesite of their spiritual leader, Rabbi Nachman of Breslav.

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


שכונה

שכונה

ספסל קטן הוא מקום המפגש היומי של ארבע נשים שעלו מתימן לפני למעלה משישים שנה ומתגוררות בשכונה צנועה בפאתי הוד השרון. מבעד לעיניהן אנו זוכים להצצה אל עולם שמשתנה בעוד שהן כבר אינן חלק ממנו.

The Valderama Sisters

The Valderama Sisters

The hard-fought struggle of three Peruvian sisters to become Jews and immigrate to Israel


Violinists

Violinists

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

HAREDIM - Religion(dot)com

HAREDIM - Religion(dot)com

For Yigal Revach the Internet is a lively oasis in a society that restricts freedom of expression. For Rabbi Rothschild, it is a Trojan horse that might ruin Haredi Society from within


Desert Brides

Desert Brides

Three relatively educated,independent Bedouin women are caught within traditional society,trying to survive, each in their own way, a life of polygamy.


קרוע

קרוע

האם אדם יכול להיות בו–זמנית גם כומר קתולי וגם יהודי שומר מצוות? 12 שנה לאחר שהוסמך לכמורה, גילה הכומר הקתולי הפולני רומוולד וואשקינל שהוא נולד להורים יהודים וששמו המקורי הוא יעקב וקסלר. הסרט עוקב אחרי מסעו המרתק של הכומר היהודי, שתחילתו בניהול מיסה בכנסיה

Yoel, Israel & Pashkavils

Yoel, Israel & Pashkavils

The pashkavil, a protest poster pasted on walls, is the ultra-orthodox medium that takes the place of television, radio and internet.


אלבום 61

אלבום 61

אליפות העולם בשח מט - דו קרב בין שני המוחות החזקים בעולם ומסע בעקבות דמותו המרתקת של בוריס גלפנד ובעקבות השאלה האם כל אחד מילדינו יכול להפוך, עם קצת חינוך סובייטי טוב, לגאון.

The Yard

The Yard

My childhood yard may appear like another shabby parking space in a Jerusalem ultra-orthodox neighborhood. To me, it is the landscape of the only home I have ever known.