After years of living in a Moshav, filmmaker Shay Levi returned to his home town of Rehovot, having traded greenhouses and orchards for an elevator and a hallway. All of a sudden there are other people living on the other side of the wall—parallel worlds that are disturbingly close.
An intimate glance to the lives of caretakers in a wildlife hospital, a world with rules of its own. The movie follows the dilemmas of its protagonists: Is every life one worth living? And when is the right moment to let go?
The King of Börek
The film follows the rise and fall of the Alkolombris - a proud family of Bulgarian bakers that immigrated to the newborn state of Israel, introducing their famous Bourekas pastry.
A decade after the death of Adam Baruch, a controversial cultural figure, his children create a temporary museum that displays more than a thousand items from his vast archive, inviting key figures to guide them through memory’s backstreets.
The Disappeared is an experimental documentary unraveling the story of an action-drama feature film produced by the Israeli Army in the year 2000 and censored just a few weeks before its release.
Director Iris Zaki enters the heart of Tekoa, a West Bank settlement, and sits down to talk to the locals. Though initially fearful of the left-wing invader, settlers from various backgrounds gradually open up to her. Their honest, surprising and sometimes funny conversations offer a fresh take on Israeli reality from both sides of the Green Line.
The Wounded Healer
Criminologist Dr. Dan Philipp has worked for decades with sex offenders. At 87, on the verge of 'cashing in his chips', he ventures into his past’s dark side in an attempt to understand his own obsession with human evil.
The personal journey of Rachel, an ultra-Orthodox film director, through marriage, divorce, matchmaking, and family life. Rachel unveils the world of ultra-Orthodox women and gives voice for the first time to their concealed inner world through the wig that covers up women's' hair.
STANDBY PAINTER tells the story of Robert Z. who stole a painting by replacing it with a replica in a museum in Poland. Using a mix of police archive videos and new paintings, the film plays out a reality with multiple facets, between a mischievous copy and a search for the truth.
The Jewish Underground
This political - detective thriller tells the story of how members of the Jewish Underground, the largest terrorist organization of Israeli right–wing settlers, paved their way into the heart of Israel's current political center of power.
Yeshurun in 6 chapters
The great outsider poet Avot Yeshoron was the first to write about the Naqba, mixing Hebrew, Arabic and Yiddish. Haunted for most of his life, he gained great respect in his final years, becoming a hero of a generation.
Der-Nister (The Hidden)
“Der Nister” (The Hidden), that’s how Colleen Shabtai called the house where she dreamed of a happy family. Together with Aaron Shabtai, she raised six children in a Jerusalem house until they got divorced. The family home was documented by their son for 20 years.
Dudu Tassa & the Kuwaitis: Don't be so modest, You aren't that great!
Dudu Tassa & The Kuwaitis, a unique Jewish-Arab Israeli ensemble, join legendary band Radiohead to support them on their U.S. tour. They try to win the hearts of the audience with almost-forgotten Iraqi music, written a century ago by Tassa’s grandfather and great uncle. This is a film about the dream, the excitement, the journey and the distance.
In this docu-fiction thriller, a romance between a young German man and the grandchild of a Holocaust survivor spirals out of control in the grandmother's old house.