All Films, Alphabetically
1 Building and 40 people dancing
Sioma, Lena, Sandra, Valentina, Anya. Who are the people living in the public housing building in Bat Yam?
15 Corners of the World
This mesmerizing audio-visual odyssey offers a portrait of a remarkable artist, legendary Polish sound engineer Eugeniusz Rudnik, and of Polish Radio Studio, which gave birth to the revolutionary sounds of electro-acoustic music.
17 Beginnings of Talia
Actress Talia Shapira was a colorful figure, hilarious and uninhibited. She left dozens of films and hundreds of notebooks behind when she died, and so much more besides. Twenty-five years later, her son, director Yoni Bentovim, tries to come to grips with that vast legacy.
This dramatic documentary thriller presents the political and personal maneuvering behind the collapse of the Iron Curtain, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the opening of Europe's borders.
7 Days in St. Petersburg
Liza is flying to Russia to bring her deserter son Leonid, whom she has not seen in twelve years, back to Israel. The seven days she spends there are like a brief leave from prison. Time is limited. Nothing is trivial.
The legendary Roland TR-808 drum machine was originally intended as a tool to aid in studio recordings. However, in the hands of some of the most famous musicians of the 1980s, it became a source of inspiration, and the sound that dominated the music of that era.
A Demonstration in the White City
Jewish culture and morals, in all their beauty and ugliness, are reflected in the names of the streets, buildings, and monuments that asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan pass, on their way to voice their demand for sanctuary.
A German Youth
An inside look at the emotional and ideological processes that led a group of young German intellectuals in the 1960s to abandon their artistic-cinematic-intellectual protests in order to form a revolutionary terrorist group, the Baader-Meinhof Gang.
A Song of Loves - R. David Buzaglo
The story of Rabbi David Buzaglo, Moroccan Jewry's greatest liturgical poet of the twentieth century. Upon immigrating to Israel in the 1960s, he became a cultural sensation overnight, reinvigorating the shattered North African communities here and breathing new life into Israel's liturgical tradition.
Only 5,500 works of art have survived from over 100,000 works created after World War II by patients at the art therapy studio of a psychiatric hospital south of London. Now that the works have been rediscovered, they are earning what the creators themselves never achieved: instead of being seen through the lens of therapy, they are being assessed for their artistic value.
Against Your Will
After Amit committed suicide in the army, the secretary of his parents’ religious kibbutz asked them to refer to what happened as 'a gun accident'. When their second son committed suicide, they refused to remain silent. They have now launched an effort to commemorate their two sons, even though their kibbutz considers suicide to be a source of shame and a sin.
Approaching The Elephant
The ideals of the teachers who hoped to create a democratic school are put to the test when the absolute freedom that they want to give their students is challenged by students who won't cooperate with their dream.
While wars were being waged on the frontiers, we sat at home every Friday evening to greet the Sabbath with the Arab Movie of the Week. “Arab Movie” takes us back to the stars and the songs, the twisted plots, and the fleeting moment when we shared the same cultural heroes as everyone else in the Middle East.
B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West Berlin, 1979-1989
This is the story of the wild, bizarre, sexy days of a divided 1980s Berlin, when the city was a hotbed of creativity, home to musicians, artists, anarchists, and dreamers from around the world. This is a frenetic mosaic that combines unique archival footage with dramatizations.
Banksy Does New York
Banksy, that mysterious British street artist, ruled the streets of New York for a month. A new piece of protest art popped up every morning, and the public, made up mainly of eager "Banksy hunters," cooperated as if it was following a well-rehearsed script.
Best of Enemies
Best of Enemies is a behind-the-scenes account of the explosive 1968 televised debates between the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr., and their rancorous disagreements about politics, God, and sex.
After 15 years of failed attempts to have children, a couple entering their golden years finally conceives. Unfortunately, an unexpected turn of events changes all their plans.
“Broke” is the story of four women in their fifties, who found themselves expelled from the middle class, becoming part of the circle of poverty. Now they struggle to survive, to maintain their self-esteem, to reinvent themselves.
Bums, Go Home
During the protest of summer 2011, we met the homeless - some suffering from PTSD, others victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and mental illnesses, as well as sex workers and drug addicts - people who had nowhere to go when their tent camp was demolished.
One week after the Six-Day War, recordings of soldiers returning from battle were made, with excerpts later turned into a bestselling book, “The Seventh Day: Soldier's Talk about the Six-Day War”. The previously censored parts of these recordings, featured in this film, offer a candid, often heartbreaking picture of the war that changed Israel forever.
The film follows 81-year-old acclaimed actor Albert Cohen as he attempts to direct the play “Chekhov’s Little People” and stage it in his home.
The leaders of America’s largest social protest, which took place in Chicago in 1968, hoped to launch a revolution. Instead, they found themselves battered and chained, and declared a public menace. Brett Morgen’s film uses mesmerizing animation in a unique recreation of the events surrounding one of the most important ideological struggles in the history of the United States.
Cinema: A Public Affair
Ten years ago, the building that housed the Moscow Film Museum was sold, its vast collection left homeless. The staff, headed by fascinating historian and intellectual Naum Kleiman, now struggles to keep his vision alive by continuing to use film as a tool to create an enlightened civil society.
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. An eyeopening docu-thriller depicting whistleblower Edward Snowden’s efforts to lift the lid on the vast, illegal post-9/11 US eavesdropping network.
Clockwork Doll - Dahlia Ravikovitch
The poetry of Dahlia Ravikovitch reveals her intricate life story - a story told here through conversations with people who knew Ravikovitch intimately and through rare archive material.
After 30 years suppressing and denying the traumatic events that took place at the Battle of Sultan Yacoub, the director and protagonist of the film is forced to chose between loyalty to his fellow officers, and looking in the mirror to see a painful truth about manliness, fear and emotional resilience.
Cobain: Montage of Heck
A raw and visceral journey through Kurt Cobain’s life and his career with Nirvana through the lens of his home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, and journals.
Gottfried Böhm may be 93, but he is still the "Boss." He's the head of a multigenerational architectural firm considered one the most prestigious in the world. His three son are successful architects in their own right, but they still seek ways to extricate themselves from their father's shadow.
Credit for Murder
A shocking video of a double murder in Russia appeared on YouTube in 2007. The police investigation reached a dead end, but the director of this film and his friend go undercover on a daring investigation of their own. Snooping around the darkest crevices of Russia’s neo-Nazi underground, they are determined to find the killers.
Three sons as three queens portraying their three mothers - reveal the various facets of their lives in a critical-comic-documentary which exposes the tensions between drag performance and real life.
Winner of the World Cinema Audience Award at Sundance. Jan, a barmaid in a small mining village in Wales, hatches a crazy plan to breed a racehorse. Together with a group of friends, she takes on the exclusive “sport of kings”.
An intimate view of two lawyers, one representing the government, and the other representing the opposition, forced to work together to write Zimbabwe’s new constitution. The vast differences in their conduct reflect the bloody rift in the country itself, a rift the future constitution strives to heal.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
Photographer Dorothea Lange was one of the first artists to give a face and a voice to marginalized America, crushed by the Great Depression. She was selecting works for a retrospective exhibition, just days before she died, when her documentarian granddaughter attempted to uncover what motivated Lange's work.
Armed drones have transformed modern warfare into a kind of video game. With a single click, young men and women can fire rockets and take out thousands of human targets halfway around the globe. This bold film combines rare footage of the devastation drones cause, chilling confessions from their operators, and a glimpse into the troubling moral dilemmas drone warfare poses to modern society.