'Til Kingdom Come

Pastors encourage an impoverished Kentucky community to donate to Israel in anticipation of Jesus's return. This story of faith, money and power exposes the controversial bond between Evangelicals and Jews, revealing how Trump’s America is led by an End Times countdown.

A Lullaby for the Valley

For 10 years, Ben Shani has documented the artist Eli Shamir. But what began as an artistic documentary was transformed when Shamir was diagnosed with Parkinson’s. This is a film about coping with disease, with an artist at its center.

A Waste of Space

Osher, Michelle and Eitan who were transferred to foster families, are filmed during the last year of foster care, and first year of independence, at age 18. The film interweaves the personal relationships between themselves, their foster and biological parents. Nominated to the Beyond the Screen Award

And I Was There

As a young soldier, the director documented his unit taking over Palestinian homes, locking families in a room and turning the houses into military posts. Now, 18 years later, he confronts his past and returns to where it all began.

Another Day in Paradise

Waking up from a 70-day coma, Trina is forced to face her own life - and her death, yet again.

ARTOPIA #Belfast

An Israeli filmmaker meets with leading activist artists in Belfast to learn about the struggles of a society still grappling with its bloody history, and the importance of art in fostering peace and social cohesion.

Coda For a Captain

At the age of 80, Captain Meirson embarks on his last voyage at sea on his hand-made boat. Surrounded by breaking waves and sounds of depths, he refuses to accept what is more frightening than the winds - growing old.

Four Mothers

A female-driven, grassroots protest movement takes on the military establishment and challenges the patriarchal society of Israel to stop a bloody war that has been raging for years.

Honorable Men

The film tells the story of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's unexpected rise to power and his dramatic fall from grace, from the highest office in the land to Ward 10 at Maasiyahu Prison.

Horst

A long view of a schoolyard. The distance and the silence of the camera captures a frame in which a volleyball net is spread. Around the net the movement never ceases.

Kings of Capitol Hill

For the past 60 years, AIPAC has been lobbying for pro-Israel policies on Capitol Hill. In recent years, AIPAC has become the subject of heated debate. The story of AIPAC portrays Israel’s turbulent relationship with the U.S.

Lebanon - Borders of Blood

For decades Lebanon has been the epicenter of international unrest. Ongoing bloody wars have plagued the country from the mid-1970s and until today, disastrous decisions having shaped the destiny of millions. We will be screening the first two episodes.

Little Victories

Two women from Tel Aviv, each caught in her own net of everyday battles, get swept away by a charismatic catchball coach, determined to make them fall in love with another net, mixing together sports and life, laughter and heartbreak.

Love It Was Not

The unbelievable and tragic love story of Helena, a young Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz, and Austrian SS officer Franz Wunsch.

Marry Me However

The film explores the lives Orthodox-Jewish LGBT members who willingly choose to marry heterosexuals and raise a heteronormative family, obeying the rules of their societies while denying their own identities. Nominated to the Beyond the Screen Award

Murder at Cinema North

The fates of a young criminal, a Jewish engineer, a German music teacher and a Jewish woman who has an affair with a Nazi intersect when a bullet is fired into a queue of people waiting to see a film.

Niko Poe'sie

"Life is secondary to the stage, there you make dreams come true", that's how the actor, the one who was called:"The forefather of fringe" in Israel, Niko Nitai, defined and lived his life.

No Hard Feelings

An intimate look at the director’s mother, who immigrated from the Caucasus 26 years ago, only to experience a living hell because of her violent husband. A story about patriarchy, immigration, and hope.

Psychedelic Zion

In the spring of 1998, Isri Halpern sets out to document the world of Israeli rave scene. A story about trance music, drugs and what lies between them, in a documentary ballad about young Israelis at the end of the second millennium.

Rain in Her Eyes

The story of Dvora Omer, from the dark secrets of her childhood to her status as Israel’s ‘national’ author whose writing influenced generations of children. Her son, the filmmaker, revisits the events that shaped her life.

Raymonde El Bidaoia

Armed with a camera, Yael Abecassis followed her mother—legendary Moroccan singer Raymonde—in an attempt to understand and redefine their relationship. Transposed and transformed, Mother and daughter remain entwined, bound by guilt, admiration, pain, and above all—limitless love and music.

Rockfour: The Time Machine

Rockfour is one of the most significant rock bands in Israel in the past 30 years. A decade has gone by and a vulnerable Eli Lulai returns to the position of lead singer after an emotional turmoil that led him to quit the band in the midst of a tour in the USA.

Schocken, On the Verge of Consensus

Salman Schocken, King of Department Stores in Germany, bought "Haaretz" which survives on the verge of consensus in Israel. He supported S.Y. Agnon all his life and fought for a secular Jewish Renaissance.

The Prophet and the Space Aliens

“The Prophet and The Space Aliens" follows Rael, who after an alleged encounter with extraterrestrials - that appointed him the "last prophet" - became the founder and leader of the world’s biggest UFO religion.

The Three Yossi

This sociological journey back in time began 23 years ago, when several families were evicted from their homes ended up squatting in an abandoned building in Jaffa. What has become of them? What chances does a poverty-stricken child have to make it in the world?

The War of Raya Sinitsina

A young filmmaker follows a 94-year-old Soviet war heroine who fought in the Siege of Leningrad. During filming, the two become involved in a spiritual process that awakens the young woman within her. A film about war and loss becomes a story of love and friendship.

Tuning

At the bustling Central Train Station in Tel Aviv, a piano is placed. This touching, heartbreaking piano might have the power to restore time and attention, allowing passersby to enter a different mindset in which they can hear themselves.

Yiddish

Seven young people share their love for Yiddish avant-garde poetry written during the interwar period. For them, this poetry belongs not only to the Jewish past, but speaks also to the present moment.