In a town where the adults live on the ground and children on the treetops, a series of interviews sets out to discover - what is it that the generations misunderstand about each other?
Ten-year-old Na'ama deals with a big philosophical question regarding life & death. Working on her father's ranch that raises cattle for slaughter makes her question the meaning of life.
Daniela (16) and Ohad (17) dream of winning the World Kickboxing Youth Championship. Alongside the demanding lifestyle of training, they face strong opposition from their Caucasian families to the violent sport. Will their persistence and perseverance come to fruition?
Putting a label on Oren Levi is impossible. After years of battling false diagnoses, his video camera is his only outlet for human interaction on a life-changing journey to self- discovery.
Imad is not yet five, and already he has spent half his life in ISIS captivity. The horrors he had experienced and the violence ingrained in him cannot be erased. His intensely emotional journey toward recovery is facilitated by his mother, his grandmother, and an exceptional therapist.
Owen, 23, learned everything he knows about the world from animated Disney movies. When he was first diagnosed as autistic, no one imagined that he would learn to talk or to function on his own. Disney's animated movies became his key to a world that was otherwise locked.
When American scientist Tom Hargrove was kidnapped in Colombia, his loved ones, who could not pay the 6-million-dollar ransom, decided to negotiate with the kidnappers on their own. Hargrove's son filmed the entire ordeal with his 8mm camera. Now, 20 years later, he revisits the footage to understand what really happened.
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Director Nick Broomfield (Marianne & Leonard, screened at Docaviv) dedicates this distinctly personal film to his father, photographer Maurice Broomfield. The father’s comprehensive body of work documenting the lives of British factory workers is interwoven with the story of a complicated yet inspiring father-son relationship.
The filmmaker carefully makes her way through her picturesque family home, slowly illuminating disturbing childhood memories.
With medals under his belt, 14-year-old champion Ben Larg sets his sights on a new challenge: to conquer one of the world’s biggest waves in the icy waters of Mullaghmore, Ireland. This beautifully shot film follows Ben through his teenage years on a journey toward an incredible achievement.
Amer, Anas, and Marwaan, three Palestinian boys, are fenced in—surrounded by military checkpoints, armed soldiers, and hostile Israeli settlers. Only their pigeons have freedom there, freedom to fly away. The film follows the boys for five formative years. What lives do they dream of living?
Through a plan of exercises, drills and educational programs, the citizens of Israel are required to prepare for the country's ongoing wars. A funny and alarming journey through Israel’s "culture of preparedness" and the people living in its shadow.
How does the world look through the eyes of a 6-year-old child? A journey into the subconscious of an innocent and ingenuous child, as he falls asleep and drifts into the depths of his own mind.
Andrea is unsure about God's existence, but one thing she does know: the communion ceremony needs a serious glam-up.
The solar system is shaking, a girl sheds a tear, and a monster drinks blood. Personal childhood drawings and stories raise questions about hereditary melancholy.
Acclaimed Korean painter Kim Tschang-Yeul (who passed away this year, aged 93) believed in silence and in art. When his son starts filming him, a special bond grows between them, revealing the painter’s dramatic life story and the meaning behind the recurring water-drop motif in his art.
When the system denies her teenage daughter’s right to an abortion, Vicenta goes to war. The story of her struggle against the Argentinian establishment—and the ensuing social and political change in her country—is told in this film using Plasticine models, which portray Vicenta’s experiences with compelling accuracy.
How easily do we turn into bullies? Fifty years after a schoolyard incident, the filmmaker searches for answers.
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