From an archive of over half a million negatives taken by Israel‘s most celebrated war photographer Micha Bar-Am, 1341 Frames of Love and War reveals an epic journey of self-doubt and questioning through the camera.
An orthodox school in southern Tel Aviv is divided in half for a new secular elementary school. In a shared playground, both schools must coexist, while the identity of different communities are put to the test.
Children who were brought up in a utopic social experiment in the only community in the world where Palestinians and Israelis chose to live together in co-existence.
"Oasis of peace" is a utopic dream that shattered into realty.
Two men in suits shoot at a frightened crowd in a Tel Aviv café. All caught on security cameras, Closed Circuit deconstructs this event to give insight into the complex Israeli reality and the lasting trauma caused to those involved.
After his stroke, more than 20 years ago, a daughter tries to make her father into a filmmaker and a parent again, while unknowingly documenting his last years through his own eyes.
A Darfurian asylum seeker embarks on a farewell journey from Israel to reunite with his wife and daughter in Canada. It is a journey of a man who is constantly on his way home.
Orr, a film student diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, documents the bond between a father and his stepson, who suffers from a degenerative disease. The film raises questions about love and the right to life.
A compilation of YouTube material brings together two parallel worlds—the beach of Tel Aviv and the hills of the West Bank—in a raw, associatively edited, unorthodox portrayal of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Segregated, highly surveilled, heavily filmed and intensely guarded: H2 uncovers the ways in which a single neighborhood in Hebron fuels the entire Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 54 years of military occupation, told through the story of a one-kilometer long street.
Jonathan returns from kindergarten and announces that he wants to raise bees. The request surprises his mother and evokes painful memories of her own childhood in Russia. Determined to deal with past traumas, she decides to accede to his request.
Not everyone has the time to die. Yael did. Yael used her time to take a long, clear look at the fear of death. The film moves between then and now, as her daughter and partner continue their life.
In Kiryat Malachi, Los Angeles' twin city, dreams were left behind. Yosef Hurriye is 60 years old: with mounting debts and looming local elections, he decides it’s time to fight for the town and his life.
For a place that is meant for the dead, the pet cemetery seems to be full of life – and full of people with their own unique connection to their pet.
Four LGBTQ adults re-encounter the home video footage they shot of themselves as youths: Shauly explored his homosexuality; Tom faced his gender identity; Betty filmed her friends and lovers; Rumia discovered her roots in drag.
The documentary MOSINZON sheds light on the unsolved mystery of the writer that truly re-embodied the phrase TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION.
The complex relationship between a single mother and her only daughter is revealed in a small hotel room in Tel Aviv, where they spend a weekend after a crisis.
Danni, a son of immigrants from Moscow, was ashamed of his family his whole life. 30 years after their "Aliyah" he interviews them and tries to learn their story. He reimagines their memories through animation.
On a stormy night, a whale’s body washed ashore.
While the documentation of this rare event is shown, the voices of a few witnesses are heard, attempting to express the immense encounter with nature.
A young boy documents his aging grandmother as she grapples with her transition from independence to a nursing home. Captured through his innocent lens, this deeply relatable journey is full of laughter and loss.
The story of the 1948 war and the silencing of graduate student Teddy Katz who exposed an alleged massacre that took place in the village of Tantura. A portrait of Israeli society and its inability to confront its founding myths.
She visits the self-portrait exhibition of a famous painter.
She is the artist’s daughter, but only few people know that.
As she stares at her father's images, she feels a great sense of absence.
How does one film absence?
Ari Nagel, is a serial sperm donor and a father to more than a 100 children. Ari’s actions turn into a concerning habit, jeopardizing his relationship with his eldest son and his Jewish religious family.
When his life partner is hit with an illegal repossession order, attorney Barak Cohen launches an unprecedented public campaign against the heads of Israel's banking industry.
Everyone in Eilat, Israel's southernmost city, knows Dr. Morris and the crocodile Clarence who grew up in his garden. It turns out he left his wife and children hours
of personal documentation in 8 mm, which
re-tells the family's bittersweet story.
On the sixtieth anniversary of the Eichmann trial, original recording reels of an interview conducted by Nazi journalist Sassen with Eichmann in Argentina are revealed. The tapes contradict his claims at the trial that he only fulfilled orders.
What does it take for women to run for Knesset? What are their obstacles? Past and current female MKs talk about their experiences, revealing the complex status of women in the Knesset and in society.
An intimate maturation film in which Livi, a photography student, documents her four closest friends - young artists in downtown Haifa. Over the years, the instability in their lives raises questions about success, self-destruction, and the price of their dreams.
Seven women openly share their experiences of life in prostitution – from the initial lure, through trauma and their struggle to survive.
They bravely challenge what is expected of them - to be ashamed and conceal themselves.
The story of Meir Eshel, who reinvented himself as an artist named "Absalon", quickly rising to art-scene stardom. Years after his tragic death at the age of 28, Absalon's younger brother Dani is tasked with selling his final work.
An intimate gaze at the lives of Shiran and Smadar, a cashier and a cleaner, employees of a supermarket located in Kiryat Shmonah, at beginning of COVID-19 in Israel. As simple desires become complex, the film uncovers two strong women and their passion for life.
Israeli cultural icon Rivka Michaeli travels to America.
Between the US where her family put down roots and the homeland she loves and hurts for – Rivka is walking a thin line, trying to find balance and hope within.
Six people recall the languages that cradled their childhoods: Judeo-Spanish or Judeo-Arabic, and Judeo-Persian. Today, the languages themselves are dying but they left traces that still affect those who heard them as children.
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