An animated documentary film, showing a new perspective of women who work or live in the shelter for battered women. Based on interviews describing their daily experience in the shelter.
Letters and diaries which have been written during the 1948 War of Independence, breathe life into the era and people who wrote them - Jews and Arabs. In the present, people who work in commemorating or breaking that war's ethos are documented.
This is the story of Medellín’s queer scene, told using spellbinding cinematic aesthetics. Director Theo Montoya revisits young voices and faces lost far too soon, spotlighting Camilo Najar (a.k.a. Anhel69), who had been cast as the star of Montoya's zombie film shortly before dying of an overdose.
A soccer tournament between the armies of former Yugoslav republics transforms a source of hate into an instrument for peace.
Surprised at what she discovered when watching a wildlife filmmaker’s footage, a film editor invites him to a debate about the meaning of objectification.
Three years after receiving a terminal ALS diagnosis, 47-year-old Michal lost everything she was, except for being a mother.
19-year-old Tsehla has an unwanted pregnancy, which brings her to reestablish her dependent relationship with her mother Bella.
Artist-filmmakers Bêka & Lemoine embark on a hectic tour chock-full of surprises and dizzying sensory thrills with esteemed Thai architect Boonserm Premthada, whose congenital near-deafness has given him a unique sensitivity, enabling him to design remarkable structures and spaces.
A young couple moves from Jerusalem to Jaffa to get closer to Tel-Aviv. They learn to suppress reality outside their window in favor of a comfortable life until the walls around them collapse.
14 years after her death, Pina Bausch’s groundbreaking dance pieces are still helping passionate young dancers rediscover their bodies. In Germany and Senegal, two of the late choreographer’s most famous works return to the stage, loaded with powerful personal and cultural meaning.
At 75, Geula broke up with her husband Arik, 77. A contractor built a wall that divided their house in two. This intimate, funny, painful and surprising family journey reveals why it took them 55 years to break up.
When the filmmaker’s mother and grandmother spend lockdown together, barbed remarks give way to close affection.
Gisele dreams of becoming an English teacher and finding love—someone who will understand and support her. The young tetraplegic, the filmmaker’s sister, is determined to succeed even in the face of hesitance from those around her. This beautiful film captures the quiet tenderness found even in the hardest moments.
Girl, Disordered portrays my personal journey, as an associative digital collage that sheds light on life with ADHD. It is an attempt to illustrate a transparent disorder into a documentary detailing the difficulties and symptoms.
Lior and Fortuna make an unusual couple. Are they mother and son, friends, or simply two lonely immigrants that chose to live together as their own family?
Aref, Marcella, Ziv, and Lydia; answering incoming calls on the anonymous ERAN helplines. They all received extensive training to help people with emotional difficulties and participated in countless conversations. Each one of them has a conversation they will never forget.
Innocence tells the story of young people who enlisted into the Israeli army despite feelings of alienation towards it, and against their values. Their story is told through narration based on writings found after their death during their military service.
When a Malaysian passenger plane crashed in eastern Ukraine in July 2014, the evidence—including butterfly-shaped shrapnel found inside the pilots' bodies—pointed to Russia, which promptly denied its involvement. This is both a deep, multi-layered exposé and an extraordinary piece of cinema.
Ella Glendining was born with a disability that sometimes makes it hard for her to walk but never stops her from dancing. She has never met anyone who looks like her, and when she goes searching, she finds new ways of thinking about bodies, disabilities, functioning, and difference.
After more than four decades making films in her unique personal style, trailblazing and award-winning director Jane Campion surrenders to the camera and invites the viewers to a gorgeous (and very funny) visual journey into the world of ideas and imaginings that shaped her unique cinematic language.
After escaping from her abusive partner, Liron (24) discovered she was pregnant with triplets. Today she is raising her three daughters alone, and fighting the temptation to go back to their father.
Artist-filmmaker Deborah Stratman weaves scientific discoveries, archeological findings, speculation, and philosophical theories into alternative narratives—part science, part fiction—for our universe’s past and future. None of them revolve around humans, and marvelous things happen in each one.
While trying to heal his parents' disintegrating relationship, the director reveals a family secret and a deep wound within him and in his relationship with his fiancée. A cinematic odyssey to discover the truth about love, lies, betrayals and everything in between.
A collage of videos posted by Russian teenagers on social media paints a disturbing picture of growing up in a reality where bullying, cruelty, and apathy are routine, and the only way to survive is to adapt and perpetuate the cycle of violence. Winner of the IDFA Envision award.
Mudi lives with his mother on an otherwise uninhabited island, where, through music and dance, he can access the mysteries of the spirit world.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict retold through three people whose fates become inextricably linked in a vicious cycle of violence. The outpouring of love, anger, and forgiveness that follows is a ray of light that offsets a collective state of seemingly endless mourning.
When director Simon Chambers rushed home to tend to his dying uncle, he had no idea he would spend four wild and hilarious years by his side—years full of drama, naked dancing, Shakespeare, and other surprises. This is a story about the twilight years of a true free spirit.
In an attempt to understand the stamp of genius and logical madness of her stepfather, an infamous Mossad agent who hurt her family, Michal embarks on a journey with personal videos that explore America's most notorious criminals, including Charles Manson and Richard Ramirez.
Seventy years after the US military sent him to guard the top Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials, Nathan Hilu still cannot stop drawing his memories. His art is powerful, but is it authentic? Could the most dramatic events of his lifetime taken on a life of their own?
Nora lives with 500 bats in a shelter she built for them and for herself, but she discovers that no place is safe from pain, loss and love.
For the first time, filmmaker Nurith Aviv sits down in front of the camera. As the defenses are lowered, her unique life story as the first woman cinematographer in Europe turns out to be the key to her own films.
Twin brothers Rémi and Raphaël see their close bond put to the test when adolescence makes their congenital differences ever more visible.
The film follows the observation diaries of Amit Geffen, a young bird-watcher who died at 21. By telling his story, the film explores the way we look at the world and our need to record it.
This is the astounding story of The Midrashia, the mothership of the religious Zionism. It’s a story about an elitist educational establishment – that in its last years became a school dominated by chaos and violence.
Northeastern Siberia is on fire. The government has left them to fend for themselves, and the inhabitants of Shologon must rally to fight The Dragon.
Diving beside them, he looks like a puny insect, but marine videographer Patrick Dykstra manages to form incredibly close relationships with the whales he documents. A stunningly beautiful film about the remarkable bond between one man and the world’s biggest mammals.
Chelly Wilson was a Jew who celebrated Christmas, a lesbian who married men, and a feminist who built an empire of porn cinemas in New York. Full of wisdom, humor, and contradictions, her tumultuous character is brought to life through recollections from her family, her own recordings, and captivating animations.
Whether it’s held on Zoom or in person, the traditional Passover Seder is a mirror that reflects fascinating family dynamics.
When Kit Vincent learns he is terminally ill, he turns his camera to his parents. Little by little, their façade of English stoicism begins to fracture, revealing the emotions and humor underneath. Vincent’s relationship with his father, who starts to grow cannabis and converts to Judaism, unexpectedly strengthens.
An animated love letter from a father to his newborn daughter, who changed his life and his fears.
Although Zionism was established as a secular movement of rebellion against religion, it never managed to break away. As Israeli identity drifts from its founders' secularism, the futuristic horror scenario of conflict between religion and state turns into actuality.
Crime boss or fearless dissident? The biggest cyber trial in the history of Israel will determine the fate of a former ultra-orthodox kid who transformed the drug-dealing business.
People who “starred” in documentary films and series talk about what happened after millions of people had seen their most intimate moments. Was this exploitation or salvation? Questions of ethics and power dynamics intersect with powerful personal experiences, both positive and negative.
Only 11 people attended the funeral of Karl Marx in 1883. In the years to come, he changed the world. The film returns to the life story of the greatest activist of all times. The 18th film of the Hebrews-project.
Jason Logan is something of an alchemist. He makes ink out of tree bark, rocks, herbs, and other natural ingredients he collects from all over the world. The film follows him and his clients—acclaimed artists with very particular preferences—and showcases the ancient traditions that inspire his work.
Alain left the family and returned after a decade. By getting closer to the grandpa she never had, the filmmaker asks him to look at the one who was left behind.
Shaya is married to Moriah and father to Maayan. He carries a handgun everywhere. Shaya embarks on a journey to discover the possible origins of his fears after suffering post-trauma in the IDF.
After years of living as a “seagull”—a male escort for wealthy lady tourists—58-year-old Ivan yearns for love, a home, and stability. His clumsy attempts to find a wife are intertwined with efforts to reconcile with his son, a newly-minted father who lives in war-torn Ukraine.
A beautiful species of frogs disappeared abruptly from the forests of Costa Rica. This brilliantly animated film follows the attempt to solve the mystery.
When his 13-year-old daughter was raped, Ranjit, an uneducated Indian farmer, set out on an unprecedented fight for justice against the authorities, his community, and tradition. The film opens a rare window into the world of a man whose love for his daughter transformed him into a hero.
A mysterious illness sends Maya to the hospital during pregnancy. Between medical checkups, phone calls from her partner and cellular meditations are intertwined with digital hallucinations.
Roman Vishniac, a researcher and celebrated nature photographer, captured iconic images of life in Europe’s Jewish communities shortly before the Holocaust, unaware of the fate that awaited them. His life story is told by his daughter and grandchildren and accompanied by many of his beautiful and tragically heartwarming stills.
The First Night is an intimate film that takes us on a journey, capturing the time when ultra-Orthodox couples who have lived in complete separation from the opposite sex until marriage connect, marry and become husband and wife.
The rising ocean threatens to swallow up a British seaside town, but the locals choose nostalgia, humor, and denial.
For 50 weeks and five days, the Minister of Education, Yossi Sarid, fought to demand that Shas’
education budget be covered, a struggle that concealed the story of the lifelong oppositionist who
refused to compromise despite the consequences.
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