the Ma'aleh school of television, film & the arts, Jerusalem

War & Remembrance

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2003 Documentary |
Director: 
Katie Green
Two Jewish boys and two Muslim boys are sharing a room at a boarding school in Jerusalem. All are 16 years old . David, from an orthodox Jewish home, wants to give up religion. Mohammad, a...
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Biography

2016 Drama |
Director: 
Arik Kaufman
Miriam, an elderly war widow tormented by her young husband's death, surrounds herself with archival recordings and writes his biography in her crumbling apartment. Though she wishes only to be left...
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By Way of the Wadi

2001 Documentary |
Director: 
Bilha Bachrach
Ohad was murdered by terrorists at Wadi Qelt, a nature reserve of exceptional beauty and home to a nubmer of Christian monasteries, not far from Jerusalem. Five years later, the director Bilha...
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House 103

2005 Documentary |
Director: 
Ohad Domb
August 2005. The Tal family are living out their final moments in a Jewish settlement in the Gaza Strip. "Disengagement”, Ariel Sharon's political plan to evict the 22 Jewish communities of the Gaza...
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Odd or Even

1996 Documentary |
Director: 
Riki Yakobovich
The story of a group of people, all Mengele twins, who journey back to Auschwitz-Birkenau, together with their children, exactly 50 years after the liberation of the camp. The journey is recounted...
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Rosenzweig Born to Dance

2007 Documentary |
Director: 
Keren Hakak
Avigdor is a tap dancer. In Auschwitz-Birkenau his dancing saved his life. Today, he is 88 and lives in a retirement home. When Avigdor dances on the parquet floor of his room, he laughs until he's...
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Saving Private Finkelstein

2001 Documentary |
Director: 
Laizy Shapira
Who would believe that the bite of a small dog would lead to the unfolding of a chain of events resulting in the discovery of Private Finkelstien's grave in a British War Ceremony in Israel? Who is...
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SHELL

2016 Documentary |
Director: 
Hagai Adorian
Ariel, a young veteran combat medic, is unable to the dispel terrible images of war that keep replaying themselves in his head. He drives aimlessly around the countryside, eating and sleeping in his...
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The Diary

2000 Drama |
Director: 
Tami Avnon
Benzi is a 13 year old boy who is due to read segments of his dead brother's diary at the memorial ceremony. But Benzi loses the diary beforehand and is at a loss as to what to do.
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The House on the Water

2012 Drama |
Director: 
Omer Regev
A talented musician and ex-combat solider fights for his family and his sanity when the effects of his post-traumatic stress disorder threaten to destroy his life.
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The Invitation

2013 Drama |
Director: 
Ruthi Grosberger-Haratz
Noa survived a terrorist attack in which her boyfriend Udi was killed. Five years later, on her wedding day, Noa discovers Udi among the guests...
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The Little Dictator

2015 Drama |
Director: 
Nurith Cohn
Yossi Kleinmann, a dull history professor and expert on the political leaders of totalitarian regimes, feels unappreciated both by his students and his domineering wife. One weekend, at the 90th...
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The Strength to Tell

2013 Documentary |
Director: 
Noam Demsky
The film follows the experiences of a group of "at risk" Jerusalem teenagers, who as part of the Martef drama therapy program are asked to interview the last surviving witnesses of the 1961 Eichmann...
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Tofu

2004 Drama |
Director: 
Orit Ben Hur-Raz
Michael, a dreamy ,sensitive 13 year old, is named after his uncle who fell in the Yom Kippur War. On the morning of Memorial Day he travels with his father and elder brother to Jerusalem, to...
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