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

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A-Maiseh

2004 Drama |
Director: 
Yitzik Sverdlov
The warm relationship between Mendel, an elderly Holocaust survivor, and his Filipino caretaker, Jose, is tested when Jose does not have a work permit and the police begin searching the neighborhood...
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Broken Arrow

2012 Other |
Director: 
Amos Giles
Momo, a lonely and troubled puppeteer, seeks help and acceptance in a therapy group for social misfits, preparing for the moment he will confess his dark secret.
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Broken Heart

2011 Documentary |
Director: 
Efrat Kaufman
Shirley, a 23 year old blogger, spends months in hospital waiting for a new heart. While she waits, she learns about the meaning of getting and giving.
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Elyokim

2003 Drama |
Director: 
Miri Bocker
Elyokim, who is ultra-orthodox and a brilliant talmudic student, is in love with Rachel, the daughter of his Rabbi. The social conventions which govern Elyokim's world means he will never be formally...
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Hanna is Beautiful

2015 Documentary |
Director: 
Shira Meishar
Hanna, a special needs 37-year-old who shows a moving and philosophical insight into her situation, lives in protective housing, following her daily routine and hoping for love. Earning well below...
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Hello Ya'akov, Hello Malka

2001 Documentary |
Director: 
Ophir Shteinbaum
My special needs brother Elad is now 19. My parents are finding it harder and harder to take care of him, but as they begin to look for sheltered accommodation for him, they begin to realize how...
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I'm Ready

2009 Drama |
Director: 
Esther Siton-Katz
The special relationship between an elderly father and his Down's syndrome son breaks down when the father's memory begins to fail due to the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The collapse of their...
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In Silence

2011 Drama |
Director: 
Tom Dadon-MIshaly
Tamar, a well adjusted 17-year old from a happy home, is raped at the religious girls' high school where she is a student. She becomes withdrawn and hostile, mystifying her parents who assume that...
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Sister of Mine

2012 Drama |
Director: 
Oshrat Meirovitch
Like all young ultra-orthodox girls, Ruchi, the favorite daughter of a Jerusalem family, dreams of becoming a wife and mother. But the fact that Ruchi's younger sister has Down's syndrome makes Ruchi...
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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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