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A Story about Rain

2013 Drama |
Director: 
Bracha Yaniger
In a world without rain, an artistic couple discovers that they have the power to create water. The man’s special powers challenge the couple’s relationship.
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A Walled Garden

2013 Documentary |
Director: 
Efrat Cohen
Efrat, a religious woman who grew up in the secular world, is married to a young rabbi and raising three small daughters. Curiosity draws her to the walled garden of the St. Clare monastery in...
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A Woman's Voice

2003 Drama |
Director: 
Ayelet Estreicher
Tali, a student and substitute mother to her little brother, has an exceptionally beautiful voice, and a talent for performing. In the religious world however, singing in public by women is...
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Addes

2005 Documentary |
Director: 
Avital Livneh-Levi
The renovations of a 100-year-old Jerusalem synagogue on the occasion of its upcoming centennial celebrations ignite a conflict over old and new, identity and obliteration of memory, the living and...
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Refrain

2018 Drama |
Director: 
Calanit Tayar
Ever since Liat's mother taught her to play piano as a child, her life has revolved around music. Now, as a young adult and with her mother long gone, she begins the process of auditioning for the...
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Revival

2013 Drama |
Director: 
Nadav Lazare
Hemi, a 60 year old Jewish sudies teacher, discovers that the punk band his wife used to play in when she was young is getting back together. As the band reunion approaches, echoes of the wild past...
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Revival

2003 Documentary |
Director: 
Sarit Ashkenazi Levi
This film is not available through the website at this time.
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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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Singing Through Our Tears

2003 Documentary |
Director: 
Aurital Maizel Bitton
A group of English-speaking women from Gush Etzion decide to take a novel approach to the numerous Intifada attacks in the area: they will cope by writing a bibilical musical - the story of Esther...
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Stand At Ease

2005 Drama |
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Eighteen-year-old Noah is religious and torn between two worlds: his militaristic group of friends in the settlement where he lives and the rock band in which he is a drummer. When he gets a callup...
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The Dream Factory

2016 Other |
Director: 
Michal Pinsky-Gross
Ben is a technical illustrator who spends his days drawing nuts and bolts and his nights painting colors and dreams. His ambition to publish his comic book meets with frustration and failure until...
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The Rabbi's Daughter

2011 Documentary |
Director: 
Racheli Vasserman
The story of three daughters of rabbis, directed by the daughter of a rabbi. The four women have chosen a different path than that of their parents. Now they face inner dilemmas, communal censure and...
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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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