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2005 Documentary |
Avital Livneh
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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Almost Liam

2018 Documentary |
Sapir Rokach
Raised in an Orthodox Jewish family, Liam came out as transgender while he was serving as a woman soldier in the IDF. In this film, which includes his private videos documenting some of the most...
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2011 Documentary |
Shmuel Minkov
A rare glimpse into the lives of three divorced Ultra Orthodox women, who tell about their daily hardships, fears, and diminished status in the eyes of the community. Above all, their dearest wish is...
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And Thou Shalt Love

2007 Drama |
Chaim Elbaum
*Adult Subject Matter Ohad, who is studying in the special "Hesder" program for orthodox soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, experiences profound loneliness while he conceals from others that he...
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Angels in the Jerusalem Skies

2004 Documentary |
Yitzik Sverdlov
Vera, a Russian immigrant painter, has completely changed her painting style since she arrived in Israel. In dialogue with the artist, the director, himself a Russian immmigrant, looks at the process...
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Army Dad

2006 Drama |
On the exact date that Gideon, a tough young officer in the IDF, needs to prepare his recruits for a parade, his wife decides to bring their 6-year-old son to the base and leave him there. The clash...
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As I Stand

2003 Experimental |
Ayala Zamir Glick
This film is not available through the website at this time.
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2012 Drama |
Golan Rise
Uri, a young officer, together with two soldiers under his command, is manning a checkpoint. Two women from the "Watch” organization are filming events at the checkpoint. Uri receives an order to...
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2016 Drama |
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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2004 Drama |
Michal Brunschwig Levi
Birkonim are the little booklets containing Grace After Meals which are given out at Jewish Wedding Celebrations. They usually bear an individual design or logo chosen by the Bride and Groom, the...
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