Keyword: Israel

World War Z

World War Z (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 06/20/2013
On an ordinary day, Gerry Lane and his family find their quiet drive interrupted by urban gridlock. An ex-United Nations investigator, Lane senses that this is no ordinary traffic jam. As police helicopters buzz the sky and motorcycle cops careen wildly below, the city erupts into chaos. Something is causing hordes of people to viciously attack each other - a lethal virus that is spread through a...
S#x Acts

S#x Acts (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Naïve Israeli teen Gili changes schools and is determined to improve her social status by hooking up with the most popular guys. But as she pushes her own limits with every new encounter - offering a succession of sexual favors and allowing herself to be photographed and filmed- the line of consent begins to blur.

Parce que j'étais peintre (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
In 1945, when the Allies liberated the concentration camps, they discovered thousands of secretly created artworks. These drawings, hidden from the Nazis, offer an unparalleled understanding of life in the camps. Featuring interviews with surviving artists and curators, as well as recently uncovered evidence, this fascinating documentary considers the ability of art to capture, reflect and survive...
Dir: Christophe Cognet
With: N/A
Gett le procès de Viviane Amsalem

Gett le procès de Viviane Amsalem (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 02/12/2015
In Israel, there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce; only Orthodox rabbis can legalize a union or its dissolution, which is only possible with the husband's full consent. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Viviane Amsalem has been applying for a divorce for three years but her religiously devout husband Elisha, continually refuses. His cold intransigence, Viviane's determination to fight for...

Jerusalem (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/20/2013
Jerusalem: sacred to half the people on earth; fought over more than any other place in history; conquered and destroyed, rebuilt and reinvented repeatedly over 5,000 years. This documentary takes viewers high above the Holy Land and deep into the vibrant Old City to experience iconic sites and explore the intersection of science, history and religion in this ancient, enigmatic place. Audiences...
Dir: Daniel Ferguson
With: N/A
Bethlehem

Bethlehem (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
Sanfur is the younger brother of prominent Palestinian militant Ibrahim. Determined to capture or kill Ibrahim, Israeli Secret Service officer Razi recruited Sanfur when he was just 15, and developed a very close, almost fatherly relationship to the boy. Now seventeen, Sanfur tries to navigate between Razi's demands and his loyalty to his brother, living a double life and lying to both. When the...
Green Prince

The Green Prince (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 09/11/2014
As a defiant teenager growing up in Palestine, Mosab Hassan Yousef's fervor against Israel was unquestionable, ultimately landing him in prison. Shaken by Hamas's brutality within the prison's walls and a growing disgust for their methods, particularly suicide bombing, he had an unexpected change of heart and began to see Hamas as more of a problem than a solution. Recruited by Israel's internal...
Dir: Nadav Schirman
With: N/A
Omar

Omar (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
Omar is a Palestinian baker who routinely climbs over the separation wall to meet up with his girl Nadia. By night, he's ready to risk his life to strike at the Israeli military with his childhood friends Tarek and Amjad. Arrested after the killing of an Israeli soldier and tricked into an admission of guilt by association, he agrees to work as an informant. So begins a dangerous game-is he...
Policeman

Policeman (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
Yaron, is an elite special operations squad leader and the spiritual leader and alpha male of his small, highly trained team that is part of Israel's Defense Ministry Anti-Terrorism unit. Yaron is ambitious and energetic, but a cyclone of emotions consumes him. His wife is expecting their first child, the failing health of a team member weighs on him, and the men are contending with an...
Zero Motivation

Zero Motivation (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 12/02/2014
Power struggles emerge within a unit of young, female soldiers with different agendas and little to do at a remote Israeli desert outpost. Pencil-pushers in the Human Resources Office, best friends Zohar and Daffi spend their time playing video games, singing pop songs, jousting with stationery and dreaming of Tel Aviv. The indolent twosome are watched over by their aspiring senior officer, Rama...

Boreg (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Two women -- one Israeli and the other Palestinian -- are trapped within their respective worlds. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the life of the other on the opposite side of the border.
Mars at Sunrise

Mars at Sunrise (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 02/06/2014
While waiting at a checkpoint in Jenin, Azzadeh - a young Jewish American poet traveling in Israel for the first time - meets Khaled, a Palestinian painter forced from his home in East Jerusalem. Azzadeh accepts a ride from the handsome stranger, whose life unfolds before her as the two come face to face at the next checkpoint with Eyal, the young officer who once interrogated Khaled. Khaled tells...

The Wanted 18 (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Big Bad Wolves

Big Bad Wolves (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 01/16/2014
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of a victim in a string of child murders plaguing the town, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings, a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.

Farewell Herr Shwarz (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 01/08/2015
The granddaughter of Holocaust survivors traces her family history and learns that a meeting that was mysteriously missed in 1945 divided her family into two. Michla Schwartz, survived the death camps and traveled to the Jewish state that was about to be founded in the Middle East while her brother, Fei'vke, who was considered dead, changed his name to Peter and stayed in East Germany and married...
Dir: Yael Reuveny
With: N/A

Pla'ot (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012

A Place in Heaven (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
A retired general nicknamed Bambi has an illustrious career behind him - by some, he is regarded as the "savior of the Jews." In accordance with Jewish law, however, this particular individual is allowed to exchange his place in heaven for an earthly pleasure: his favorite meal. Yet this is not the only event that proves hard going for someone who embodies indomitable obstinance and its bitter...
Next Year Jerusalem

Next Year Jerusalem (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 72 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Eight nursing home residents, average age 91, make a pilgrimage to Israel. We follow the residents, their aides and nursing home managers from the planning stages of the trip through their experiences in Israel and back again. Audiences are offered a seat on the bus for the 10-day tour, and though we are in and out of museums, crossing Israeli landscapes from mountains to desert, the experiences...
Dir: David Gaynes
With: N/A

Anderswo (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Eight years ago, Noa came to Berlin attracted to the culture and lifestyle. Now she is about to graduate from university and has recently moved in with her German boyfriend, Jörg. But suddenly she experiences a personal crisis -- Noa feels misunderstood and isolated. She does not know who she is anymore. When Noa's professor declines her master thesis and Jörg goes on a tour with his orchestra...

Censored Voices (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
One week after the 1967 Six-Day War, renowned author Amos Oz and editor Avraham Shapira recorded intimate conversations with soldiers returning from the battlefield. The Israeli army censored the recordings, allowing only a fragment of the conversations to be published. Here, these recordings are revealed for the first time.
Dir: Mor Loushy
With: N/A
When I Saw You

When I Saw You (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
1967, Jordan. Displaced to a refugee camp after the occupation of their West Bank village, an eleven-year old Tarek and his mother Ghaydaa try to adjust to the indignity of destitution and living on humanitarian handouts. Meanwhile, each day they anxiously monitor the trucks unloading refugees in hopes of finding Tarek's father who they were separated from in the general chaos. Searching for a way...

The Village of Peace (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 68 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In 1967, a community of African-Americans from Chicago began a two-year migration to Dimona, Israel. The founders of the Village recount their epic journey from the backdrop of oppression and upheaval in Chicago, through the unfamiliar terrain of Liberia, to what they now call home in the Negev Desert. Approximately 300 people made the original migration. Today, over 5,000 African-Hebrew...
Dir: Niko Philipides
With: N/A
It's Better to Jump

It's Better to Jump (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 11/21/2013
As the ancient walled city of Akka undergoes harsh economic pressures, vast social change and on-going problems among its Arab populace, Arab families feel compelled to leave their homeland where they have been dozens of generations and shaped a rich culture for over a thousand years. Atop a forty-foot, centuries-old seawall in this ancient port city, young people dare to stand along the one-meter...

This Is My Land (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Following several Israeli and Palestinian teachers over one academic year, we observe how their respective education systems teach the history of their nations. As we observe their exchanges and confrontations with students, debates with the ministries curriculum and its restrictions, we get an intimate glimpse into the profound and long lasting effect that the Israeli/Palestinian conflict...
Dir: Tamara Erde
With: N/A

Paradise Cruise (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dora, a young French woman, returns to Israel and spends most of her time photographing commemoration ceremonies and military Funerals. It is all part of her art project, capturing the glance of a man who witnessed life and death. When she meets Yossi -- a rebellious young man just out of military service -- they immediately fall in love. Though they have an unspoken contract to never discuss...