Hebrew

The 90 Minute War

About the Film 

After decades of strife and failed peace talks, the Israelis and Palestinians decide to end their feud, on a soccer field, in this bold satire that reveals the petty nature of the differences dividing the Middle East.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
84 minutes

A.K.A. Nadia

About the Film 

An Israeli woman now living under false pretenses is haunted by her past in this powerful meditation on the personal and political nature of identity. Nominated for five Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
115 minutes

Abulele

About the Film 

A boy forms a secret friendship with a mythical creature in this family-friendly, heart-warming tale of friendship and familial bonds, inspired by Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 minutes

Aida's Secrets

About the Film 

Long-lost brothers seek the truth about their genealogy in this intensely personal investigation of identity spanning decades of complex family history. The film reveals the trauma of displaced persons through a series of emotional surprises right until the closing credits.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
90 minutes

An Average Story

About the Film 

An ordinary husband becomes an instant celebrity after being officially designated Israel’s most average man. Israeli Academy Award nominee for Best Short Film. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
18 minutes

Arrival

About the Film 

Notions of collective historic memory arise during an Israeli mother’s increasingly uneasy encounter with an elderly German woman on a Berlin-bound train. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

About the Film 

Compiled from newly discovered talks with Israel’s founding father, this rare and significant bit of cinematic archeology offers riveting hindsight on Zionism, Ben-Gurion’s reflections on his legacy and hopes for Middle East peace, and prophetic implications for Israel’s future.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
70 minutes

Beyond the Mountains and Hills

About the Film 

A fractured Israeli family is tested in this art house drama, a microcosm for the malaise of Israeli society from the director of The Band’s Visit

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
90 minutes

Forever Pure

About the Film 

Tribalism meets sports in an ugly, troubled reality, when a secret deal to transfer Muslim players to an Israeli soccer team triggers a crisis of politics, money and race, in this fi rstrate cautionary tale of nationalism and demagoguery.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
86 minutes

The Gravedigger's Daughter

About the Film 

Over the objections of her family and community, the only daughter from an Orthodox Israeli home fights for the right to take on her late father’s vocation. 

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
17 minutes

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