Arab-Israeli Relations

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

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

Harmonia

About the Film 

In this adaptation of the biblical tale of Abraham and Sarah, a childless Israeli musical couple seeks to have a family, leading to a culture clash reconciled through music.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
98 minutes

In Between

About the Film 

Despite being Arab-Israeli in a mostly Jewish society, and constrained by societal norms, three independent Palestinian gal pals choose to live on their own terms, in this taboo-breaking dramedy, a highly engaging story of friendship and female power.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
96 minutes

The Settlers

About the Film 

Cameras go inside the reclusive West Bank settlements for a close look at the contentious movement at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, yielding a troubling portrait of radicals and idealists on the fringe of Israeli society.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
107 minutes

Wounded Land

About the Film 

A policeman’s loyalties are tested after a ghastly terrorist attack in this superb fast-paced thriller that unsparingly reveals corruption and racism in Israeli society. Nominated for 11 Israeli Academy Awards.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
80 minutes

Wrestling Jerusalem

About the Film 

Creatively adapting his acclaimed one-man stage show using only simple props and backdrops, playwright-actor Aaron Davidman conjures a host of diverse characters on all sides of the existential divide, while seeking answers to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reigniting hope for the future of this troubled region.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
90 minutes