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Late Summer Blues

  A group of close friends celebrate the bittersweet changes coming to their lives during the summer of their high-school graduation: adult responsibilities, adult romance — and the soberingly adult Read More


  The film begins with Sallah Shabati, a Mizrahi Jewish immigrant, arriving in Israel by plane with his family: a very pregnant wife, an ancient female relative and seven children. Read More

He Walked Through the Fields

  In 1946, Uri (Assi Dayan) returns to his kibbutz after 2 years of studying. He begins to feel alienated after discovering that his mother is having an affair with Read More

The Wooden Gun

  The Wooden Gun takes place in Tel Aviv in the early 1950s. In a clear-eyed fashion that would have been impossible in a film made by “outsiders”, the plot Read More

Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer

  Set during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, the conflict that led to the creation of the state of Israel, this landmark Israeli film is among the first features from that Read More

Hill “Halfon” Doesn’t Answer

  In this satirical cult-classic, a Reserves unit in the Israel-controlled Sinai is less than five miles from the Egyptian front lines. However, the Israelis are hardly concerned with the Read More

Time for Cherries

  Miki is a yuppie advertising copywriter from Tel Aviv called up to do reserve army duty in Lebanon during the war’s closing days. Miki has strong premonitions of his Read More

Cinema Egypt

  The life story of Egyptian-born Henriette Ezer, the director’s mother, which is a parable of the complex relationship between East Jewry and Israel. The film includes excerpts from the Read More


  Moshe (Shuli Rand) and Malli (Michal Bat-Sheva Rand), an Orthodox Jewish couple in Jerusalem, are childless and without means to celebrate the weeklong holiday of Succoth. After much prayer, Read More

Fictitious Marriage

  Shlomo Bar-Aba plays Eldad Illan, a teacher who says goodbye to his wife (Ofra Viengarten) in Jerusalem, goes to Lod Airport for a flight to New York and then Read More