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Yossi Banai Farewell Album
"Yossi Banai Farewell album " is a film about Farewell.
A film that recreates the parting of Yossi Banai from life through the songs he wrote.
He goes back and brings together the artists and creators who accompanied Yossi in the last months of his life, with the songs created for him and in his spirit. Artists that were excited by working with one of Israel's leading artists, without realizing that they are selected to fulfill the Will of his farewell from life.
This is a film about one of the biggest cultural persons of Israel, as reflected through the eyes of young artists and musicians, who met him a little, barely worked with him, or did not know him personally at all - but he represents for them the best of Israeli culture.
Saga of a photo
The stormy life of Margot Klausner, an Israeli theatre-and-film pioneer
This story begins in a photo hidden away for some eighty years. For a frozen moment the photo exposed the joy of my grandparents' wedding in 1926 in Berlin. A moment later, everything will turn upside down.
This is a story about love, a love story that crosses borders, a love story between a woman and two men, a love story between a woman and the theatre, between a woman and the Land of Israel, about a mother's love for her children and the price of all these loves.
A young family who falls on hard times, moves to the Israeli Gaza border, only to find itself dealing with a reality that puts them in a constant state of insecurity. The film documents the last three years, when the missiles that fell on the kibbutz became a routine. they asked themselves tough questions about their responsibility as parents. An intimate documentary of a family\'s survival in a complex Israeli reality, in a place that makes you re-examine all your boundaries and beliefs. How will they face this new challenge and what will they learn about the boundaries of happiness.
Back to the hill
Pesso and Viater families are claiming the hills where their beloved were killed. with the help of the commander on that war, they time travel to the past. to these hills, long ago, on "Yom Kippur War".
Israel's only women prison, as seen through the eyes of 3 inmates: one Jew, one Muslim and one Christian, where Israel's ethnic diversity is confined to a stifling existence in tiny cells for what seems eternity. A rare look at the relationship between inmates and wardens over two years.
A room of their own
A group of women meet every week for 35 years in Herzlya Vizo club.
These are strong women that had survived many difficulties in their lives.
Levana lost her husband when she was 29 years old, had two small children and a lot of debts.
She raised her children by working 16 hours a day in a grocery shop.
Naomi is a widower who feels lonely and thinks she is not courageous enough, but when a burglar tries to enter her home she drives him away.
Ruty is the guide of the group. She studies gender studies and wants to empower these women.
She prepares for the Triathlon for the first time although she is 53.
Between Ruty and the women there is a dynamic of mutual empowerment.
'A Tale of a Woman and a Robe'
The issue of the immersion in a ritual bath (mikveh) of women converts in the presence of a rabbinical court made up of three rabbinic male judges. This occasion can be emotionally exciting as the woman is accepted into the Jewish religion. On the other hand, it causes embarrassment due to the immodesty involved in the situation.
The video art presents the act of immersion in the presence of the male judges.
A modern hermit has spent the last 40 years single-minded carving a home out of a Mediterranean cliff. When his estranged son comes to help, the pair must navigate long-standing tensions.
BEAR with ME
The story of an Israeli “bear” society, a group of gay, overweight men with similar preferences, struggling with weight problems, loneliness and memories. The film focuses on four main characters, Paz, Daniel, Motti and Motti, and follows them on a journey for survival, where they have to choose between life and death and between being alone or being in a relationship. The lives of the characters intertwine and converge in this tragicomic story about a unique group of people, who learn to love themselves as they are.
Before The Revolution
On the eve of the 1979 revolution, thousands of Israelis were living in Tehran, benefiting from a special relationship with the Shah's regime. They lived a life of wealth and luxury, thanks to their extensive business contacts and enormous arms deals with the oppressive regime. It was almost too late before these Israelis realized that their Iranian paradise was turning into hell.
Using rare archival footage and the testimonies of diplomats, Mossad agents, and businessmen, the director, whose family was part of that community, offers a new perspective on the revolution that changed the world.