Israel

The Caregiver

About the Film 
Following a visit with his family back in India, a caregiver returns to Israel only to find out he’s been replaced by another foreign worker, in this nuanced character study exposing the difficult realities of migrant labor and an aging population.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
12 minutes

The Dive

About the Film 
Three fractious Israeli brothers clashing over conflicting life choices and patriotic expectations, must bypass their differences to fulfill their late father’s dying wish, in this sober, darkly comic drama reflecting the personal toll of a testosterone-fueled country caught in perpetual conflict, a Best Israeli Feature that swept four Jerusalem Film Festival awards.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 minutes

Echo

About the Film 
Suspecting that his wife is cheating on him, a man heads down a rabbit hole of extreme measures, in this sophisticated, gripping Israeli psychological drama, a somber meditation on the intersection between love and obsession, and the fateful damage of words unheard or unsaid, nominated for four Israeli Academy Awards including Best Actor.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
98 minutes

Family in Transition

About the Film 
This deeply intimate and sympathetic examination of identity, tolerance and transcendent love focuses on a close-knit Israeli family grappling with gender transition—the husband desiring to become a woman—in the face of vilification by their conservative northern Israeli town, and even by some friends and relatives.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
70 minutes

Fig Tree

About the Film 

In this unflinching, coming-of-age drama, nominated for five Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film, a Jewish teen attempts to save those she loves and navigate her own fate in war-torn Ethiopia, where young men are scooped off the street and conscripted into the army against their will.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
93 minutes

The Golem

About the Film 
Besieged by evil invaders as the plague descends on Eastern Europe, a mystical woman versed in Kabbalah summons forth a Golem to protect her 17th century Lithuanian village, in this supernatural legend of Jewish folklore smartly reimagined as a meticulously crafted horror-suspense tale.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
97 minutes

Good Morning Son

About the Film 

A young IDF soldier critically injured during a Gaza military operation, clings to life while his family maintains a bedside vigil, in this sensitive Israeli drama, a beautifully rendered story of human resilience that illustrates the ordeal faced by military families in Israel and throughout the world.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
81 minutes

I Have a Message for You

About the Film 

An unfathomable decision by an Auschwitz survivor leaves a huge burden on her conscience, in this uplifting and extraordinary story of love and survival, told adroitly through heartfelt testimony enhanced by beautifully rendered abstract animation.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
14 minutes

The Jewish Underground

About the Film 
Vigilante Israeli extremists seek to derail the peace process and spark a holy war, in this shocking look at a decades-old case of domestic terrorism, reconstructed as a detective-thriller with dramatizations and interviews with key figures, portending disturbing implications for modern Israeli politics.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
96 minutes

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