Arabic

Across the Line

About the Film 

An unexpected encounter and series of farcical mix-ups between a young religious Jew and a Palestinian hitchhiker lead to a lesson in communication and friendship.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
30 minutes

The Cousin

About the Film 

An open-minded Israeli questions his liberal convictions when a Palestinian laborer he hired is suspected of a crime, in this hard-hitting, dark comedy that explores the latent prejudice central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
92 minutes

Open Your Eyes

About the Film 

A son takes his mother to the eye doctor for a routine exam, their tense and emotional visit laying bare the distrust and prejudice underpinning the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
14 minutes

The Outer Circle

About the Film 

As four generations of British-Iraqi Jews gather for a sumptuous holiday feast, a young couple is confronted with the problematic realities of interfaith relationships and cultural disparities.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
13 minutes

Remember Baghdad

About the Film 

Baghdad’s former glamorous age at the dawn of the twentieth century, the utopia lost to violence and intolerance, is revealed in this forgotten story of Iraq’s once prosperous Jewish population that had coexisted with Muslims and Christians in peace and prosperity, before the country’s disintegration from a multiethnic melting pot to a ravaged, war-torn danger zone heralded by Saddam Hussein’s rise to power.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
69 minutes

Shelter

About the Film 

Two women—a Mossad agent and a Lebanese informer—find themselves trapped in a labyrinth of deception, paranoia and intrigue, in this Israeli espionage thriller from veteran filmmaker Eran Riklis.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
93 minutes