Tenacious ultra-Orthodox women challenge the status quo of their patriarchal community to create New York’s first all-female ambulance corps, resulting in an ideological tug of war with the observant men in their Borough Park enclave, in this rousing story of female empowerment and cultural disruption.
Following a visit with his family back in India, a caregiver returns to Israel only to find out he’s been replaced by another foreign worker, in this nuanced character study exposing the difficult realities of migrant labor and an aging population.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James Caan leads an all-star cast as a retired American cardiologist who leaves everything behind to become a pig farmer in Israel, in this comedic family drama, a wry, moving, personal tale of a dysfunctional family—with an ex-wife, an alienated son and a perennial student daughter—striving for reconciliation and acceptance.