Festival dates: November 2-12, 2017
Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS CLOSING GALA A modern retelling of the biblical triangle between Abraham, Sarah and Hagar.
In Between (Bar Bahar)
A balancing act between tradition and modernity, citizenship and culture, fealty and freedom.
Keep the Change
OPENING GALA. Being different isn't a hindrance to also being just like everyone else.
Keep The Change
Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Rachel Israel’s award winning labour of love is a tour-de-force touching love story.
A rabbinical matchmaker, a Hasidic couple and a single guy, explore the precise meaning of humanity’s most powerful word.Guest in attendence.
Bassist Yossi Fine departs on a journey of rediscovery to explore new roots and collaborate with local musicians.Guest in attendence.
Measures of Merit (Yehudiya)
Against all odds Ruth Colian is running for the Israeli Knesset to establish the first-ever political party for religious women.
A good-hearted grocery store clerk struggles against tradition to keep custody of his only son after the death of his wife.
Muhi: Generally Temporary
A boy raised in unusual circumstances that transcend identity, religion and the conflict that divides his world.
My Hero Brother (Ach Sheli Gibor)
A group of remarkable young people embark on a demanding trek through the Himalayas.Guest in attendence.
Past Life (Ha’khata’im)
Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Can the truth set you free and also save a family in the process? A pair of sisters endeavour to find out.
Sophia’s Russian grandmother is trying to marry her off to Trevor. There’s only one problem...Sophia isn’t interested in guys!