2017 Festival

    1945

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    Deep undercurrents run beneath the surface of a quaint village that’s ultimately forced to face up to its past.

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    A Bag of Marbles (Un Sac de Billes)

    A lavishly shot production that is brilliantly acted, exploring the Holocaust through the eyes of young brothers.

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    A Quiet Heart (Lev Shaket Meod)

    A secular young woman seeks refuge from the pressure of her life, using music as a bridge to overcome towering religious barriers.

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    Bang! The Bert Berns Story

    Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the 60’s that you never heard of.
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    Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

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    A never before seen interview with Israel’s first Prime Minister. Essential viewing.
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    Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

    A never before seen interview with Israel’s first Prime Minister. Essential viewing.

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    Bird On A Wire

    Directed by celebrated British filmmaker Tony Palmer, the film follows Leonard Cohen on his 1972 European tour.
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    Bobbi Jene

    Award winning documentary of renowned Batsheva dancer Bobbi Jene Smith in flux between two lives, and two loves.

    EXPLICIT CONTENT

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    Bye Bye Germany (Es war einmal in Deutschland…)

    The true story of displaced persons trying to raise enough money to get to America.
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    Dreaming of A Jewish Christmas

    This engaging documentary uncovers the Jewish connection to Christmas music.
    Movie and an Eggroll Presentation
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    Eva Hesse

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    THE PETER OBERLANDER MEMORIAL FILM. An extraordinary artist! Her ground-breaking work and the life that provided the fertile soil for her achievements.

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    Freedom Runners (Ratsim Lahofesh)

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    A charismatic teacher leads a running group of refugees; an activity which becomes a way to find their place in Israeli society.

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    Harmonia

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    CLOSING GALA
    A modern retelling of the biblical triangle between Abraham, Sarah and Hagar.

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    In Between (Bar Bahar)

    A balancing act between tradition and modernity, citizenship and culture, fealty and freedom.

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    Keep the Change

    OPENING GALA.
    Being different isn’t a hindrance to also being just like everyone else.

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    Keep The Change

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    Rachel Israel’s award winning labour of love is a tour-de-force touching love story.

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    Kosher Love

    A rabbinical matchmaker, a Hasidic couple and a single guy, explore the precise meaning of humanity’s most powerful word.
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    Mandala Beats

    Bassist Yossi Fine departs on a journey of rediscovery to explore new roots and collaborate with local musicians.
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    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.

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    Menashe

    A good-hearted grocery store clerk struggles against tradition to keep custody of his only son after the death of his wife.

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    Muhi: Generally Temporary

    A boy raised in unusual circumstances that transcend identity, religion and the conflict that divides his world.

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    My Hero Brother (Ach Sheli Gibor)

    A group of remarkable young people embark on a demanding trek through the Himalayas.
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    Past Life (Ha’khata’im)

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    Can the truth set you free and also save a family in the process? A pair of sisters endeavour to find out.

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    Pinsky

    Sophia’s Russian grandmother is trying to marry her off to Trevor. There’s only one problem…Sophia isn’t interested in guys!

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    Saving Nur (Lehatzil Et Nur)

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    A journey across borders shows the transformative power of humanity and hope.

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    Shelter (Mistor)

    A Mossad agent, a Lebanese collaborator and two weeks in a safe house. An easy mission? Not in the world of espionage and intrigue.

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    Shorts Program

    Don’t miss this eclectic collection of seven highly entertaining and thought provoking shorts from around the world.
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    Shorts Program

    Don’t miss this eclectic collection of seven highly entertaining and thought provoking shorts from around the world.
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    The 90 Minute War (Milhemet 90 Hadakot)

    A politically incorrect mockumentary reveals the sometimes petty nature of the differences dividing the Middle East.

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    The 90 Minute War (Milhemet 90 Hadakot)

    A politically incorrect mockumentary reveals the sometimes petty nature of the differences dividing the Middle East.

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    The Bloom of Yesterday (Die Blumen von Gestern)

    An altogether unlikely romantic comedy between a German Holocaust researcher and his new French intern set amidst the shadows of history.

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    The Essential Link

    The remarkable, little known, true story of Wilfrid Israel, a man credited with saving thousands of Jews from the Nazi Regime.
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    The Heir

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    A journey to recover paintings stolen from the filmmaker’s family during the war.
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    The Wedding Plan (Laavor et Hakir)

    After her fiancé backs out of the wedding, Michal decides to keep the wedding hall and trusts that fate will provide her with a groom.

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