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Israeli Movies

  • Senior Moments


    Funny, witty, bold and revealing, the creators of "Senior Moments" document intimate meetings with ten resilient elderly folks surviving old age with a vengeance. The film cohesively samples a cultural variety of personalities in modern-day Israel and provides an inspiring outlook on what it mean...

  • Operation Grandma


    Three very different brothers – Alon (34), a no-nonsense Israeli Army officer; Benni (30), a brilliant electrician; and Idan (22), a wimpy field trip guide – must navigate a series of mistakes and mishaps in an attempt to bury their beloved grandmother in the cemetery of her kibbutz. Since winnin...

  • A Borrowed Identity


    From award-winning director Eran Riklis (The Syrian Bride, Lemon Tree, Shelter) comes the story of Eyad, a Palestinian Israeli boy given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his schoolmates within Israeli society, he falls i...

  • The Elected

    1 season

    Watch the Complete Series Now! | Throughout the years, women have been a minority in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset). Their right to vote or be elected was never a given, and remains a struggle to this day. Through interviews with MKs, experts and journalists, combined with rare archive footage,...

  • The Secret


    THE SECRET is the fascinating story of Polish citizens who learn, often after living a lifetime as Christians in a Communist nation, that they are indeed of Jewish origin. Trapped between the familiar Polish world and an alien Jewish world, these “new Jews” often find themselves adrift in a count...

  • Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment


    Set against the backdrop of the kibbutz movement's glorious 100-year history, Inventing Our Life reveals the heartbreak and hope of Israel's communal living experiment as a new generation of women and men confront an essential question: can a radically socialist institution survive a new capitali...

  • Foreign Letters


    Sixth grade student Ellie experiences the hardships of moving to a new country when, in sixth grade, her family moves from Israel to the United States. As she struggles to make friends and learn the language, she meets an unlikely friend in Thuy — her Vietnamese classmate who is also a recent imm...

  • The Kind Words


    When three siblings gather to mourn the death of their mother, they learn something very unexpected about the real identity of their father. Determined to discover the truth, the three unlikely traveling companions set off on a journey from Israel to Paris to find out more about themselves than t...

  • The Other Story


    Renowned filmmaker Avi Nesher’s The Other Story tells a suspenseful, poignant, and humorous story through the eyes of two rebellious young women from two troubled families that tangle in the most unexpected ways in Jerusalem. As the characters’ warring personal convictions and intimate anxieties ...

  • Zero Motivation


    Female Israeli soldiers are posted to a remote desert base and spend their time pushing paper until they can return to civilian life. A smash hit in Israel and winner of the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, ZERO MOTIVATION is a unique, sometimes dark and often hilarious ...

  • Jaffa


    Winner of Best Israeli Film at the Jerusalem Film Festival, Ronit Elkabetz stars in the beautiful story of two families from different worlds who must face their differences head on when they discover their twenty-something year old children have fallen in love and become pregnant.

    Starring Roni...

  • Dawn



    Autumn 1947: Elisha, a young Jew, learns that he has been chosen to kill the hostage John Dawson (Jason Isaacs, "Harry Potter"), a captain in the British Army occupying Palestine. Will Elisha, himself a survivor of the holocaust, be able to commit this irrevocable act?

    Based on the Novel by Elie...

  • Amor



    After spending time traveling in Europe, Daniel returns to a small Israeli village, where he learns that his childhood romantic partner has become paralyzed. This remarkable Israeli feature deals with the conflict between preserving religious traditions, and the freedom to dictate your own fate.

  • Hummus! The Movie


    Travel around the world, across religious and cultural divides, to discover the origins of the nutritious chickpea dish, and meet a diverse group of hummus disciples, including those vying for the title of "World's Largest Serving of Hummus."

    A Film by Oren Rosenfeld
    Israel, 2016

  • An Average Story


    When Avi Cohen is told by the Central Bureau of Statistics that he is the most average man who ever lived, his life is turned upside down.

    "Wry and funny!"- Washington City Paper

    Directed by Yaniv Segalovich
    Israel, 2016
    Comedy, Shorts, Israeli Culture
    Hebrew (with English subtitles)
    18 minutes

  • Fig Tree


    Ethiopian-Israeli writer-director Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian makes a startlingly confident feature debut with this story of lives torn asunder by civil war. Set in Addis Ababa in 1989, Fig Tree follows a teenage girl's harrowing coming of age.

    Mina is 16 years old. The Ethiopian Civil War has been und...

  • Doubtful


    Assi (Ran Danker), a Tel-Avivian screenwriter stuck in his life, is sentenced to community service. His task — teaching cinema to disadvantaged teenagers in the southern city of Beersheba. As he pushes the group to open up, a special bond develops between Assi and his students as both sides are f...

  • Covered Up


    The personal journey of Rachel, an ultra-Orthodox film director, through marriage, divorce, matchmaking, and family life. Rachel unveils the world of ultra-Orthodox women and gives voice, for the first time, to their concealed inner world through the wig that covers up women's' hair.

    Directed by...

  • The Bouncer


    Ovadia is the strongest doorman of all the night clubs in Tel Aviv. His biggest dream is to become a father, but he and his wife Rachel have been struggling to get pregnant for almost five years. One day, small time gangster named Shalom Rozental offers Ovadia a job, which Ovadia sees as a great ...

  • The Women's Balcony


    An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power.

    When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox synagogue collapses, leaving the rabbi’s wife in a coma and...

  • An Israeli Love Story


    Fall in love with UNCHAINED's Aviv Alush in AN ISRAELI LOVE STORY, streaming now on ChaiFlicks!

    Aviv Alush (The Women's Balcony, Valley of Tears, The Baker and the Beauty), Adi Bielski and Maya Wertheimer (The New Black) star in this powerful romance based on actual events set during the turbule...

  • Wedding Doll


    WEDDING DOLL follows a young impulsive woman, Hagit, who dreams of love, marriage and freedom from the strict guidance of her mother, an overprotective divorcee. Hagit strikes up a relationship with her boss' son at the toilet paper factory where she works. While hiding the blossoming romance fro...

  • Live and Become


    The magnificent, epic story of an Ethiopian boy who is airlifted from a Sudanese refugee camp to Israel in 1984 during Operation Moses. Shlomo is plagued by two big secrets: He is neither a Jew nor an orphan, just an African boy who survived and wants, somehow, to fulfill his Ethiopian mother’s p...

  • Redemption


    Menachem, a former frontman for a rock band, is now religious, and a father to a six-year-old. When his daughter is diagnosed with cancer, he must find a creative solution to fund the expensive treatments. He reunites his band for one last tour. The journey to save his daughter exposes old wounds...