Israeli Movies and Series

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  • Gift From Above

    Movie

    A group of airport porters are planning on stealing 2 sacks of rough diamonds. The diamonds arrive on schedule on commercial flights to the airport. Being that the porters are the first to come in contact with the sacks from the moment they land in the airport, it goes without saying that they wi...

  • Laura Adler's Last Love Affair

    Movie

    Yiddish live theater, a formerly lively theatrical form, is barely sustained by a few aging aficionados and its loyal but aged audience. Laura Adler is a big star of one of these troupes. She is attractive, middle-aged and quite content to spend her days performing obscure theater in her backwate...

  • The Bouncer

    Movie

    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 ...

  • Late Marriage

    Movie

    Zaza (Lior Louie Ashkenazi) is an eligible 31-year-old bachelor who has done his best to remain unattached. His traditional Georgian-Jewish family is growing impatient, however, and they aggressively join forces to choose a young bride for him, with the stipulation that she be a virgin. Zaza play...

  • Circus Palestine

    Movie

    In this popular and award-winning feature from director Eyal Halfon, residents of a West Bank community are in an uproar over an aging lion that escaped from a Russian circus.

    Ophir Award - Best Film
    Ophir Award - Best Actor (Yoram Hattab)
    Ophir Award - Best Actor (Amos Lavi)
    Ophir Award - Best ...

  • Saint Clara

    Movie

    After her family moves from Russia to Israel, 13-year-old Clara (Lucy Dubnichek) finds herself in the unenviable position of being the new girl at Golda Meir Junior High School. Thanks to her psychic powers, however, she quickly becomes a popular friend to have. Why study when Clara knows what's ...

  • Seven Minutes in Heaven

    Movie

    One morning Galia and her boyfriend board a local Jerusalem bus. It is packed with passengers, among them a suicide bomber. The bus explodes, leaving Galia with severe burns and memory loss. She has no memory of the day of the terrorist attack and the days leading up to it. A necklace sent to her...

  • Playing for Peace

    Movie

    In the middle of the Negev Desert lies the Israeli city of Be’er Sheva. Home to the football club HaPoel Be’er Sheva, the city has equal number of Muslim and Jewish residents and sits only 20 km south of the West Bank. Hapoel Be’er Sheva was plagued by a 40-year championship drought until a new o...

  • Wall
    Movie

    Wall

    Movie

    Preeminent UK playwright and screenwriter David Hare—whom The Washington Post referred to as “the premiere political dramatist writing in English”—writes and stars in this innovative animated feature that explores the reality of the wall separating Israel and Palestine as no film has before. Rich...

  • Driver

    Movie

    From the creator of "Shtisel"! | Nahman Ruzumni (Moshe Folkenflik, "Redemption") lives on the fringes of the ultra-orthodox community in Bnei Brak, Israel. As a "Driver," he takes beggars to wealthy homes and coaches them telling their stories in order to inspire philanthropy. For his service, he...

  • Suspect
    1 season

    Suspect

    1 season

    Race across Jerusalem in this Israeli thriller series about a successful female lawyer who has to commit the perfect crime in order to save her family from a dangerous loan-shark.

    SUSPECT is a 24-hour crime thriller about successful lawyer Daphne Tsur, whose life changes dramatically when in the...

  • A Quiet Heart

    Movie

    A secular young concert pianist Naomi (Ania Bukstein, Game of Thrones), moves to present-day Jerusalem and finds herself persecuted by groups of local religious fanatics. Faced with escalating isolation and violence, she must learn to use music as a bridge over towering religious barriers.

    Grand...

  • The Women's Balcony

    Movie

    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...

  • Shelter

    Movie

    Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent (Neta Riskin, Shtisel) is sent to Germany to protect Mona (Golshifteh Farahani, Paterson), a Lebanese informant recovering from plastic surgery to assume her new identity. Together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg, the relationship that develops between...

  • I Am a Mountain Jew

    Movie

    From director Nisan Katz, 'I Am a Mountain Jew' tells the untold story of the Jewish community living in the mountains of Israel. The film follows a group of these young mountain Jews who immigrated to Israel many years ago and are now embarking on a journey to the caucuses to explore and connect...

  • Thank God for India

    Movie

    A documentary that deals with the generation gap between the young Israeli travelers in India and the conformities of society in Israel today. The film also takes a look at the new Israeli sub-culture that has developed in India as a result of this gap. We see that for the young Israelis, India i...

  • More Alive Than Dead

    Movie

    Sigmund Freud: revolutionary genius far ahead of his time, or greedy, devious, charlatan? Dead since 1939, yet still considered to be "more alive than dead", Freud and the highlights of his prolific legacy are analyzed in this eye-opening "animated" documentary from Israeli filmmaker Tzaki Schiff...

  • Children of Jerusalem

    1 season

    Children of Jerusalem is a series of seven documentary films directed by Beverly Shaffer, a Canadian filmmaker, between 1991 and 1996. The series shows the life in Jerusalem from the distinct points of view of the municipality's children of various cultural, economic, social and religious backgro...

  • The Rat's Dilemma

    Movie

    In the Holocaust, a gifted Jewish physicist named Rudolph is forced to build a teleporter for the Nazis. Rudolph keeps telling his Nazi supervisor Heinz that the machine doesn’t work yet, but Heinz suspects he is hiding something. As Heinz is determined to squeeze the truth out by any means neces...

  • An Old Score

    Movie

    Tzvi is a police detective in 1950's Tel Aviv, responsible for interrogating “kapos” – Jews accused of assisting the Nazis during the Holocaust. Tzvi investigates the case of Yehiel Ingster, suspected of having been an extremely cruel and sadistic kapo. But when doubts arise as Tzvi begins to int...

  • The Innocent Door

    Movie

    This short documentary affords us an unusual and privileged view of the old city of Jerusalem, before and after the redevelopment of certain key sectors took place in the early 1970s. The man appointed to try to reconcile the need for change with traditional values is Montreal architect Moshe Saf...

  • Invisibles

    Movie

    In this feature-length drama from director Mushon Salmona, a young man named Ra-ed is discharged from the Israeli Army and makes plans to save his family's herd of sheep by opening a roadside restaurant in the middle of the Bedouin desert.

    A film by Mushon Salmona
    Israel, 2014
    Drama, Israeli Cul...

  • From Language to Language

    Movie

    Ten people - all poets, writers, or singers - speak of the relationship between Hebrew and the language of their childhood, a language whose music still echoes in them even if they no longer remember it. In this hour-long documentary, a series of portrait-like monologues reveals the far-reaching ...

  • Amor
    Movie

    Amor

    Movie

    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.
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