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  • The Green Prince

    Movie

    Set against the chaotic backdrop of recent events in the Middle East, Nadav Schirman’s THE GREEN PRINCE retraces the details of a highly unprecedented partnership that developed between sworn enemies. In the style of a tense psychological thriller, this extraordinary documentary recounts the true...

  • Our Natural Right
    Movie + 1 extra

    Our Natural Right

    Movie + 1 extra

    Over seven decades ago, the members of the People's Council sat down to draft the Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel. Every word and comma led to hours of debate. The declaration was signed, the State established, but the debate still rages. The grandchildren of the signers of the...

  • Here We Are

    Movie

    Winner of 4 Israeli Academy Awards, HERE WE ARE is a heartwarming father-son story from acclaimed director Nir Bergman (creator of the original "In Treatment").

    Aharon (Shai Avivi, "Losing Alice", "One Week and a Day") has devoted his life to raising his son Uri (Noam Imber). They live together ...

  • All I Can Do

    Movie

    Reut (Ania Bukstein, A Quiet Heart, Game of Thrones), a young prosecutor, takes over a sexual assault case based on the sole testimony of Efrat - a rebellious yet fragile victim, who lives with her wild female partner. Reut is reluctant, but as the trial progresses and Efrat collapses, Reut learn...

  • The Hangman

    Movie

    Notorious Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel's first and only execution. Shalom Nagar, a religious Jewish ritual slaughterer and street philosopher who believes in charity, was chosen to be the hangman. This film reveals a complex portrait of a character who repeatedly finds hi...

  • Fire Dance

    1 season

    Watch the Complete Series Now Exclusively on ChaiFlicks! | From the producers of Fauda and Shtisel, FIRE DANCE is the first television series from acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Rama Burshtein-Shai (The Wedding Plan, Fill The Void) – the coming-of-age story of a young troubled woman in a tight knit ...

  • 24 Hours Jerusalem

    1 season

    Shot simultaneously by 70 crews, this is a portrait of one day in the life of the world's most famous city full of contradictions, a multi-level unique experience. Behind the harsh politics of our days lie personal daily routines familiar to all. Following protagonists from all religions and back...

  • Zaytoun

    Movie

    In 1982, amid the Lebanese Civil War, Israeli pilot Yoni (Stephen Dorff) is shot down over Beirut and is taken prisoner by inhabitants of a Palestinian refugee camp. Among the captors is ten-year-old Fahed, whose father obsessively tends to his prized, but sickly olive tree, refusing to replant i...

  • Yossi

    Movie

    Acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Eytan Fox's moving and empathetic sequel to his 2002 classic "Yossi & Jagger" finds Yossi (Ohad Knoller, SRUGIM) leading a sad existence after losing his partner Jagger on the battlefield. A chance encounter with a middle-aged woman linked to his past shakes up his oth...

  • Pollard
    1 season

    Pollard

    1 season

    Watch the Complete Series Exclusively on ChaiFlicks! | POLLARD is a documentary series about the Jonathan Pollard spying scandal that is still seen as the most significant trauma in Israel-United States relations, which since the 1960s have been characterized by strategic, close and warm relation...

  • The Times of Israel presents: Times of War

    1 season

    ChaiFlicks is proud to partner with The Times of Israel to present their new original documentary series TIMES OF WAR, which takes a deeper look at how Israelis are responding to the events of October 7, 2023 and the ensuing Israel-Hamas war.

    A Times of Israel Original Documentary Series
    Create...

  • Birth of a Conflict

    1 season

    Take an unprecedented dive into the genesis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the groundbreaking three-part documentary series BIRTH OF A CONFLICT, streaming now on ChaiFlicks.

    The series reveals a perspective that has been repeatedly overlooked—the British Imperialist point of view and th...

  • Shadow in Baghdad

    Movie

    A thrilling cinematic journey from Israel to Baghdad in search of a missing father and a lost community. A young journalist from Baghdad sets out to write about Linda Abdul Aziz, who escaped from Iraq to Israel in the early 1970's, and about her father, who was kidnapped and disappeared and his f...

  • Shtisel
    1 season

    Shtisel

    1 season

    Shtisel — the Israeli series that became a global phenomenon.

    The Shtisels, a Haredi family living in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem, reckons with questions about love, loss, and faith in this global hit that introduced Orthodox Jewish life to millions of fans around the world.

    B...

  • Divorce Denied

    Movie

    According to the Jewish religion, which also defines the national law in Israel, only the man has the power to grant a divorce. Women find themselves chained to their husbands against their will, even if the separation is mutual. The film follows several such ‘chained’ women in Israel together wi...

  • A Match Made in Heaven

    1 season

    For the first time, Orthodox Jewish Israelis allow a camera to enter their personal lives on an intimate level, enabling us to discover the wisdom behind their way of life, so perhaps we can apply some of it to ours. A look at relationships between men and women, between singles and their friends...

  • Adama

    Movie

    Follow four agriculturalists in mythological Moshav Nahalal for a year as they work and complete a cycle of crops. ADAMA ("Farmers") introduces us to the Nahalal elders, who work until their dying day as they deal with inter-personal conflicts and the conflicts between man and land.

    Directed by...

  • Joy of Israel with Jamie Geller

    1 season

    Known as the "Jewish Rachael Ray" (NYT), best-selling Jewish chef and author Jamie Geller has inspired audiences around the world with her recipes, books and series featuring Jewish and Kosher food and lifestyle. Join Jamie and her family for their first year in Israel in JOY OF ISRAEL, her food ...

  • Africa

    Movie

    When retired 68 year-old Meir discovers that his 30 years of planning the annual village celebration have been summarily discarded and the job has been given to inexperienced local teens instead, the ground beneath his feet begins to give way. In his effort to restore a sense of meaning and vital...

  • Fig Tree

    Movie

    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...

  • The Other Story

    Movie

    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 ...

  • The Kind Words

    Movie

    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...

  • Baba Joon

    Movie

    Winner of Five Israeli Academy Awards including BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR! | Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. He hopes his 13-year-old son, Moti, will continue the proud family tradition, but his passion lies in fixing up cars. This rejection ...

  • Senior Moments

    Movie

    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...