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Israeli Movies and Series

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  • Covered Up

    Movie

    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...

  • Significant Other

    1 season

    "Israel's 'Best Comedy'... Laugh-out-loud funny!" - The Forward | Watch the Season Premiere Now Exclusively on ChaiFlicks - New Episodes Added Thursdays!

    Significant Other, a sophisticated rom-com set in Tel Aviv, follows two lonely neighbors in their late 40’s – a single woman (Dana Modan) and ...

  • The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev

    Movie

    A modern-day Shakespearean tale about a legendary Tajik-Israeli musical family controlled by the charismatic patriarch Papa Alaev. Only his equally strong-willed daughter, Ada, dares to resist his will. As Papa nears 80 and generations clash over new musical directions, the family show must go on...

  • Beneath the Silence

    Movie

    Starring Amos Tamam (Netflix's "The Girl From Oslo")! | Israel 1973. Six years after the Six Day War, Menashe is still deeply traumatized by his experiences as a soldier. He withdraws from society and spends hours aimlessly driving around in his red pickup. His young wife Daphna and their 10-year...

  • Lieber-Man

    Movie

    The meteoric rise of Avigdor Lieberman was the first sign of a new era in the state of Israel - and with it, the fall of "the old elites," the right wing trend, and the emergence of "the second Israel" as the dominant political force. But Lieberman himself, who immigrated at the age of 20, withou...

  • Lady Kul El-Arab

    Movie

    Angelina, the first Druze woman to make significant steps into the Israeli fashion world, finds herself in the midst of a conflict between tradition and the brave decision to choose her own way in life.

    Directed by Ibtisan Mara'ana
    Israel, 2007
    Documentary, Israeli Culture, Fashion
    Hebrew, Arabi...

  • Here and Now

    Movie

    Andrey (Vlad Dubinsky) is a young immigrant living with his little sister in the slums of the city of Ashdod and struggling to assimilate into Israeli society. He forms a hip-hop band with his three best friends with dreams of taking part in a local hip-hop competition, but the realities of life ...

  • Happy Times

    Movie

    Michael Aloni (Shtisel, Plan A), Mike Burstyn (Sallah), Liraz Chamami (Asylum City) and a bevy of Israeli talent star in this outrageous dark comedy! | A boorish Israeli-American couple plan a Sabbath dinner party for a group of fellow ex-pat friends and family in their Hollywood Hills mansion. W...

  • The Dreamers

    Movie

    Orthodox women Ruchama and Tikva embark on a journey to fulfill their dream of making movies within their closed society. Like other orthodox women who in recent years have started making films for strictly female audiences, they feel a strong need to express themselves despite strict rabbinical ...

  • In the Land of Pomegranates

    Movie

    The pomegranate is the fruit of the land, a symbol of rejuvenation and rebirth. It is also a euphemism for a hand grenade. From the Academy Award-nominated director of 'The Restless Conscious' comes a suspenseful, multi-layered documentary centered on a group of young people born into a violent, ...

  • Almost Friends

    Movie

    Two pre-teen girls meet through a digital educational project in Israel. Samar's father comes from the Palestinian Occupied Territories. Linor's family was evacuated from a Jewish settlement. Only 67 kilometers apart, yet an ideological gulf stands between them.

    Directed by Nitzan Ofir
    Israel, 2...

  • Unchained
    1 season

    Unchained

    1 season

    New Episode Every Wednesday Exclusively on ChaiFlicks! | 'Unchained' (Known as 'מתיר עגונות' in Hebrew) is a new Israeli drama series starring Aviv Alush (HBO's 'Valley of Tears', 'The Women's Balcony') and Avigail Kovary ('Red Cow').

    'Unchained' follows a rabbi (Alush) who helps women receive ...

  • Ewa
    Movie

    Ewa

    Movie

    The eagerly anticipated follow-up to "Eyes Wide Open," celebrated Israeli director Haim Tabakman’s new film EWA is a moving drama about married life and the secrets couples keep from each other. When farmer Yoel finds out his wife Ewa owns a property he didn’t know existed, her hidden life comes ...

  • Good Morning Son

    Movie

    Keren Mor ("Checkout") stars in this beautifully rendered story filled with moments of heartbreak, humor and hope from filmmaker Sharon Bar-Ziv. A young IDF soldier critically injured during a Gaza military operation clings to life while his family prays and watches for any sign of improvement. D...

  • Anthrax

    Movie

    Anthrax is a found footage mystery that tells the story of reserve soldiers who volunteered to take part in an anthrax vaccine experiment during their military service. Seven years later they discover the vaccine has disastrous side effects. They set out to expose the truth and save their own liv...

  • Life in Stills

    Movie

    At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when “The Photo House” – her late husband Rudi’s life’s work – was destined for demolition, even this opinionated and uncompromising woman knew she needed help.

    Under the cloud of a famil...

  • The 90 Minute War

    Movie

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been going on for decades, with no end in sight. Fed up with one failed deal after another, the Israeli and Palestinian leaders agree to settle things once and for all... with a soccer match. One game. One winner. Losing side has to pick up and find a new home...

  • Saving the Hermans

    Movie

    With their three children, the Hermans set off on an adventurous trip from Thailand to Laos, Cambodia, China, and Kazakhstan, and from there along the Silk Road to Cyprus. Their journey is a fulfillment of a dream, and a chance to save their marriage. They fight and quarrel, laugh and cry. They m...

  • Across the Line

    Movie

    Hananel, a young religious Jew, is hurrying home for Shabbat. An unexpected encounter with Mundir, an unwanted and stubborn Palestinian hitchhiker, leads Hananel on a series of mix-ups that eventually teaches him a lesson in communication, friendship and love.

    Directed by Nadav Shlomo Giladi
    Isr...

  • 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...

  • There Are No Lions in Tel Aviv

    Movie

    In 1935, Max Shorenstein left his honorable position as chief Rabbi of Copenhagen, to fulfill a longtime dream: to build a zoo in Tel Aviv and teach the local children about the love of animals. Against all odds, the Tel Aviv Zoo became the city’s greatest attraction .Yet envy, greed and corrupti...

  • Mish Mish

    Movie

    In a basement near Paris, unearth a recently discovered treasure-trove of Egyptian animated films from the Frenkel brothers: three exceptional young filmmakers and creators of Mish-Mish Effendi, the Mickey Mouse of the entire region, revealing an Arab-Jewish golden age erased from the pages of hi...

  • 21 Days Inside

    Movie

    This unique documentary uses police archives, reenactments and animation to reveal the story of a Bedouin woman whose life is changed forever when her two-year old toddler is found at the bottom of a well in the Negev Desert. During 21 days of detention and interrogation, police officers exploit ...

  • Rabin, The Last Day
    Movie + 2 extras

    Rabin, The Last Day

    Movie + 2 extras

    For many Israelis, the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995 marked a grim turning point for their country. In the words of the commission set up to investigate the murder, “Israeli society [would] never be the same again. As a democracy, political assassination was not part of ou...