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Directed by Michal Vinik
  • Israel / 
  • 2015 / 
  • Hebrew & Arabic with English subtitles / 
  • 85 min

"A freshness of observation and a sparky sense of wonder about its protagonists means that Michael Vinik's debut feature retains the keen edge of authentic experience."
- Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter
CAMPFIRE

CAMPFIRE

Directed by Joseph Cedar
  • Israel / 
  • 2004 / 
  • Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 96 min
Winner - Best Film - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
Winner - Best Screenplay - Award of the Israeli Film Academy

"Released as the settlements on the Gaza Strip were being dismantled, Cedar's film offers a refreshing new perspective of them and a sly critique of their origins."
- Ken Fox, TV Guide

"Remarkable! A winningly heartfelt little gem!"
- Jen Johans, Film Intution

"Always engaging to watch! A very warm and character-driven film that tackles the very timely, provocative subject of racial discrimination in a surprisingly gentle way."
- Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
CATHERINE THE GREAT

CATHERINE THE GREAT

Directed by Anna Kuntsman
  • Israel / 
  • Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 5 min
EAST JERUSALEM WEST JERUSALEM

EAST JERUSALEM WEST JERUSALEM

  • Israel / 
  • 2014 / 
  • English / 
  • 80 min

"While collaborations like this aren't unprecedented, the timing and scope of this project has far-reaching effects. The album is good; the making-of documentary is extraordinary."
- Jordan Hoffman, Vanity Fair

"At a time when Israel and Palestine seem as hopelessly divided as ever, the documentary shows how artistry can wrestle with heavy societal themes to inspire personal, soul-stirring music."
- Zach Sharf, IndieWire

"...Israeli filmmakers Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman manage to inject a sense of optimism into a conflict that often seems desperate and without solution."
- Andrea R. Vaucher, The Wrap
FOR MY FATHER

FOR MY FATHER

Directed by Dror Zahavi
  • Israel / 
  • 2008 / 
  • Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 100 min
Nominated - Best Actor - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
Nominated - Best Supporting Actor - Award of the Israeli Film Academy

"Quite simply the most powerful and moving films I can remember seeing in years!"
- Eric Alterman, The Huffington Post

"Rich, moving [and] beautifully performed...I absolutely and unequivocably recommend it!"
- James van Maanen, TrustMovies.com

"A satisfying small film with a generous helping of privileged moments in which the characters can just be."
- George Robinson, The New York Jewish Week
HITLER'S CHILDREN

HITLER'S CHILDREN

Directed by Chanoch Ze'evi
  • Israel and Germany / 
  • 2011 / 
  • German, English & Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 80 min
Winner - Audience Award - Boston Jewish Film Festival
Official Selection - Warsaw Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection - IDFA

"Superb! [An] extraordinary film!"
- Andrew Billen, The Times (UK)

"A quite exceptional hour of film-making that kept delivering emotional impact to the very end."
- John Grace, The Guardian (UK)

"Devastating in how powerfully it reached into the living heart of our dark past."
- Bernadette McNulty, The Daily Telegraph (UK)
JAFFA

JAFFA

Directed by Keren Yedaya
  • Israel / 
  • 2009 / 
  • Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 105 min
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection - Toronto Int'l Film Festival

"Absorbing and touching!"
- Ray Bennett, The Hollywood Reporter

"An honest and movie look at just how hard it is for love to conquer all."
- Nora Lee Mandel

"A triumph in every sense of the word...Israeli import Jaffa is downright fantastic!"
- Sara Michelle Fetters, Movie Freak
OFF WHITE LIES

OFF WHITE LIES

Directed by Maya Kenig
  • Israel / 
  • 2011 / 
  • Hebrew & English with English subtitles / 
  • 86 min
Official Selection - Berlin Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection - Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival

"Charming...full of wit, [and] sex appeal! Vibrant with juicy young cinema."
- Yair Raveh, Cinemascope

"A fast-paced, heart warming debut - a story that's as funny as it is moving."
- Mara Klein, Nisimazine
ROOM 514

ROOM 514

Directed by Sharon Bar-Ziv
  • Israel / 
  • 2012 / 
  • Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 90 min
Special Mention - Best New Narrative - Tribeca Film Festival
Winner - Best Feature Film - Brussels Jewish Film Festival
Official Selection - Rotterdam Int'l Film Festival

"One of Tribeca's finds of [2012]! It also features the most complex role for an actress in the festival thus far."
- Kent Turner, Film Forward

"A masterful project!"
- Howard Feinstein, indieWIRE
SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN

SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN

Directed by Omri Givon
  • Israel / 
  • 2008 / 
  • Hebrew with English subtitles / 
  • 94 min
Official Selection - Tribeca Film Festival
Winner - Best Feature Film - Warsaw Int'l Film Festival

"Unforgettable! [An] impressive feature debut."
- Alissa Simon, Variety
THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Directed by Eran Riklis
Winner - Audience Award - Locarno Int'l Film Festival
Winner - 5 Awards - Israeli Academy Awards
Official Selection - Toronto Int'l Film Festival

"Marvelously crafted! Surprisingly gripping..., emotional and resonant."
- Andre O'Hehir, Salon

"Intelligent and engrossing! Warm and wise."
- Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times

"Riveting! Mesmerizing! Stunning!"
- The Jerusalem Post
TRANSPARENT BLACK

TRANSPARENT BLACK

  • Israel / 
  • Various with English subtitles / 
  • 20 min
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