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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
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
VASERMIL

VASERMIL

Directed by Mushon Salmona
  • Israel / 
  • 2007 / 
  • Hebrew, Amharic & Russian with English subtitles / 
  • 90 min
Winner - New Directors Award - San Francisco Int'l Film Festival
Winner - Best Israeli Film - Jerusalem Film Festival

"A winner! The young cast is outstanding! It's also one of the most unflinching looks at the tension burbling under the surface in modern day Israel that I've ever seen."
- Craig Phillips, Green Cine Daily