Faces of Israel: New Israeli Cinema

Directed by Eran Riklis, Joseph Cedar, Omri Givon, Dror Zahavi
Eran Riklis, Joseph Cedar, Omri Givon, Dror Zahavi
Film Movement
393 Minutes
Hebrew, English
Drama, Comedy
Theatrical booking
Jimmy Weaver
Festival and non-theatrical booking
Maxwell Wolkin
Materials and print traffic
Jimmy Weaver
Press Inquiries
Michael Krause


In the last decade Israeli cinema has grown in both volume and quality, becoming a major presence at international film festivals and at the box office. The boxed set FACES OF ISRAEL collects some of the most enlightening and award-winning recent films from the country, highlighting the themes and issues that are intrinsic to its national identity. The set includes:

Campfire (2004), Israel's Academy Award selection for Best Foreign-Language Film, written and directed by Joseph Cedar, about a widowed mother who moves from Jerusalem to the West Bank

For My Father (2008), Dror Zahavi's drama about a suicide bomber whose deadly mission goes awry

Seven Minutes in Heaven (2008), Omri Givon's story of a young survivor of a terrorist attack

The Human Resources Manager (2010), Eran Riklis' tragicomedy about the title executive trying to save the reputation of Israel's largest industrial bakery business.