For over two decades, a group of women and men have been meeting weekly at Israel's National Cemetery. Amongst the graves of the nation's dignitaries, they debate philosophy, read poetry, eat lunch and determine the fate of the Jewish nation.
Shahar is an unemployed filmmaker. His father, Sleiman, a strict 82-year-old Yemenite suggests that Shahar should make a film about the Jewish Brigade in which he served during WWII. Shahar would not be so enthusiastic about this theme had he not realized that he may find a lost brother or sister that his father left behind as a "Souvenir." Apparently, Sleiman had two Dutch girlfriends during that time, which he believes he left pregnant.
Past present and future mix in this eloquent and intense portrait of documentary filmmaker David Fisher and his siblings, as they retrace the footsteps of their late father—a Holocaust survivor who was interned in Gusen and Gunskirchen, Austria
Seven years after completing an IDF combat course, the director returns to the place where she first fell in love with a woman – her commander. Over the course of 66 days and nights, the film follows the girls in one of the most rigorous combat courses and reveals the mechanism that enables the transformation of 18-year-old girls into fierce soldiers.
Jamie Kastner (A Kike Like Me) sets off on a black-comic road trip through California, Europe and Dubai meeting those who manage to turn the world economic crisis into opportunity
When Erez Laufer accompanied his father to Mumbai to visit his childhood home, he never imagined that he would be caught up in one of the city's most horrific terrorist accounts. Sixty years ago, his father and grandmother found refuge in India as they fled from the Nazis.
After Raida Abu-Mustafa is told she may have to bury her newborn child next to her two daughters, who died from a genetic disease in Gaza, Dr. Raz Somech, a young pediatrician at Tel Hashomer Medical Center, joins the fight to save the baby's life
"At 14, my grandmother's sister disappeared from her home in Israel. Years later, she started sending my family letters with a desperate plea for contact, written from a refugee camp where she lived as an Arab. My family chose to turn their backs."
In four 30-minute episodes, we set out in the footsteps of biblical Abraham as he journeys from his birthplace in ancient Mesopotamia, through Syria, Lebanon, and Israel and eventually to his final resting place in the West Bank city of Hebron. Along this trail we meet Muslims, Christians and Jews, all united in the belief that they are descended from him
Robi Damelin, an Israeli of South African origin, lost her soldier son in the occupied territories. Robi tries to reconcile with her son’s Palestinian killer, however he refused, stating that her son was part of the occupation army. Now Robi travels to South Africa, 15 years after the end of Apartheid to seek answers from the South African model of the Truth and Reconciliation Committees
When an American white-boy with Alabama roots becomes a Spanish Flamenco guitarist in Andalucian boots, what happens along the way and behind the scenes?
What is a true hero? What compels one to maintain their integrity and go against the grain to fight for what is just? The film is an insightful journey into understanding what makes a person choose “good” over “evil”. Against all odds, some people will always fight for what is just.