A world-renowned conductor, abandons the stage to return to the home he left 30 years back. There, he finds his father in a progressive state of Alzheimer, takes over the local choir’s conductor’s job, and hides a personal secret that will change his life forever….
Israeli Cinema 2018
A documentary-animated film in five chapters. Fragments from the relationship between Sary and Naama, an Arab and a Jew living together in Jerusalem, and the obstacles that they face. The Israeli Short Film Competition in Memory of Bnaya Zuckerman 2018
Omar is visiting his parents' house with the baby girl of his departed lover, Ma'ayan, a Jewish woman. The presence of the baby in his childhood home brings up old tensions between him and his parents and opens up Omar's wounds. The Israeli Short Film Competition in Memory of Bnaya Zuckerman 2018
What is Israeli cuisine? How has it been shaped by history and society? Which culinary traditions have triumphed over the past 70 years? In this episode, Tal Friedman asks why traditional Eastern-European cuisine nearly vanished from the public culinary scene.
Moti Kirschenbaum was a beacon in the world of journalism. In the days before his sudden passing, journalist Ben Shani proposed to set out on a journey in the footsteps of those mythological reports. The journey became one through the many stages in Kirschenbaum’s life.
Amos runs to the aid of her 90-year-old neighbor, whose husband dies just before Shabbat sets in. Before calling for help, they light the traditional Shabbat candles together. The Israeli Short Film Competition in Memory of Bnaya Zuckerman 2018
Tania, a Moldovan immigrant, creates models at the “Mini Israel” park since its opening. Through her different encounters with the small country she’s created, a question arises: what does it mean to be an Israeli? The Israeli Short Film Competition in Memory of Bnaya Zuckerman 2018
Sami, a son of Jewish Tunisian immigrants, feels unloved by his father and is jealous of his younger brother, Yudeh. When Sami is forced to take his brother to a movie, both of them return home profoundly altered. The Israeli Short Film Competition in Memory of Bnaya Zuckerman 2018
A Standard Love Song is a musical biography of Arik Einstein, the artist whose voice served as the anchor for Israeli culture, and whose life tells the story of Tel Aviv, of Israel, and of Israelis: dreamers, warriors, artists, and lovers.
Dan, who suffers from PTSD after being wounded in a terrorist attack, finds himself thrown together with his Arab co-workers when multiple terror attacks hit Jerusalem again. The Israeli Short Film Competition in Memory of Bnaya Zuckerman 2018
Abed Rajoub is one of the most senior Palestinian agents to collaborate with Israel. Recruited by the Israeli defense apparatus as a kid, he declares he would rather be Israeli than Palestinian. But looking bak, he longs for the Palestinian identity he suppressed.