Israeli Mosaic

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  1. The Underground in the Tunnel of Time

    The Underground in the Tunnel of Time

    Doc, 80 min, 2010

    Written & Directed by: Benjamin Ohry
    Produced by: S.Y. Production – Yehuda Bitton
    Sponsored by: IBA-Channel 1 & Rabinowitz Foundation - Cinema Project
    Languages: Hebrew & English with English subtitles

    A story of personal strength and national dignity, this new documentary film reveals one of the best-kept secrets of the British Mandate. The Etzel and Lehi were pre-State militant groups who waged an armed struggle against the British – this is a story of courage and conviction.



  2. Tarab


    Doc 78 min, miniDV color, 2009

    Directed by: Boris Maftsir
    Produced by: Zvi Shefy
    Language: Hebrew with English subtitles

    The Journey of author Eli Amir and Filmmaker Boris Mafstir in search of identity and memory. Boris Maftsir sets out to trace the memories and personal identity of his friend Eli, and in the process encounters his own buried memories from the distant past in the Former Soviet Union.

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  3. Hothouse


    Doc, 52 Min, color, 2009

    Written & Directed by: Idit Gan-Zvi
    Produced by: Moshe Alafi- Alafim Productions
    Language: Hebrew with English subtitles

    The disengagement of Israel from Gaza in 2005 is the background for the story of one women's determination in the face of hardship.  HOTHOUSE chronicles one strong woman who struggles to keep her family, her marriage
    and above all - her hothouse working and flourishing.

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  4. I had a dream

    I had a dream

    Doc, 52 Min, MiniDV, color, 2009

    Directed by: Tezeta Germay
    Produced by: Micha Shagrir, Tapuz Communication Ltd
    Language: Hebrew,Amaharic, English subtitles

    As a young boy, born into a closed and isolated community in Ethiopia, far from the centers of the Jewish world, Yona Bugale was brought to Europe, where he discovered his common heritage with the Jewish people. Though he himself did not live to see the realization of his dream and life’s work, he worked ceaselessly as a teacher and community leader, in order to prevent the possible destruction of Ethiopian Jewry.

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  5. Achziv


    Doc, 55 Min, MiniDV, color, 2009

    Written and Directed by: Etty Wieseltier
    Produced by: Etty Wieseltier & Aaron Goldfinger
    Language: Hebrew with English Subtitles

    A unique experiment in politics and alternative lifestyles. The story of a bohemian enclave on the northern Israeli coast in the place where an Arab village once stood.

    A convergence of time and place.

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  6. My Flag

    My Flag

    Doc, 58 min, Digibeta, color, 2008

    Written & directed by: Igal Hecht
    Produced by: Igal Hecht, Chutzpa Productions Inc.
    Language: Hebrew with English Subtitles.

    "What does the Israeli flag mean to you?" A heartfelt, comic documentary that explores the crisis of identity that many in Israel now face and offers insight into what the future holds for the nation. 

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  7. The Volunteers

    The Volunteers

    Doc, 54 min, 2009

    Written & Directed by: Mooly Landesman
    Produced by: Sadot Productions
    Co Produced with: IBA/Channel 1-Israel
    Language: Hebrew, English, German with English subtitles

    The story of youthful exuberance and the search for personal identity come together in the idealism of a new country and the romanticism of the kibbutz.

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  8. The Name My Mother gave Me

    The Name My Mother gave Me

    Doc, 60 min, Color, 2008

    Written & Directed by: Eli Tal-El
    Produced by: Eli Tal-El – Tal-El Productions
    Language: Hebrew & Amharic with English subtitles
    Sponsored by: Avi Chai Foundation
    Co- Produced with: IBA Channel 1- Israel

    Ethiopian and Russian Israelis meet at a leadership program in Israel where their year of learning culminates in a joint journey to Ethiopia. On their journey they discover the universality of their experiences and their shared commitment to their home in Israel.

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  9. Gut Shabbes Vietnam

    Gut Shabbes Vietnam

    Doc, 52 min, color, 2008

    Written and Directed by: Ido & Yael Zand
    Produced by: Zandoco
    Sponsored by: Channel 8-Israel
    Language: Hebrew, English, Yiddish, Vietnamese with English or French Subtitles


    A clash of cultures is at the core of this uplifting documentary. A young Israeli couple who are emissaries of the Chabad Movement are sent to Vietnam - on a one-way ticket- to encourage and create a Jewish community in this Communist country.

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