Israeli Mosaic

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Dubak - A Palestinian Jew

    Dubak - A Palestinian Jew

    Doc, 60 Min, 2008

    Written & Directed by: Ella Alterman
    Produced by: Yehuda Bitton
    Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
    Supported by: Channel 1, IBA-Israel


    "a person like Dubak is not someone you have seen before. And such an oversized and tragic story such as this has not been told until now."

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  7. Amos Oz

    Amos Oz

    Doc, 52 min, 2008, Color

    Written & Directed by: Stelios Charalampopoulos
    Produced by: ERT-Greece
    Co Produced by: Thanos Lampropoulos - Periplus Productions

    An engaging and intimate portrait of the acclaimed Israeli iconoclastic and internationally celebrated author.

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  8. The Beetle

    The Beetle

    Doc, Long version: 70 min, ; Short version: 52 min, Mini, color, 2008

    Written and Directed by: Yishai Orian
    Produced by: Yishai Orian
    Sponsored by: The 2nd Authority for Television & Radio and The New Foundation for Cinema & TV
    Language: Hebrew, Arabic with English subtitle

    A journey that takes us to meetings with the car's previous owners and to Jordan – as the filmmaker takes his own journey to fatherhood.

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  9. Nuran


    Doc, 50 \ 67 min, Digibeta, 2008

    Written & Directed by: Amikam Shossberger
    Produced by: David Mandil, Nurit Kedar
    Language: Hebrew & Arabic with English subtitles
    Sponsored by: The New Foundation for Cinema & TV & The Second Authority for Radio & TV

    Kidnapped from her doorstep inside the Palestinian Authority and into the State of Israel, Nuran's parents have been staging a desperate, life-threatening, Kafkaesque search; forced to deal with the hurdles thrown at them by the IDF and the Israeli Police.

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