Jewish Life

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  1. The Phoenixes

    The Phoenixes

    Doc, 56 Min, MiniDV, color, 2009

    Directed by: Yoram Hoenig
    Produced by: Micha Shagrir
    Language: Hebrew, English Subtitles

    The profound and moving stories of seven holocaust survivors who have played a significant role in the development of the Israeli society.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. The Fire Within

    The Fire Within

    Doc, 60 Min, 2008, Color

    Written, Directed & Produced by: Lorry Salcedo Mitrani
    Language: English & Spanish with English Subtitles

    The survival of spirit, belief, and heritage. This is the story of the unique Jewish community of Iquitos. Original Jewish traditions became mixed with indigenous Amazonian life creating an authentic and practically unknown Jewish tradition.

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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. Nikita Kino

    Nikita Kino

    Doc, 40 min, 16mm, Color, 2008

    Directed by: Vivian Ostrovsky
    Produced by: Vivian Ostrovsky
    Languages: English version, French version

    Reflections of 1970s Soviet Russia through material gathered by filmmaker Vivian Ostrovsky during a series of expeditions in and around Moscow with her Brazilian family - mixed with Soviet-era found footage.

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  7. 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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  8. A documentary series addressing the identity of the Spanish Jewish community in both the past and in the present.

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  9. The Tree Of Life

    The Tree Of Life

    Doc, 76 min, DigiBETA, color, 2008

    Directed by: Hava Volterra
    Written by: David N. Donihue & Hava Volterra
    Executive Producer: Andrew Viterbi

    Los Angeles based director, Hava Volterra, tries to come to terms with her father's death by traveling to Italy, the land of his birth, to trace the roots of his family tree.

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