Politics and Conflict

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  1. Concrete


    52 min, & 72 min, DigiBeta, 2011

    Directed by: Nurit Kedar
    Produced by: Yehuda Bitton
    Sponsored by: the Makor Foundation
    Language: Hebrew with English subtitles

    A war story can be told either by the victims or by the soldiers. Here filmmaker Nurit Kedar uncovers the untold story of 2009's "Operation Cast Lead" through the voices of young soldiers.

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  2. Palestine in the South

    Palestine in the South

    Doc, 52 min, 2011

    Produced and Directed by: Ana María Hurtado
    Written by: Ana María Hurtado & Daniel Osorio
    Language: Spanish and Arabic with English subtitles

    A journey repeats itself as the distant republic of Chile welcomes a group of Palestinian refugees to a small town where hundreds of Palestinians had already arrived a century ago, making this their new home as well.

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  3. Who Shot My Father?

    Who Shot My Father?

    Doc, 71 min, 2011

    Written & Directed by: Liora Amir Barmatz
    Produced by: Zvia Weizman, Aviva Stern
    Sponsored by: IBA TV Channel 1, Israel
    Languages: Hebrew and English with English subtitles

    Israeli Air Force Attaché Colonel Joe Alon was assassinated near his Washington D.C. home in 1973. 38 years later, the case remains unsolved. 

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  4. No Full Stop

    No Full Stop

    Doc, 52 min, 2011

    Produced and directed by: Shlomo Slutzky
    Co-Produced by: Yehuda Bitton, Ruth Dawni Dror & Demian Burak
    Written by: Alejandra Marino & Shlomo Slutzky
    Sponsored by: Israel Channel One, INCAA Argentina
    Language: Spanish and Hebrew with English subtitles

    Journalistic assignment to cover trial of a former Junta General turns personal for journalist Shlomo Slutzky as he tries to track down former friends who had joined the resistance.

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  5. The Human Turbine

    The Human Turbine

    Doc, 54 min, 2010, Color, Digibeta

    Written & Directed by: Danny Verete
    Produced by: Yehuda Bitton
    Sponsored by: Channel 8-Israel & Gesher Multicultural Film Fund
    Language: Hebrew & Arabic with English / French subtitles

    The attempts to harness wind and solar energy for the benefit of the residents of the Palestinian village of Susia. Working through action, rather than through protest, a group of determined individuals demonstrates how they are figuratively and literally lighting up lives.

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  6. Longing


    Doc, 60 min, 2011

    Written and Directed by: Effi Banay
    Produced by: Yehuda Bitton - Y. Bitton Productions
    Sponsored by: The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts, The Gesher Foundation & The Second Authority for Television & Radio, Zochrot Organization
    Language: Hebrew, Farsi & Arabic with English subtitles

    The journey of a man into the depths of his past and into the roots of his yearning for a place which was and is no more.

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  7. 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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  8. Eyes Wide Open

    Eyes Wide Open

    Doc, 60 Min, color, 2008

    Written & Directed by: Paula Weiman-Kelman
    Written by: Stuart Schoffman
    Produced by: Jonathan Lopatin
    Supported by: Alan B. Slifka Foundation, Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, Lopatin Family Foundation, New Israel Fund

    Six decades after the founding of the Jewish State, how do you build your own relationship to Israel? The film follows a wide range of American Jews, on their journeys to Israel- and the result is warm and personal film that vividly conveys joys and ambivalences.

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  9. 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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