Politics and Conflict

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  1. Chronicle of a Kidnap

    Chronicle of a Kidnap

    Doc, 55 min, Color, 2008

    Written & Directed by: Nurit Kedar
    Produced by: David Mandil
    Sponsors: Channel 10-Israel

    The Kafkaesque story at the center of a national debate following the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers. A powerful film that captures the politics of finding one self in the center of media frenzy

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. The Third One is On Its Way

    The Third One is On Its Way

    Doc, 55 min, color, 2008

    Written and Directed by: Shlomo Slutzky
    Co-Produced with: Channel 1, Israel
    Available formats: Hebrew and Spanish with English and/or with Spanish narration

    An Argentian journalist returns to his place of birth to embark upon a personal crusade. During his travels he seeks to unveil the truth behind the bare facts that obscured the investigation of the bombings of Jewish targets in Argentina.

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  5. Cobwebs


    Doc, 63 min, DigiBETA, color, 2008

    Written & Directed by: Micha Livne
    Produced by: Zvia Keren
    Co-produced by: Channel 1 - Israel
    language: Hebrew with English subtitles


    Hezbollah Leader Hassan Nasrallah once declared Israel to be “weaker than cobwebs”. During the Second Lebanon War, documentary filmmaker Zvia Keren visited devastated northern cities in Israel, amidst missiles, destruction and fright.

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  6. To See If I'm Smiling

    To See If I'm Smiling

    Doc, 59 Min, 2007, Color

    Written, Directed & Produced: Tamar Yarom
    World Sales: First Hand Films
    Festivals & Special Screenings: Ruth Diskin Films
    Language: Hebrew with English subtitles / French subtitles
    Sponsored by: Channel 8-Israel & The Makor Foundation for Israeli Cinema & TV

     A female point of view on the drama of an unending war, on the moral challenges the soldiers faced at the encounter with the Palestinian population. The women look back critically at the way they handled the power that was placed in their hands at the young age of eighteen.

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  7. Wasted


    Doc, 70 min, \ 55min, color, 2007 - Based on the Best seller "If There is a Heaven" by Ron Leshem, Israel, 2006

    Written and Directed by: Nurit Kedar
    Produced by: David Mandil & David Silber – Beaufort Limited Partnership
    Sponsored by: Keshet – Israel's 2nd Channel
    Language: Hebrew with English subtitle

    A candid look at Israeli soldiers who served in the fortress of Beaufort in Southern Lebanon before Israel's withdrawal in 2000. These young men go to war and come back changed. Another powerful film from Nurit Kedar.

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  8. On Hold

    On Hold

    Doc, 52 min, color, 2007

    Written & Directed by: Rokaya Sabbah
    Produced by: Nizar Younes – Al-Arz Productions
    Sponsored by: The Second Authority for Television & Radio & The New Foundation For Cinema & T.V
    Language: Arabic, Hebrew with English subtitles

    A young Israeli Arab couple leaving Israel for a better life in Spain. A quirky, complex and touching story that reveals the unique dilemma faced by many Israeli Arabs - caught between twin identities and mixed allegiances, the decision to stay or to go unearths the deep contradictions of life in Israel.

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  9. Storm of Emotions

    Storm of Emotions

    Doc, 84 min, 35mm, 2006

    Written & Directed by: Yael Klopmann
    Produced by: Jim Abrams & Micky Rabinovitz – Light Stream Israel
    Language: Hebrew with English subtitles (also available with French subtitles)
    North America TV Sales: Cinetic Media, NY

    The Israeli government ordered the evacuation of the Gaza Strip on August 2005 – a decision which created political and social turmoil. The evacuation was to be the most complex and sensitive mission ever undertaken by the police forces.

    But this is the story of humanity in its finest hour - the story of brothers at heart.

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