Alesya, mother of two, comes from Russia to Israel with her children in order to meet her father who rejected her and kept her existence in secret from his family. Now when he is 80, is he finally ready to accept his mistakes?
A documentary about the final years of the Association of Disabled Veterans of Fight Against Nazism develops into a story of love and friendship between a young director and a Soviet war hero, a ninety-four-year-old woman, the last surviving WW2 female veteran in Israel.
Musical journey of Noy (Mike Pillora), a Philippine rock legend who ended up in Tel-Aviv slums, hoping that his music, that once gave hope to people in hardship in the Philippines, will now work similar magic for him.
Imagine that our world can become a toy in audience eyes. Slowly the city and it habitats transform into a miniature world. This is a story of one day in miniature Berlin, the creation of humanity. Like rulers of this place we glide through the streets and feeling the symphony of the city. Given its lack of narration and dialogue, the production makes its points solely through imagery and music.
A satiric web series, bringing Roman Krikilnikalnikov's video letters to his mom after leaving home to join ISIS. Roman’s attraction to the "clear" and "simple" world of the Islamic state, serves as a mirror to reflect the detachment feeling of young people around the world, and their hopeless search for meaning. Through Roman’s eyes, we also gain a new perspective of the Israeli society, with its great diversity and endless contradictions.
Completing the paperwork for immigration to Israel, Ania, from Ukraine, learns that her dad, whom she has not seen for 20 years, is the person who must sign her permit that will allow her a better future.
Kuba Morgenstern and Krystyna Cierniak-Morgenstern were married 52 years. After his death, Krystyna isolated in a house that reminds her about him. The film portrays loneliness, by reviving memories, secrets of one of the most famous polish directors.
THE EVIDENCE \ 2017
A short film representing Israel in the “Films of city frames” project by Giorgio Armani. A slapstick comedy about Shira, a young lawyer determined to prove herself and deliver a crucial piece of evidence to a murder case. The movie was screened in the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas.
A worn out drug dealer who arrives for a routine exchange on the Israeli border. On the other side arrives Faraj, a frustrated Palestinian soccer player with a broken arm, that can’t throw his package over the fence. Things get complicated when an army patrol arrives.
An intimate investigation of World War II soviet veteran, 92 years old Newsak Weis or as he prefers, just uncle Nusya. The mission is to discover a real person under the armor of medals and the role model of hero.
Moments before his wedding ceremony, just before walking to the alter, Uri is visited by childhood memories of his parents' cancerous relationship. He sees a resemblance to the relationship with his fiance and that realization undercuts his desire to get married.
A bored girl creates an imaginary world of her own from the veggies on her luncheon plate. Her wandering thoughts and daydreaming shift us to another world made entirely of animated vegetables, fruits and other foodstuffs: the girl is made of a potato and sweet red pepper; the meadow where she runs- of lettuce and cabbage leaves; the trees- of rye bread; and the bunny she rescues and takes with her on her journey is made, in its entirely, of brine cheese.
Ten years after he immigrated from Russia, Yafim’s father loses his will to live. His mother is the sole provider and stirs up heartbreaking quarrels every day. Yafim decides to take control over his disintegrating family and revive his father. The film was made in the framework of the Growing Painsprogram, in which Israeli film directors were invited to create documentaries intended for, and focusing on, teenagers. The project encourages the viewing of documentaries through creating films that relate to the lives and issues of teenagers in Israel today.