Director - Eyal Halfon
Once upon a time (and this really happened), a small circus from Eastern Europe came to the Holy Land, where every hardship in the world landed on its tattered tent: soaring debts, sick animals and runaway clowns. Soon the circus owners have a hard time finding an audience or a place to raise their own magnificent tent. This is the point where the story and the huge circus begins.
Director - Nadav Levitan
Takes place in the 1990’s, an era in which the kibbutz has adopted capitalist Western values and has lost its socialist human values which were at the root of its establishment. The crumbling of the kibbutz is expressed through five stories, that occur simultaneously.
Director - Alexander Shabatayev
Nathan Ilgoyev, a middle aged Russian immigrant, has been living in Israel with his wife and son for the last 30 years. Throughout the years, Nathan has always suspected that his wife had been unfaithful to him...
Directors - Ori Sivan and Ari Folman
The year is 1999 and the storyline is actually a number of sub-plots all revolving around the 13-year old Clara, a girl that can predict the future and has telekinetic powers.
Director - David Kreiner
Fourteen year old Yoni is expelled from school. His violent, domineering father decides to educate his son by sending him out to work, while his mother searches for a school that will accept him. The deeply rooted conflict between mother and father escalates and undermines the family framework.
Directors - Orna Raviv and Johanan Raviv
Once upon a time, one night in down Tel Aviv. Tsiki and Naomi a yuppie couple, come home to find that their house has been broken into. They Have been cleaned. This does not prevent Tsiki from setting out to watch a football match with his mates, While Naomi sets out to the local police station to file a complaint…
Director - Igal Bursztyn
"Everlasting Joy" tells the story of Spinoza, his six neighbors, two spies and a washing machine, all desperately in pursuit of Man’s Eternal Happiness. In the end, they find it.
This filmic fantasy takes place in 17th century Holland and in 20th century Israel. The stories of Spinoza and his six neighbors combine into a single plot based on events in Spinoza’s life.
Director - Rami Na'aman
A Jewish professor, an Arab trash collector and a novice Catholic nun find themselves together in a junk yard , which provides an upbeat message as it explores ethnocentrism and religious conflict in Israel. Professor Bauman, a historian, is interested in the furniture and architecture of Bauhaus. He lives in a run-down house in a junkyard.
Director - Jacob Goldwasser
Max and Morris, best friend and big losers, spend most of their time in "Mordoch`s Restaurant", dreaming of hitting the big-time.
Max & Morris need cash quickly to repay loan borrowed from "The Sleaze", so that Morris & Morris need cash quickly to repay a loan borrowed from "The Sleaze", so that Morris` fiancé, Bella, could launch a career as a rock star.
Director - Dina Zvi-Riklis
The film follows the adventures of a young girl and her brother as they travel to Tel Aviv to find their kidnapped dog. Margalit, a 10-year old, and her 13-year old brother Benjamin live in a poor country village in Israel. Their shady father recently left for Africa right before Benjamin's bar mitzvah.
Director - Amnon Rubinstein
A modern romance and ancient love story are intertwined, filmed on location in Israel and Spain.
Director - Ethan Green
An American basketball player joins the "Ashdod Basketball" team, so that the team will have the chance to go up the higher league.
In one of the games the American player meets with a sports journalist form Ashdod, which is a very big fan of the team. Although their deferent backgrounds they become good friends.
Director - Jacob Goldwasser
When Morris, a fellow survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, comes to visit him in Israel in 1962, Menachem is of course glad to see him. Morris' tales about nearly limitless prosperity and opportunity in Canada intrigue him also, since he is deeply worried about the future of his family in war-ridden Israel.
Director - Avram Heffner
It is surprising to learn that Yiddish live theater still exists even in Israel. In the story, the formerly lively theatrical form is barely sustained by a few aging aficionados of the form, along with the support of its loyal but chronologically challenged (aging) audiences. The big star of one of these troupes is a woman named Laura Adler (Rita Zohar) (the Adler name is doubt homage to the great Yiddish theatrical family).
Director - Gideon Ganani
Mirian was a young Jewish girl form Tel Aviv. George was an Arab from Jaffa.
They met by accident at a British border post and fell in love at first sight.
But there were a few problems that they couldn't control. Problems that would only get worse…In 1948, the British were pulling out of Palestine.
Director - Nadav Levitan
“Stalin’s Disciples was a phrase used to describe a generation of people living on Israeli kibbutzes in the 1950’s who saw the Soviet Union as the savior of humanity. Their popular slogan was: “Mother Russia, Father Stalin”. The three main characters in the film wear bushy mustaches like Stalin and fervently struggle to maintain their faith despite the grim reality of the Prague Trials, the death of Stalin and Kruschev’s denunciation of his predecessor’s practices.