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Waltz with Bashir, 1h30
Directed by Ari Folman
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, War, Documentary, Historical, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Medical-themed films, Politique, Films about religion, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Children's films
Actors Robin Wright, Ari Folman, Yehezkel Lazarov

In 1982, Ari Folman was a nineteen-year-old infantry soldier in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). In 2006, he meets with a friend from his army service period, who tells him of the nightmares connected to his experiences from the Lebanon War. Folman is surprised to find that he remembers nothing from that period. Later that night he has a vision from the night of the Sabra and Shatila massacre, the reality of which he is unable to clearly recall. In his memory, he and his soldier comrades are bathing at night by the seaside in Beirut under the light of flares descending over the city.
Lemon Tree
Lemon Tree (2008)
, 1h46
Directed by Eran Riklis
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Hiam Abbass, Ali Suliman, Amos Lavi, Makram J. Khoury, Yaïr Lapid

The Israeli Defense Minister Israel Navon (Doron Tavory) moves to a house on the border between Israel and the West Bank, with the building sitting on the Israeli side just next to the dividing line. The Israeli Secret Service views the neighboring lemon grove of Salma Zidane (Hiam Abbass), a Palestinian widow whose family has cared for the area for generations, as a threat to the Minister and his wife. The security forces soon set up a guard post and a barbed wire fence around the grove. They then obtain an order to uproot the lemon trees.
This Is Sodom
Origin Israel
Genres Comedy, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Eyal Kitzis, Asi Cohen, Tal Friedman, Alma Zack

The film starts with God (Eyal Kitzis) meeting Abraham (Moti Kirschenbaum) to sell monotheism. After Abraham declines, God promises to end Abraham's theft problem by destroying the city of Sodom, where the thieves are coming from, within three days. Abraham asks God to get his nephew Lot (Dov Navon) out of the city before he destroys it. God replays the command to his subordinates Raphael (Yuval Semo) and Michael (Maor Cohen).
Footnote (2011)
, 1h45
Directed by Joseph Cedar
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Lior Ashkenazi, Alma Zack, Yuval Scharf

Eliezer Shkolnik (Shlomo Bar Aba) is a philologist who researches the different versions and phrasings of the Jerusalem Talmud. He and his son Uriel (Lior Ashkenazi) are both professors at the Talmudic Research department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Fill the Void, 1h30
Directed by Rama Burshtein
Origin Israel
Genres Drama
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Hadas Yaron

Shira Mendelman, an 18-year-old Haredi girl living in Tel Aviv, is looking forward to an arranged marriage with a young man whom she likes. However, on Purim, her family suffers a tragedy when Shira's older sister Esther dies in childbirth. Shira's father subsequently delays the engagement so as not to have to deal with an empty house so soon after Esther's death. Esther's husband, Yochay, begins to regularly bring their son, Mordechai, to the Mendelman's house, where Shira cares for him.
Ajami (2009)
, 1h58
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Gangster films

The film contains five story lines, each of which is presented in a non-chronological fashion. Some events are shown multiple times from varying perspectives. A young Israeli Arab boy, Nasri, who lives in the Ajami neighborhood of Jaffa, narrates the film.
The Bubble
The Bubble (2006)
, 1h57
Directed by Eytan Fox
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films about religion, LGBT-related film
Actors Yousef (Joe) Sweid, Ohad Knoller, Lior Ashkenazi, Daniela Wircer, Alon Friedman, Ruba Blal

Noam, a young Israeli reservist working at a checkpoint while on reserve duty, is crushed when he witnesses a Palestinian woman giving birth to a dead baby; he also locks eyes with a young Palestinian man there, Ashraf. He then gets back to Tel Aviv as he has finished his military service. There he shares a flat with another gay man, Yali, and a woman, Lulu, who works in a soap shop. The three roommates live a generally bohemian life.
Jellyfish (2007)
, 1h18
Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Shira Geffen
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Sarah Adler, Joe Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Assi Dayan (אסי דיין), Shira Geffen

Le jour de son mariage, Keren se casse la jambe et doit renoncer à sa lune de miel aux Caraïbes... Une mystérieuse petite fille sortie de la mer change la vie de Batya, la jeune femme qui la recueille et qu'elle suit comme son ombre... Joy, une employée de maison en exil va, sans le vouloir, renouer les liens entre une vieille femme sévère et sa fille... Bouteilles jetées à la mer, fragments d'humanités qui flirtent avec l'absurde... Dans un joyeux désordre chacun cherche sa place, l'amour, l'oubli ou sa mémoire, car telle est la vie à Tel-Aviv...
Trembling Before G-d, 1h24
Directed by Sandi Simcha DuBowski
Origin Israel
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, LGBT-related films, Documentaire sur l'homosexualité, Documentary films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films about religion, LGBT-related film

Trembling Before G-d interviews and follows several gay and lesbian Orthodox Jews, many only seen in silhouette, and also interviews several rabbis and psychologists regarding their views on homosexuality in Orthodox Judaism. The film repeatedly returns to several characters:
$9.99 (2009)
, 1h18
Directed by Tatia Rosenthal
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Animation
Actors Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge, Anthony LaPaglia, Josef Ber, Samuel Johnson, Claudia Karvan

The film mainly focuses on 28-year-old Dave Peck, who is unemployed but prefers the search for the meaning of life to the search for gainful employment. While looking in a magazine, Dave finds an advertisement for a book that will tell him the meaning of life "for the low price of $9.99." Dave, fascinated by this, begins his journey in his Sydney apartment to find the true meaning of life.
A Tale of Love and Darkness, 1h38
Directed by Natalie Portman
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Natalie Portman, Makram J. Khoury, Dina Doron, Ohad Knoller

L'histoire du film débute en 1945, l'année de la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, juste avant la Guerre israélo-arabe de 1948-1949. Une famille juive d'Europe migre vers la Palestine encore mandataire du Royaume-Uni afin d'éviter les persécutions. Le couple de Fania et d'Arieh Oz ne s'entend plus. Tandis qu'Arieh est plutôt confiant pour son avenir, Fania est traumatisée par la guerre et le fait d'avoir dû fuir son pays. Tous les deux ne restent ensemble que grâce à leur fils de 10 ans, Amos. Il découvre la poésie et la littérature selon un certain point de vue, expliqué par sa mère. Au fil du temps, constatant que la nouvelle vie dont elle rêvait ne voit pas le jour, Fania devient de plus en plus triste et finit même par se suicider, laissant à son fils une certaine vision de la littérature qui l'influencera dans ses écrits toute sa vie. L'histoire se termine en 1953, cinq ans après la proclamation de l'État d’Israël, quand Amos, maintenant âgé de 18 ans, s'en va habiter dans un kibboutz.
The Little Traitor, 1h29
Origin Israel
Genres Drama
Actors Alfred Molina, Zachi Noy, Rami Heuberger, Theodore Bikel, Ofer Shechter

The Little Traitor is set in 1947 Palestine, when the area still was ruled by the British, tells how 12-year-old Proffi (Ido Port) befriends the hated enemy, in the form of English Sgt. Dunlop (Alfred Molina), and sticks with him despite the suspicions of friends and family.
Beyond the Walls, 1h43
Directed by Uri Barbash
Origin Israel
Genres Drama
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Mohammad Bakri, Assi Dayan (אסי דיין)

The story takes place in the high-security block of the central Israel Prison Service jail. Uri and Issam are the leaders of the Israeli and Palestinian prisoner groups, respectively. After a musical performance in the prison, a row breaks out between Hoffman, a Jewish inmate, and a Palestinian. When Hoffman is killed, the security officer initiates a fight between the sides, pinning the blame for the murder on Issam's cell. Doron, the only Jewish prisoner in the Arab cell, is asked to sign a document implicating Issam in the crime, but refuses and commits suicide. He leaves a note saying that his cell was not responsible for the crime. As a result, Uri and Issam begin a general hunger strike, and make personal sacrifices in order not to break it.
Bethlehem (2013)
, 1h39
Origin Israel
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors George Iskandar

C'est l'histoire de loyauté et de trahison entre un agent des services secrets israéliens, Razi, et son jeune informateur palestinien, Sanfur (« Schtroumpf » en arabe), sur fond d'attentats suicides en Israël. Sanfur est tiraillé entre son amitié pour Razi et sa loyauté pour sa famille et notamment son frère Ibrahim, qui appartient aux Brigades des martyrs d'Al-Aqsa tout en étant financé par le Hamas. De nombreux protagonistes de ce thriller jouent en fait un double jeu, sur fond d'alliances politiques mouvantes inter-palestiniennes et israélo-palestiniennes.
A Film Unfinished, 1h29
Origin Israel
Genres Documentary, Historical
Themes Films about films, Films about racism, Films about religion, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about racism, Documentary films about law, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Documentary films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Documentary films about World War II, Documentary films about films
Actors Alexander Beyer, Rüdiger Vogler

Ce sont des séries de bobines de films de 35 mm allemandes, anonymes, sans générique, portant la seule inscription : Das Ghetto, retrouvées dans les années 1950 qui sont à l'origine du film de Yahel Hersonski. Ces bobines constituent un « documentaire » allemand sur le ghetto de Varsovie durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Dans les années 1990, la découverte d'une bobine manquante viendra éclairer la propagande qui se cachait dans les premières images retrouvées et le véritable but des Allemands qui réalisèrent ces images.