, 1h50 Directed byUri Barbash OriginIsrael GenresDrama ThemesFilms about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism ActorsAlon Abutbul Rating68% A Palestinian guerrilla is taken alive after breaking into an army outpost in the occupied territories with a group of armed men and killing several Israeli soldiers. His subsequent death at the hands of his captors is treated as a murder investigation and a military official is sent to interrogate the survivors.
, 1h49 Directed byUri Barbash ThemesFilms about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism ActorsKelly McGillis, John Shea, Christine Boisson, Robert Pollock, Amos Lavi Rating61% In 1919, a group of idealistic Jewish pioneers from Europe, including Austrian doctor Anda (Kelly McGillis) and her Russian violinist lover Marcus (John Shea) who was a former yeshiva student and became a fervent Labor Zionist after the murder of his family in a pogrom, arrive in Palestine and attempt to establish a kibbutz in the Galilee. Their dream ends up shattered as they attempt to cope with the hardships of the land, sexual and ideological tensions within the group, and hostile confrontations with their Arab neighbours. Finally, the film dramatizes their disappointment as they must come to terms with the gaps between their utopian vision and reality.
, 1h43 Directed byUri Barbash OriginIsrael GenresDrama ThemesFilms set in Africa, Films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism ActorsMohammad Bakri, Assi Dayan (אסי דיין) Rating67% 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.