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Ameer Got His Gun ("Bnei Dodim La'Neshek) (Country: Israel; Year: 2011)
As a Muslim Arab, Ameer is exempt from military service in Israel, but wants to enlist in order to move towards equality.
Aya (Country: France, Israel; Year: 2012; Director: Oded Binnun, Mihal Brezis; Writer: Oded Binnun, Mihal Brezis; Stars: Sarah Adler, Ulrich Thomsen)
A case of mistaken identity at an airport leads to a tentative romance.
The Ballad Of The Weeping Spring (Balada Le'Aviv Ha'Bohe) (Year: 2012; Director: Benny Toraty; Writer: Benny Toraty; Stars: Uri Gavriel, Yigal Adika, Lirit Balaban)
An ageing man rounds up a team to help him take on a dangerous enemy hiding in the hills.
By Summer’s End (Year: 2011; Director: Noa Aharoni; Stars: Michal Varshai, Sarit Vino-Elad, Yair Rubin)
The return of her missing father plunges a woman's life into chaos in the summer when her daughter has promised to learn how to read.
Dr. Pomerantz (Country: Israel; Year: 2011; Director: Assi Dayan; Writer: Assi Dayan; Stars: Assi Dayan, Michael Hanegbi, Gavri Banai, Shlomo Bar-Shavit, Shmil Ben Ari, Jenya Dodina)
A dark comedy about an exhausted, self-loathing psychiatrist who struggles to cope as a carer for his Aspie son as he deals with his own failing health.
Epilogue (Hayuta Ve Berl) (Country: Israel; Year: 2012; Director: Amir Manor; Writer: Amir Manor; Stars: Yosef Carmon, Rivka Gur)
An elderly couple struggle to find hope in a world whose values they no longer recognise.
Fill The Void (Lemale et ha'halal) (Country: Israel; Year: 2012; Director: Rama Burshtein; Writer: Rama Burshtein; Stars: Hila Feldman, Razia Israeli, Yiftach Klein, Renana Raz, Ido Samuel, Chayim Sharir, Irit Sheleg, Hadas Yaron)
A woman's view of Tel Aviv's ultra-orthodox Hasidic community from the inside.
The Gatekeepers (Country: Israel, France, Germany, Belgium; Year: 2012; Director: Dror Moreh)
Six former heads of Israel’s internal security agency, the Shin Bet, discuss their nation’s past, present and future.
Halfon Hill Doesn’t Answer (Year: 1976; Director: Assi Dayan; Stars: Shaike Levi, Yisrael Poliakov, Gavri Bani)
Three army reservists find that quiet times lead to mischief.
Igor And The Cranes (Igor And The Cranes' Journey) (Country: Israel, Germany, Poland; Year: 2012; Director: Evgeny Ruman; Writer: Dita Guery, Eitan Londner; Stars: Itai Shcherback, Tomasz Sobczak, Clil Arbel, Avinoam Mor Chaim, Dorin Kaspi)
An animated family fable.
Joe And Belle (Country: Israel; Year: 2011; Director: Veronica Kedar; Writer: Stav J. Davis, Veronica Kedar; Stars: Sivan Levy, Veronica Kedar, Romi Aboulafia, Irit Gidron)
On the run from the police, two troubled young women fall in love - and discover aa different perspective on the world as a result.
Just For A Hug (Country: Israel; Year: 2011; Director: Emmanuel Rosen)
A documentary about the charity Beit Hashanti, which provides a home to neglected and abused children in danger of ending up on the streets.
Life According to Agfa (Ha-Chayim Al-Pi Agfa) (Country: Israel; Year: 1993; Director: Assi Dayan; Writer: Assi Dayan; Stars: Gila Almagor, Akram Tillawi, Smadar Kilchinsky)
A violent encounter disrupts the familiar culture of a bar owned by two women with coplicated love lives.
Out In The Dark (Country: Israel, US, Palestine; Year: 2012; Director: Michael Mayer; Writer: Yael Shafrir, Michael Mayer; Stars: Nicholas Jacob, Michael Aloni, Jamil Khoury)
An Israeli lawyer and a Palestinian student begin a secret gay love affair.
Present Continuous (Ha-Haim Bentaim) (Country: Israel; Year: 2012; Director: Aner Preminger; Writer: Orit Kimmel; Stars: Hagit Dasberg, Matan Preminger, Tamar Preminger, Eyal Nachmias)
A woman whose confidence has been shattered by suicide bombings decides to barricade her family inside their home until peace comes.
Rock The Casbah (Rock Ba-Casba) (Country: Israel, France; Year: 2012; Director: Yariv Horowitz; Stars: Yon Tumarkin, Yotam Ishay, Roy Nik, Iftach Rave, Khawla Alhaj Debsi)
A young Israeli soldier is killed in a guerilla attack in Gaza, with a profound effect on those left behind.
Six Million And One (Country: Israel, Austria, Germany, US; Year: 2011; Director: David Fisher; Writer: David Fisher; Stars: David Fisher)
A documentary maker reconnects with his hesitant siblings as they uncover the secret history of their late father's experiences in the Holocaust.
Wherever You Go (Country: Israel; Year: 2011; Director: Yael Yakirevich; Writer: Gal Greenspan)
A young woman who has rejected her Orthodox faith helps a Bedouin woman to escape a forced marriage.
Within The Eye Of The Storm (Country: Israel, Palestine; Year: 2011; Director: Shelley Hermon; Writer: Yosi Artzi, Shelley Hermon; Stars: Bassam Aramin, Rami Elhanan)
Two men from opposite sides who have lost their daughters in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict come together to work towards peace.

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