Browse by Country - Israel

The Emperor's New Clothes (1987)

Director: David Irving
Starring: Clive Revill, Lysette Anthony, Sid Caesar, Robert Morse, Art Carney

The classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen gets a lavish makeover in this whimsical live-action comedy. Musical numbers add to the fun as Sid C... Read more

Wall (2004)

Director: Simone Bitton

A thoughtful and thought-provoking documentation of the building of a massive partition by the Israeli government, separating Israel from the West Ban... Read more

Yossi and Jagger (2002)

Director: Eytan Fox
Starring: Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi

This unusual gay-themed war drama from Israel tracks a squad of soldiers stationed along the Lebanese border and the romantic relationship that develo... Read more

Ushpizin (2005)

Director: Gidi Dar
Starring: Shuli Rand, Michal Bat Sheva Rand, Shaul Mizrahi, Ilan Ganani

Devout Orthodox Jews Moshe and Mali (played by scriptwriter and devout Orthodox Jew Shuli Rand and his real-life wife) are celebrating Sukkot, a time... Read more

Live and Become (2005)

Director: Radu Mihaileanu
Starring: Yael Abecassis, Roschdy Zem, Moshe Agazai, Moshe Abebe, Sirak M Sabahat, Roni Ha...

In 1984, at the height of the Ethiopian famine, Israel put 'Operation Moses' into effect where they airlifted over 8000 Jews from the afflicted region... Read more

Paradise Now (2005)

Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Starring: Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Amer Hlehel, Hiam Abbass

Golden Globe's Best Foreign Film is this taut drama concerning two Palestinian friends who have signed up to become suicide bombers. They are assigne... Read more

Walk On Water (2004)

Director: Eytan Fox
Starring: Lior Ashkenazi, Knut Berger, Carolina Peters, Gidon Shemer

Eyal is a Mossad assassin sent to kill an aging Nazi war criminal. The target's grandaughter is living on a kibbutz in Israel and her brother is abou... Read more

Persona Non Grata (2003)

Director: Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone's take on the Israeli-Palestine conflict sees him travel through the region interviewing key players including Benjamin Netanyahu, Shimon... Read more

James' Journey to Jerusalem (2002)

Director: Ra'anan Alexandrowicz
Starring: Siyabonga Melongisi Shibe, Arie Elias, Salim Dau, Sandra Schonwald, Hugh Maseben...

A cannily droll mix of social commentary and modern fable, Israeli filmmaker Ra'anan Alexandrowicz's debut feature follows the adventures of James, a... Read more

Broken Wings (2002)

Director: Nir Bergman
Starring: Orly Zilbershatz-Banai, Maya Maron, Nitai Gaviratz

Orly Zilbershatz-Banai stars as Dafna, a mother struggling to keep her family afloat after the sudden death of their beloved father. Forced into a rol... Read more