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1. Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
2. Babel (I) (2006)
R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
3. Munich (2005)
R | 164 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.
6. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.
8. The Nativity Story (2006)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Family
A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.
10. Rock the Casbah (2013)
100 min | Drama
The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed.
11. Miral (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
12. Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they ... See full summary »
14. May in the Summer (2013)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
High off the success of her first book and planning to marry ZIAD, her sensible, stable and studious fiance, MAY BRENNAN has it all. At least that's what she'd like people to believe. ... See full summary »
15. Lemon Tree (2008)
106 min | Drama
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
17. Free Zone (2005)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Two women embark on a road trip after they are brought together by circumstance. Rebecca (Portman) flees her hotel after a fight with her mother-in-law (Maura) and hails a taxi driven by Hanna (Lazlo).
18. Amreeka (2009)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama
A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.
19. A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. ... See full summary »
20. The Syrian Bride (2004)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the... See full summary »
22. Peace After Marriage (2013)
86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A sexually frustrated Palestinian-American agrees to marry an Israeli woman for a Green Card, triggering a war at home with his parents, who will stop at nothing to divorce him from his new wife.
23. The Sense of Wonder (2015)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Louise, a widow with two children, almost crushes a stranger with her car. She takes care of him, even if he's not really wounded. It turns out that he has mental disorders and that they can help each other much more than they thought.
24. A Few Days in September (2006)
116 min | Drama, Thriller, War
September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world, disappears. His sole aim was to meet his daughter Orlando, ... See full summary »
25. Persécution (2009)
98 min | Drama
The solitary Daniel and Sonia share an uneasy love/hate relationship. Daniel's life is disrupted by the appearance of a stranger that proceeds to insinuate himself in his life. The man's ... See full summary »
26. The Source (2011)
135 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favors if their men refuse to fetch water from a remote well.
Romance | Announced
This "Cities of Love" episode takes us to one of the most venerated cities in the world. Jerusalem's shifting moods, varying colors and profound religious and historical significance makes ... See full summary »
28. Disengagement (2007)
115 min | Drama
A political drama centered around Israel's pullout from the occupied Gaza strip, in which a French woman of Israeli origin comes to the Gaza Strip to find her long ago abandoned daughter.
29. Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of... See full summary »
30. Dégradé (2015)
85 min | Drama
A hot summer's day in the Gaza Strip. Today the electricity is on. Christine's beauty salon is heaving with female clients: a bride-to-be, a pregnant woman, a bitter divorcée, a devout ... See full summary »
31. Human Zoo (2009)
110 min | Drama
In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a ... See full summary »
32. De guerre lasse (2014)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Alex, son of a leader of the Algerians in Marseilles, has a series of confrontations with the Corsican mafia after his stint in the French Foreign Legion.
35. When the Cat's Away (1996)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Chloe, a young woman, is going on holidays. She entrusts her beloved cat to Madame Renée's care. But one day Madame Renée (an old lady of the neighborhood) can not find the cat. Chloe ... See full summary »
36. Inheritance (I) (2012)
88 min | Drama
As a new conflict opposes Israel and Lebanon, Hajar, a young Palestinian student, returns to her native village in Galilee on the occasion of a wedding in the family. Just before the ... See full summary »
38. Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2011)
113 min | Drama
An aged mother with her middle aged daughter travels from Palestine to Kostandinoupolis, Turkey, to meet some relatives. This and other short stories give us a clue about the city of Kostandinoupolis.
Writers: Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijevic, Aida Begic, Gul Dirican, Nazli Elif Durlu, Josefina Markarian, Eric Nazarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi | Directors: Hany Abu-Assad, Stefan Arsenijevic, Aida Begic, Josefina Markarian, Eric Nazarian, Stergios Niziris, Omar Shargawi | Stars: Ali Suliman, Hiam Abbass, Humeyra Akbay, Belçim Bilgin
39. Habibti (2010)
16 min | Short, Drama
A veiled Arab woman, steeped in tradition, journeys to London to visit her estranged daughter only to find her living with a black boyfriend..
40. A Loving Father (2002)
103 min | Drama
While the whole world thinks writer Léo Shepherd is dead, he is kidnapped by his son Paul.
41. Red Satin (2002)
100 min | Musical, Drama
After the death of her husband, Lilia's life revolves solely around her teenage daughter, Salma. Whilst looking for Salma late one night, Lilia stumbles upon a belly dance cabaret and ... See full summary »
42. Dawn of the World (2008)
95 min | Drama, Romance, War
The Mesopotamian Marshes, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in the south of Iraq. This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up... See full synopsis »
43. We Need a Vacation (2002)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
It is the end of the school year for the children of a dormitory town. Most of them leave the place for a vacation with their parents but not Lucien and Adama whose parents can't afford the... See full summary »
44. Kandisha (2008)
91 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Shattered by the loss of her child, Nyla Jayde, a brilliant criminal defense attorney, takes on a case involving a 14th century Moroccan legend, a vengeful spirit named "Kandisha".
45. Bab el shams (2004)
278 min | Romance, Drama, War
In the beginning was Palestine, and the story of Younes (Orwa Nyrabia) began, known as Abou Salem, known as the Man... See full synopsis »
47. The Bag of Flour (2012)
Alsemberg, decembre 1975, sarah, 8 ans, vit dans un foyer daccueil catholique. Un jour, son pere biologique... See full synopsis »
48. The Feelings Factory (2008)
104 min | Drama
Attractive, educated and successful, Eloïse (Elsa Zylberstein) has it all, except for a long-term, stable romantic relationship... See full synopsis »