Most Popular Hebrew-Language Feature Films
In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War. Dir: James Schamus With: Sarah Gadon, Logan Lerman, Ben Rosenfield Drama 110 mins.
A Tale of Love and Darkness
A drama based on the memoir of Amos Oz, a writer, journalist, and advocate of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Dir: Natalie Portman With: Natalie Portman, Makram Khoury, Shira Haas Biography | Drama | History 95 mins.
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
In Israel there is neither civil marriage nor civil divorce. Only rabbis can legitimize a marriage or its dissolution... Dir: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz With: Ronit Elkabetz, Simon Abkarian, Gabi Amrani Drama 115 mins.
Hagit, a young woman with mild mental deficiency, works in a toilet-paper factory. She lives with her mother Sarah... Dir: Nitzan Giladi With: Moran Rosenblatt, Assi Levy, Roy Assaf Drama 82 mins.
Waltz with Bashir
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. Dir: Ari Folman With: Ari Folman, Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag Animation | Biography | Drama | War 90 mins.
The Band's Visit
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town. Dir: Eran Kolirin With: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance 87 mins.
Out in the Dark
A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sides of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli lawyer. Dir: Michael Mayer With: Nicholas Jacob, Michael Aloni, Jamil Khoury Drama | Romance | Thriller 96 mins.
Big Bad Wolves
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge... Dir: Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado With: Lior Ashkenazi, Rotem Keinan, Tzahi Grad Crime | Thriller 110 mins.
Kicking Out Shoshana
In the conservative city of Jerusalem, Ami Shoshan, an Israeli football player, is forced by a mafia boss to pose as a homosexual... Dir: Shay Kanot With: Oshri Cohen, Gal Gadot, Eli Finish Comedy | Sport
Bentzi, Momo, and Yuda'leh are three teenage boys growing up in 1950's Israel, which is not much different... Dir: Boaz Davidson With: Yftach Katzur, Anat Atzmon, Jonathan Sagall Comedy | Drama | Romance 95 mins.