The year is 1999 and the storyline is actually a number of sub-plots all revolving around the 13-year old Clara, a girl that can predict the future and has telekinetic powers. The sub-plots... See full summary »
As a family from India moves in to a desert neighborhood in Southern Israel in the 1960's, the family's eldest, beautiful daughter discovers friendship and romance with the lovely local ... See full summary »
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 »
Is today's fanaticism tomorrow's policy? In a West Bank settlement, Rabbi Meltzer has a grand design: he's building a movement "to pray at the Temple Mount." His yeshiva has scholars, and ... See full summary »
Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life... See full summary »
The film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. The story is told from the perspective of Israeli soldiers. ... See full summary »
I saw this film at the U.S. Premiere in the 1999 South Bay Jewish Film Series in San Jose, California on 10/31/99. This film was amazing. The acting was top notch and the story/plotline was hilarious. The film offers something for everyone. The subtle expressions on the grandfather's face are funny, but you have to look hard to catch them, or you will miss them. It's mostly in Hebrew with a fair amount of Russian dialog, and the English subtitles were easily readable. There's some brief nudity. "Yana's Friends" is a feel-good movie and I would see
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