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Jewish (and Israeli) setting or GLBT characters.
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1. Milk (I) (2008)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Harvey Milk and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.
Votes: 169,352 | Gross: $31.84M
2. Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community.
Votes: 6,238 | Gross: $0.02M
4. Man Is a Woman (1998)
100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Klezmer musician Simon Eskanazy wrestles with his gay nature. His conservative, orthodox family, Parisian bankers, expects him to carry on the family name by marriage. However he's ... See full summary »
7. Facing Windows (2003)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for the Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her ...
Votes: 11,025 | Gross: $0.54M
9. Round Trip (2003)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A divorced Israeli woman hires a single African woman as a nanny, and soon the two women form a passionate friendship that leads to a romantic relationship.
10. The Bubble (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,493 | Gross: $0.16M
12. The Lost Language of Cranes (1991)
87 min | Drama, Romance
A young gay man comes out to his middle-class parents, which has repercussions for his father who has long since been trying to repress his own sexuality.
13. Ernesto (1979)
R | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Triestw in the year 1911. Ernesto is the privileged, seventeen year old son of a Jewish mother and a non-Jewish father, who has deserted his family. He is raised by his uncle Giovanni and ... See full summary »
14. Entre Nous (1983)
PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama, War
A Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor, gets pregnant, and marries him.
15. Close to Home (2005)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama
Rebellious and outgoing Smadar can't stand types like Mirit. Mirit, introverted and frightened, keeps away from the likes of Smadar. But the two are thrown together as they are assigned to ... See full summary »
Votes: 929 | Gross: $0.02M
16. Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
Every Friday night Shirley invites another "perfect" woman for Shabbat dinner in hopes that her son, Nelson, will marry a nice Jewish girl. Nelson, however, has something to tell them...he's gay.
Votes: 807 | Gross: $0.09M
17. Wittgenstein (1993)
Not Rated | 72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »
19. Antarctica (2008)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
In two days, Omer will hit a milestone; his 30th birthday. Like many his age, he hasn't found himself. But then Omer is hardly looking. Instead he chooses to loose himself among the stacks ... See full summary »
Votes: 794 | Gross: $0.02M
20. Walk on Water (2004)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal.
Votes: 6,715 | Gross: $2.71M
21. Trembling Before G-d (2001)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary
A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.
Votes: 930 | Gross: $0.62M
22. The Secrets (2007)
R | 127 min | Drama, Romance
Two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out.
Votes: 2,034 | Gross: $0.12M
23. Hineini: Coming Out in a Jewish High School (2005)
60 min | Documentary
Hineini (Hebrew for 'Here I am') chronicles the story of one student's courageous fight to establish a gay-straight alliance at a Jewish high school in the Boston area and the ... See full summary »
Director: Irena Fayngold
Short Stories About Love (1997– )
Gotta Have Heart
35 min | Drama
Young love blossoms amid the inhabitants of a small town in Israel in this gay fantasy. Guri want to relocate to Tel Aviv before he's "outed". Nohav want to win a local song contest and who can tell what stud Merito wants?
26. Tied Hands (2006)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
The film tells the story of a sensitive and complex relationship between a mother and her ailing son. Like in Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale "The Loveliest Rose in the World" where a ... See full summary »
27. Gay Days (2009)
72 min | Documentary, Romance
In 1985, there were three gays who were out of the closet in Israel. By 1998, there were 3,000. In this short, intensive and dramatic period, Israel came out of the closet in one of the ... See full summary »
28. The Twilight of the Golds (1996)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Romance
When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She ... See full summary »
29. A Love to Hide (2005 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama, Romance, War
A young Jewish girl looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain while attempting to make their way to England is sheltered by an old... See full summary »
31. Fucking Different Tel Aviv (2009)
94 min | Drama, Romance
14 gay and lesbian filmmakers from Tel Aviv present short films about their sexuality.
Directors: Stephanie Abramovich, Avital Barak, Hila Ben Baruch, Yossi Brauman, Eyal Bromberg, Sie Gal, Yair Hochner, Eran Koblik Kedar, Sivan Levy, Yasmin Max, Nir Ne'eman, Ricardo Rojstaczer, Anat Salomon, November Wanderin, Elad Zakai | Stars: Yossi Almong, Roii Amoya, Uri Avrahami, Ran Chai Bar-zvi
32. Next Year in Jerusalem (1997)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Manny, devout to his upbringing, is set to marry Rivka, the Rabbi's daughter. But Manny has a secret only Charlie, an openly gay man in an Orthodox Jewish family can understand.
33. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
R | 110 min | Drama
The emotional intricacies of a polyamorous relationship between young artist Bob and his two lovers: a lonely male doctor and a frustrated female office worker.
Votes: 6,015 | Gross: $0.54M
34. Angels in America (2003)
TV-MA | 352 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Playwright Tony Kushner adapted his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid 1980s and centers the story around a group of disparate but connected individuals.
35. Sinner (I) (2009)
28 min | Short, Drama
Yotam, a thirteen year-old boy studying at an ultra-orthodox Jewish boarding school tries to battle the awakening of his sexual desires. Confused and guilt-ridden, he consults with his ... See full summary »
36. Free Men (2011)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama, History, Romance
In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man.
Votes: 1,347 | Gross: $0.05M