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September 10-20, 2020

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Violeta Ayala, Dan Fallshaw
Filmmakers Fallshaw and Ayala's journey of discovery among Saharawi refugees turns into a political thriller. 
CastUnknown
LanguageHassanya   CountryAustralia
RTR$PG

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Scandar Copti and Yaron Shan…
An original, powerful film in which an accidental murder and a murky drug deal spur uncontrolled violence in a Palestinian community in Jaffa. 
CastShahir Kabaha, Ibrahim Frege, Fouad Habash, …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/Germany
CWC$18

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Niv Klainer
A Tel Aviv father tries to keep his schizophrenic son out of an institution, but when he takes in a Thai migrant worker, she disrupts the uneasy… 
CastDafna Armoni, Aryeh Cherner, Michael Moshono…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Efraim Kishon
One of the best-loved Israeli comedies of its era, Big Dig is a dizzying 1969 farce in which an inspired madman brings Tel Aviv to a halt with a… 
CastBomba Tzur, Nissim Azikri, Shraga Friedman, …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/USA/Germany
CTC$PG

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Uri Zohar
From one of Israel’s most influential filmmakers, this classic depicts a Tel Aviv counterculture that is progressive and blessed with many delig… 
CastAlona Einstein, Arik Einstein, Sima Eliyahu,…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Eytan Fox
A defining work of recent Tel Aviv cinema, this multi-character story shows the city’s free-thinking liberals confronted with harsh political te… 
CastOhad Knoller, Yousef Sweid, Daniela Virtzer
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18A

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Haim Tabakman
A gay love story set in the heart of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem, where the belief that love conquers all results in societa… 
CastZohar Strauss, Ran Danker,Tzahi Grad, Ravit …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael, Germany, Fra…
CWC$18

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Leon Prudovsky
In a suburb of Tel Aviv, an Israeli cab driver who longs to fly and a Russian music teacher who is soon to board a plane find out that romance i… 
CastDror Keren, Vladimir Friedman, Helena Yaralo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$18

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Zippi Brand Frank
In India, the latest form of outsourcing is surrogate mothers who carry embryos for couples who can’t have a child. Director Zippi Brand Frank f… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
RTR$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
This invigorating exploration of Israeli cinema draws upon numerous clips and engrossing interviews with filmmakers and historians. Part 1 cover… 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
In the second of this two-part documentary, filmmakers and scholars explore the development of Israel’s film culture from 1978 to the present. 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Keren Yedaya
In this contemporary Romeo and Juliet story from Tel Aviv’s fabled sister city, a young Jewish woman and her Arab childhood sweetheart grow up s… 
CastDana Ivgy, Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Ma…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France/German…
CTC$18

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Danny Lerner
James Bond heroine Olga Kurylenko stars in this taut drama about a Russian illegal immigrant in Tel Aviv forced into violence even as she befrie… 
CastOlga Kurylenko, Ninette Tayeb, Henry David, …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael /France/USA
CTC$14A

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Samuel Maoz
Set in June 1982 during the Israel-Lebanon War, the film follows a young and heroic tank crew that finds itself in a situation that cannot be co… 
CastRaymonde Amsalem, Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, M…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
VIS$18

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Assi Dayan
Gila Almagor stars as the owner of a bar which sees its regulars suffer highs and lows as they come to reflect a microcosm of Tel Aviv. 
CastSharon Alexander, Shmil Ben Ari, Avital Dick…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Yoav Paz and Doron Paz
This is a sharp, stylish debut feature about a young man hunkering down in his Tel Aviv apartment with a steady diet of TV and internet for comp… 
CastOfer Shechter, Efrat Boimold, Efrat Dor, Tza…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Elia Suleiman
This semi-biographic film, divided into four historical episodes, portrays the daily life of Palestinians in 1948 who were considered a minority… 
CastAli Suliman, Elia Suleiman
LanguageHebrew   CountryUnited Kingdom | Ita…
CWC$PG

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Zippi Brand Frank
In India, the latest form of outsourcing is surrogate mothers who carry embryos for couples who can’t have a child. Director Zippi Brand Frank f… 
CastUnknown
LanguageHindi   CountryIsrael
RTR$18

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Anurag Singh
In a village where girls don’t play cricket, Veera (Rani Mukherjee) has to put on a turban and beard and become a man to fulfill her dreams. Her… 
CastRani Mukherjee, Shahid Kapoor, Rakhi Sawant,…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$PG

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Dev Benegal
Vishnu, a restless young man, rejects his father’s faltering hair oil business and hits the road with a travelling cinema. Colourful and full of… 
CastAbhay Deol, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Ka…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia/USA
SP$PG

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Ashutosh Gowariker
What’s Your Raashee? is a romantic comedy about a young man who has always wanted to marry for love. When he suddenly is told that he must find … 
CastHarman Baweja, Priyanka Chopra, Suzy Brack, …
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$PG

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György Pálfi
This is a fresh and entertaining improvised film made up of a series of vignettes portraying the many faces of love relationships. Young couples… 
CastIstván Szülek, Gyöngyvér Országh, Kim Corbis…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$18