2014 Films

Saturday, March 8, 2014 • 8:00 PM • at International House

Hunting Elephants
לצוד פילים

Sir Patrick Stewart joins Israeli acting veterans Sasson Gabai and Moni Moshonov in this crowd-pleasing crime comedy, involving three elderly men and a young teenager who decide to rob a Jerusalem bank. The teen, Yonatan, is a boy genius and... Read More»

Sunday, March 9, 2014 • 5:00 PM • at International House

Sharon – An Inner Journey From War to Peace
שרון

Award winning documentary filmmaker Dror Moreh (The Gatekeepers) accompanied Sharon for years, creating a film with exclusive footage introducing a different man, who until then, was hidden from public view. The footage is emotional and private: Sharon thinks aloud, jokes,... Read More»

Sunday, March 9, 2014 • 7:30 PM • at International House

Special Interview
ראיון מיוחד

Two young people with disabilities become star reporters in this uplifting documentary. Efrat Dotan is 27 years old and has Down Syndrome. Twenty year old Matanel Bitton has developmental disabilities. Efrat and Matanel spend their days at SHALVA-The Association for... Read More»

Sunday, March 9, 2014 • 2:30 PM • at International House

Hunting Elephants
לצוד פילים

Sir Patrick Stewart joins Israeli acting veterans Sasson Gabai and Moni Moshonov in this crowd-pleasing crime comedy, involving three elderly men and a young teenager who decide to rob a Jerusalem bank. The teen, Yonatan, is a boy genius and... Read More»

Sunday, March 16, 2014 • 7:00 PM • at Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Bethlehem
בית לחם

Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur. Sanfur is the younger brother of a senior Palestinian militant. Razi recruited him when he was just 15, and developed a... Read More»

Saturday, March 22, 2014 • 8:45 PM • at International House

Kidon
כידון

This peppy spy comedy is a tongue-in-cheek re-imagining of the circumstances surrounding January 19th 2010, when Mahmoud al Mabhouh, a Hamas operative, was assassinated in his Dubai hotel room. Though local police accuse the Mossad, and alleged security footage makes... Read More»

Sunday, March 23, 2014 • 7:00 PM • at International House

The Wonders
פלאות

Inspired by a true story, Avi Nesher’s new film The Wonders combines genres, moods and influences to create a unique and compelling movie that mixes mystery, comedy, psychological thriller, political intrigue and romance.  The story focuses on a graffiti artist who... Read More»

Sunday, March 23, 2014 • 4:00 PM • at International House

Peeping Toms
מציצים

This screening is in memory of Arik Einstein. This Israeli comedy affectionately follows an aging hippie as he goes about the business of day-to-day living. Beach-goers near Tel Aviv have many needs, and the hippie (Uri Zohar) serves as many... Read More»

Saturday, March 29, 2014 • 8:45 PM • at Gratz College

Before the Revolution
לפני המהפכה

During the 60’s and 70’s thousands of Israelis are living in Tehran, enjoying a special relationship with the Shah and his dictatorial rule.  Protected by large arms deals and complex financial ties, the Israeli community enjoy a wealthy and luxurious... Read More»

Sunday, March 30, 2014 • 7:00 PM • at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy

Dancing in Jaffa
רוקדים ביפו

Renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine brings his dance classes to the ethnically mixed schools of Jaffa, pairing 11-year-old Palestinians and Jews, putting many of the children’s and their families’ beliefs to the test.  The story revolves around training for a... Read More»

Saturday, April 5, 2014 • 9:00 PM • at Gratz College

Handa Handa 4
4 חנדה חנדה

Ronen and Orit have been together for almost three years. Both of them come from highly respected Bukhari families. Ronen is the star of Handa Handa theater troupe, a hit among the Bukhari community in Israel and around the world.... Read More»

Sunday, April 6, 2014 • 7:00 PM • at The Ritz East

Cupcakes
בננות

Award-winning filmmaker Eytan Fox (Yossi & Jagger, Walk On Water) returns with a stylized, gossamer-light musical comedy about life, love and friendship.  When heartbroken Tel Aviv baker Anat gets together with her friends to watch a Eurovision-style song contest, the... Read More»