Israeli Film Festival
of Philadelphia

Philadelphia's Annual Showcase of the Best in Israeli Film. Join Us

Join us on our 27th Season!

We’re excited to be back with another season of quality Israeli films. Join us as we celebrate Israeli culture in the Greater Philadelphia area through film and media.

Opening Night at the PFS East

בחורים טובים

A comic-dramatic glimpse into the modern world of matchmaking, weddings and relationship in the Orthodox world. Hilarious at times, emotional at others, "Matchmaking" is as entertaining as it is revealing.

Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 8:45 PM at PFS East

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Opening Weekend: Sunday at the PFS East

Dead Sea Guardians
שומרי ים המלח

An unlikely trio of friends bridge cultural, political and personal differences to bring attention to the destruction of the Dead Sea by organizing an international swimming event across the densest, saltiest body of water on earth.

Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 3:30 PM at PFS East

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Opening Weekend: Sunday Evening at the PFS East


A graceful, compelling look at a young ultra-orthodox couple in Safed, as they suffer and work through a family trauma. Beautifully photographed and acted, it presents the orthodox society in which the couple lives as complex and multifaceted, in contrast to the often-used approach that portrays religious life as uniformly repressive and the secular world as unironically positive.

Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM at PFS East

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