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  • The golden cage Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Four thousand Circassians, exiled from Eastern Europe, live in Israel today. Concentrated in two villages around the Golan Heights, jealously safeguarding their unique traditions, this small ethnic community is facing serious challenges to its identity. Their story is seen through the eyes of a single young man, and a single young woman as they try to fulfill their family's expectations: to marry and raise ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Land for the nomads Catalog Record Only

    Some 27,000 Bedouins live in roadside shacks where Jewish settlements have mushroomed up all along the desert limiting the Bedouins' nomadic way of life. This film follows an unusual man as he struggles on behalf of this disenfranchised people.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Reʻut A place of her own / Catalog Record Only

    Seventeen year old Reut winds up on the streets and gives birth to her first son, who is immediately taken away by the welfare authorities. As she fights the state to regain custody of her son, she meets a Palestinian man, marries him, moves to his village, and gives birth to two more children. In the meantime an impossible relationship develops between her and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Independence for a day Catalog Record Only

    "A personal and national journey into the cultural, social and historical landscape of ourselves, as it examines the distinctions between the (Israeli) founders' intentions and the result, encounters figures who are part of this landscape and attempts to create an image for remembrance of a state on a day." -- Container.

    • Contributor: Carmely, Liviu - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2003
  • Desert brides Catalog Record Only

    This documentary is a story of three Bedouin women in the Negev Desert of Israel, struggling within a polygamous system, told through the eyes of wedding photographer Mariam Al-Quader. Family tragedies presented in this film highlight the strength and survival of social structures and their injustices, leaning usually on the victims' reluctant cooperation.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Musar ha-shilumim Paying for justice / Catalog Record Only

    "Shot in Germany, The Netherlands, USA and Israel, this documentary deals with the situation of the Holocaust survivors in Israel and around the world. The Filmmakers follow the billions of dollars transferred from the German governments and other European governments as compensation for those who managed to live through the Nazi Terror. " -- Publisher's website.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Gevarim bilti nirʼim The invisible men / Catalog Record Only

    "Tells the untold story of persecuted gay Palestinians who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Their stories are told through the film's heroes: Louis, 32 years old, a gay Palestinian who has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 years; Abdu, 24 years old, who was exposed as gay in Ramallah and then accused ...

    • Contributor: Mozer, Yariv Mordechai - Rosner, Adam - Mozer Films - Lev Pictures - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
  • Beit Hagafen--living peace / Catalog Record Only

    Explores the life of the Beit Hagefen neighborhood of Haifa in Israel and the interaction of the many different cultures of the people who live there. Beit Hagefen is located on the border between the lower city Arab neighborhoods and the Jewish residential areas on the slopes of Mt. Carmel.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000
  • Jerualem moments 09 Regaʻ Y-m 09 = Laḥaẓāt Muqaddasīyah 09. Catalog Record Only

    Seven short documentary films about the city of Jerusalem by Israeli filmmakers in the context of the Israel Palestinian conflict.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Siyur mudrakh ba-Ḥevron Catalog Record Only

    Israeli soldiers discuss the treatment they were ordered to carry out against Palestinians in the West Bank town of Hebron.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • ha-Ḳerav ha-aḥaron ʻal Deganyah Catalog Record Only

    The story of the first Kibbutz, Deganyah Alef, in the 21st century.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • 5 seraṭim shel Ram Levi Catalog Record Only

    Leḥem: A family of a bakery-worker in a small town in the Israeli desert fights to survive. Keṭer ba-rosh: Serious comedy based on a play by Yaakov Shabtai. King David confronts the most difficult task of his reign - how to give up his throne. Indyani ba-shemesh: Story about a power struggle between a captive soldier of Indian origin and an Ashkenazi soldier who ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009