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  • Film, Video
    Mortgage
    Mashkanta Catalog Record Only
    An impoverished couple resorts to drastic means in hopes of saving their apartment from foreclosure. Poignant hilarity ensues.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Ai laiḳ Maiḳ sirṭo shel Piṭer Frai.
    ‏אי לייק מייק‏ ‏סרטו שׁל פיטר פריי. | I like Mike Catalog Record Only
    The son of an American millionaire becomes the focus of an ambitious, Israeli mother looking to marry off her daughter. But, the daughter is already interested in a poor, kibbutznik who is serving in the Army.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Zarim Strangers
    זרים Strangers / | Strangers Catalog Record Only
    "Based on [Nattiv and Tadmor's] 2004 award-winning Festival short. An Israeli kibbutznik, Eyal, and a Palestinian living in Paris, Rana, both descending on Berlin for the World Cup finals, meet accidentally when their identical backpacks get switched on the subway. This chance encounter turns into three days of magnetic attraction as they fall in love amidst crowds of roaring soccer fans. But as Rana ...
    • Contributor: Nattiv, Guy - Tadmor, Erez - Levo, Liron - Azabal, Lubna - Nmc United Entertainment (Firm) - LC Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Avedot u-metsiʼot Lost and found
    אבידות ומציאות Lost and found / | Lost and found Catalog Record Only
    Television series following the lives of two estranged sisters who reunite after their father is hospitalized and struggle to repair their crumbling personal and family lives.
    • Contributor: Gabizon, Savi - Aboutboul, Alon - Adler, Sarah - Asulin, ʻanat - Nmc United Entertainment (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Yom yom Yom Yom : day after day / Kino International ; Michel Propper presents ; a film by Amos Gitai ; a production of Agav Films and Cinema Factory ; screenplay, ...
    Day after day Catalog Record Only
    In spite of blood ties to both Jewish and Arab populations, Mosheh leads a rootless existence. Grown weary of his wife and ambivalent about his needy young mistress, the only relationships he doesn't complicate are those with his parents and best friend.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    ha-Notenet The slut
    הנותנת The slut / | Slut Catalog Record Only
    Tamar, an attractive single mother, lives alone in a small village with her two daughters. Unsatisfied, she attempts to fill her many voids through meaningless sexual rendesvous. Her promiscuity is challenged, however, when she meets Shai, a young man just passing through to handle his deceased mother's assets. The two embark on an intense relationship in a quest for freedom and fulfillment and learn ...
    • Contributor: Ben Asher, Hagar - Golan, Ishai - Avital, Icho - Strand Releasing (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Bi-demi yameha In the prime of her life/
    ‏בדמי ימיה‏ ‏In the prime of her life/‏ | In the prime of her life Catalog Record Only
    "[I]n a small city on the edge of the desert ... Tirza, a young woman who lives alone with her father, becomes entranced by Akaviah Mazal, a lecturer at the college where she is studying. As she gets lost in the secrets of their entwined past, enchantment turns to obsession and Tirza does everything in her power to get Mazal's attention and win his ...
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    ha-Hi she-ḥozeret habaitah = She's coming home
    ההיא שחוזרת הביתה = She's coming home / | She's coming home Catalog Record Only
    Film is about delayed adolescence. At the end of a long relationship, Michal returns to her parents' home. Michal is a young, promising director, who should be devoting her time to writing a screenplay, but instead shuts herself up in her room, frustrated, and spends most of her time sleeping. Things change when Michal meets Zeev - the principal of the local high school, ...
    • Contributor: Dreifuss, Maya - Sharon, Tali - Aboutboul, Alon - Rivlin, Alonah - Kohen, Eli - Lama Films - United King Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video
    ha-Mashgiḥim God's neighbors.
    המשגיחים / | Mashgihim | God's neighbors | Ha'Mashgichim Catalog Record Only
    "Leading a brigade of Orthodox watchdogs, Avi (an award-winning performance by Roy Assaf) and his testosterone-fueled cronies take it upon themselves to patrol the streets of coastal Bat Yam. Although under the tutelage of a charismatic rabbi (Gili Shushan), their behavior -- berating immodestly clothed women, harassing store owners who do not observe Shabbat, and bloodying Arabs that stray onto their turf -- is ...
    • Contributor: Yaesh, Meny - Assaf, Roy - Cohen, Moris - Friedman, Gal - Bizibi - Israel Film Fund - Transfax Film Productions - Third Ear (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012