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  • Film, Video
    The golden cage
    Nefes Ts'erḳesi homiyah 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 ...
    • Date: 2005
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    Ḳalandyah : sipuro shel maḥsom
    קלנדיה : סיפורו של מחסום / | Kalandia, a checkpoint's story Catalog Record Only
    "Over a span of six years, Neta Efrony (member of Checkpoint Watch) documented an Israeli military Checkpoint - on the road between East Jerusalem and Ramallah - who grew and expanded into becoming a terminal. Kalandia's Checkpoint does not separate between Arabs and Jews; it separates between Palestinians and Palestinians"--Docushuk 2009, no. 34.
    • Contributor: Efrony, Neta - Lourenco, Susan - Raz, Tsipi - Claude, Alex - Maḥsom Watch - Ḳeren Le-Shiṿuk Sirṭe Teʻudah (Israel) - Jmt Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Kibush : Matak Ḥevron, Februar-Mai 2005.
    כיבוש : מת"ק חברון, פברואר-מאי 2005. Catalog Record Only
    Documents the military bureaucracy of the I.D.F in Hebron, where thousands of Palestinians pass through the office of the "Matak", the DCL - District Coordinating Office. The DCO is charged with issuing passage permits that let Palestinians move around and yet other permits to work or enter Israel. Only if they have such permits can they contrive to leave their homes and move around ...
    • Contributor: Efrony, Neta - Maḥsom Watch - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
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    Independence for a day
    ʻAtsmaʼut le-yom eḥad 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)
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Musar ha-shilumim Paying for justice /
    מוסר השילומים | 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.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    My Arab friend = ha-Ḥaver ha-ʻArvi sheli
    ha-Ḥaver ha-ʻArvi sheli Catalog Record Only
    "An Israeli girl is out to find lost Palestinian friend in the heart of the West Bank. Noga returns home to Tel Aviv and finds out that her good Palestinian friend Fahres, an illegal resident from the West Bank, had gone missing. Anxious for him, Noga ventures on a surreal and surprising journey to [Qibiyeh], his remote home village in the heart of the ...
    • Contributor: Nezer, Noga - Absi, Fahres - Ḳeren Maḳor Le-Sirṭe Ḳolnoʻa Ṿe-Ṭelevizyah - Yes Docu (Firm : Israel) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013
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    Maḥsomim lelo geṿul : sirte ʻedut ḳetsarim meha-maḥsomim ba-Gadah ha-Maʻaraṿit.
    מחסומים ללא גבול : סרטי עדות קצרים מהמחסומים בגדה המערבית. | Endless checkpoints : Catalog Record Only
    Contains 6 short ducumentaries depicting the daily activity in various checkpoints in the West Bank. Includes Hebrew and English versions of "Occupation, Matak Hebron". Also documents the activity of Machsom Watch women at the checkpoints and their interviews and encounters with Palestinians and the I.D.F soldiers.
    • Contributor: Piterman, Sylvia - Levitan, Sharona - Efrony, Neta - Maḥsom Watch - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Kakh bonim ḥomah : duaḥ Abu Dis 2002-2006.
    כך בונים חומה : דוח אבו דיס 2002-2006. Catalog Record Only
    "On January 13, 2004, Israel began constructing the Israeli West Bank Barrier. The route of the barrier between Abu Dis and Jerusalem (East of the Green line) has made it difficult for Abu Dis's residents to access services in Jerusalem without a permit. The barrier will also detach over 6,000 dunums of arable land from the city's total land area of 28,332 dunums. The ...
    • Contributor: Efrony, Neta - Elḳanah, Yehudit - Gordon, Daniʼelah - Maḥsom Watch - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Siyur mudrakh ba-Ḥevron
    ‏סיור מודרך בחברון | A guided tour in Hebron / Breaking the Silence | Shovrim shetiḳah Catalog Record Only
    Israeli soldiers discuss the treatment they were ordered to carry out against Palestinians in the West Bank town of Hebron.
    • Date: 2008
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    Ḥayutah u-Verl = Epilogue
    חיותה וברל = Epilogue / | Epilogue | Hayuta and Berl | Hayoota and Berl Catalog Record Only
    "Hayuta and Beri, an elderly couple, find it hard to adjust to today's Israel and to the social changes surrounding them"--IMDb website.
    • Contributor: Avivi, Shai - Manor, ʻamir - Amir, Assaf - Shafran, Adar - Abramowsky, Roni - Gur, Rivka - Carmon, Yosef - Ben Tsur, Efrat - Raz, Guy - Ozer, Iris - Weiss, Ruth Dolores - Elbar, Oni - Norma Productions (Israel) - Nmc United Entertainment (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    Beit Hagafen--living peace /
    Living peace | Beit Hagefen--living in peace | Beit Hagefen--to live in peace | Li-ḥeyot shalom : 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.
    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video
    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.
    • Contributor: Lecker, Shlomo - Pelham, Lipika - Wedidi, Dina El. - Lipnic Films - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video
    5 seraṭim shel Ram Levi
    5 סרטים של רם לוי | 5 films by Ram Loevy | Ḥamisha seraṭim shel Ram Levi | Five films by Ram Loevy 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 ...
    • Contributor: Loevy, Ram - Cogan, Dana - Doron, Meʼir. - Evron, Gilad - Abulof, Baruch - Shabtai, Yaakov - Sidon, Efrayim - Landau, Yossi - Baruch, Adam - Guery, Dita ... Loevy, Ram - Cogan, Dana - Doron, Meʼir. - Evron, Gilad - Abulof, Baruch - Shabtai, Yaakov - Sidon, Efrayim - Landau, Yossi - Baruch, Adam - Guery, Dita - Lev-Tov, Michael - Aloni, Nisim - Bergner, Yosl - Carmi, Daniella - Danon, Rami - Ivgy, Moshe - Bachar, Rivka - Ankri, Eti - Ḥizkiyahu, Avner - Baruch, Rami - Zadok, Arnon - Danon, Teḥiah - Ziv Nadav - Nesher, Doron - Girafi, Haim - Nirgad, Liron - Almagor, Gila - Banai, Yosi - Volinits, Dalik - Harpaz, Shraga - Gov, Gidi - Polan, Amirah - Yizhar, S. - Israel. Rashut Ha-Shidur - United King Films (Firm) - Nmc United Entertainment (Firm) - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    ha-Ḳerav ha-aḥaron ʻal Deganyah
    הקרב האחרון על דגניה Catalog Record Only
    The story of the first Kibbutz, Deganyah Alef, in the 21st century.
    • Contributor: Rubin, Yitzhak - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Jerualem moments 09 Regaʻ Y-m 09 = Laḥaẓāt Muqaddasīyah 09.
    Jerusalem moments 09 = רגע י-ם 09 = لحظات مقدسية 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.
    • Contributor: Perlov, Yael - Mozer, Yariv Mordechai - ʻir ʻamim (Organization : Jerusalem) - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Ḳalandia : a checkpoint story Catalog Record Only "Over a span of six years, Neta Efrony (member of Checkpoint Watch) documented an Israeli military Checkpoint - on the road between East Jerusalem and Ramallah - who grew and expanded into becoming a terminal. Kalandia's Checkpoint does not separate between Arabs and Jews; it separates between Palestinians and Palestinians"--Docushuk 2009, no. 34.
    • Contributor: Efrony, Neta - Lourenco, Susan - Raz, Tsipi - Claude, Alex - Maḥsom Watch - Jmt Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Reʻut A place of her own
    רעות. | 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 ...
    • Contributor: Bengad, Ayalah - ʻemanuʼel, Sigal - Go2films (Firm) - Lc Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
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    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.
    • Date: 2008
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    Gevarim bilti nirʼim The invisible men /
    ‏גברים בלתי נראים‏ ‏The invisible men /‏ | 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)
    • Date: 2012