5 seratim shel Ram Levi = סרטים של רם לוי = 5 Films by Ram Loevy : Lehem = Bread; Keter ba-rosh = Crowned; Indiani Ba'Shemesh = Indian in the Sun; ha-Kalah ve-tsayad ha-parparim = The Bride and the Butterfly Hunter; Khirbet Khizeh

cover image Barcode: 58957568 Call Number: V-HEB 155 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 296 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Ram Loevy = רשות השידור Description: "Leḥem [Bread]: A family of a bakery-worker in a small town in the Israeli desert fights to survive. [84 min] ... Collection: Language Resource Center

500 Dunam On The moon

cover image Barcode: 58947254 Call Number: V-HEB 094 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 48 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Arabic, Hebrew, French Creator: Directed by Rachel Leah Jones Description: Ayn Hawd is a Palestinian village that was captured and depopulated by Israeli forces in the 1948 war. In 1953 Marcel Janco, a Romanian painter and a founder of the Dada movement, helped transform the village into a Jewish artists' colony, and renamed it Ein Hod. This documentary tells the story of the village's original inhabitants, who, after expulsion, settled only 1.5 kilometers away in the outlying hills. Collection: Language Resource Center

A Borrowed Identity = Dancing Arabs

cover image Barcode: 58961685 Call Number: V-HEB 159 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 104 min. Language: Hebrew AND Arabic Creator: Directed by Eran Riklis Description: Gifted Eyad (Tawfeek Barhom), A Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan (Michael Moshonov, Lebanon) a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna (Yael Abecassis, Kadosh, Alila, To Live and Become). After falling ... Rating Audience (Video Only): NR Collection: Language Resource Center

A Hebrew Lesson

cover image Barcode: 58951079 Call Number: V-HEB 129 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 123 min. Language: Hebrew, English, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish Creator: Directed by David Ofek Description: Chin, Sasha, Dong-Dong, Marisol and Annabelle met at the Adult Language School. Gathered from different parts of the world in one classroom, they are about to start a new life in Israel. Collection: Language Resource Center

A House in Jerusalem = Bait be Yerushalayim / Amos Gitai: Territories / House

cover image Barcode: 58947016 Call Number: V-HEB 089 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Amos Gitai Description: Censored by Israeli television, HOUSE chronicles the inhabitants of a residence in West Jerusalem. Abandoned during the 1948 war by a Palestinian doctor, the house was requisitioned by the Israeli government as "vacant." As Gitai tells the story of the other residents, the region's controversial political history unfolds. Eighteen years later, Gitai returns in A HOUSE IN JERUSALEM to observe the changes in the new residents as well as in the neighborhood. Collection: Language Resource Center

A Land Without Borders

cover image Barcode: 58963755 Call Number: V-HEB 163 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 62 min. System Requirements: PAL Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Michael Alalu Description: Award-winning writer Nir Baram grew up in a political household. Both his father and grandfather were members of the Knesset and ministers. As Baram begins to lose faith in the possibility of a two-state solution, he decides to travel throughout the West Bank to speak with the local Palestinians and the Israeli settlers. The surprising revelations force Baram to reevaluate his hopes for a peaceful resolution to this conflict. Collection: Language Resource Center

A Trumpet in the Wadi = Hatzotzra Ba-Vadi

Barcode: 58950275 Call Number: V-HEB 122 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 97 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Arabic, Hebrew Creator: Directed by Lena Chaplin and Slava Chaplin Description: This film is about interracial love. It is about family, sex and marriage. Two Arab sisters who are in their thirties are desperately trying to get married without much luck. One sister is beautiful and men fight over her, but she is not sure if she wants to settle for an attractive scum or a rich so-so. The other sister gradually notices a new Russian student neighbor who plays beautiful trumpet. He is short and ugly and oh yes... he is a Jew. This film captures well the interaction of the ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Adam Resurrected

cover image Barcode: 58953751 Call Number: V-HEB 146 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 106 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Hebrew, English Creator: Directed by Paul Schrader Description: In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors. Collection: Language Resource Center

Adam Resurrected

cover image Barcode: 58953752 Call Number: V-HEB 146.02 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 106 min. System Requirements: NTSC Language: Hebrew, English Creator: Directed by Paul Schrader Description: In the aftermath of WWII, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors. Collection: Language Resource Center

Ajami

cover image Barcode: 58952843 Call Number: V-HEB 142 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 120 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: 2 Language: Hebrew/Arabic/ English subtitles Creator: Directed by Scandar Copti ; Yaron Shani Description: Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami. Collection: Language Resource Center

Ajami

Barcode: 58952919 Call Number: V-HEB 142.02 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 120 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: 2 Language: Hebrew/Arabic Creator: Directed by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani Description: Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami. Collection: Language Resource Center

Altalena

Barcode: 58957012 Call Number: Israel Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 53 min. Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Ilana Tsur Description: This documentary examines the 1948 episode of the Altalena, a ship whose fate nearly incited civil war in the newly-established State of Israel. Immediately after Israel attained statehood, Prime Minister David Ben Gurion established a national army into which several independent Jewish defense forces, small armies with their own political philosophies, were supposed to unite. However, on June 20, 1948, the Altalena arrived off Israel carrying 930 World War II refugees and a stockpile of ... Collection: Martin Salinger Resource Collection

Am Yisrael Hai = Israel Forever

cover image Barcode: 58946583 Call Number: V-HEB 080 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 85 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Assi Dayan Description: A minor politician, suffering with a temporary sexual disorder that is soon to be written about in the local press, is sent anonymously to Eilat for rest and pleasantries. His wife, believing he was on a trip abroad also goes to Eilat on the advice of her friend. Collection: Language Resource Center

An Average Story

cover image Barcode: 58962316 Call Number: V-HEB 160 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 18 min. System Requirements: NTSC Region 1 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Yaniv Segalovich Description: Avi Cohen has just been informed that he is the most average man who ever lived. Overnight, he reluctantly becomes a national icon and instant celebrity. With his wife's enthusiastic urging, they translate the situation into a business venture that goes surprisingly awry. Collection: Language Resource Center

Ana Min El Yhoud / Ana Min Al Yahud = I'm One of the Jews / I'm From the Jews

cover image Barcode: 58963753 Call Number: V-HEB 161 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 17 min. System Requirements: PAL Region 1 Language: Hebrew AND Arabic Creator: Directed by Aharon Shem et. al. Niv Hachlili Description: "A young teacher becomes possessed by his dead grandfather, who forces him to choose between his Iraqi Arabic Jewish family identity and his life as an Israeli ignoring the past." - IMDB Collection: Language Resource Center

Arna's Children

cover image Barcode: 58946813 Call Number: V-ARA 037 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 84 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Arabic / Hebrew / English Creator: Directed by Danniel Danniel and Juliano Mer Khamis Description: Yussef committed a suicide attack in 2001. Ashraf was killed by the Israeli army in 2002. Allah led a group of resistance fighter to his death in 2003. The direction, who documented them as promising child actors in a theatre group he founded with is mother Arana, returns to Jenin Refugee Camp in April 2002, to see what happened to the children in knew and loved... Collection: Language Resource Center

Arotzim shel za'am = Channels of Rage

cover image Barcode: 58946863 Call Number: V-HEB 086 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 72 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Hebrew, Arabic Creator: Directed by Anat Halachmi Description: Documentary tells the story of the arms-length relationship between the Jewish-Israeli rapper Subliminal and the Arab-Israeli rapper Tamer Nafar. Both are pioneers in Israeli rap music, but from opposite ends of the political spectrum. Subliminal presents a nationalistic Jewish message against Arab violence and terrorism, while Tamer's songs are about Palestinian oppression under the Israeli occupation and the hardships of Arab-Israeli life within Israel. Collection: Language Resource Center

Asphalt Tzahov / אספלט צהובY = Yellow Asphalt: Three Desert Stories

cover image Barcode: 58944539 Call Number: V-HEB 023 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 87 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hebrew, Arabic Creator: Directed by Danny Verete Description: At the edge of modern Israel and the ancient Bedouin way of life, three dramatic encounters between two very different societies are brought forth. The tales are of the human condition - of passion and deceit, carelessness and love, courage and selfishness, in which no one culture has a monopoly on virtue or vice. Collection: Language Resource Center

Avanim = Stones

cover image Barcode: 58951073 Call Number: V-HEB 126 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 109 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Raphaël Nadjari Description: A young woman splits her time between her job at her father's Tel Aviv firm, her husband and child, and her lover. Her life becomes altered forever when the lover is killed by a suicide bomber. Collection: Language Resource Center

Avanti Popolo

cover image Barcode: 58947379 Call Number: V-HEB 096 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 84 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Rafi Bukaee Description: A most beautiful anti-war movie. It describes the surreal journey of two Egyptian soldiers as they're coming back to Cairo from the Six-day War of 1967. One is an aspiring actor, whose biggest role so far was that of Shakespeare's Shylock (the irony of fate), who contributes the role of the sad clown (played in a most touching way by the Arab-Israeli actor Salim Daw); the other soldier is a very disillusioned and broken man whose only aspiration is to return home (while he is not familiar to me, ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Avanti Popolo

Barcode: 58947973 Call Number: V-HEB 096.02 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 84 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Rafi Bukaee Description: A most beautiful anti-war movie. It describes the surreal journey of two Egyptian soldiers as they're coming back to Cairo from the Six-day War of 1967. One is an aspiring actor, whose biggest role so far was that of Shakespeare's Shylock (the irony of fate), who contributes the role of the sad clown (played in a most touching way by the Arab-Israeli actor Salim Daw); the other soldier is a very disillusioned and broken man whose only aspiration is to return home (while he is not familiar to me, ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Aviva My Love = Aviva ahuvati

cover image Barcode: 58947961 Call Number: V-HEB 099 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 107 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Shemi Zarhin Description: Aviva, a hard-working hotel cook in the small northern Israeli town of Tiberias, is on the brink of finally fulfilling her lifelong dream. For years she kept her remarkable writing abilities under wraps, until her sister, Anita, introduces her to Oded, an accomplished novelist. Immediately recognizing Aviva's talent, Oded takes her under his wing, promising to help her achieve greatness. But the journey to greatness effects her life and the lives of her family - her unemployed husband, her ... Collection: Language Resource Center

B'Hinat Bagrut = Final Exams

cover image Barcode: 58945473 Call Number: V-HEB 071 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Assi Dayan Description: A pair of high school kids in love, Ronnie and Orna tangled up in an unplanned pregnancy. For this reason there has been a clear dilemma between the different options: abortion, adoption or leavng the child on their own growth. Collection: Language Resource Center

B'Yerushalaim = In Jerusalem

Barcode: 58951078 Call Number: V-HEB 131 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 33 min. Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by David Perlov Description: In Jerusalem is a milestone in Israeli cinema; a personal and poetic portrait, unlike any documentary or feature film that had been made in this country before. Collection: Language Resource Center

Bayit Berechov Chelouche, Ha- / הבית ברחוב שלוש = The House on Chelouche Street

cover image Barcode: 58944541 Call Number: V-HEB 025 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 110 min. System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: Hebrew Creator: Directed by Moshé Mizrahi Description: A fatherless family immigrates to Israel from Egypt during the British Mandate period. The film traces the hardships the family suffers in the politically unstable country. Rating Audience (Video Only): PG Collection: Language Resource Center