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1.

Sheloshah Yamim Ṿe-Yeled: Three Days and a Child = Trois Jours et Un Enfant

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"Old and new relationships are explored in this film, one of the great classics of Israeli cinema. A young man returns to his kibbutz after army service to find the woman with whom he is in love has married someone else. Then, one day, his former girlfriend asks him to look after her son for three days."--Container.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
2.

Ahavatah Ha-Aḥronah Shel Lorah Adler: Laura Addler's Last Love Affair

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"Rita Zohar stars as Laura Adler, the 'queen' of a shoesting Yiddish theater troupe. She is as deeply loved and worshipped by her diminishing Yiddish speaking audience as she is by her colleagues. For a brief moment, Laura is on top of the world when she is offered a leading role in an international film and simultaneously has an explosive love affair with a total stranger. However, before her dreams can come to fruition, fate cruelly intervenes."--Container.
VHS
1996; 1990
Ivy (By Request)
3.

Maḥavoʼim: Hide and Seek

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A study of adolescents in the crisis of self-discovery, the film explores the sensitive issue of forbidden love in the crucial years before the birth of the State of Israel.
VHS
1987; 1980
Ivy (By Request)
4.

Kuni Leml B'Tel Aviv: Kuni Lemel in Tel Aviv

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Eighty year-old Grandpa Kuni, living in Brooklyn, offers five million dollars to the first of his twin grandsons to marry a nice Jewish girl and settle in Israel.
VHS
1993; 1977
Ivy (By Request)
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How I Learned to Overcome My Fear and Love Arik Sharon

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A fictitious documentary telling a story about Mograbi's making of a film about Arik Sharon, former cabinet minister and army general in Israel. Mograbi, who has leftist political beliefs, finds that he likes Sharon, who is on the right politically. An impossible but true encounter between left and right is the result.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
6.

Ha-Ḳayits Shel Aviha: The Summer of Aviya

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Presents Gila Almagor's autobiographical film, based on her book, about a Holocaust survivor who immigrates with her daughter to the newly founded Israeli state. Aviya is a spunky 10 old year girl who, like her mother, is a survivor in the face of persecution.
VHS
1996; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
7.

Ḳazablan

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A musical film set in Jaffa in the 1960s. Kazablan is a Morrocan-born Israeli army veteran who has become the leader of Jaffa's most feared street gang. He is in love with Rachel, the daughter of Polish parents who forbid her to associate with him. Yanosh, the owner of the shoe store, is also in love with Rachel. When the residents pool their money in an attempt to save their neighborhood from being bulldozed by the city, the money is stolen, and Yanosh frames Kazablan for the crime.
VHS
1990; 1973
Ivy (By Request)
8.

Cast a Giant Shadow

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Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatizes Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence. Both realistic war story and passionate romance, the film centers on the legendary David "Mickey" Marcus, whose motto was "life isn't a spectator sport, you've just got to get involved." Kirk Douglas gives a strong, compassionate performance as Marcus, and American Jew and World War II hero who "got involved" by becoming a volunteer military advisor to the new state of Israel and the country's first general in 2,000 years.
VHS
1997; 1966
Ivy (By Request)
9.

They Were Ten

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The saga of Israel's early development.
VHS
1987
Ivy (By Request)
10.

Noce En Galilée

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Shows a wedding ceremony in Galilee.
VHS
1980; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
11.

Siege

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An Israeli woman loses her husband during the Six Day War. Her husband's friends want her to remain the ever-mourning widow. The woman wishes to break from the past and normalize her life.
VHS
1988; 1970
Ivy (By Request)
12.

Blue la-Ḥofesh Ha-Gadol: Late Summer Blues

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Students are on summer break between their final exams and their induction into the Israeli army. When the first of their friends to be inducted is killed, the students turn their graduation play into an anti-war statement.
VHS
1987
Ivy (By Request)
13.

The Wooden Gun: A New State, Reality and Ideology

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Set in Tel Aviv of the 1950's, this film focuses on two rival groups of pre-teens. Portrayed are first generaton Sabras (native-born Israelis), who are separated by a tremendous psychological gap from those who came to Israel from Europe, many of them Holocaust survivors.
VHS
1987; 1979
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Over the Ocean

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Set in 1962 and narrated from the perspective of a 10-year old boy whose parents cannot agree whether to move to Canada or remain in Israel, Menachem envisions better oppurtunities in Canada while Rosa perceives the family as too deeply rooted in Israel to move abroad.
VHS
1998; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
15.

A Woman Called Golda

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A powerful docudrama of the life of Israeli Prime Minister, Golda Meir, a woman who became a living symbol of dignity, humor and hope for mankind.
VHS
1997; 1982
Ivy (By Request)
16.

Siege

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An Israeli woman loses her husband during the Six Day War. Her husband's friends want her to remain an ever-mourning widow, but she wants to break away from her past and normalize her life.
VHS
1997; 1970
Ivy (By Request)
17.

Sallah

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A satirical comedy showing the problems an immigrant family from North Africa encounters in adjusting to life in Israel.
VHS
1989; 1964
Ivy (By Request)
18.

Roveh Ḥulyot: The Wooden Gun

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Set in Tel Aviv during the 1950's, this film focuses on two rival youth groups whose behavior and motivation raises questions regarding first generation sabras (native-born Israelis).
VHS
1997; 1979
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Ha-Bayit Be-Rehov Shelush: The House on Chelouche Street

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Story of a 15 year old boy, Sami, and the trials of growing up in Tel Aviv under British rule, as the populace struggles to gain independence.
VHS
1997; 1973
Ivy (By Request)
20.

Bluz la-Ḥofesh Ha-Gadol: Late Summer Blues

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Students are on summer break between their final exams and their induction into the Israeli army. When the first of their friends to be inducted is killed, the students turn their graduation play into an anti-war statement.
VHS
1997; 1987
Ivy (By Request)