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1.

Forever Pure

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"Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Mid-way through the 2012-13 season, a secretive transfer deal by the owner, Russian-Israeli oligarch Arcadi Gaydamak, brought two Muslim players from Chechnya. The deal inspired the most racist campaign in Israeli sport that sent the club spiralling out of control. One season in a life of this famed club is a story of Israeli society, personal identity, politics, money and a window into how racism is destroying a team and society from within"--Container.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Flat

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"[F]ilmmaker Arnon Goldfinger travels to Tel Aviv to clean out the apartment of his recently-deceased German-born Jewish grandmother. ... Goldfinger begins an unsettling journey into his family's history ... and discovers that knowing the truth can be a terrible burden. ... The Flat is a real-life suspense story about how the past can return to haunt the present."--Container.
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Arabic Movie

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So many Israelis still wax nostalgic about that old Friday afternoon ritual, back in the times when television had just one channel. Everyone would watch the Arab movie of the week, but did anybody ever wonder how Israel's official TV station was able to transcend hostile boundaries to obtain these films, and why it insisted on showing movies made by "the enemy"? The Arabic-language movie from Egypt let some of us escape back to our original homeland, and let others peek out from our "villa in the jungle" and catch a glimpse of our neighbors across the border. But most of us didn't really want to see the people whose culture, anguish, and aspirations were reflected on our screens. "Arab Movie" brings us the stars and the songs, the convoluted plots, and that fleeting moment when we s [...]
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echos From the Mellah

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Moroccan-born Muslim filmmaker Kamal Hachkar explores the 2000-year-old mellah (Jewish quarter) in his family's village of Tinghir, Morocco, and follows the trail of the town's once substantial Jewish population to its emigres and descendants in Israel. In the film, he weaves back and forth between his city's old Jewish quarter and Israel, where he meets Sephardic Jews who still hold tight to their Moroccan identity. Presents the true story of a long-term collaboration between Jews and Muslims that eventually fell apart. As Hachkar tries to understand exactly what happened, he simultaneously seeks a better way forward.
DVD
2014; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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ʻAravim Roḳdim =: Dancing Arabs

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Gifted Eyad, 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, a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Yosi Vẹ-G'ager =: Yossi & Jagger

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"Based on a true story, Yossi & Jagger portrays the love affair of two Israeli officers in a remote army base on the Israeli-Lebanese border. They are commanders, they are in love, and they try to find a place of their own in an oppressing and rigid system, which sends them to defend a cause they do not necessarily believe in" -- www.yossiandjagger.com.
DVD
2011; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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5 Seraṭim Shel Ram Levi

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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 takes him to prison.; ha-Kalah ve-tsayad ha-parparim: Set in a garden, the play has two characters: a once-a-week almost-butterfly hunter, and a bride whose groom seems to have gone AWOL.; Ḥirbet ḥizʻah: Based on S. Yizhar's 1949 novella of the same name, this television drama portrays the violent expulsion of Palestinian villagers by the Israeli army during the 1948 Israeli-Arab war. The film created a public uproar when i [...]
DVD
2009; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Trial of Adolf Eichmann

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Adolph Eichmann, who devised the "Final Solution," the attempt to exterminate the Jews, was the most hated of the Nazis. His 1961 trial, held in an Israeli courtroom and broadcast around the globe, was a benchmark event in the historiography of the Holocaust, especially in Israel where the trial proved a watershed experience for survivors and citizens of the new Jewish state. Employing new video and broadcast technologies, the trial was also a milestone in media and journalism coverage. This absorbing, comprehensive new documentary features detailed accounts of Eichmann's capture, the drama in the courtroom and behind the scenes, and reactions to the trial from around the world (as concentration camp survivors broke down giving their evidence, Eichmann sat impassive & protesting his [...]
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Israel in a Time of Terror

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Weaving interviews with street footage, from this war torn country, brings us closer than news footage can ever make possible. Interviews with randomly choosen Israeli men and women reveal a disturbing picture of everyday life from the point of view of ordinary Israeli citizens.
DVD
2003; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Holy Land

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Set in Jerusalem, The Holy Land is a story of Mendy, a young rabbinical student who is restless to learn about the bigger world. On the unconventional advice of his teacher, Mendy visits a brothel in order to exhaust his lust and restlessness, but instead falls in love with a Russian prostitute, Sasha. Mendy plummets further when he discovers Mike's Place, a bar on the edge of society run by an American expatriate, where Muslims, Christians and Jews all mingle to unseen ends.
DVD
2004; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Visions of Israel

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A travelogue that covers Israel from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to Masada, Haifa, and the Hula Valley.
DVD
2010; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Via Dolorosa

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"In 1997, David Hare, a fifty-year-old British playwright, visited the state of Israel while his play, Amy's View, was in rehearsal in Tel Aviv. During his visit, he traveled around the country, and his discussions with Jewish settlers encompassed the idealism, contradictions, and paranoia at the heart of modern Zionism in the wake of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. In the play that resulted (written to be performed by the author himself) Hare offers a meditation on this extraordinary trip to both Israel and the Palestinian territory, questioning his own values as searchingly as he examines the powerful beliefs of those he met."
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?

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After finding out his wife is pregnant, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock sets off for the Middle East in search of Osama, to make the world safer for his unborn child. He finds that people there aren't so different from the people back home.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Round Trip

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Single mom in Israel forms a friendship and ultimately a romantic relationship with an immigrant Ghanan woman whom she hires as a nanny.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Cup Final (1992) /

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A captured Israeli soldier, Cohen, shares his passion for the World Cup soccer tournament with one of his captors, PLO leader Żiad. "Laced with humor, wit and violence ..."
DVD
2007; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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Yom Yom

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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.
DVD
2006; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Late Marriage

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Zaza (Lior Ashkenazi) is a 31-year-old bachelor Georgian/Israeli Ph. D. student at Tel Aviv University whose family is trying to arrange a marriage for him. Unknown to them, he is secretly dating a 34-year-old divorcée, Judith (Ronit Elkabetz), who has a 6-year-old daughter. Zaza must choose between his family traditions or his love.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Yellow Asphalt: Three Desert Stories

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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.
DVD
2005; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Niśuʼin Fiḳṭiviyim: Fictious Marriage

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An Israeli man in the midst of a mid-life crisis leaves his family in Jerusalem, travels secretly to Tel Aviv, enters a fictitious marriage, and is mistaken for an Arab laborer.
DVD
2004; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ha-Kokhavim Shel Shelomi: Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi

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Sixteen-year-old Shlomi lives with his restless mother, his soldier brother, and their ill grandfather. Although not doing well in school, Shlomi is a gifted cook and takes care of most household chores. One day, the school's principal finds out Shlomi is actually a genius and tries to get him into a more suitable curriculum. However, Shlomi is more interested in taking care of his family and his new love interest, the beautiful girl next door.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)