Posted Posted in Film, RESOURCES

Director: Limor Shmila Year: 2017 Genre: Drama, Romance Language: Hebrew/French (English subtitles) Runtime: 79 minutes STORYLINE Upon discovering that her beloved grandfather has passed away, Efi returns to her hometown of Akko. During her stay Efi meets Karen – a teacher, wife and mother of two. The two women instantly form a connection and fall […]

Blush (Barash)

Posted Posted in Film

Director: Michal Vinik Year: 2016 Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance Language: Hebrew/Arabic Runtime: 81 minutes STORYLINE 17 year old Naama Barash enjoys alcohol, drugs and hanging out with like-minded friends. Her activities are an escape from a home where her parents always fight, and a rebellious, army-enrolled sister, who, one day, disappears. As a new girl […]

I Shot My Love

Posted Posted in Film, NEWS

Director: Tomer Heymann Year: 2010 Genre: Documentary Language: Hebrew/German Runtime: 56 minutes Website STORYLINE A personal love story, which follows the triangular relationship between director Tomer Heymann, his German boyfriend, and his mother. While following a love story conceived at the Berlin Film Festival, the film focused on the meaning of love and the universality […]

Snails in the Rain

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Film, NEWS, RESOURCES

Director: Yariv Mozer Year: 2014 Genre: Drama Language: Hebrew Runtime: 82min STORYLINE In the summer of 1989 in Tel Aviv the brawny linguistics student Boaz is rattled when he receives a letter from a secret male admirer. With deeply internalized homophobia, Boaz both wildly anticipates and dreads the letters. Frustration bubbles to the surface and […]

Say Amen

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Film, NEWS, RESOURCES

Director: David Deri Year: 2005 Genre: Documentary Language: Hebrew Runtime: 65min STORYLINE David is the youngest of ten siblings in a close-knit Moroccan-Israeli family. While other nine have all extended the family tree by marrying and having children, David, at twenty-nine, still hasn’t brought home a girlfriend, which inspires his family’s constant nagging. The confessional film […]

Cupcakes [‘Bananot’]

Posted Posted in Film, NEWS, RESOURCES

Director: Eytan Fox Year: 2013 Genre: Comedy/Musical Language: Hebrew/French/English Runtime: 90 minutes STORYLINE Five women and a (gay) man, who all live in the same building and get together every year to watch the “Universong” competition (A parody of Eurovision, if that is not an oxymoron). The evening takes a dramatic turn when Anat (one […]

Out in the Dark

Posted 4 CommentsPosted in Film, NEWS, RESOURCES

Directors: Michael Mayer Year: 2013 Genre: Drama Language: Hebrew / Arabic Runtime: 96 min Official Website STORYLINE Taking great risks, a handsome young Palestinian named Nimr sneaks out of his home in Ramallah one night, climbs over a fence, and dodges police just to go to a gay bar in Tel Aviv. There, he meets […]

The Man I Am

Posted 4 CommentsPosted in Film, NEWS, RESOURCES

Directors: Shiri Shahar Year: 2012 Genre: Documentary Language: Hebrew / English Runtime: 44 min Official Website STORYLINE A story about five Israeli transgender men, who were born and raised as female, but now, after a long  process of change, live their lives as men. The film explores their personal stories and issues, revealing the difficulties […]

Home is You

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Film

Directors: Yaelle Shwed and Aya Shwed Year: 2012 Genre: Documentary Language: Hebrew / French Runtime: 60 min Official Website STORYLINE What begins as an optimistic ‘love story’ quickly develops into despair when Yaelle’s father ostracized her for her decision to have a lesbian wedding with Aya. Aya, a 32 years old musician, without boundaries and no doubts […]

The Invisible Men

Posted 13 CommentsPosted in Film, NEWS

Director: Yariv Mozer Year: 2012 Genre: Documentary Language: Hebrew, Arabic Runtime: 70min Official Website STORYLINE “The Invisible Men” portrays the untold story of persecuted gay Palestinians who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Louie, 32 years old, has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 […]