Israel

cinedans-03

FILMUSIC Festival: MR. GAGA

, | 2017 | 100 mins | | , ,
Tomer Heymann

Saturday June 24, 2017, 7:30pm
BUY TICKETS

Tomer Heymann’s MR. GAGA is a unique documentary experience that tells the story of the internationally acclaimed choreographer Ohad Naharin, who created the daring form of dance and “movement language” Gaga. When he was 22, he was invited to perform with the prestigious Martha Graham dance company, and attended Juilliard and the…

norman

NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE AND TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER

, | 2017 | 118 minutes | | ,
Directed by Joseph Cedar

Wednesday May 31, 2017, 7:30pm
Thursday June 01, 2017 7:30pm
Friday June 02, 2017, 4:00pm Sunday June 04, 2017, 7:30pm Wednesday June 07, 2017, 7:30pm BUY TICKETS

Norman Oppenheimer (Gere) lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money, a would-be operator dreaming up financial schemes that never come to fruition. As he has nothing real to offer, Norman strives to be everyone’s friend, but his incessant networking leads him nowhere. Always on the…

zeromotivation

ZERO MOTIVATION

| 2014 | 97 min | | , ,
Directed by Talya Lavie

BUY TICKETS

Set in a remote desert military base, a platoon of young women soldiers, all Israeli conscripts, serve out their time playing computer games, singing pop songs, and conspiring to get transferred to Tel Aviv — while endlessly serving coffee to the men who run the show. Here’s an Israeli film filled with…

Green-Prince

THE GREEN PRINCE

, , | 2014 | 101 mins | |
Nadav Schirman

BUY TICKETS

Set against the chaotic backdrop of recent events in the Middle East, Nadav Schirman’s THE GREEN PRINCE retraces the details of a highly unprecedented partnership that developed between sworn enemies. In the style of a tense psychological thriller, this extraordinary documentary recounts the true story of the son of a Hamas leader…

a-HuntingElephants-image-for-wordpress-cover

HUNTING ELEPHANTS

| 2013 | 107 minutes | | ,
Reshef Levi

BUY TICKETS

Three elderly men and grandson Yonatan find themselves stuck together in a Jerusalem nursing home. The kid is a genius, but stammers and is bullied at school. Yonatan’s grandfather, Eliahu, whom he had never met, is a former member of the Lehi (pre-State Jewish underground), and a cold person. Eliahu’s best friend…

HannasJourney_920x400

Summer Institute Film Series: Hanna’s Journey

, | 2013 | 100 mins | | ,
Julia von Heinz

BUY TICKETS

Hanna’s Journey is a romantic comedy that does not avoid the sensitive issues of history and race. It uses honesty, humor, and compassion to make this journey one that every film lover will be glad they experienced. (English, German, and Hebrew with subtitles) Hanna is a beautiful young German woman traveling to Israel…

iKJEjQmTQVeMfIlqgMHwKJfNiOT

Music and Film Festival: DANCING IN JAFFA

| 2013 | 90 minutes | | ,
Hilla Medalia
BUY TICKETS

Although set in Israel, our film is ultimately about one man’s hopeful endeavor to shift the paradigm and stop the hate. More than anything, we hope that Dancing in Jaffa can help transcend geographic and cultural boundaries by raising awareness of the challenges involved in dealing with hatred, while also proving that change is always…

fillthevoid

Fill the Void – introduced by Kate Feiffer

| 2012 | 90 min. | |
A Film by Rama Burshtein

“Fill the Void,” the most successful independent Israeli film to be released in the past decade, tells the story of 18-year-old Shira, youngest daughter of an Orthodox Hassidic family, who is about to be married off to a promising young man of similar age and background. When her older sister dies giving…

hava nagila

Hava Nagila

| 2012 | 75 min. | |
A Film by Roberta Grossman

BUY TICKETS

ENCORE SHOWING Sold out  July 7th, Brought Back July 23! “Hava Nagila” is to music what the bagel is to food – a Jewish staple that has transcended its origins and become a worldwide hit. Bob Dylan sang it. Elvis, too. And that’s only the beginning. This award-winning film from director Roberta…

meltingaway

SUMMER INSTITUTE FILM SERIES: Melting Away

| 2012 | 86 min. | |
A Film by Doron Eran

Please contact ONLY the Summer Institute for tickets: http://mvsummerinstitute.com/films_calendar.html “Melting Away” is a first in the history of Israeli cinema: a feature film about parents coping with their transgendered child. The creation of director Doron Eran and his partner, screenwriter Bili Ben Moshe, this film was conceived after the deadly attack on…

gatekeeperslarge

The Gatekeepers

| 2012 | 97 min. | |

Charged with overseeing Israel’s war on terror-both Palestinian and Jewish- the head of the Shin Bet, Israel’s secret service is present at the crossroad of every decision made. For the first time ever six former heads of the agency agreed to share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions….