Set in an alternate reality in which the State of Israel is split into two territories; one a secular state, the other an ultra-Orthodox reality. A man is recruited to kidnap a girl caught in the centre of a legal battle between the opposing sides.
Inspired by real people, this drama follows a draft dodger who joins the Israel Defense Forces with a group of Orthodox men who defied their families to enlist. The show explores unlikely friendships, romance, and the clash between family and duty.
Originally aired as Bnei Aruba, Hostages begins with one mother’s impossible decision: kill the prime minister or watch her family die. Her family’s hostage crisis sets off a sequence of events that will reveal a far more complex political web.
Guy Nehama has a wife he loves, five kids, and a dreadful IT job. But after a devastating loss, he must choose between pursuing his dream of being a stand-up comedian and stepping up for his family. A show about finding comedy again after tragedy.
SYNOPSIS Two out of 3 soldiers come home after 17 years in captivity to families who have moved on and a government with questions.
WHAT Inspired Showtime’s Homeland. Same themes but not the same stories.
WHY NYTimes #1 Best International TV Show of the Decade. Winner of multiple Israeli TV Academy awards including best drama.
A world-renowned economist and leading contender for this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics, is found dead in his bed one night. His body is discovered by four of his oldest and closest friends. But just before they call an ambulance, one of them has an idea: The announcement of the Nobel Prize winners is only five days away; What if they kept him “alive,” or in other words hid the fact of his death, for five days, giving him the chance to win the prize he wanted more than anything in the world?
When an earthquake unburies three skeletons, an investigation unfolds that defies all logic and a group of interconnected people are thrown into a mind-bending mystery filled with inexplicable phenomena.
Just as Dr. Ari Milus’ sleep disorder returns, people around him start dying. Is he committing crimes in his sleep and can’t remember? Or is the answer in his repressed memories of a religious leader known as the Wordmaker?
A terrorist attack at an Israeli bus terminal in 2015 provides the basis of this award-winning documentary. Death in the Terminal is a film that will cause you to question how people interpret the world around them, and the costs of their underlying biases.
Benjamin Netanyahu knew how to manipulate the media long before Trump. The film explores Netanyahu’s rise to power, from popular TV guest to controversial world leader, reflected through four decades of public appearances that changed Israel forever.
From Israeli-American writer-director Polonsky: The day following a week of mourning of their late son is the one on which Eyal and his wife, Vicky, are supposed to return to their daily routine. But just because the shiva has ended doesn’t mean it’s life as usual. Each coping in their own way, Eyal and Vicky both attempt to get back to their everyday and discover that there are still things in life worth living for. Premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Winner of the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, The Law in These Parts is a revelatory investigation into the judicial and moral complexities of Israel’s military legal system for governing Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.