Short feature film, Berlin premiere, Director: Boaz Frankel, Israel 2016, 20 min, Hebrew with English subtitles
Israeli Films JFBB 2018
Feature film, German premiere, Director: Yehonatan Indursky, Israel/France 2017, 90 min, Hebrew with English subtitles | In his first full-length feature film, director Yehonatan Indursky tells an unusual story of a father and daughter set in the ultra-Orthodox community of Bnei Brak. | Introduction: Prof. Frank Stern
Feature film, Director: Samuel Maoz, Israel/Germany/France/Switzerland 2017, 108 min, Hebrew with German subtitles | Samuel Maoz has created another masterpiece critically examining the military. FOXTROT was awarded the Silver Lion in Venice in 2017. | Guest: Director Samuel Maoz in the discussion with Knut Elstermann
Feature film, Berlin premiere, Director: Shady Srour, Israel 2017, 81 min, Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Italian with English subtitles | An unsuccessful Christian Arabic businessman on the quest for a marketing strategy for an out-of-the-ordinary "product"—sacrificing all that is holy! | Guest: Regisseur Shady Srour in the discussion with Thomas Abeltshauser
Documentary, European premiere, Director: Alison Chernick, Israel/US 2017, 82 min, English with German subtitles | A portrait of violinist extraordinaire Itzhak Perlman, who laughs, cries, and prays with his violin. | In in the presence of Alison Chernick
Documentary, Berlin premiere, Director: Eliav Lilti, Production: Arik Bernstein, Israel 2017, 87 min, Hebrew with English subtitles | In Anwesenheit des Außenministers Heiko Maas. Zu Gast: Rafi Kishon und Arik Bernstein (Creator & Produzent) im Gespräch mit Eldad Beck. | Tickets just with PREREGISTRATION with Name, Date & Place of birth at firstname.lastname@example.org
Feature film, German premiere, Director: Savi Gabizon, Israel 2017, 103 min, Hebrew with English subtitles | Ariel, a successful 50-somethig Israeli, learns from his ex-girlfriend that he is a father—but he will never meet his son, as he has already died. | Guest: Director Savi Gabizon in the discussion with Thomas Abeltshauser
Documentary, Directors: Anat Zeltser, Modi Bar-On, Israel 2017, 60 min, Hebrew with German subtitles | To understand what makes people tick, look at their children's books. | Guest: Director Anat Zeltser in the discussion with Sophie Albers Ben Chamo
Documentary, Director: Fiona Murphy, United Kingdom/Iraq/Israel 2016, 72 min, original English version | The last Jews of Iraq tell the virtually unknown story of their homeland. | Guest: Edwin Shuker in the discussion with Sophie Albers Ben Chamo
Documentary, Director: Paula Weiman-Kelman, Israel 1999, 61 min., original English version | Ein Wiedersehen mit Alice Shalvi zum 91. Geburtstag: Eine Frau wie eine Naturgewalt, voller Inspiration und Wärme. | Zu Gast: Alice Shalvi im Gespräch mit Rabbinerin Gesa Ederberg und Bettina Jarasch (Mitglied des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin, Sprecherin für Integration und Flucht, Sprecherin für Religionspolitik)
Feature film, German premiere, Director: Matan Yair, Israel/Poland 2017, 93 min., Hebrew with English subtitles | 17-year-old Asher has a working-class background and wants to complete his schooling despite his father's disapproval. But his literature teacher supports him.
Feature film, Berlin premiere, Director: Eran Riklis, Israel/Germany/France 2017, 100 min., Hebrew, English, German with German subtitles | A Mossad agent and a Lebanese turncoat get closer than expected. | Introduction: Prof. Frank Stern
Feature film, Berlin premiere, Director: Ofir Raul Grazier, Israel/Germany 2017, 104 min, Hebrew, German with English subtitles | A German cakemaker in Jerusalem in a film for all senses about baking, desire, jealousy, and secrets. A refreshingly different view of Israelis and Germans that remains firmly in the present.
Documentary, German premiere, Director: Ran Tal, Israel 2017, 72 min, ebrew, English, Yiddish, Arabic with English subtitles | Ran Tal explores the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and its visitors from close up and from a distance and presents the museum as a place where the most varied perceptions meet.
Series, German premiere, Director: Ron Ninio, Shlomo Mashiach, Israel 2017, 12x35 min., Hebrew with English subtitles | Warning: highly addictive! This new Israeli series is totally captivating. | Introduction: Petra Palmer