Maaleh School of Film and Television
Watch a selection of films from the Maaleh School of Film and Television curated by our team of Israel educators.
The Rabbi's Daughter
The story of three daughters of rabbis, directed by the daughter of a rabbi. The four women have chosen a different path than that of their parents. Now they face inner dilemmas, communal censure and sacrifices that have to be made.
Sister of Mine
Ruchi, the favorite daughter of a Jerusalem family, dreams of becoming a wife and mother. But the fact that Ruchi's younger sister has Down's syndrome makes Ruchi an undesirable match, and in the end Ruchi's parents take desperate and ethically questionable measures to marry her off.
The Little Dictator
A history professor finds himself in a surreal situation at his grandmother's birthday party that forces him to face up to himself and his family.
A Little Bit Different
Chava, an ultra-orthodox young woman, called off her engagement a year ago. Now a new match has been suggested for her. The introduction is made, but Chava experiences a sharp disappointment. Can she put aside her prejudices to give love a chance to grow?
Why Does the Sun
Ma'ayan, a religious boarding school student, falls in love with Baruch, a young farmer who drives the ulpan crazy.
Faced with life and death decisions in the ambulance, a young paramedic will either succeed in bringing her emotions and fears under control, or fail, and be responsible for the death of a fellow soldier.
Cheftzi On Air
Chefzi is a radio broadcaster who offers romantic advice to her single, female callers. One night, she decides to take her own advice, and proposes marriage on live radio to her boyfriend Yonatan. To Chefzi’s surprise, her theories don’t work in practice and her world begins to collapse.
Dog fights, gambling, debts and violence, threaten the life of a boy and his dog, who try to survive in a difficult peripheral reality.