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Festival's Films

On the Adamant

Deeply empathetic portrait of regular visitors and staff at The Adamant, a psychiatric daycare center in Paris, directed by Nicolas Philibert, the now 72-year-old maker of Être et avoir.

Elaha

Elaha is a 22-year-old German-Kurdish woman. Before her marriage, she must conceal the loss of her virginity. Her efforts raise poignant questions about conservatism and oppression, femininity and freedom.

Breaking the News

In Trump’s America, a Texan journalist starts a news agency to report the stories of those marginalized from mainstream media. Will she manage to negotiate a masculine news world, a global pandemic, and her own blind spots?

Disco Boy

After a long journey, Aleksei arrives in Paris and decides to join the Foreign Legion. On the Niger River Delta, Jomo fights oil multinationals that threaten life in his village.

A Story Of Bones

A consultant in an airport project discovers a mass grave of African slaves in the island of Saint Helena, which the British government tries to conceal. Are there chapters in history that cannot be buried?

Imagine no Possession

A place like no other in the whole world. A real cooperative community, where there is no rule, everyone does only what they want. For almost fifty years.

Running on the Sand

When a young Eritrean refugee deported from Israel is mistaken for the new foreign player of a struggling football team, his survival depends on the team's success.

Tomorrow Is a Long Time

In a tiny Singapore apartment, chaos and grief rule the lives of a father and son after the mother’s death, and the son joins a gang of bullies. His approaching military draft sends him out to a rite of passage deep in the jungle.

Students Documentary Competition

Amit Hakhamov: Prolonged Exposure; Zohar Horev: Remnants of war; Michael Shenhav: One of the Versions / Israel, 11 min; Yana Riahi: 88 My Love

Cinema Sabaia

Eight women, Arab and Jewish, take part in a video workshop hosted by Rona, young filmmaker. With each camera take, the group dynamic forces the women to challenge their beliefs as they get to know one other.

Common Ground

Hollywood stars team up with farmers and climate activists to revolutionize the food industry. Will they be a match for America’s polluting food giants?

Young Creators Competition

Solidarity Film Festival's Young Creators Competition

La Maternal

The life of a 14-year-old rebellious girl is overturned when she discovers she is five months pregnant. Together with other girl-mothers, she tries to prepare for forced adulthood.

Inventing Truth

The story of journalist Claas Relotius, who rose to celebrity thanks to scoops published in the prestigious Der Spiegel. When assigned to work on a story with him, a colleague reveals a scandal that will stun the world press.

Another Body

When a young student discovers fake nude videos of her online, she withdraws from society and loses faith in the world. Despite the destructive implications for her life, she demands answers – and justice.

The Pioneers

The film depicts the establishment of the town of Sderot from the viewpoint of its first settlers - immigrants who were transported on trucks in the middle of the night to a desolate "ma'bara" (transit camp) somewhere in the desert.

The Hearing

In a brilliant role reversal, four asylum seekers whose application had been rejected conduct a hearing for immigration officials. How will the officials react when it is their turn to beg for their future?

La Singla

Antonia Singla was the world’s finest Flamenco dancer – and then she disappeared. Fifty years later, a young woman traces the story of the virtuoso who became deaf as a child and concealed a deep trauma.

Mambar Pierrette

In the bustling city of Duala, Cameroon, a single mother tries to save enough money to send her son to school. An unexpected calamity threatens the entire family.

Troubled Water

The film tells the story of two families which have established their home in Dugit, a village of fishermen in the northern region of Gaza strip.

Shorts Feature Competition

Brachi Haisherik: In Service of the King; Amit Bar Noi: In Depths; David Tauber: Globster; Noemie Biegeleisen: Yuri's Galaxy; Amit Chish: Outside Noises; Ishay Karni & Anna Stark: Papa; Noa Guskov: The Client

My Name is Happy

A young singer who became a star in Turkey overnight is shot by a burglar. When her sister is murdered by her husband, she starts campaigning against a state that abandons women to their fate.

Freedom Runners

Rotem Genossar, 31, is a teacher at the Bialik-Rogozin school in south Tel Aviv. His students are refugees and asylum-seekers from different African countries. Two years ago, Rotem founded a youth running group for refugees who fled their homelands and are living in Israel with their families but lack legal status.

Write Down, I Am an Arab

“Write Down, I Am an Arab” tells the fascinating story of the Palestinian national poet Mahmoud Darwish. His poetry molded Palestinian identity and helped shape entire generations on its behalf.

She's Got It

In the town of Mitzpeh Ramon, stricken by unemployment and shutting-down of factories, a security guy and the owner of a local printing shop join together in a sophisticated " Sting " operation to switch the Bank's money, with fake bills which they have printed in advance.

In Ukraine

For 82 minutes, the makers of this film mange to transport the viewers into a country transformed by invasion. How does everyday life look under the shadow of war?

It's Raining in the House

A brother and sister living in an unemployment-ridden Belgian town are abandoned by their mother. When their house threatens to collapse, they are torn between the urge to leave and the desire to stick together.

Levante (Power Alley)

A young volleyballer on the verge of a promising career finds out she is pregnant. In order to end her pregnancy in Brazil she must find a creative solution, and escape an extremist religious group.

Street Smart

In the last days of the Spanish Civil War, Carlos, whose Republican father was killed in battle, is left by his guardian at the Santa Lucia orphanage.

Lost Angeles- Documentary Musical

In Kiryat Malachi, Los Angeles's twin city, the dreams were left behind. Yosef Hurriye is 60 years old, with mounting debts and looming local elections, Yosef decides it’s time to fight for the town and his life.

Motherland

In dictatorial Belarus, a bereaved mother demands that the army admit her son was killed by his commanders. Concurrently, a young dissident is drafted, and finds himself facing his protesting friends at gunpoint.

Students Feature Competition

Duna Hua: Siba; Eden Damti: The pain you left behind; Mial Leha Levi: Lechi-Lach; Nadan Pines: Father's Son; Lia Dekel: Everybody Knows; Raad Salah Aldin: Virgin; Keshet Gadish: Self Service

Shorts Documentary Competition

Roni Livneh and Dr. Ariel Linveh: An Attack Without A Terrorist; Yaniv Berman: Burning Democracy; Shira Green: Who is like You; Einav Bar: The Scene

Too Close

When Andrea’s abusive husband returns to the small town, she demands that justice be done. However, an entire community betrays her, choosing to blame the victim.

Strawberry Fields

The only product the Gaza strip exported - as of 2006 - were strawberries. This film shows the daily struggle of Gazan strawberry farmers who try to grow, export and sell their product against all odds.

On the Adamant

Deeply empathetic portrait of regular visitors and staff at The Adamant, a psychiatric daycare center in Paris, directed by Nicolas Philibert, the now 72-year-old maker of Être et avoir.

In Ukraine

For 82 minutes, the makers of this film mange to transport the viewers into a country transformed by invasion. How does everyday life look under the shadow of war?

A Story Of Bones

A consultant in an airport project discovers a mass grave of African slaves in the island of Saint Helena, which the British government tries to conceal. Are there chapters in history that cannot be buried?

Motherland

In dictatorial Belarus, a bereaved mother demands that the army admit her son was killed by his commanders. Concurrently, a young dissident is drafted, and finds himself facing his protesting friends at gunpoint.

Common Ground

Hollywood stars team up with farmers and climate activists to revolutionize the food industry. Will they be a match for America’s polluting food giants?

Elaha

Elaha is a 22-year-old German-Kurdish woman. Before her marriage, she must conceal the loss of her virginity. Her efforts raise poignant questions about conservatism and oppression, femininity and freedom.

Breaking the News

In Trump’s America, a Texan journalist starts a news agency to report the stories of those marginalized from mainstream media. Will she manage to negotiate a masculine news world, a global pandemic, and her own blind spots?

The Hearing

In a brilliant role reversal, four asylum seekers whose application had been rejected conduct a hearing for immigration officials. How will the officials react when it is their turn to beg for their future?

My Name is Happy

A young singer who became a star in Turkey overnight is shot by a burglar. When her sister is murdered by her husband, she starts campaigning against a state that abandons women to their fate.

Inventing Truth

The story of journalist Claas Relotius, who rose to celebrity thanks to scoops published in the prestigious Der Spiegel. When assigned to work on a story with him, a colleague reveals a scandal that will stun the world press.

Another Body

When a young student discovers fake nude videos of her online, she withdraws from society and loses faith in the world. Despite the destructive implications for her life, she demands answers – and justice.

La Singla

Antonia Singla was the world’s finest Flamenco dancer – and then she disappeared. Fifty years later, a young woman traces the story of the virtuoso who became deaf as a child and concealed a deep trauma.

Too Close

When Andrea’s abusive husband returns to the small town, she demands that justice be done. However, an entire community betrays her, choosing to blame the victim.

La Maternal

The life of a 14-year-old rebellious girl is overturned when she discovers she is five months pregnant. Together with other girl-mothers, she tries to prepare for forced adulthood.

Levante (Power Alley)

A young volleyballer on the verge of a promising career finds out she is pregnant. In order to end her pregnancy in Brazil she must find a creative solution, and escape an extremist religious group.

It's Raining in the House

A brother and sister living in an unemployment-ridden Belgian town are abandoned by their mother. When their house threatens to collapse, they are torn between the urge to leave and the desire to stick together.

Mambar Pierrette

In the bustling city of Duala, Cameroon, a single mother tries to save enough money to send her son to school. An unexpected calamity threatens the entire family.

Disco Boy

After a long journey, Aleksei arrives in Paris and decides to join the Foreign Legion. On the Niger River Delta, Jomo fights oil multinationals that threaten life in his village.

Tomorrow Is a Long Time

In a tiny Singapore apartment, chaos and grief rule the lives of a father and son after the mother’s death, and the son joins a gang of bullies. His approaching military draft sends him out to a rite of passage deep in the jungle.

88 My Love

Under a new management 88FM became a playlist-based radio station and lost its uniqueness. But the loyal listeners didn't give up and went out to the unique struggle for pluralism.

Father's Son

Yotam Regev, a teenage boy and the son of the town’s successful Mayor, has to choose: to tell the truth about his father, or lie and succeed him.

Globster

An encounter between a lost teenager and a dead monster on the shore of
The Sea of Galilee confronts him with the great loss of his life.

The Scene

between a sport scene and a murder scene.

Client

Karin, an Israeli human rights lawyer, finds herself babysitting Nasrin, the 12-year-old daughter of her Palestinian client, for a day.

Everybody Knows

Gabi is undermined when her only friend, Noya, gets attention from the boy who assaulted her in the past. Facing anger and the need to be included, Gabi tries to cling to Noya, who’s drifting away. As night falls on Tel Aviv, the friendship is tested.

Lost Angeles- Documentary Musical

In Kiryat Malachi, Los Angeles's twin city, the dreams were left behind. Yosef Hurriye is 60 years old, with mounting debts and looming local elections, Yosef decides it’s time to fight for the town and his life.

Who is Like You?

A Jewish community called The Abayudaya lives in Uganda since 1919. Rabbi Judith arrives from Israel with her filmmaker daughter
The journey enables an introspection about religion, faith and our mother- daughter relationship.

An Attack Without A Terrorist

How did a Bedouin, an Israeli citizen, become a terrorist who carried out an attack and killed a policeman?
Many times the Israeli security forces have killed innocent people but in most cases there is no record or objective evidence.

Remnants of War

"This animated film presents the personal story of the filmmaker, who grew up in the southern region of Israel.
The creator tells about her childhood in the shadow of the missiles, and examines the impact and emotional residue that those events left on her life."

Write Down, I Am an Arab

“Write Down, I Am an Arab” tells the fascinating story of the Palestinian national poet Mahmoud Darwish. His poetry molded Palestinian identity and helped shape entire generations on its behalf.

One of the Versions

A military commander orders a soldier to commit suicide. Few months later another soldier kills himself. The first soldier flies to Amsterdam and watch a stripper dance with a gun.

Self Service

At a night out in the city, Lianne finds herself in a self-service laundromat. During the night, Lianne needs to confront the masculine world she lives in and must decide if she can live "on her own service".

Burning Democracy

During 2023 people took to the streets to protest against the government for attempting to change the fabric of Israeli society. This is 20 minutes one-shot of our BURNING DEMOCRACY.

The Pioneers

The film depicts the establishment of the town of Sderot from the viewpoint of its first settlers - immigrants who were transported on trucks in the middle of the night to a desolate "ma'bara" (transit camp) somewhere in the desert.

Imagine no Possession

A place like no other in the whole world. A real cooperative community, where there is no rule, everyone does only what they want. For almost fifty years.

Lechi-Lach

18-year-old Anna is in a conversion process to Judaism. she finds herself in a conflict during shabbat between the person she used to be to the new person she’s becoming. Anna must find her place between two worlds.

Troubled Water

The film tells the story of two families which have established their home in Dugit, a village of fishermen in the northern region of Gaza strip.

Outside Noises

To avoid working on his autobiographic project, a young filmmaker convinces himself that a civil war is imminent.

Strawberry Fields

The only product the Gaza strip exported - as of 2006 - were strawberries. This film shows the daily struggle of Gazan strawberry farmers who try to grow, export and sell their product against all odds.

She's Got It

In the town of Mitzpeh Ramon, stricken by unemployment and shutting-down of factories, a security guy and the owner of a local printing shop join together in a sophisticated " Sting " operation to switch the Bank's money, with fake bills which they have printed in advance.

Virgin

On Aisha and Muradwedding night a new married religion Arab couple, the door is closed behind them for the first time, but on the other side of the door their families and friend are waiting to see the cloth with the blood that unsure Aisha’s virginity
What will happen when Aisha's big secret is will be reveled? Will Murad believe Aisha’s story?
What will Murad do? Will he stand by her or choose the society above their love…

Yuri's Galaxy

Yuri fled Ukraine. since then, he wonders if there is a safe place in the world. One day he discovers with excitement that such a place exists. Yuri's friends don't believe him that he will be able to fulfil his dream and get there.

The Pain You Left Behind

A young couple from Yemen who "lose" their son had to deal with the loss and the distance between them. The Shabbat table that comforted them becomes a reminder of pain.

Street Smart

In the last days of the Spanish Civil War, Carlos, whose Republican father was killed in battle, is left by his guardian at the Santa Lucia orphanage.

In Service of the King

Minkush, a young ultra-Orthodox Hasidic woman, struggles to reconcile conflicting desires, hoping to win her husband's physical affection in a battle of love versus religious law.

Running on the Sand

When a young Eritrean refugee deported from Israel is mistaken for the new foreign player of a struggling football team, his survival depends on the team's success.

In Depths

A boy follows a friendly young seal on a journey into the depths of the ocean. There he'll discover a wonderous underwater world, and the damage exacted by humanity's pollution.

Papa

PAPA is a short comedy about an unplanned pregnancy that questions our preconceived ideas about gender and social norms.

Freedom Runners

Rotem Genossar, 31, is a teacher at the Bialik-Rogozin school in south Tel Aviv. His students are refugees and asylum-seekers from different African countries. Two years ago, Rotem founded a youth running group for refugees who fled their homelands and are living in Israel with their families but lack legal status.

Young Creators Competition

Solidarity Film Festival's Young Creators Competition

Breaking the News

In Trump’s America, a Texan journalist starts a news agency to report the stories of those marginalized from mainstream media. Will she manage to negotiate a masculine news world, a global pandemic, and her own blind spots?

Common Ground

Hollywood stars team up with farmers and climate activists to revolutionize the food industry. Will they be a match for America’s polluting food giants?