A Tribute to
Israeli filmmaker and citizen of the world, Amos Gitai resides in Haifa and in Paris but lives and works throughout the world. With his prolific and diversified work, he is now one of the most respected filmmakers in the international arena and constantly explores new narrative methods and styles, always associated with contemporary reality.
A Tribute Films
Rebecca, an American who has been living in Jerusalem for a few months now, has just broken off her engagement. She gets into a cab driven by Hanna, an Israeli. But Hanna is on her way to Jordan, to the Free Zone, to pick up a large of sum of money.
A LAILA IN HAIFA is a comedy-drama about the personal experiences and circumstances of the residents of Haifa, one of the last places where Israelis and Palestinians engage in face-to face political, intimate, cultural, sexual, and antagonistic relationships.
Filmed in one sequence-shot of 85 minutes, Ana Arabia is a moment in the life of a small community of outcasts, Jews and Arabs, who live together in a forgotten enclave at the "border" between Jaffa and Bat Yam, in Israel.
Amos Gitai returns to the occupied territories for the first time since his controversial 1982 documentary FIELD DIARY. Gitai drives to the West Bank, where he witnesses the efforts of citizens, Israelis and Palestinians, trying to overcome the consequences of the 50-year occupation.