1.Caught in the Web
Director: Rona Segal | Israel | 2021 | Short/ Documentary | Hebrew / English subtitles | 27 min
While Ultra-Orthodox Rabbis were able to successfully ban television and national Radio from their communities, they are losing the battle against the digital world. This revealing documentary analyzes how online culture has been gradually adopted by many factions of the Haredi community – fundamentally changing the fabric of Ultra-Orthodox society with surprising results.
2.Letters to God
Director: Yves Cohen | France / Israel | 2019 | Short / Drama | Hebrew / English subtitles | 15 min
Since his daughter's death, Moshe lives alone, rejecting his wife whom he blames for the tragedy. He accepts a job from the Jerusalem post office, unaware that it is for a very special division: The Department of Letters to God. Through these letters, Moshe faces humanity's most private and sometimes fanciful wishes. A series of strange events will transform this non-believer and lead him to discover how the path to forgiveness can bring peace.
Director: Asaf Saban | Israel | 2021 | Short | Arabic / Hebrew / English subtitles | 32 min
After years of living in Berlin, young Palestinian Ali lands in Israel for a home visit. Following a cold welcome at the airport, he decides to seek some peace and quiet on a short vacation in the Sinai Desert. When a group of young Israeli Jewish tourists mistakes him for one of them, Ali is forced to reflect on his true identity.
Director: Rob Cooper | USA | 2020 | Short / Documentary | English | 25 min
NASA's first Jewish male astronaut, Dr Jeffrey Hoffman, brought the first Torah into space. This short explores the series of events leading up to that moment as well as the enduring meaning of Dr. Hoffman's journey for Jews and non-Jews all over the world.
Director: Tomer Shushan | Israel | 2019 | Short / Documentary | Hebrew / English subtitles | 21 min
While combing the city's streets to find his precious white bicycle, Omer spots the stolen item locked up outside a building. As he tries to find a way to take it back, the new owner Yunes arrives. Before they know it, the police have become involved.