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Documentary Competition

The films in this category are nominated for the following awards:

Van Leer Awards for Israeli Cinema
Van Leer Award for Best Documentary Film | Van Leer Award for Best Director of a Documentary Film
Based on archive material, the film reveals the final years in the life of Israel's founder, David Ben Gurion. Excluded from leadership, he allowed himself a hindsight perspective on the Zionist enterprise and self-examined himself.
How would a girl, coming from a large city, feel as she gets off a truck in the dark night with her family, to discover she is in the middle of the desert with only sand surrounding her?
January, 2013. A secretive transfer deal transported two Muslim players into Beitar Jerusalem F.C. One season and one football team in crisis, and behind the story lurks the money and power that will send the club spiraling out of control.
The ease with which people can ruin the lives of a kindergarten teacher and her family with one hasty accusation of child abuse. It is also about how people’s greatness or baseness is revealed in times of trouble
The film documents young people with down syndrome and their siblings on a trek in India. It's a moving record of the complex relationships between the siblings, and the magical moments that a Down syndrome member brings to a family
Pepe Alalu(70), the head of Meretz in Jerusalem, is dreaming to be the Mayor. Michael(30), his son, is coming back from Tel-Aviv to help him. Together they will make a journey in the most complex city in the world.
Photo Farag recounts the emotional tale of a big family from Iraq who immigrated to Israel and revolutionized photography, from their rise to their downfall. Using rare footage nephew Kobi Farag tells the story of this family of photographers.
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Jerusalem Cinematheque

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Jerusalem, 91083
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