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Filmography - Israel / Palestine: I - Z

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of November 2012

Filmography - Israel / Palestine

Titles available on DVD and streaming video as of November 2012. 

Most streaming videos listed are available exclusively to AU students, staff and faculty after an online authentications by AUID#.

This is a selective list of video holdings in the American University Library. Filmographies are created by doing multiple keyword searches in the ALADIN catalog to capture as many titles on a topic as possible.  All DVDs listed below are located in Media Services on the Lower Level of Bender Library. To search the library’s complete videos holdings on biology topics (including VHS tapes) keyword searches in the library catalog will be necessary: http://www.american.edu/library/mediaservices/index.cfm

Impact of terror. 2004.  1 videodisc (ca. 52 min.). "On August 9, 2001, a young man walked into a busy downtown Pizzeria in Jerusalem with a guitar slung on his back. The guitar was packed with explosives, nails, and bolts. He blew himself up killing 15 people and injuring over 100. The victims were Jews and Arabs, young and old. 'Impact of Terror' revisits this suicide bombing two years later. Through personal stories, we witness how this horrifying event has had a lasting and profound impact on the lives of people connected to the bombing." -- from container.  DVD 1195

In search of peace. 2003.  1 videodisc (112 min.). Chronicles the first two decades of Israel's existence, offering new insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict. The film weaves together historical narrative, anecdotes and dramatic personal stories, drawing on interviews with the leaders who helped make that history.  DVD 1525

Israel's next war? 2005.  1 videodisc (60 min.). A look at the small group of Israelis who have vowed to derail any peace settlement between Ariel Sharon's government and the Palestinian Authority.  Israel is concerned that extremists among Jewish settlers could start a civil war or a wider conflict with the Muslim world, once the Gaza Strip falls under Palestinian jurisdiction.  DVD 3287

Jenin Jenin & Since you left: Two documentaries by Mohammad Bakri. 2010.  1 videodisc (112 min.).  Two documentaries by Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri. In Jenin Jenin, Palestinian Arabs from the West Bank town of Jenin talk about their experiences during the Battle of Jenin in April of 2002 (which was part of the Israeli army's Operation Defensive Shield, in response to the ongoing Al-Aqsa Intifada). In Since You Left, Bakri visits the grave of his mentor, Emil Habibi, a Palestinian author and politician. He summarizes personal and political transformations that have occurred in Israel and Palestine since Habibi's death in 1996.  DVD 9775

Jerusalem cuts. 2008.  1 videodisc (54 min.). "One war, ten days, three stories: the Old City of Jerusalem, at the dawn of a new Middle East. For the Brits, it's the shameful end of 30 years Mandate. For the Jews, it's the birthday of their State. And for the Palestinians, it's a catastrophe. Only now, 60 years later, images can be shown from three opposing points of view, telling a whole new story." -- website.  DVD 5900

Jewish warriors. 2007.  1 videodisc (120 min.). God's Warriors is a three-part CNN documentary produced by Christiane Amanpour in which she compares the rise of religious fundamentalism as a political force in the world. This part describes Jews who have forcefully pushed settlements into Israeli-occupied Palestine and the fund-raising in the United States that supports them.  DVD 3089

John Pilger. 2006.  1 videodiscs (180 min.). Paying the price: Sanctions enforced by the UN on Iraq since the Gulf War have killed more people than the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945, including over half a million children - many of whom weren't even born when the Gulf War began. Palestine is still the issue: A documentary about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that have lasted for more than 50 years. Contains some interviews with the children in this conflict. Breaking the silence: John Pilger investigates the discrepancies between American and British claims for the war on terror and the facts on the ground as he finds them in Afghanistan and Washington, DC.  DVD 6691-6694

Karov la-bayit = Close to home. 2007.  1 videodisc (99 min.). Two female soldiers, one rebellious and one controlled, find friendship with one another while patrolling the streets of Jerusalem.  Feature film.  HU DVD 4062

Kedma. 2004.  1 videodisc (100 min.). A group of European Jewish refugees arrive in Palestine in the critical year of 1948. Carried on deck of the freighter, Kedma, they come ashore to find not the Promised Land, but a war torn desert in the bloody throes of transformation into the state of Israel. Rescued from a British Army ambush at beachside by Palmach Jewish guerrillas, the refugees are remade into soldiers expected to offer their lives to defend a nation that does not yet exist in a land they have never known.  Feature film.  HU DVD 4055

Kippur. 2001.  1 videodisc (123 min.). Film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War in which Egypt and Syria launched attacks in Sinai and the Golan Heights. We are led on a day that begins with quiet city streets, but ends with death, destruction and devastation of both body and mind.  Feature film.  HU DVD 9038

The land of promise the first Palestine sound picture. 2008.  1 videodisc (57 min.). Features the Jewish refugees from Europe who settled in Palestine during the 1920's and early 1930's; highlights the revival of agriculture, commerce and industry initiated by the Jewish community.  DVD 8240

Levanon Lebanon. 2010.  1 videodisc (91 min.). A hard-hitting film about the Lebanon war. Based on a true story about a crew within a tank.  Feature film. HU DVD 8004

Living for tomorrow: Untold stories by the pioneering women of Israel. 2007.  1 videodisc (54 min.). Interviews with women who abandoned their familiar lives in Europe to settle in the Israel Kibbutz in the early 20th century. Interviews tell of the hardships encountered along the way.  DVD 6248

The long way home. 2007.  The Simon Wiesenthal Center collection.  1 videodisc (120 min.). This documentary traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust.  HU DVD 5776

Man from Plains. 2008.  1 videodisc (126 min.). Jimmy Carter, a champion for human rights around the world, was elected the 39th President of the United States in 1976 and awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. As ex-president, Jimmy Carter ignites a firestorm of controversy when he tours the country to promote "Palestine: peace not apartheid," a new book that questions Israel's policies towards the Occupied Territories.  DVD 5627

Milh hadha al-bahr = Salt of this sea. 2010.  1 videodisc (104 min.). Soraya, born in Brooklyn in a working class community of Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when he was exiled in 1948. Direct, stubborn, and determined to reclaim what is hers, she fulfills her life-long dream of "returning" to Palestine. Slowly she is taken apart by the reality around her and is forced to confront her own anger. She meets Emad, a young Palestinian whose ambition, contrary to hers, is to leave forever. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal.  Feature film.  HU DVD 9482

Munich. 2006.  1 videodisc (ca. 164 min.). It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and conflicts between Avner and his team's handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesn't want to provide only make things harder. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that Avner is being hunted in return, and that his family's safety may be in jeopardy.  Feature film.  HU DVD 2172

Nadia. 95.  1 videodisc (90 min.). The story of a sixteen year old Arab girl from an Arab Village within Israel.  Her family is involved in village life; her father is a farmer with progressive ideas.  In order to have a better chance of being accepted to medical school, and with her parents' encouragement, Nadia decides to enroll in a Jewish high school.  This is a most extraordinary step, particularly considering local norms.  At the Jewish boarding school, she is confronted by the apprehension, resistance and prejudice of both her Arab friends and her new Jewish classmates. Feature film. DVD 8731.

Fictitious marriage. 2003.  Israeli cinema: Israeli cinema.  1 videodisc (90 min.). An Israeli man in the midst of a mid-life crisis leaves his family in Jerusalem, travels secretly to Tel Aviv, enters a fictitious marriage, and is mistaken for an Arab laborer.  Feature film.  DVD 8730

Noodle. 2010.  1 videodisc (97 min.). "Miri is a flight attendant for Israel's El Al airlines. After arriving home from a flight, Miri is confronted by her Chinese cleaning lady, who pleads with her in broken English to look after her six year-old son for one hour. But as the hours roll by with no sign of the boy's mother, Miri becomes increasingly concerned. As the days go by, Miri's fustration at being saddled with Noodle gives way to a fiercely maternal love, but she realises she must help the child to locate his mother, no matter how dangerous the exercise"--Container.  Feature film.  HU DVD 8610

Number our days. 2007.  1 videodisc (29 min.). Portrait of a community of elderly Eastern European Jews living in Venice, California. Based on fieldwork interviews conducted by anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff, interspersed with scenes of  Israel Levin Senior Adult Center activities.  DVD 1834

One day in September. 2001.  1 videodisc (91 min.). This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. Told with actual video shot during the crisis.  Feature film.  DVD 450

Pa°am hayiti = The matchmaker . 2010?  1 videodisc (113 min.). Sixteen-year-old Arik is at loose ends one summer when he gets a job offer from a mysterious old friend of his father's named Yankele Bride. Bride, a Holocaust survivor, makes his living as a matchmaker, uniting luckless souls. He hires Arik to scout potential clients throughout the bustling port city. Arik is intrigued by Brides's line of work. The diverse characters he meets on the job open his eyes to a world of wonder, pain and longing, offering him glimpses into unspeakable darkness and the depths of human love. There is Clara, a beautiful, fragile woman whom Bride loves from afar; Sylvia, a survivor of Josef Mengele's Nazi experiments who yearns for a husband; and Meir, a librarian, whose search for love leads him to commit an extraordinary act of malice. Even Arik falls in love for the first time, a development that brings surprising consequences.  Feature film.  DVD 8650

Paradise now. 2006.  1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.). The story of what may be the last 48 hours in the lives of two Palestinian men who have been recruited as suicide bombers. When they are intercepted at the Israeli border, a young woman who discovers their plan causes them to reconsider their actions.  Feature film.  DVD 2025

Peace, propaganda, & the promised land: U.S. media & the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 2004.  2 videodiscs (78 min.). This documentary contends that the foreign policy interests of American political elites, working in combination with Israeli public relations strategies, exercise a powerful influence over news reporting about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Combines U.S. and British television news footage with observations from analysts, journalists, and political activists. Examines the factors that have distorted the United States' media coverage and, in turn, American public opinion.  DVD 1928

Precious life. 2011.  1 videodisc (90 min.). "An Israeli journalist confronts the personal ramifications of life in Gaza in this award-winning documentary about courage and the fight for the life of a child.  When a four-month old Palestinean boy needs a bone marrow transplant to live--a procedure that can only be performed in an Israeli hospital--his mother finds herself caught between the desire to protect her son and harsh criticism from her community."--from container.  Feature film.  DVD 8666

Private. 2006.  Iron weed film club: Ironweed premiere release.  1 videodisc (90 min.). Private: Mohammad, his wife Samia, and their five children live in a large, isolated house located midway between a Palestinian village and an Israeli settlement. Viewed as a strategic lookout point, the house is forcefully overtaken by Israeli soldiers, who confine Mohammad and his family to a few downstairs rooms in daytime and a single room at night. Against Samia's wishes, Mohammad decides to keep the family together in the house until the soldiers move on, creating division among his family and a precarious relationship with the soldiers. Seeds: With grace and maturity, teenagers from opposite sides of war-torn countries gather together at the Seeds of Peace International Camp for three life-changing weeks. They get to know each other, listen to each other, and learn to respect each other in an attempt to build the one thing they all strive for: a future. West Bank Story: It's like West Side Story, except with hummus. Lots of hummus. Ari Sandel's musical comedy looks at the lighter side of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll see it again and agian, and you'll be jonesing for chicken kebabs by the time the credits roll. – from website. DVD 9301

Promised lands. 2011.  KimStim collection.  1 videodisc (87 min.). Famed writer and critic Susan Sontag's sole documentary project, shot in Israel on the fly in the final days and immediate aftermath of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Not only does the film scrutinize the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict, it also brilliantly underscores the deepening divisions within the Jewish thought over the very question of Palestinian sovereignty. Banned by Israeli authorities upon its initial release, it's a visually visceral portrait of a land torn apart.  DVD 10084

Promises. 2004.  1 videodisc (102 min.). Follows the journey of a filmmaker who travels in and around Jerusalem, from a Palestinian refugee camp to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, where he meets seven Palestinian and Israeli children who exist in separate worlds, divided by physical, historical, and emotional boundaries although they live only 20 minutes apart. Explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of these children and tells the story of a few children who dared to cross the lines to meet their neighbors.  HU DVD 1532

Promises and betrayals: Britain and the struggle for the Holy Land. 2002?  1 videodisc (53 min.). "Recounts the complicated history that led to the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians ... a story of intrigue among rival empires and of misguided strategies"--Container.  DVD 2615

Rachel. 2009.  1 videodisc (100 min.). "A startlingly rigorous, fascinating and deeply moving investigatory documentary that examines the death of peace activist and International Solidarity Movement member Rachel Corrie, who was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer in the Gaza Strip in 2003"--Container.  DVD 9237

Reel bad Arabs: How Hollywood vilifies a people. 2006.  1 videodisc (50 min.). Throughout its history Hollywood has portrayed Arabs as buffoons or bandits. The video seeks to rectify this sterotyping by comparing it to other forms of racist imagery and by suggesting alternative narratives that treat the Arabs as human, not demons.  DVD 2315

Reel bad Arabs how Hollywood vilifies a people. 2010.  1 video file (50 min.). Throughout its history Hollywood has portrayed Arabs as buffoons or bandits. The video seeks to rectify this stereotyping by comparing it to other forms of racist imagery and by suggesting alternative narratives that treat the Arabs as human, not demons.  Streaming Video
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Route 181: Fragments of a journey to Palestine - Israel. 2003.  1 videodisc (70 min.). In 2002 Khleifi and Sivan embark on a journey. They film along the partition line drawn up by UN resolution 181 that was to separate the Jews and Arabs of Palestine.  DVD 5281-5284

Sacred space, secular states? Oil and water ; Strength to overcome ; Developing countries. 2006.  1 videodisc (120 min.). Program 17. pt. 1: Jerusalem: capital of two states? Can the historical and political geography of this holy city provide clues to a peaceful resolution between Jews and Palestinians? pt. 2: Turkey: fundamental change. At the edge of Europe, Turkey hopes to take economic advantage of its proximity to the western world. Program 18. pt. 1: Egypt: gift of the Nile. This program investigates Egypt's limited natural resources, focusing on that nation's dependence on the Nile River. pt. 2: Oman: looking beyond oil. Having benefited greatly from its relatively modest oil reserves, Oman looks to diversify its economy for future growth. Program 19. pt. 1: South Africa: this land is my land. South Africa continues to face many challenges in redressing the land inequities under apartheid. pt. 2: Kenya: medical geography. AIDS has become one of the biggest killers in Kenya. How can geography help understand disease? Program 20. pt. 1: Cote d'Ivoire: cocoa and change. Cote d'Ivoire has long been the world's largest producer of cocoa, but has recently faced economic downturns and loss of its historically stable government. pt. 2: Gabon: sustainable resources? In one of Africa's wealthiest countries, oil revenues have declined, putting new pressure on the country's timber resources.  DVD 8545

Sallah. 2007.  1 videodisc (110 min.). A satirical comedy showing the problems an immigrant family from North Africa encounters in adjusting to life in Israel. Sallah arrives with his large family and with great expectations. Instead, he lands in a ramshackle transit camp that arouses his disgust. He decides to take on the bureaucracy in this own inimitable fashion, with hilarious results.  Feature film.  HU DVD 5827

Save and burn. 2004.  1 videodisc (80 min.). The first half of the film discusses the history of libraries and how they have facilitated the cross fertilization of ideas from one culture to another throughout history. The second half switches focus towards libraries in the political realm, including a discussion of the fate of libraries and their collections during periods of social unrest. Topics in this portion include the Patriot Act, the destruction of Palestinian libraries by Israeli soldiers, and the fate of Iraqi libraries during the country's "liberation".  DVD 1608

Searching for peace in the Middle East: Israeli & Palestinian conversations with Landrum Bolling. 2006.  1 videodisc (30 min.). Explores the issues that divide the Israelis and Palestinians through interviews with Israelis and Palestinians of diverse backgrounds, describing a common yearning for peace and calling for new American diplomatic leadership in the peace process.  DVD 2616

Selves and others: A portrait of Edward Said. 2003.  1 videodisc (54 min.). A French film crew spent several weeks with Edward Said shortly before his death in 2003, and offers a glimpse at some of his final reflections on the themes that dominated his work.  DVD 2197

Seres queridos = Only human. 2006.  1 videodisc (ca. 86 min.). When Leni comes home to introduce her fiance Rafi to her idiosyncratic Jewish family, everything goes smoothly until the lovers belatedly reveal that Rafi is Palestinian.  Feature film. DVD 2588

Sijill ikhtifa' = Chronicle of a Disappearance. 2005.  1 videodisc (88 min.). Provides a personal meditation on what it means to be Palestinian. Examines the effect of the political impasse in the Middle East on the identity of the Palestinian people.  The film is in two parts-- the first "Nazareth, personal diary" is a faux-documentary showing daily life in Nazareth, the second half,  "Jerusalem, political diary", follows Suleiman as a filmmaker looking for inspiration in Jerusalem after a 12 year absence.  HU DVD 6465

Six days in June: The war that redefined the Middle East. 2007.  1 videodisc (108 min.). Although the fighting lasted for only six days in June of 1967, the effects of the Six Day War are still apparent today. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was then. For Israel, the 1967 war was a military success. But it also redrew the map of the Middle East and mired the region in a never-ending cycle of occupation, terrorism and reprisal. The Six Day War forever changed the politics of the Middle East by helping to destroy the secular basis of Pan-Arab nationalism and transform secular Zionism. It gave rise to a Palestinian nationalist movement and helped unleash the fury of fundamentalism. Shot on location in Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Moscow and Washington, this powerful film takes us through the weeks that preceded the war, its six days of fighting and its aftermath that still lingers today.  DVD 8016

Sof Ha'Olam Smola = Turn left at the end of the world. 2007.  1 videodisc (108 min.). A tiny Israeli village in the Negev Desert is home to people from both Morocco and India. They have poverty in common and little else. Two families will be brought together by the unlikely friendship of daughters. There is the sultry Moroccan, Nicole, and the thoughtful Indian, Sara. The women's youth and lust for freedom overcome cultural prejudices. For this community and these two friends, the road to harmony is full of twists and turns.  Feature film.  DVD 6529

Sous les bombes = Under the bombs. 2008.  Film movement series.  1 videodisc (98 min.). "During a cease-fire in the Lebanon-Israel conflict of 2006, Tony, a Christian taxi-driver, brings Zeina, a Shiite woman from Beirut, to the heart of the conflict in the country's south. While they scour the rubble of local towns for Zeina's son, they discover that despite their very different backgrounds they have much in common. During their trip through the desolate countryside, the two travelers develop a deep bond as a response to the death surrounding them. Shot entirely on location during the summer of 2006, in the middle of the ruins of war-torn Lebanon. Aractingi only hired two professional actors; the rest are real refugees, journalists, soldiers, etc., playing themselves"--Container.  Feature film.  HU DVD 4091

Stranger in my home - Jerusalem. 2009.  1 videodisc (37 min.). The film relates the stories of eight Palestinian Jerusalemite families that have been turned refugees in their own city. They recall the events that occurred in the Moghrabi Quarter of Jerusalem during the 1967 war. Each family goes to see its house which was occupied in 1948. The houses are located in the Baqa'a, Talbiyeh, Qatamon and Mosrarah neighbourhoods of what is now West Jerusalem. Some of the families enter their former homes and have a discussion with the Israeli tenants currently occupying their homes.  DVD 6985

Tel-Aviv-Yafo = Tel-Aviv-Jaffa. 2009.  2 videodiscs (88 min.). "Produced in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Tel Aviv, the two-part film Tel-Aviv-Jaffa explores the rich and complex history of Tel-Aviv and Jaffa. Israeli TV celebrity Modi Bar-On hosts this fast-paced and lively film which intercuts a treasure trove of archival film and photos with those of contemporary Tel-Aviv"--Container.  DVD 8078

To die in Jerusalem.  2007.  1 videodisc (75 min.). "Recounts the heart-wrenching story of two teenage girls: 17-year-old Israeli student Rachel Levy and her killer, 18-year-old Palestinian suicide bomber Ayat al-Akhras, who died together at a Jerusalem market in 2002.  The horrific incident ignited international outrage and set in motion one mother's journey to meet the mother of her daughter's killer.  More than four years later, they finally meet in an emotionally charged encounter that underscore the deep roots of the Israel-Palestinian conflict" -- Container.  DVD 4865

Tragedy in the Holy Land: The second uprising. 2002.  1 videodisc (121 min.). Using rarely seen archival footage and interviews, this documentary addresses the core issues of land and identity through the lens of the Palestinians. It offers vital information about the roots of the current conflict and the ongoing struggle.  DVD 2433

Urs al-jalil = Wedding in Galilée. 2004.  1 videodisc (112 min.). The elder of a Palestinian village under Israeli military rule, wants permission to hold a traditional wedding for his son that will go past the imposed curfew. The Army commander agrees on the condition that he and his officers be invited as guests of honor at the ceremony.  Feature film.  HU DVD 4059

Ushpizin. 2005.  1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.). A heartwarming and light hearted look at the daily lives of ultra-Orthodox Jews learning, living and loving in modern-day Israel. The story of a family facing hardships who must rely on their faith for miracles to happen during the holiday season.  HU DVD 2038

Va, vis et deviens = Live and become. 2008.  1 videodisc (140 min.). A young boy who isn't an orphan is transported away from his home during Operation Moses at a Sudanese refugee camp, in order to honor his mother's wishes of finding a better and safer life.  Feature film.  HU DVD 6699

Vals Im Bashir = Waltz with Bashir. 2009.  1 videodisc (87 min.). After not being able to recall the time he spent on an Israeli Army mission during the Lebanon War, Ari attempts to unravel the mystery by traveling around the world to interview old friends and comrades. As the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together, his memory begins to return in illustrations that are surreal.  Feature film.  HU DVD 6000

Via Dolorosa. 2003.  1 videodisc (90 min.). "In 1997, David Hare, a fifty-year-old British playwright, visited the state of Israel while his play, Amy's View, was in rehearsal in Tel Aviv. During his visit, he traveled around the country, and his discussions with Jewish settlers encompassed the idealism, contradictions, and paranoia at the heart of modern Zionism in the wake of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. In the play that resulted (written to be performed by the author himself) Hare offers a meditation on this extraordinary trip to both Israel and the Palestinian territory, questioning his own values as searchingly as he examines the powerful beliefs of those he met.". This powerful, personal drama poignantly finds the poetry and beauty within an explosive culture very different from our own. This one-man show by British playwright and screenwriter David Hare, is about his travels to Israel and Palestine.  HU DVD 2092

Waiting for Armageddon. 2010.  1 videodisc (74 min.). America's 50-million-strong Evangelical community is convinced that the world's future is foretold in Biblical prophecy, from the Rapture to the Battle of Armageddon. Explore this apocalyptic worldview, from the homefront in America to the future battlefield of Israel. By weaving Christian, Zionist, and Jewish perspectives along with telling archival materials, this eye-opening film also proves the potentially explosive alliance between Evangelical Christians and Israel.  DVD 7335

Yossi & Jagger. 2004.  1 videodisc (71 min.). A sociological study of two men in the Israeli army who are lovers. The others in the unit react to their situation, suspecting, but not always understanding. One will leave the military soon, a few months away, as a snowy and desolate outpost is guarded from attack.  Feature film. HU DVD 988

Zero degrees of separation. 2005.  1 videodisc (90 min.). "Takes viewers on a unique journey through the complex lives of Israeli and Palestinian gays and lesbians in inter-ethnic relationships. Though living on the margins of society, these couples defy the odds, existing in the midst of conflict with a gentle humanity and mutual respect" -- film's website.  DVD 2639