Kino Lorber 2019-20 Home Video Catalog - Page 80

Israel & Palestine
“SPELLBINDING filmmaking. History has never
been so crucial to our survival.” - The Huffington Post
Amos Gitai
Filmmaker Amos Gitai (Kadosh) masterfully combines staged re-enactments of the
assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak
Rabin, whose death unveiled a subculture
of hate, with actual news footage of the
shooting (and its aftermath) to create a
thought-provoking political thriller.
Israel. 2015. 156 min. Color.
Hebrew with English Subtitles.
Blu-ray $34.95 Sale $19.99
DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
The Kindergarten Tacher
“A self-assured, remarkably powerful film.”
- The New York Times
Nadav Lapid
The story of a teacher who becomes at
first enchanted, and then ultimately
consumed by the poetic genius of her
five-year-old student. But when fascination morphs into obsession, Nira
pushes the boundaries of her relationship with the boy and his family in an
attempt to protect his talent before he
passes from boyhood to adolescence,
and his purity is lost.
Israel. 2014. 119 min. Color. Hebrew w/ English Subtitles.
Blu-ray $34.95 Sale $19.99 DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
Yaron Shani and Scandar Copti
Academy Award® nominated crime
drama set on the mean streets of Jaffa’s
Ajami neighborhood, a melting pot
among Jews, Muslims and Christians.
Directed by the Israeli Yaron Shani,
and Palestinian Scandar Copti. Back
and forth in time, and through the eyes
of various characters, we witness a dramatic collision of different worlds and
the tragic consequences of enemies living as neighbors in Israel.
Israel. 2009. 120 min. Color. Arabic & Hebrew w/English subtitles.
Blu-ray $34.95 Sale $19.99 DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
Yuval Adler
BETHLEHEM tells the story of the complex
relationship between Razi, an Israeli Secret
Service officer, and his teenage Palestinian
informant Sanfur. As preparations for the
military strike are underway both Razi and
Sanfur are forced to make choices that will
irreversibly change their lives.
Israel. 2013. 99 min. Color.
Hebrew & Arabic w/ English subtitles.
DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
The Idol
“Beautifully shot, and with a powerful performance from
Barhom, this is a biopic at its best.” - Chicago Reader
Hany Abu-Assad
Based on an incredible true story, a talented teenage
singer Mohammed Assaf (Tawfeek Barhom) travels
from the Gaza Strip to Egypt to audition for the
television show Arab Idol.
Palestine. 2015. 95 min. Color.
Arabic w/English subtitles.
DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
Hany Abu-Assad
The Academy Award® nominated OMAR is a
tense, gripping thriller about betrayal and suspicion in the Occupied Territories. Omar (Adam
Bakri) is a Palestinian baker who routinely
climbs over the separation wall to meet up with
his girl Nadja (Leem Lubany).
Palestine. 2013. 98 min.
Color. Arabic w/ English Subtitles.
Blu-ray $34.95 Sale $19.99 DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
One of the first films made in Israel to feature an
Arab point of view, WEDDING IN GALILEE is
a richly-detailed allegory of marriage, tradition and
national identity. Khleifi’s extraordinary first feature
is an erotic and often compelling meditation on two
conflicting cultures who attempt to put aside their
differences for one long day of celebration.
Palestine. 1987. 113 min. Color.
DVD $29.95 Sale $17.97
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