Maya Weinberg

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Write Down, I am an Arab
"Write Down, I am an Arab" tells the story of Mahmoud Darwish, the Palestinian national poet and one of the most influential writers of the Arab world. His writing shaped Palestinian identity and helped galvanize generations of Palestinians to their…
Lady Kul el Arab - An Israeli-Arab Beauty Pagent
Angelina, the first Druze woman to attempt significant steps in the Israeli fashion world, finds herself in the middle of a complicated conflict in which the tradition and values of her society clash with her brave efforts to choose her…
Sayed Kashua - Forever Scared - An Israeli-Arab Author
Sayed Kashua, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, is one of the leading authors and journalists known for his books and humoristic columns in Hebrew. "I'm scared of cars, of dogs, of snakes; I'm scared of airplanes, helicopters, tanks and soldiers.…
Babylon Dreamers - Israeli Breakdancers on the Margins of Society
A group of young immigrants in Israel is trying to win the International Breakdance Championship. The intense competition is primary focus of their lives, but as we watch them practice and rehearse we enter a world of crisis and alienation.…
Shahida: Brides of Allah - Women Incarcerated for Terrorist Acts
The film chronicles the lives of women who are serving time in prison for complicity in terrorist attacks in Israel. The intimate portrait, filmed over the course of two years, tries to uncover the motivations behind the actions of these…
Twice Orphaned - Holocaust Survivors' Last Battle
Avraham, Ziggy, Schreiber, and Robinson form the uncrowned governing council of the "Teheran Children". The four represent 217 Holocaust orphans who are now bringing legal action against the State of Israel for monies received from Germany for their rehabilitation. In…
Winding - The Yarkon River - Nature and Politics in Israel
WINDING presents the untold story of the most infamous river in Israel, the Yarkon, as it meanders through a politicized landscape and flows through the heart of Israeli society. Exploring the interplay between society, politics and nature Winding presents the…
Bird in the Room - An Israeli Family of Poets
Two poets, father and daughter, in a dangerous game of words. The mysterious life and death of Tirza Atar (1941-1977) - the daughter of poet Nathan Alterman, one of the all-time paragons of Israeli and Jewish culture. Atar composed hundreds…