20-Mediterranean & African Filmsby kiumars-kia | created - 04 Apr 2012 | updated - 01 Apr 2019 | Public
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1. Kosmos (2009)
122 min | Drama, Fantasy
A strange man with otherworldly talents becomes both a friend and a pariah in a small Turkish town in this drama from writer and director Reha Erdem. Yahya is nearly in a panic when his ... See full summary »
3. Egg (2007)
97 min | Drama
Poet Yusuf (35-38) returns to his childhood hometown, which he hadn't visited for years, upon his mother's death. He is faced with a neglected, crumbling house. Ayla, a young girl (17-19) ... See full summary »
5. Head-On (2004)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance
With the intention to break free from the strict familial restrictions, a suicidal young woman sets up a marriage of convenience with a forty-year-old addict, an act that will lead to an outburst of envious love.
8. Kasaba (1997)
85 min | Drama
The story of a family living in a small godforsaken town in Turkey seen through the eyes of children and dealing with the growing complexity when one becomes an adult.
12. The Human Resources Manager (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
A tragi-comedy centered on the HR manager of Israel's largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article.
Votes: 1,293 | Gross: $0.06M
13. Lemon Tree (2008)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, War
The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Votes: 6,119 | Gross: $0.57M
14. The Syrian Bride (2004)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the... See full summary »
Votes: 3,171 | Gross: $0.38M
15. The Band's Visit (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center, only to find themselves lost in the wrong town.
Votes: 12,471 | Gross: $3.05M
17. Waltz with Bashir (2008)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Votes: 53,659 | Gross: $2.28M
18. Ajami (2009)
Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama
Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami.
Votes: 5,817 | Gross: $0.62M
19. Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
A married, Orthodox, Jerusalem butcher and Jewish father of four falls in love with his handsome, 22-year-old male apprentice, triggering the suspicions of his wife and the disapproval of his Orthodox community.
Votes: 5,860 | Gross: $0.02M
22. Yesterday (I) (2004)
R | 90 min | Drama
After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school.