A stop-motion animated story about people living in a Sydney apartment complex looking for meaning in their lives.


Adam’s older brother was killed in a car crash a year ago, and his family has not been the same since. As his parents struggle to cope with their grief, Adam (10), plagued with guilt over his brother’s death feels he is all alone in the world. But everything changes the day he meets Abulele. Together, they outsmart Adam’s mean schoolteacher and beat the class bullies. But Adam’s parents start to suspect he is harboring a secret, And when a government, Special Forces unit called “Thunder” appears in the neighborhood on a mission to capture Abulele things go from bad to worse. In order to save his best friend, Adam will have to get Abulele back home to its family, and to do so, he will need to put the past behind him and realize that when you truly love someone, you are never really alone.

The Witch from Melchet Street

A modern-day urban fairy tale about a 300 year old witch (Rozina Cambos) with a broken heart, and Assaf (Eyal Cohen), a boy who lives in the same apartment block in the heart of 1980s Tel Aviv. Assaf is a dreamer, a lost soul who falls in love for the first time with a new girl from his neighborhood, who barely notices him. Two decades later, when Assaf spots his first love in the street, he flashbacks to the experience of love and heartbreak, and the invaluable life lessons that he and an old witch taught each other about what it means to overcome a broken heart.

See more about The Witch From Melchet Street at the Israel Film Center

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Saint Clara

Clara is a 7th grade Russian emigre to this Negev town and lives in a trailer on the edge of town. What makes Clara unique are her telekinetic powers, allowing her to predict the future. She can predict the answers to a math exam, the winning Lotto numbers, and even an earthquake! Yet she will lose her powers if she falls in loveā€”and then she meets the anarchist rebel hunk at Golda Meir High School. She must choose between her powers and her true love, especially as an impending nuclear disaster approaches.

Based on a novel by Czech writers Pavel and Yelena Kohout.