Israel & Palestine

The Little Traitor (2007)
British Mandate for Palestine (1922-1948)
1947 Palestine just a few months before Israel becomes a state, a Jewish boy grows up under British occupation and is anti-British but he forms a friendship with a British sergeant and gets shunned as a traitor by his Jewish friends
Exodus (1960)
Ben Gurion (1948-1954)
Establishment of Israel
Kedma (2002)
Ben Gurion (1948-1954)
Follows new immigrants to Israel shortly after the nation's founding
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)
Ben Gurion (1948-1954)
US Col. David "Mickey" Marcus goes to late-1940s Israel to reorganize its army
Orde Wingate (1976)
Ben Gurion (1948-1954)
Play-like movie about commander Orde Wingate who became a Zionist during foreign service in Palestine and developed guerrilla tactics used by the Israelis; leads strikes into Burma in WWII
O Jerusalem (2006)
Ben Gurion (1948-1954)
A Jewish-American is friends with an Arab-Muslim but when British controlled Palestine erupts in war, the two friends find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict
Alex is Lovesick (1986)
Ben Gurion (1948-1954)
Romantic comedy set in the period of Austerity in Israel, 1949-1959
Operation Eichmann (1961)
Ben Gurion (1955-1963)
Israelis capture & execute a Nazi war criminal
Man Who Captured Eichmann (1996)
Ben Gurion (1955-1963)
Nazi war criminal
Eichmann (2007)
Ben Gurion (1955-1963)
Based upon the final "confession" of Adolf Eichmann
The Impossible Spy (1987)
Levi Eshkol (1963-1969)
Israeli spy Eli Cohen performs a valuable espionage service while sacrificing his family and himself in the period before the 1967 Six Days' War
Matzor (1969)
Levi Eshkol (1963-1969)
Set during the Six Day War (June 1967), a woman loses her husband and tries to start a new life
A Woman Called Golda (1982)
Golda Meir (1969-1974)
Israeli leader Golda Meir, prime minister 1969-1974
Munich (2005)
Golda Meir (1969-1974)
Death of the 1972 Israel Olympic team and the Israeli attempt to kill all those responsible
21 Hours at Munich (1976)
Golda Meir (1969-1974)
Terrorists capture Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympic Games
Sword of Gideon (1986)
Golda Meir (1969-1974)
Mossad team hunts down terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes
Kippur (2000)
Golda Meir (1969-1974)
War seen through the perspective of a member of a rescue squad, 1973
Sadat (1983)
Menachem Begin (1977-1983)
President of Egypt Anwar Sadat makes war on and then makes peace with Israel
Ayam El-Sadat (2001)
Menachem Begin (1977-1983)
Life of Anwar Sadat
Under the Bombs (2007)
Menachem Begin (1977-1983)
Following the Israeli bombardment of Lebanon, a Lebanese woman goes in search of her son and sister
Lebanon (2009)
Menachem Begin (1977-1983)
1982, four young Israeli tank crewmen find themselves in a nightmarish deathtrap
Yana’s Friends (1999)
Yitzhak Shamir (1986-1992)
Tel Aviv immigrants bond with each other during the Scud attacks of the Gulf War (1990-1991)
Beaufort (2007)
Ehud Barak (1999-2001)
Israeli soldiers in the South Lebanon conflict at the Beaufort castle before the Israeli withdrawal in 2000
Time of Favor (2000)
Other
Menachem, an Orthodox Army officer living in a West Bank settlement run by Rabbi Meltzer who preaches the need for Jews to rule all of the Holy Land, finds himself torn between duty and faith when he leads an all-Orthodox unit
Gmar Gavi’a (1991)
Other
PLO squad in Lebanon takes an Israeli soldier hostage; the Israeli only wants to see the world final soccer cup; his captors also love the game
Rana’s Wedding (2002)
Other
Palestinian woman who wants to marry has to go through many obstacles thrown up by the occupation
Wedding in Galilee (1987)
Other
In order for a Palestinian wedding to take place, they have to invite the occupation military governor
Lemon Tree (2008)
Other
Palestinian woman must fight a powerful Israeli couple to save her lemon tree orchard
Paradise Now (2005)
Other
Two Palestinian buddies consider blowing themselves up in Tel Aviv, Israel
David and Fatima (2008)
Other
An Israeli Romeo and a Palestinian Juliet try to survive the prejudice coming from both sides
Land of Peace (1957)
Other
An Egyptian helps Palestinians free their village from Israeli control
Divine Intervention (2002)
Other
A Palestinian man and woman are separated by hostile borders and have to find ways to meet
Private (2004)
Other
The home of a well-educated Palestinian family is raided by Israeli soldiers imprisoning the family on the ground floor while they take over the top floor as a lookout
The Promise (2010)
Other
A four-part drama about Londoner Erin who goes to visit her friend in Israel for the summer; she finds her grandfather's old diary & learns disturbing truths about Palestine & the atrocities he witnessed
Free Zone (2005)
Other
Two women, an American and an Israeli cab driver, drive into Jordan in order to retrieve money owed to the cab driver Hanna by a business partner; they are joined by a Palestinian woman, who is part of the family of the business partner, known as the American; they don't really discuss the Israel-Palestine question, focusing more on the matters of the heart (except for the question of where is the money owed to Hanna?); they form an emotional bond with each other
For my Father (2008)
Other
Suicide bomber has second thoughts about his mission after meeting some of the Israelis he was about to bomb
Homeland (2008)
Other
An Israeli man comes to New York City and falls in love with a Palestinian woman; will the politics of division divide the couple?
The Time that Remains (2009)
Other
Occupation of Arab Nazareth by the Israelis and its effects on the Arabs
Omar (2013)
Other
Young Palestinian males versus Israeli intelligence unit