Movies and TV shows set in palestinian authority

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in palestinian authority ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, emotional, bleak, thought provoking and captivating films and TV shows about / with society, jewish, israeli palestinian conflict, state affairs, politics, political unrest, life is a bitch, palestinian, family relations and terrorism plots mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres shot in France, Israel, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as palestinian authority: Omar (2013), Self Made (2014), Villa Touma (2014), The Honourable Woman (2014), Inch'Allah (2012), Ajami (2009), The Promise (2011), Giraffada (2013), Language of the Enemy (2008), Lipstikka (2011).

List of movies set in palestinian authority

Omar (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Palestine
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama, the story of three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fight for freedom, is billed as the first fully-financed film to come out of the Palestinian cinema industry.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, romantic, political ...
Plot: muslim, friendship, moral dilemma, resistance, confession, power of love, social problems, love and romance, terrorism, family relations, gain trust, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: palestinian authority, palestine, israel, middle east
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Self Made (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Self Made tells the story of two women - one Israeli, the other Palestinian- who are trapped within their respective worlds. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the life of the other on the opposite side of the border.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, surreal, feminist film ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, memory loss, mistaken identity, introspection, society, disorder, love and romance, impossible love, dark humor, performer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, palestinian authority, middle east
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Villa Touma (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three unmarried aristocratic Christian sisters from Ramallah have shut themselves in their villa clinging desperately to their former glory, until their orphan niece, Badia, walks into their life and turns their world upside down.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, teaching the ways of the world, isolation, wartime life, life is a bitch, confined, bittersweet, family in crisis, orphan, sister sister relationship, women, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: palestinian authority, middle east, palestine, israel
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The Honourable Woman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nessa Stein, the daughter of a Zionist arms procurer who as a child witnessed his assassination. Now an adult, Nessa inherits her father's company and changes course from supplying arms to laying data cabling networks between Israel and the ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, spy, political unrest, powerful corporation, political intrigue, family relations, mistrust, state affairs, secret service, muslim, undercover, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, palestine, england, israel, usa ...
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Inch'Allah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Canadian doctor finds her sympathies sorely tested while working in the conflict ravaged Palestinian territories.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, doctors and patients, political unrest, society, injustice, friendship, wartime life, life is a bitch, doctor, tragedy, terrorism, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, jerusalem, palestinian authority
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Ajami (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Israel, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ajami is an area of Tel Aviv in Israel where Arabs, Palestinians, Jews and Christians live together in a tense atmosphere. Omar, an Israeli Arab, struggles to save his family from a gang of extortionists. He also courts a beautiful Christian girl: ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, rough, bleak ...
Plot: missing person, forbidden love, realism, family problems, family feud, police brutality, life turned upside down, vengeance, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: palestine, israel, middle east, palestinian authority, tel aviv israel
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The Promise (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 356 min.
TV show
Story: A young British girl travels to Israel/Palestine, retracing the steps of her grandfather - a British soldier stationed there in the 1940s.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: jewish, israeli palestinian conflict, soldier, diary, military, military life, wartime life, life is a bitch, youth, society, occupation, political unrest ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, palestinian authority
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Giraffada (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Yacine is the veterinarian of the only zoo remaining in the Palestinian West Bank. He lives alone with his 10-year old son, Ziad. The kid has a special bond with the two giraffes in the zoo. He seems to be the only one to communicate with them. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: veterinarian, zoo, giraffe, obsessive quest, young heroes, father son relationship, youth, confined, escapades, parents and children, bomb, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: palestine, middle east, palestinian authority, israel, tel aviv israel
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Language of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American Jewish man visiting Jerusalem for the funeral of his father gets sucked into a world of violent intrigue after meeting a mysterious, beautiful Palestinian woman.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, psychological, talky ...
Plot: terrorism, political unrest, politics, couples, undercover, unfulfillment, society, american, femme fatale, life turned upside down, intrigue, israeli palestinian conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, jerusalem
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Lipstikka (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women reunite in London, where they go over the details of a life-changing event which occurred when they were teenagers in Jerusalem.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: forced sex, lesbian interest, haunted by the past, introspection, friendship, starting over, society, hopes, immigrants, youth, political unrest, unhappy wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, palestinian authority, europe, israel ...
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Private (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Palestinian family is trapped inside a house commandeered by Israeli soldiers.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: muslim, soldier, human rights, life is a bitch, survival, military, dysfunctional family, society, family problems, rivalry, confined, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, palestine, israel
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Bethlehem (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Israel, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younger brother of a senior Palestinian militant. Razi recruited Sanfur when he was just 15, and developed a ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, spy, terrorism, undercover, special agents, double agent, moral dilemma, society, informant, murder, teenager, jewish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: israel, venice, palestinian authority, middle east
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Valley of the Wolves: Palestine (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the Freedom Flotilla attempts to bring humanitarian assistance to Gaza refuses to turn back, it is attacked by the Israeli military. In a dramatic battle scene, activists resist and are killed by the Israeli soldiers. A Turkish commando team ...
Style: serious, bleak, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, track down, war, military, uninhibited rivalry, soldier, state affairs, vengeance, political unrest, violence spree, arab israeli conflict, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, turkey, palestinian authority, middle east
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A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tai is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. They must endure an explosive situation that is not ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, israeli palestinian conflict, rebelliousness, family life, friends, terrorism, politics, society, adolescence vs adulthood, political unrest, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, palestine, israel, palestinian authority
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The Attack (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Lebanon, France, Qatar, Belgium, Egypt
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Arab surgeon living in Tel Aviv discovers a dark secret about his wife in the aftermath of a suicide bombing.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncover truth, terrorism, investigation, israeli palestinian conflict, occupation, radical, society, suicide bomber, husband wife relationship, loss of wife, jewish, judaism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, palestinian authority, tel aviv israel
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Out in the Dark (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two young men — a Palestinian grad student and an Israeli lawyer — meet and fall in love amidst personal and political intrigue in this striking debut feature from Israeli director Michael Mayer.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gay couple, gay student, homosexuality, gay sex, love affair, muslim, family relations, lgbtq, society ...
Time: 21st century, year 1993, contemporary, 90s
Place: middle east, israel, tel aviv israel, palestinian authority, asia ...
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The Other Son (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two men discover they were accidentally switched at birth.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, jewish, parents and children, life turned upside down, family problems, switched at birth, teenage boy, introspection, society, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority
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Salt of This Sea (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Born in Brooklyn to Palestinian refugee parents, Soraya (Suheir Hammad) decides to journey to the country of her ancestry when she discovers that her grandfather's savings have been frozen in a Jaffa bank account since his 1948 exile. She soon ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: state affairs, politics, love affair, heist, social differences, injustice, life is a bitch, love and romance, discrimination, political unrest, bank robbery, woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, usa, palestinian authority ...
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Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Style: realistic, stylized, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: politics, orphan, refugee, injustice, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, terrorism, youth ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 90s
Place: middle east, palestine, israel, palestinian authority, jerusalem
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When Pigs Have Wings (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting: imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, biting
Plot: society, disorder, culture clash, suicide, judaism, bicycle, jewish, palestinian, misfit, nothing goes right, social misfits, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, palestine
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Film socialisme (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe. At night, a sister and her younger brother have summoned ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, avant garde, philosophical ...
Plot: politics, parents and children, human nature, family relations, society, state affairs, ship, social differences, parent child relationship, family business, filmmaking, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, greece, africa, italy, egypt ...
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Paradise Now (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paradise Now is filmed from the perspective of two Palestinian men who are preparing to perform a suicide attack in Israel. This is the first film to deal with the subject of suicide bombers.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, bleak, political, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, suicide, freedom, friendship, bomb, manipulation, israeli palestinian conflict, self sacrifice, destiny, occupation, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, palestine, israel, palestinian authority, france ...
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Lemon Tree (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Salma Zidane, a widow, lives simply from her grove of lemon trees in the West Bank's occupied territory. The Israeli defense minister and his wife move next door; the Secret Service orders the trees removed for security. The stoic Salma seeks ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: human spirit, terrorist, loneliness, injustice, neighbor, widow, occupation, fighting the system, reconciliation, rules and policies, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, palestine, palestinian authority, middle east, washington d.c. ...
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