All the Israeli Films and Series That Went Global in 2020

It’s been a big year for Israeli entertainment! People all around the world began to incorporate Israeli movies and TV shows into their to-watch lists as more Israeli programs had been sold globally than ever.

From Valley of Tears gaining worldwide praise after being sold to HBO Max, to Season 3 of Shtisel making headlines all over mainstream American media, see the list of all the Israeli content that got people around the world talking!

*Disclamer: the programs on this list are unrelated to IZZY’s streaming platform

Tehran

Fauda writer Moshe Zonder co-created this espionage thriller about a Mossad agent who embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran, Iran.

Shtisel Season 3

In this award-winning drama series, a Haredi family living in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem reckons with love, loss and the doldrums of daily life.

Valley of Tears

This series, starring Aviv Alush, tells the story of young combatants who are thrust into Israel’s 1973 Yom Kippur War.

Iron Dome

This three-part documentary series tells the untold story of why and how Israel engineered the world’s most miraculous missile defense system.

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Muna

This series is about an Arab-Israeli woman named Muna, and the conflict in her life between her conservative Arab village upbringing and her current life in Tel Aviv.

Fauda Season 3

Israel’s most well-known series is about a top Israeli agent who comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian fighter he thought he’d killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.

Losing Alice

An ambitious female film director meets — and obsesses over — a younger femme-fatale screenwriter in this eight-part mini-series.

On The Spectrum

In this half-hour comedy-drama series, three roommates with varying levels of autism learn to cope with their world around them.

The Death of Cinema and My Father Too

A father and son try to freeze time through cinema, but the father’s illness threatens to cut their quest short.

Your Honor

In this dark, complex drama, the life of a brilliant judge is heading down a promising path until his teenage son is involved in a hit-and-run, in which he is the guilty party. 

Possessions

Natalie, a young French woman living in Israel, is accused of murdering her husband on the night of her wedding in this psychological thriller.

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