With Chutzpa Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Sheik (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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The Sheik is a pop culture documentary that chronicles Khosrow Vaziri's electrifying career. From his upbringing in Iran, to his journey in America, to his unprecedented experiences as America's most hated villain.

Director: Igal Hecht | Stars: Jack Black, Jim Duggan, Mick Foley, Todd W. Fulkerson

Votes: 889

2. Heroes Manufactured (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

8.5
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A documentary following Canadian artists and their ability to break into the comic book industry while dealing with fandom and the craze of comic book conventions in Canada.

Director: Yaron Betan | Stars: Neal Adams, Vitaly S. Alexius, Gillian Anderson, Sanya Anwar

Votes: 455

3. Israeli Nightlife (2006)

45 min | Documentary

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Israeli Night Life takes the viewer on a high octane, pumping, sexy journey, through Israel's underground and main stream night life scene.

Director: Igal Hecht

4. Buskers (2017– )

22 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

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BUSKERS is a 13-part factual series that showcases street performers from around the world. Through performances and interviews, we explore what it means to be a busker and why these ... See full summary »

5. The Chosen People (2012)

52 min | Documentary

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An intimate and rare exploration of the world of Messianic Judaism and Jews who believe in Jesus. Filmed in Canada for a period of five years, the film follows members of the city of David ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

6. Forgotten on Sinjar (2020)

90 min | Documentary | Filming

Forgotten on Sinjar: The story of the Yazidi Genocide, will center on the overlooked and almost forgotten genocide of the Yazidi people. It will shed light on a remarkable story of ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

7. My Election (2020)

75 min | Documentary

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"My Election" is an uncompromising POV piece that explores the ever changing landscape of Israeli politics and battle for Israel's future and shines a bright light on the fragility of ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

8. The Patricia J Show: Pilot (2015 TV Special)

Talk-Show

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The Patricia J Show".was created as a place where the conversations are back to being real. A place where we will connect with ALL PEOPLE who have made a difference in Canadian society and ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht | Stars: Patricia Jaggernauth, Maestro Fresh Wes

9. Shunned (2009)

48 min | Documentary

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he internal struggle of the LGBTQ Palestinian community is constant and often overshadowed by the Israeli Palestinian conflict. "Shunned" delves into a community about which very little is ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

10. My Home (I) (2016)

52 min | Documentary

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Minorities make up 20% of the Israel's population, with the Jewish majority referring to them collectively as "Arabs". Many in Israel, and around the world, believe this minority to be ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

11. A Universal Language (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

5.7
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A Universal Language, documents the exciting once in a life time journey of six Canadian comedians, among them Canadian comedy icon Mark Breslin, as they explore comedy, identity and ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht | Stars: Aaron Berg, Mark Breslin, Sam Easton, Rebecca Kohler

Votes: 6

12. Disengaging Democracy (2006)

82 min | Documentary

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Disengaging Democracy, from award winning documentary filmmaker Igal Hecht, takes a rare and provocative look at what happened to Israeli democracy before, during, and after the historical ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

13. Shtetl in the City: Memories of Toronto's Jewish Community (2016)

77 min | Documentary

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"A great intergenerational day out. A must-see film for anyone who grew up in Toronto or is interested in Toronto's Jewish history. This lovely and well-made documentary is the culmination ... See full summary »

Directors: Igal Hecht, Aaron Daniel Mandel

14. 35 Acres (2008)

48 min | Documentary

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35 ACRES explores the most contentious piece of real estate on the face of the Earth. Holy for both Jews and Muslims the Sharam El Sharif/Temple Mount, is one of the most volatile areas in ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

15. The Hilltops (2011)

Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary

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A documentary on residents of West Bank settlements.

Director: Igal Hecht

16. In the Shadow of the Messiah (2004)

47 min | Documentary

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'In The Shadow of the Messiah,' is the story of Messianic Jews from Toronto and Messianic Christians from Holland, who travel throughout the land of Israel in hopes of spreading the word of... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

17. Not in My Name (2005)

104 min | Documentary

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ot in My Name takes a critical yet balanced look at the movement of the political Jewish Left Wing community in North America and their position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Filmed ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

18. Qassam (2005)

42 min | Documentary, Short

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Qassam tells the story of the city of Sderot and the people who live there. The city has been attacked by thousands of Palestinian Qassam rockets since 2001. Broadcasters: CTS, ichannel, JLTV, TJC and Shalom-TV.

Director: Igal Hecht

19. Pride (2006)

45 min | Documentary

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Violence, threats of terror attack and condemnation from religious leaders plagued the 2006 Jerusalem Pride Parade. LGBT citizens of the state of Israel found themselves fighting for their ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

20. Parted (2002)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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One of Igal Hecht's first documentary films, "Parted," tells the story of Moshe Ben Gal, who has to come to terms with his decision to stay and live in Canada, when he's younger brother Alon joins the Israeli army.

Director: Igal Hecht

21. My Flag (2009)

58 min | Documentary

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On the Eve of Israel's 60th birthday, Canadian- Israeli filmmaker Igal Hecht travels from one end of Israel to the other for six months, asking Israelis one simple question: "What does the ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht | Star: Igal Hecht

22. Streets of Jerusalem (2007)

48 min | Documentary

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Streets of Jerusalem, shot over a period of five years, centers around the lives of ten Jerusalem residents.

Director: Igal Hecht

23. For The Love of Jujie (2013)

48 min | Documentary

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A profile of Olympic fencer Jujie Luan.

Director: Yawei Cui | Star: Jujie Luan

24. Shield of Solomon (2008)

52 min | Documentary

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Thousands of men, women and children from Southern Sudan and the region of Darfur have been killed in what's described as the first genocide of the 21stCentury. Shield of Solomon, a new ... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

25. Banished (2009)

47 min | Documentary

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Banished tells the story of the aftermath of the Gaza Disengagement. Director Igal Hecht completes his Disengagement trilogy which started with Qassam (2004) and Disengaging Democracy (2006... See full summary »

Director: Igal Hecht

26. MUZIKA (2011–2015)

24 min | Biography

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Muzika is a biography series which explores the musical career of Israel's hottest music acts. The series began airing in Canada and the US in 2011. 104 episodes were produced.


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