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When the Occupied Film the Occupiers

At its best, art is about connection. A new Israeli-Palestinian documentary short film exploits the natural three-way relationship between artist, audience and subject to reveal an unexpected source..View More


Jerusalem Film Festival 2014

Air Raid Sirens and Israeli Bombs: The Jerusalem International Film Festival

Noa Regev, the new director of the Jerusalem International Film Festival, had a difficult task for her first edition. Walking a fine line between continuing with the film screenings while as it is..View More


Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

Catch a first glimpse of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is here! Well, almost. Fans got their first glimpse at Gal Gadot's incarnation of the female superhero from "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" this weekend, when a photo of her was a..View More


La Dune

'The Dune' ('La Dune'): Film Review

If, as Alfred Hitchcock once remarked, films can be like "slices of cake," then the meandering mystery movie The Dune (La Dune) could definitely use some extra chocolate, sprinkles, Reddi-wip, a of..View More

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Rita Jahan Foruz (2012)

Rita Yahan Foruz

Directed by: Ayal Goldberg

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Rita Jahan Farouz immigrated to Israel from Iran with her family, when she was eight years old. Now on the eve of her forty-ninth birthday, with enormous tension between Tehran and Jerusalem looming.. View More

Sumna's Letter (2011)

Ha-Mikhtav shel Sumna

Directed by: Timna Goldstein Chatab, Hadar Kleinman

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Hannah Star was adopted as an infant from Romania to Israel and was sent to a boarding school at age 13.  As she approaches her 18 birthday, she decides to go on a journey in search of her and.. View More

Dark Side (2014)

Hatsad Hafel

Directed by: Natalie Assouline Terebilo

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86-year-old Moshe Knebel appears to be a regular grandfather. Maybe a tad sturdier and stronger than most, but still a normal old man. Moshe Knebel, however, is anything but ordinary. He took Today,.. View More

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