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Farewell to Avraham Hefner, the Forgotten Genius of Israeli Cinema

On my first morning in Tel Aviv University’s film school, a short gentleman with a shiny bald head and a neatly trimmed white beard walked into the classroom and told us that he was very sorry..View More


Great films at the Eurasia film festival

Israeli film Next To Her has won the top prize at the Eurasia Film Festival which was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The international jury was headed up by Kazakh actor Assanali..View More


Five Broken Camera

Israel Documentary: 7 Influential Films on Israeli Struggles

Documentary films that have been influential in highlighting Israelis’ struggles have a long history, but until the last few years, none had been nominated for an Oscar.“The and “5..View More


Gett

'Gett' wins best film at 'Israeli Oscars'

The film "Gett: The Trial of Vivian Amsalem" by the brother and sister team Ronit and Shlomi Ekabetz won the Best Film award on Sunday night at the Ophir Awards ceremony, held in Ashdod. The Best..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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