In the Spotlight

FILM
JosePadilhaEntebbe

Jose Padilha In Negotiations To Direct ‘Entebbe’ For Working Title, Studiocanal – Berlin

It's the true story from 1976, when four hijackers - two Palestinian and two German - took a plane hostage and diverted it to land in Entebbe, Uganda, while they demanded the release of dozens of PM..View More


WeddingDollReview

Film Review: ‘Wedding Doll’

In what amounts to a contemporary Israeli take on "The Light in the Piazza," a mentally handicapped young woman's dreams of love and marriage are stymied by her overprotective mother in "Wedding A a..View More


NorwegianPro-IsraelFestival

Pro-Israel group shows movie boycotted by Norwegian festival

A Norwegian film festival refused to screen an Israeli film because of its adherence to a cultural boycott. Now, a pro-Israel organization is arranging for the film to be showed through its own a by..View More


Son of Saul restitution group

Why a Holocaust restitution group funded this Oscar-nominated film

BERLIN (JTA) - Set amid a 1944 prisoner uprising at Auschwitz, "Son of Saul" stood out as a long shot when its producers first applied for funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims The a..View More

Tikkun

Tikkun

Directed by: Avishai Sivan

Average user rating:   
Login to rate this

Haim-Aaron is an ultra-Orthodox scholar living in Jerusalem, whose talents and devotion are envied by all. One evening, Haim-Aaron collapses and loses consciousness. The paramedics announce to.. View More

Rita Jahan Faruz poster

Rita Jahan Foruz (2012)

Rita Yahan Foruz

Directed by: Ayal Goldberg

Average user rating:   
Login to rate this

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

Average user rating:   
Login to rate this

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

Newsletter Sign Up

Who We Are

The Israel Film Center is a leading resource for Israeli film, with the goal of expanding Israel's emerging film industry and promoting Israeli culture in America.

Read More About Us

Twitter Logo
Israel Film Center STREAM