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Natalie Portman

Cannes Film Review: ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’

For those who love the writing of Amos Oz, the Israeli storyteller's autobiographical "A Tale of Love and Darkness" illuminates his reasons for picking up the pen in the first place, pointing to his..View More


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Jerusalem to build film and television complex to attract international productions

On the heels of several high-profile Hollywood productions filmed, or filming, in the capital, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat announced Tuesday his intention to build a major film and television complex..View More


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Israeli Air Force: Front and Center On Film

The vaunted Israeli Air Force is flying high with two documentaries screening on television stations and at film festivals, while a feature movie waits in the wings. However, the focus is not on or..View More


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Patrick Stewart in "Hunting Elephants," a New Israeli Heist Movie

Before we really get into "Hunting Elephants," know this: this is a movie in which Captain Picard dresses up like Darth Vader. For pub trivia alone, this mild, not very successful Israeli heist is a..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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