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Claude Lanzmann

Claude Lanzmann honored at Haifa Film Festival

Legendary French documentary director Claude Lanzmann, best known for his Holocaust documentary, Shoah - considered by many to be the greatest Holocaust film of all time and one of the best ever - 5..View More

3000 nights

Movie Review: 3000 Nights

  A Palestinian woman's random good deed leads to her arrest and imprisonment in 3000 Nights, a feature that illustrates the plight of political prisoners in Israel through one character's Mai..View More

Time Out of Mind

New movies and top guests will delight moviegoers at Haifa Film Festival

The 31st Haifa International Film Festival, which will take place from September 26 to October 5 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other theaters around the city, will show more than 100 of the best the..View More

Baba Joon

‘Baba Joon’ wins the Ophir Award for best picture

Baba Joon, the story of a father-son conflict in a family of Iranian immigrants living in the Negev directed by Yuval Delshad, was awarded "Best Picture" at the Ophir Awards prize ceremony in Ashdod..View More



Directed by: Avishai Sivan

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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

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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

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