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Gett

The Movie Exposing Israel's Marriage Scandal

Rarely does a film integrate a social and political message within a forceful drama as masterfully as Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem. The impossibility, for a woman, of obtaining a divorce..View More


Aya, an Israeli short film, gets Oscar nod

The Israeli short film, Aya, was among the Oscar nominees in the Best Live Action Short category. The nominees were announced on Thursday in Los Angeles. The short dramatic film Aya was directed by..View More


Tsili

Israeli Films, Front And Center

In the first of three articles on this year's New York Jewish Film Festival, now underway at Lincoln Center, the continuing growth of the event was attributed in part to the splendid creative of the..View More


Israeli film headed to Berlin film fest

Israeli director Nadav Lapid will represent Israel at the 65th annual Berlin Film Festival next month. Lapid, whose 2011 feature "The Policeman" and 2014 feature "The Kindergarten Teacher" were his..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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