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Jerusalem's Crown Restored

The 35th Jerusalem Film Festival concluded this Sunday after 10 days of celebrated films from around the world, including many Israeli premieres. This flagship festival is a major pipeline for film..View More


Isle of Dogs

World premiers and distinguished guests

The 35th Jerusalem Film Festival, which will run at the Jerusalem Cinematheque from July 26 to August 5, is one of the biggest and most exciting movie events of the year. It will feature a..View More


Bilby and a friend

DreamWorks picks up an Israeli's film

Bilby is a roughly eight-minute film that depicts a cute, furry marsupial called a Bilby who doesn’t give up despite the long odds. Animator and Tel Avivian Liron Topaz was one of on..View More


Tim Kalkhof in The Cakemaker, which opened at the Ritz at the Bourse on July 6.

‘The Cakemaker’ Explores Grief, Love

When Ofir Raul Graizer first set out to make The Cakemaker, nobody wanted to support it. After eight years of trying to make the film, the Israeli filmmaker’s debut is now opening in at..View More

Oriented

Oriented

Directed by: Jake Witzenfeld

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Three gay Palestinian friends explore the contradictions in their lives with Jewish filmmaker, Witzenfeld. Khader is at ease with his relationship with an Israeli lover as just another dimension of.. View More

Tikkun

Tikkun

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

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