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Beyond the Mountains and Hills

Israel to premiere pavilion at Cannes Film Festival

While Israeli films have long been strong contenders at the Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from May 11-22, this year, for the first time, there will be a pavilion that will showcase the by..View More


Jeruzalem

Zombies in Jerusalem! Israeli horror films add a local twist

On an army base in northern Israel, a scrawny nerd with glasses shakily patrols in the dead of night. Suddenly he's ambushed by a group of militants in kaffiyehs, and he's forced to fight for his a..View More


Ronit Elkabetz

Ronit Elkabetz, Acclaimed Israeli Film Star and Director, Dies at 51

Ronit Elkabetz, an Israeli actress and director whose searing performances as a disturbed woman with magical powers, a restaurant owner in a lonely desert town and a divorced woman mired in a love a..View More


Who's Gonna Love Me Now?

Film About Gay Man With HIV Proves Documentaries Are Best Thing in Israeli Cinema

In one of the strongest scenes from "Who's Gonna Love Me Now?" the new documentary film by Tomer and Barak Heymann, the hero confronts one of his brothers. The hero in question is Saar Maoz, who up..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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