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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Ansalem

Israeli film 'Gett' nominated for Golden Globe

An Israeli film has made the list of nominees contending for best foreign language film in the 72nd Golden Globe Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Thursday announced nominations in..View More


Zero Motivation

Zero Motivation

ust a few minutes into the Israeli film Zero Motivation, we're introduced to a staple gun-a prized possession kept hidden in an Israel Defense Forces filing cabinet. What at first seems like a it as..View More


The Dove Flyer

When Iraq's Jews Were Forced Out

THE DOVE FLYER, aka Farewell Baghdad, was shown at the November 2014 Other Israel Film Festival at the JCC of the Upper West Side in New York. Directed by Nissim Dayan, the film is based on a 1992 a..View More


Talya Lavie

Israeli writer-director Talya Lavie debuts with ‘Zero Motivation

Israeli cinema is rich with movies about war and the army. But even novel ones - Amos Gitai's "Kippur" (2000) or Eytan Fox's "Yossi & Jagger" (2002), for instance - are blood-soaked and Director..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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