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A Coming-of-Age Film for a Newer Age

Michal Vinik, like many first-time screen writers and directors, decided to tell her own story. That’s the ring of truth behind her “Barash,” a poignant coming-of-age film about a..View More

Moran Rosenblatt as Hagit (shown with Roy Assaf as Omri) makes homemade wedding dolls and dreams of being married in “Wedding Doll,” an Israeli film by producer/director/writer Nitzan Gilady to open Friday, June 17 in South Florida.

Israeli film tackles sensitive subject

Nitzan Gilady — the Israeli producer/director/writer of "Wedding Doll," which opens Friday, June 17 across South Florida — says his film will show theatergoers a different kind of Doll"..View More

Mili Eshet and Alon Pdut in the film

In Israel a new film consciousness emerges, uneasily

The Israeli director Eran Kolirin shook up the 2007 Cannes Film Festival with "The Band's Visit," a movie that earned some of the best reviews of the year by examining the intercultural lives of and..View More

Ori Sivan's ‘Harmonia.’

Israeli Movies at Jerusalem Film Festival Announced

The lineup of movies in the Israeli competition categories for the 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival was just announced, and it’s an especially strong group, as some of Israel’s best-known at..View More



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



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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