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La Dune

'The Dune' ('La Dune'): Film Review

If, as Alfred Hitchcock once remarked, films can be like "slices of cake," then the meandering mystery movie The Dune (La Dune) could definitely use some extra chocolate, sprinkles, Reddi-wip, a of..View More


City of Borders

10 BEST ISRAELI GAY MOVIES (that even includes some which don’t end in tragedy!)

  Over recent years Israel has become a great source for LGBT movies that have found an eager worldwide audience. Probably the most successful and prolific filmmaker who has emerged from is..View More


Jerusalem Cinematheque's Noa Regev

Jersualem Film Festival Head Explains Why Palestinians Won’t Show Films at the Festival

By any metric, the CEO of the Jerusalem Cinematheque has had an eventful first year at her new job. The Cinematheque was founded in 1973 by Lia van Leer, who served as director for the theatre and..View More


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Big Bad Wolves

2013: A Year of Growth For Israeli Cinema

Although this year, Israel will not have a film competing for an Oscar, there is no doubt that Bethlehem, Israel's submission to the Academy will be seen by American audiences. 2013 brought Israeli..View More


Israel Film Center Recap: Doc Aviv

The 2013 Doc Aviv Film Festival included a diverse selection of Israeli premiere documentaries. On a oddly misty night in the new Tel Aviv port (though it felt more like London), the festival opened..View More


The Debt

"The Debt": American Remake of Israeli Film Opens This Week

The long awaited "The Debt" opens this Wednesday in NY, and premieres tonight at The JCC in Manhattan to a sold out crowd. This film was one of the most anticipated films that fell through the of of..View More


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