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Gay Palestinian Men

In new documentary, gay Palestinian men in Israel grapple with their sexual, national identity

  TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — During last summer's Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from a..View More


Locarna Boycott

Israel-centric film festival changes program name under threat of boycott

The Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland announced on Monday the six Israeli films that will have their world premiere at the festival, which opens on August 5. However, following from..View More


Jonathan Pollard

Jonathan Pollard, spy for Israel, to be subject of feature film

Marnie Langeroodi Wednesday 29 July 201512.54 EDTLast modified on Thursday 30 July 201509.30 EDT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Share on Pinterest Share..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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