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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


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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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