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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


In the Image

What She Sees

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival opens July 24 with The Green Prince, a documentary based on the memoir of Mosab Hassan Yousef. The son of a founding member of Hamas, he worked as an agent for..View More


Three Sisters aka Villa Touma

Palestinian film shortlisted for Venice festival’s Critics' Week

A Palestinian filmmaker's debut feature film has been shortlisted for the Venice International Film Festival's 29th Critics' Week. The film, "Villa Touma," is directed and self-produced by Suha who..View More


From the blog

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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