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Kevin Costner and Gal Gadot

Kevin Costner Premiers New Film With Gal Gadot in Israel, Rejects BDS Pressure

At the Israel premiere of a film starring Kevin Costner, the Hollywood actor said he does not care whether anti-Israel activists, including Roger Waters, disapprove of his visit to the Jewish don't..View More


Kamal Ashkar

Film Director Calls on Moroccan Jews in Israel to Return to Morocco

In an interview with the Israeli channel i24, French-Moroccan director Kamal Ashkar said his new film, called "Return of the Native: Jerusalem-Tinghir," will document Moroccan Jews in Israel to in a..View More


Presenting Princess Shaw

Two New Israeli Documentaries Deal with the Problems of Young People Today

Two extraordinary and very original Israeli documentaries — Barak and Tomer Heymann’s Who’s Gonna Love Me Now? and Ido Haar’s Presenting Princess Shaw — are opening and..View More


From the blog

Home Alone

Dance on Film: The Moderni Series

Israel's rich modern dance scene is made more accessible and endurable through another of Israel's renowned art forms-- its film industry.   Israeli film has experienced significant growth the..View More


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


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