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Gal Gadot, Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine on set

Warner Bros. is planning a major Oscars push for Wonder Woman

That old saw about “comic books—they’re not just for kids anymore!” went out with pet rocks and orange shag carpeting, but even in 2017, when superhero movies carry the film..View More


A SCENE from Matan Yair’s ‘Scaffolding'

FROM THE JERUSALEM FILM FESTIVAL: BLUE AND WHITE ON THE SILVER SCREEN

The most talked about category at the Jerusalem Film Festival, which ends today, has been the Haggiag Competition for Full Length Israeli Feature Films. Impressive films that premiered in this in on..View More


Ashraf Marwan

Netflix Buys Rights to Israeli Film on the ‘Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel’

Netflix has bought the rights to the Israeli thriller Hamalach (The Angel) by Israeli director Ariel Vromen. According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, the film’s script is based on the book The..View More


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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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