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Haifa

The 31st Haifa International Film Festival will take place this year from September 26 to October 5

The 31st Haifa International Film Festival will take place this year from September 26 to October 5 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other venues around the city. It will feature an especially strong a..View More


Festivals

An impressive number of Israeli films are to take part in the Venice, Toronto and New York Film Festivals

The fall film festival season is starting, and, as usual, Israeli films will have a significant presence at major international festivals. Israeli movies tend to do very well at the two biggest the..View More


Iran

Tel Aviv ‘Iran Embassy’ sign revealed as PR stunt for new film

A Tel Aviv sign announcing the opening of an “Iranian embassy,” which raised wide speculation, was revealed Thursday to be part of an advertising campaign for an upcoming film. The..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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