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Eyes of a Thief

Palestinian cinema comes of age with ‘Eyes of a Thief’

Anyone needing proof of the political minefield that is Israeli-Palestinian relations only needs to consider recent events in the film world. First, Israel’s Culture and Sports Ministry that I..View More


Next to Her

‘Next to Her’ wins top prize at Haifa film festival

The film Next to Her won the top prize in the Best Israeli Feature Film competition at the 30th Haifa International Film Festival, which concluded on October 18. The movie, directed by Asaf Korman,..View More


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Encouraging cinema

Offering a break from the political and armed conflicts that colour the international community's view of Israel, the 12th World Film Festival of Bangkok and the Israeli embassy have collaborated to..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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