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Fans fume over Gadot’s ‘Wonder Woman’ salary

Fans fume over Gadot’s ‘Wonder Woman’ salary

With “Wonder Woman” sprinting toward global profits of $600 million, some fans of the female-led superhero movie are up in arms over what they say is a meager paycheck for Israeli a..View More


Gal Gadot

Before 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot had to carry a $150 million blockbuster, she nearly quit acting

She served two years in the Israeli Defense Force and competed in high-stakes beauty pageants, but it was Hollywood that truly tested "Wonder Woman" Gal Gadot's resilience. "This profession, the -..View More


JULY3

FRANCO-GERMAN TV NETWORK DROPS FILM ON ANTISEMITISM BECAUSE IT IS ‘PRO-ISRAEL’

Editors from the Franco- German TV network ARTE have reneged on showing a widely acclaimed documentary on the explosion of lethal antisemitism in Europe, because the film is considered commissioned..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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