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A Coming-of-Age Film for a Newer Age

Michal Vinik, like many first-time screen writers and directors, decided to tell her own story. That’s the ring of truth behind her “Barash,” a poignant coming-of-age film about a..View More


Moran Rosenblatt as Hagit (shown with Roy Assaf as Omri) makes homemade wedding dolls and dreams of being married in “Wedding Doll,” an Israeli film by producer/director/writer Nitzan Gilady to open Friday, June 17 in South Florida.

Israeli film tackles sensitive subject

Nitzan Gilady — the Israeli producer/director/writer of "Wedding Doll," which opens Friday, June 17 across South Florida — says his film will show theatergoers a different kind of Doll"..View More


Mili Eshet and Alon Pdut in the film

In Israel a new film consciousness emerges, uneasily

The Israeli director Eran Kolirin shook up the 2007 Cannes Film Festival with "The Band's Visit," a movie that earned some of the best reviews of the year by examining the intercultural lives of and..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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