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queer lives

AICE Israeli Film Festival Shines Spotlight on Queer Lives

The AICE Israeli Film Festival has announced its 2015 programme, featuring 35 titles across six categories, screening in four cities from August 17 – 30 at Palace Cinemas in Sydney, Canberra..View More

jerusalem festival

Lineup released for Jerusalem Film Fest 2015

Lia van Leer, the founder of the Jerusalem Film Festival, who passed away last March, structured the event so that it would bring much-needed attention to Israeli filmmakers, and this year’s a..View More

Barak Shavit

Young Israeli Director Initiates Indiegogo Campaign for Consciousness Film

Hip, young, successful Israeli film director and producer Barak Shavit has a dream.  Rather than focus on the usual concerns of Israelis-the Israel-Palestinian conflict, or a start-up..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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