Film news and reviews

Princess

'Princess’ takes a bow at Sundance

Equal parts disturbing and beautiful, Princess follows a 12-year-old girl, Adar (Shira Haas), who is uncomfortably aware of the sexual relationship between her mother and her is right on a..View More


Tsili

Movie Review: Amos Gitai’s ‘Tsili’ at the New York Jewish Film Festival

Tsili, in its U.S. Premiere at the 2015 New York Jewish Film Festival, is Director Amos Gitai’s ambitious tribute to the Romanian-Israeli novelist and survivor Aharon Appelfeld, the..View More


The Dune

New York Jewish Film Festival Movie Review: ‘The Dune’

The Dune, which screened as part of the 24th New York Jewish Film Festival examines how two men, an investigator who lives in Paris and a repairman who lives in Israel finally confront a secret part..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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