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Tim Kalkhof in The Cakemaker, which opened at the Ritz at the Bourse on July 6.

‘The Cakemaker’ Explores Grief, Love

When Ofir Raul Graizer first set out to make The Cakemaker, nobody wanted to support it. After eight years of trying to make the film, the Israeli filmmaker’s debut is now opening in at..View More


On the set of 'Mami'

Occupation, Gang Rape and Racism: Israel's Most Controversial Rock Opera Set to Become a Movie

The 'Mami' returns: after it dared to pick at the most painful sores of Israeli society, “Mami,” the angry, kicking and defiant rock opera that was first staged in 1986, is about to a is..View More


Disobedience

'Disobedience' Offers a Glimpse Into an Insular World - but Goes Beyond Voyeurism

Two films set in ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, communities outside Israel are currently playing in local movie theaters. “Menashe,” Joshua Weinstein’s first feature, is set in a is in..View More


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Tim Kalkhof in The Cakemaker, which opened at the Ritz at the Bourse on July 6.

‘The Cakemaker’ Explores Grief, Love

When Ofir Raul Graizer first set out to make The Cakemaker, nobody wanted to support it. After eight years of trying to make the film, the Israeli filmmaker’s debut is now opening in at..View More


On the set of 'Mami'

Occupation, Gang Rape and Racism: Israel's Most Controversial Rock Opera Set to Become a Movie

The 'Mami' returns: after it dared to pick at the most painful sores of Israeli society, “Mami,” the angry, kicking and defiant rock opera that was first staged in 1986, is about to a is..View More


Disobedience

'Disobedience' Offers a Glimpse Into an Insular World - but Goes Beyond Voyeurism

Two films set in ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi, communities outside Israel are currently playing in local movie theaters. “Menashe,” Joshua Weinstein’s first feature, is set in a is in..View More


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