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Gal Gadot, Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine on set

Warner Bros. is planning a major Oscars push for Wonder Woman

That old saw about “comic books—they’re not just for kids anymore!” went out with pet rocks and orange shag carpeting, but even in 2017, when superhero movies carry the film..View More


A SCENE from Matan Yair’s ‘Scaffolding'

FROM THE JERUSALEM FILM FESTIVAL: BLUE AND WHITE ON THE SILVER SCREEN

The most talked about category at the Jerusalem Film Festival, which ends today, has been the Haggiag Competition for Full Length Israeli Feature Films. Impressive films that premiered in this in on..View More


Ashraf Marwan

Netflix Buys Rights to Israeli Film on the ‘Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel’

Netflix has bought the rights to the Israeli thriller Hamalach (The Angel) by Israeli director Ariel Vromen. According to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, the film’s script is based on the book The..View More


UNITY THRIVES IN JERUSALEM FILM WORKSHOP PROGRAM

UNITY THRIVES IN JERUSALEM FILM WORKSHOP PROGRAM

In 2009, award winning producer Gal Greenspan and his partner Roi Kurland founded Green Productions with a vision of young filmmakers come to Israel to tell unique stories through the medium of That..View More


It’s Not All Politics In Israeli Films

It’s Not All Politics In Israeli Films

The 5th annual Israel Film Center Festival launches this May with a diverse selection of Israel’s latest hit films. The focus of this festival is Israeli stories beyond the politics..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


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


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


JULY2

SF Black Film Fest looks at Israel through Black students’ eyes in ‘Taking Israel’

"Taking Israel" is a film executive produced by Dr. Eric Winston about a study-abroad program that he oversaw at Wilberforce University that exposed Black students to a semester of Israeli culture,..View More


JUNE3

New Christian Zionist Film Celebrates Jewish Victory in 1967

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) has produced a powerful new film, titled "In Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem," in honor of the 50th anniversary of the reunification of the city of under..View More


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