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This year’s Tribeca Film Festival included three new films from Israel, a continuation of the nation’s seeming gold rush of quality filmmaking. One of those films, “S#x has its in ..
posted December 03, 2013 in News | Permalink
Throughout his career Duki Dror has made hard-hitting films about Vietnamese boat people adjusting to life in Israel, criminals serving life sentences in an Illinois prison, a Palestinian-Israeli by..
posted November 29, 2013 in News | Permalink
In almost all the eulogies heard since Arik Einstein's death, along with praise for his musical talents there was an emphasis on his considerable ability as a film actor. Although Einstein was with..
Walt Disney Animation Studios has bought the rights for “Dolphin Boy,” an Israeli-made documentary film about Morad, an Israeli Arab teenager who was healed by Eilat’s dolphins a a..
posted November 26, 2013 in News | Permalink
An Israeli film directed by a Palestinian and an Israeli was named best documentary at the 41st annual International Emmy Awards.
“5 Broken Cameras,” which was nominated for an Academy..
Tomer Heymann is, admittedly, a man obsessed. It’s been seven years since the documentary filmmaker embarked on his latest project, “Mr. Gaga,” about Ohad Naharin, the iconic and a..
In recent years there have been a rash of documentaries of Muslim converts (or reverts as they are called in Islam), as there seems to be a particular fascination with white Westerners who decide to..
posted November 25, 2013 in News | Permalink
Following police through Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez — reputedly the world’s homicide capital — the Israeli filmmaker Shaul Schwarz finds mutilated corpses and gutters with..
posted November 21, 2013 in News | Permalink
Udi Aloni would like to be able to say that the 2011 murder of Juliano Mer-Khamis has not destroyed his spirit; that his dearly departed friend’s Freedom Theatre company is forging ahead, that..
This impassioned documentary concerns the economic and cultural clashes occurring in the ancient Israeli city of Akka.The sight of young people happily jumping from a massive stone wall into the sea..
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