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Rising Arab Film Star

Rising Israeli Arab TV Star No Longer Forced to Worry About Humiliating Airport Security Checks

Israeli cinema and television have provided Palestinian actress Samar Qupty with a showcase for her talent and enabled her to make small inroads against bigotry - even among the occasional airport a..View More


Israeli Basketball

'On the Map': Film Review

Dani Menkin's documentary recounts the inspiring tale of the Israeli national basketball team's 1977 win of the European Cup. There's no surer ingredient for a feel-good documentary than an sports a..View More


Oh La La

Oh La La! French comedy fest in Israel part deux

Once upon a time France was known for its dramas, but now, comedy is king in French cinema. The cinematheques in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Sderot, Herzliya, and Rosh Pina, as well as theaters in..View More


PTSD Film

Israeli film on shell shock gets personal and political

At first, the men in the documentary film "Made Like a Gun" (in Hebrew, "Palsar Himalaya") seem very "Israeli." Rugged, tanned, fit, tough, slightly balding, a cigarette forever perched at the of of..View More


A scene from the first season of the Israeli show

Netflix Buys Rights to Two New Israeli Shows

Netflix bought the rights to the Israeli political thriller “Fauda.” It will be available for streaming to all Netflix subscribers, in 130 countries, starting December 2. Co-creators Raz..View More


Israel Film Festival

Israeli film festival reflects that nation's diverse cinematic universe

Israel's film industry is burgeoning, with films in greater number and quality coming out of the country and finding international releases. That thriving industry, and the ever-more diverse group -..View More


Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace

Disturbing the Peace Studio: Abramorama Directed by Director Stephen Apkon and Andrew Young Violence begets violence as the ongoing trauma between the State of Israel and stateless Palestinians for..View More


Handout picture from ‘POW – Bandhi Yuddh Ke’

Internationally Acclaimed Israeli Drama Adapted for Indian Television

The internationally acclaimed Israeli thriller Hatufim has been adapted for Indian television as a limited run series called POW - Bandi Yuddh Ke (Prisoners of War), Reuters reported Thursday. As a..View More


Altar

A Race to the Altar

Through the Wall Hebrew title: L'avor et Ha'kir Directed by Rama Burshtein With Noa Koler, Amos Tamam, Oz Zehavi, Irit Sheleg, Ronny Merhavi Running time: 110 minutes In Hebrew. Check with theaters..View More


Carmiel Municipality

Carmiel Cancels Screening of Anti-Israel Film

The Carmiel municipality has canceled next week's screening of the movie "Junction 48," following the request of deputy mayor Rotem Yanai (Jewish Home). Yanai called the film "hostile" towards and a..View More


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