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Where does poetic inspiration come from? Nadav Lapid's new film The Kindergarten Teacher wants to know. But something heavier is on its mind: the liabilities of that lyrical muse. We..
posted March 27, 2015 in News | Permalink
Where does The Ballad of the Weeping Spring take place? The question hovers over Benny Toraty's Wild East fable, which may unfold in yesteryear's Levant, or perhaps just in fantasyland. of..
Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot, who will be starring as Wonder Woman in the upcoming Zack Snyder movie "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice," is the new face of Gucci who is the new a..
posted March 23, 2015 in News | Permalink
A long of line of directors, producers, actors and others from the film industry were among hundreds who on Monday paid their last respects to Lia Van Leer, who established and for decades managed a..
Eerily similar in premise to fellow Sundance title “The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” but very different tonally and otherwise, the Israeli drama “Princess” plays out an of..
posted March 16, 2015 in News | Permalink
A bracingly austere slice of somber social realism from Israel, Ben Zaken is the debut feature of young writer-director Efrat Corem. The dramatic focus is an impoverished family in a..
Shira Geffen's latest outing down the Croisette at the Critics' Week sidebar should certainly help rectify matters. Dripping with black humor but never riding its (female) the of..
Shira Geffen's clever identity-swap comedy subvertscliches and upends expectations.
Through a mix-up at a border checkpoint, an Israeli performance artist trades places with a Palestinian bomber..
Lia Van Leer, founder of the Jerusalem Cinematheque and a pioneering figure in the Israeli film industry, died Friday at a hospital in Jerusalem. She was 90.
In the 1950s, Van Leer and her husband,..
posted March 14, 2015 in News | Permalink
The Batei Din Rabbaniyim, or Rabbinical Courts, held their annual educational training conference for dayanim - or rabbinical judges - last week. What made this year's conference unique was the fact..
posted March 04, 2015 in News | Permalink
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