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Like the Academy Award-nominated film "Omar," "Bethlehem" explores the complex relationship between a young Palestinian informant and an older Israeli secret service officer who has recruited the to..
posted March 06, 2014 in News | Permalink
Under the Same Sun is the story of two businessmen, Shaul Cohen, an Israeli, and Nizar Ahmad, a Palestinian who set out to make money but end up making peace. The film is produced by two veteran and..
posted March 05, 2014 in News | Permalink
Nominated in the best foreign language category, it raises the highly sensitive issue of Palestinian collaborators.The movie follows the difficult choices that the title character, a young baker, he..
posted February 27, 2014 in News | Permalink
Less is more in Bethlehem, Israeli filmmaker Yuval Adler’s slick debut feature about an Israeli secret service agent and his teen Palestinian informer and the animosities that envelop them. he..
posted February 24, 2014 in News | Permalink
For a nation whose film culture has, for decades, revered the meditative and the political, Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado’s film “Rabies” — a twisted fairy tale, about..
posted February 21, 2014 in News | Permalink
American art-house audiences are being offered an intriguing exercise in double vision over the next couple of weeks: two movies about Palestinian informants and their complicated relationships with..
posted February 20, 2014 in News | Permalink
Centering on the complicated relationship between an Israeli secret service agent and his young Palestinian informant, the taut, tightly wound thriller has racked up several awards in Israel and at..
posted February 19, 2014 in News | Permalink
In the climactic scene of Mor Vital's documentary "Julianna Lev: Arab, Israeli, Transgender, Porn-Star," Julianna, an Arab transgender, wears a black Arabic gown and burka, which cover her from head..
posted February 10, 2014 in News | Permalink
If you’ve ever seen a vigilante movie, the following plot description might ring some bells: a little girl is missing and the main suspect is caught by the police but is quickly released due a..
posted February 05, 2014 in News | Permalink
Joseph Pichhadze’s new film opening this week is called “Sweets,” a seemingly innocent and childish title. The name doesn’t hint that the movie is about a bloody war between..
posted January 30, 2014 in News | Permalink
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