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Eyes of a Thief

Palestinian cinema comes of age with ‘Eyes of a Thief’

Anyone needing proof of the political minefield that is Israeli-Palestinian relations only needs to consider recent events in the film world. First, Israel’s Culture and Sports Ministry that I..View More

Next to Her

‘Next to Her’ wins top prize at Haifa film festival

The film Next to Her won the top prize in the Best Israeli Feature Film competition at the 30th Haifa International Film Festival, which concluded on October 18. The movie, directed by Asaf Korman,..View More

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Encouraging cinema

Offering a break from the political and armed conflicts that colour the international community's view of Israel, the 12th World Film Festival of Bangkok and the Israeli embassy have collaborated to..View More

David Broza

Israeli troubadour launches peace project

Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza wishes to make a film documenting the recording process of his latest album East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem, produced as a collaboration between Israeli and in an..View More

The Green Prince

The Green Prince (Music Box Films, NR)

The Green Prince is a documentary based on the memoir Son of Hamas by Mosab Hassan Yousef, a Palestinian who worked as an informant for ten years for the Israeli security agency Shin Bet. There are..View More

Villa Touma

The Hand That Feeds Bites Back

Like most film festivals around the world, the Toronto International Film Festival provides audiences with standard information about the movies on its menu: screening dates and times, duration, The..View More

Big Bad Wolves

‘Big Bad Wolves’ Helmers To Remake ‘Vengeance’ At Sony

EXCLUSIVE: Navot Papushado and Aharon Keshales have been set by Sony Pictures to write and direct a remake of the 2009 Hong Kong-French thriller Vengeance. Sony Pictures has acquired the underlying..View More

Next to Her

Director uses family knowledge for emotive tale of living with disability

Asaf Korman must have realised that the chances of his film Next To Her becoming a box office hit were slight. He is, after all, a first time feature director and the subject he chose for the movie..View More


Israeli divorce drama wins big at Hamptons film fest

The Israeli film about one woman's years-long saga to obtain a divorce from her husband in rabbinical court on Monday clinched the award for best narrative feature at the Hamptons International Film..View More

Almost Friends

Quality is a tradition

The sixth DocAviv Galilee Festival, which features the best in contemporary documentary cinema, along with dance, music and other cultural events, will be held at Ma’a lot Tarshiha from 28 to..View More

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