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VENICE - When high schoolers Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and Dionne (Stacey Dash) successfully fix up a couple of single teachers in Amy Heckerling's seminal teen hit "Clueless", the pampered girls be..
posted August 28, 2014 in News | Permalink
When did it all begin?
About a month ago it was reported that two Israeli films had been accepted to the prestigious Venice Film Festival, which runs from August 27 - September 6: "The Farewell by..
posted August 27, 2014 in News | Permalink
Israeli director Ari Folman's "The Congress" is "a visual masterpiece that will be studied and revered for generations," one critic writes.
Another critic took a quite different view of the film, a..
Israeli-Arab director Suha Arraf will have to return government funding for her film "Villa Touma," as she presented it to international film festivals as Palestinian despite the funding agreement a..
The region may be strained by conflicting ideals, but it's shoddy, Ikea-style furniture that's to blame for the accident that shakes a Jerusalem art-world dynamo out of her latest creative rut. of -..
posted August 26, 2014 in News | Permalink
A film that depicts the plight of Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank, but which is funded by Israeli money, Villa Touma should have served as a rare example of mutual understanding and of..
Over the past few weeks, I have been under attack by the public and the media. I suffered this defamatory attack for defining my film Villa Touma as a Palestinian film even though most of the came I..
posted August 24, 2014 in News | Permalink
It's been an eventful summer for Beitar Jerusalem. In June, after several young Israelis brutally murdered an Arab teenager in retaliation for the kidnapping and killing of three Jewish youths, that..
posted August 22, 2014 in News | Permalink
The Jerusalem Film Workshop in its inaugural year saw great success last Wednesday afternoon, as its 21 participants graduated the six-week program with a screening of their most recent short films...
posted August 20, 2014 in News | Permalink
Israeli writer-director Shira Geffen works with boundaries of perception. "I like the kind of thing where you don't know exactly where you are, if it's a dream or not, and I search for this line all..
posted August 19, 2014 in News | Permalink
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