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A Coming-of-Age Film for a Newer Age

Michal Vinik, like many first-time screen writers and directors, decided to tell her own story. That’s the ring of truth behind her “Barash,” a poignant coming-of-age film about a..View More


Moran Rosenblatt as Hagit (shown with Roy Assaf as Omri) makes homemade wedding dolls and dreams of being married in “Wedding Doll,” an Israeli film by producer/director/writer Nitzan Gilady to open Friday, June 17 in South Florida.

Israeli film tackles sensitive subject

Nitzan Gilady — the Israeli producer/director/writer of "Wedding Doll," which opens Friday, June 17 across South Florida — says his film will show theatergoers a different kind of Doll"..View More


Mili Eshet and Alon Pdut in the film

In Israel a new film consciousness emerges, uneasily

The Israeli director Eran Kolirin shook up the 2007 Cannes Film Festival with "The Band's Visit," a movie that earned some of the best reviews of the year by examining the intercultural lives of and..View More


Ori Sivan's ‘Harmonia.’

Israeli Movies at Jerusalem Film Festival Announced

The lineup of movies in the Israeli competition categories for the 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival was just announced, and it’s an especially strong group, as some of Israel’s best-known at..View More


 Unknown New Orleans singer goes viral in Israeli film

Unknown New Orleans singer goes viral in Israeli film

The internet is a mixed bag, to be sure, but sometimes it can make the world a smaller, warmer place. In his heartwarming documentary “Presenting Princess Shaw,” Israeli filmmaker Ido a..View More


Israeli Film on Female IDF Soldiers to be Adapted Into US Comedy Series

Israeli Film on Female IDF Soldiers to be Adapted Into US Comedy Series

JNS.org – BBC America will adapt an acclaimed Israeli film into an American TV comedy series, according to a list of future BBC America projects announced comedy about..View More


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Azerbaijani "The Last Jew in the Village" at Israeli Film Festival

International Film Festival "Near Nazareth Festival" kicked off in Afula, films from 65 countries participate in it. The festival is held with the support of the Department for Absorption of the of..View More


A scene from Or Sinai's

Two Israeli Films Win awards at the Cannes Film Festival

Two Israeli films have won awards at the Cannes Film Festival, which ends in the southern France resort on Sunday, “Anna,” a short movie by Or Sinai, claimed first place in the student..View More


Beyond the Mountains and Hills

Israel to premiere pavilion at Cannes Film Festival

While Israeli films have long been strong contenders at the Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from May 11-22, this year, for the first time, there will be a pavilion that will showcase the by..View More


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Zombies in Jerusalem! Israeli horror films add a local twist

On an army base in northern Israel, a scrawny nerd with glasses shakily patrols in the dead of night. Suddenly he's ambushed by a group of militants in kaffiyehs, and he's forced to fight for his a..View More


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