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An Israeli film has made the list of nominees contending for best foreign language film in the 72nd Golden Globe Awards.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Thursday announced nominations in..
posted December 11, 2014 in News | Permalink
ust a few minutes into the Israeli film Zero Motivation, we're introduced to a staple gun-a prized possession kept hidden in an Israel Defense Forces filing cabinet. What at first seems like a it as..
posted December 08, 2014 in News | Permalink
THE DOVE FLYER, aka Farewell Baghdad, was shown at the November 2014 Other Israel Film Festival at the JCC of the Upper West Side in New York. Directed by Nissim Dayan, the film is based on a 1992 a..
posted December 07, 2014 in News | Permalink
Israeli cinema is rich with movies about war and the army. But even novel ones - Amos Gitai's "Kippur" (2000) or Eytan Fox's "Yossi & Jagger" (2002), for instance - are blood-soaked and Director..
posted December 06, 2014 in News | Permalink
If you were to make a film about Eran Riklis's life - well, that's ridiculous. You're not the filmmaker; he is.
But if you were going to do it anyway, you might want to plan a shot of his passport...
posted December 05, 2014 in News | Permalink
Winner of Israel's Oscar equivalent for Best Documentary, this year's Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winner and eligible for a Best Documentary Academy Award, Israeli-born writer-director The..
posted December 04, 2014 in News | Permalink
Most films aim to entertain and inform audiences, a few aspire for changes in society. "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem," Israel's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race, is hoping to change in..
The 16th Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival is coming up at the Jerusalem Cinematheque on December 16, but that isn't the only special program the Cinematheque is offering this month. George (Rehor) was..
Comedy is serious business.
Consider the new Israeli film "Zero Motivation," which has its U.S. theatrical premiere here this week at Film Forum. A debut feature for writer-director Talya Lavie, it..
posted December 02, 2014 in News | Permalink
Guy Davidi is famous as the co-director, along with Emad Burnat, of 5 Broken Cameras, the wrenching story of the village of Bil'in taking on the monstrous Israeli occupation. The film was nominated..
posted December 01, 2014 in News | Permalink
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