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Linked by Deadly Bonds

During the Cold War there was an entire genre of films that dealt with the human stories behind spying: what it means to spend your life lying, living two lives, never trusting anyone by first-time..View More


Movie Review: Inch'allah

The film-makers of Israel and Palestine have been exceptionally productive over the past decade, creating work that acknowledges the intractable difficulty of reconciling enemies in such entrenched..View More

Bar Refaeli

Now You See Her: Bar Refaeli Poses as a Spy in Much-Anticipated Israeli Film

In February 2010 the international media was taken by storm: Dubai police released still photos and videos taken by security cameras that showed the foreign agents who had been sent to assassinate a..View More

Ali Waked

Defending 'Bethlehem': Filmmaker Ali Waked on Betrayal in the West Bank

Ali Waked spent 10 years reporting on the lives and deaths of Palestinians in the territories, hanging out with wanted terrorists in refugee camps, dodging bullets during 2002's Operation Defensive..View More

Cannon Fodder

Israel's First Zombie Movie, Cannon Fodder: "We Tried to Piss Everyone Off"

Tonight at O Cinema Wynwood, the director and star of Cannon Fodder, Israel's first zombie movie, will be hosting a one-off screening of their film weeks before it opens in their home country."We've..View More

Rehovot Film Festival

Silver Screen Stories of Migration, Identity and Modern Israel

A Tel Aviv supermarket, a beauty school, the Ukrainian countryside and the beaches of Goa coincide at the Tenth Annual International Women’s Film Festival in Rehovot - opening Monday - as the..View More


'Zaytoun,' Review: Surprisingly Lightweight

Well-intentioned but heavy-handed, the Israeli film "Zaytoun" is a road movie featuring the unlikely pairing of a 12-year-old Palestinian refugee and a downed Israeli fighter pilot. It's probably as..View More


Soda Nabs London Film Festival Duo

UK distributor Soda Pictures has acquired Hany Abu-Assad’s Cannes hit Omar and Philip Goning’s Venice special jury prize winner The Police Officer’s Wife from The Match won the Un..View More

Women's Film Festival, 10th Aniversary

She's the Boss

Women filmmakers have a more central place around the world today than they did a decade ago, and the 10th International Women’s Film Festival in Israel will celebrate their year’s opens..View More

Cannon Fodder

Israeli Zombie Film to Screen

The first Israeli zombie feature film is coming to Miami.Miami Jewish Film Festival, O Cinema, and the Consulate General of Israel to Florida and Puerto Rico will present the Florida premiere of the..View More

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