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The money that led to the creation of "Yossi and Jagger," "Operation Grandma," "Adventures of James in the Holy Land," "My Father, My Lord" and many other movies is about to be wiped off the public..
posted December 26, 2011 in News | Permalink
As an Orthodox woman - hassidic, even - it has been hard for me to watch the news and developments from Israel in recent weeks.
On one hand, Jewish law and traditions of female modesty are very to..
posted December 25, 2011 in News | Permalink
After many years of making mostly light and enjoyable comedies, Assi Dayan decided, sometime back in the early 1990s, to change direction. He devoted himself to writing a different kind of One that..
posted December 23, 2011 in News | Permalink
Though it's taking its time to get here "The Congress," Ari Folman's ambitious follow-up to his celebrated "Waltz With Bashir," continues to tease, and this new look dug up by Thompson On Hollywood..
posted December 22, 2011 in News | Permalink
A throwback to the seretei bourekas (silly comedies) of the 1960s and '70s, Little Simiko's Big Fantasy is essentially a television sitcom stretched out to movie length. This doesn't mean that it in..
posted December 21, 2011 in News | Permalink
WINNIPEG - The film, The Little Traitor, based on Amos Oz' novel, Panther in the Basement, focuses on an extraordinarily smart, spirited, and sensitive youth, Proffy (a nickname short for professor..
posted December 20, 2011 in News | Permalink
Ten years ago, the Israeli Knesseth approved the country's first Cinema Law. Now the entire local film industry is basking in the glory of what has turned out to be a success story in every of films..
posted December 19, 2011 in News | Permalink
Aside from being the epicenter of the Israel film industry, Tel Aviv is quickly earning a reputation as the hottest gay destination in the Middle East. Or, as screenwriter, producer and journalist a..
posted December 17, 2011 in News | Permalink
The satellite television provider Yes is considering selling off its documentary channel because it could face millions of shekels in sanctions, a change that independent filmmakers fear would make..
posted December 13, 2011 in News | Permalink
As awards for Footnote pile up, the director-screenwriter reflects on why he remains in Israel among a new generation of talented filmmakers.
With an Oscar nomination, a Cannes Film Festival award..
posted December 07, 2011 in News | Permalink
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