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Laszlo Nemes

'Son of Saul' Takes Home Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

'Son of Saul' won Best Foreign Language Film at Sunday’s Academy Awards. The film was widely considered to be the frontrunner in this race.  Directed by first-time feature filmmaker is..View More

Berlinale 2016

Israeli Film Thrives at 66th Berlinale

The 66th Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival, concluded on Saturday and Sunday with ceremonies in which the prizes of the various juries were awarded, and movies spotlighting Israel, a..View More

Yossi Graber

Israeli Actor Yossi Graber Dies at 82

Israeli actor Yossi Grabar died on Friday at age 82, Assaf Horfeh Medical Center in Tzrifin announced. The theater, film and television actor was admitted to the hospital earlier in the week after..View More

Wounded Land

Conflict on the Screen- 'Wounded Land' Has Gaping Plot Holes

Judging from its title, Erez Tadmor’s 'Wounded Land' might sound like a highly appropriate film to be released in Israel in 2016. But although the movie aims high, trying to tell a profound it..View More

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe to Star in Movie Adaptation of Israeli Cult Classic

Jewish-British movie star Daniel Radcliffe continues to prove that there is life after Harry Potter. Since he hung up his oval glasses, Radcliffe has performed in numerous low-budget, independent of..View More


Jose Padilha In Negotiations To Direct ‘Entebbe’ For Working Title, Studiocanal – Berlin

It's the true story from 1976, when four hijackers - two Palestinian and two German - took a plane hostage and diverted it to land in Entebbe, Uganda, while they demanded the release of dozens of PM..View More


Film Review: ‘Wedding Doll’

In what amounts to a contemporary Israeli take on "The Light in the Piazza," a mentally handicapped young woman's dreams of love and marriage are stymied by her overprotective mother in "Wedding A a..View More


Pro-Israel group shows movie boycotted by Norwegian festival

A Norwegian film festival refused to screen an Israeli film because of its adherence to a cultural boycott. Now, a pro-Israel organization is arranging for the film to be showed through its own a by..View More

Son of Saul restitution group

Why a Holocaust restitution group funded this Oscar-nominated film

BERLIN (JTA) - Set amid a 1944 prisoner uprising at Auschwitz, "Son of Saul" stood out as a long shot when its producers first applied for funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims The a..View More

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