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Israeli Oren Peli offers an insider's look at Insidious

Oren Peli is a super natural as a horror-meister. The guy scares the hell out of me. But, as Oren knows, it's nothing personal; all professional. A one-time software programmer now programming the..View More

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Israeli actress Meital Dohan in the spotlight

Life as an actor in Israel was "predictable and stable, like a guided tour," reflects award-winning thespian Meital Dohan with a laugh, "while in America it's more like a jungle safari." But she a..View More


Bezalel School's Animation at the 11th Israeli Film Festival of Paris

The 11th Israeli Film Festival of Paris will take place from March 23 – 29, 2011, featuring animation from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem. The animation track of the Screen-Based..View More

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The Flood, recommended by critics

The Flood (Mabul) is a new Israeli film, which won a Special Mention at the Berlin Festival, that is moving, gracefully made, well written and well acted on a grim subject: the sudden return of an a..View More

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Hippopotam – the True Story

Midnight East knows you’ve heard the rumors. Sad to say, but it’s true: Hippopotam, that wildly funny Israeli comedy troupe, broke up and held their final performance on Purim. But just..View More


Celebrating the Remarkable Life and Work of Ronit Elkabetz

From its inception, the mission of the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival was to bring the breadth and variety of Sephardic culture, history, customs and experience to American audiences film...View More

The Exchange

Eran Kolirin's The Exchange Slated For Cannes? indieWIRE Hopes so...

With a few weeks remaining until the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival lineup on April 14th, speculation is intensifying. After what many a deemed a relatively lackluster lineup last year due..View More


Israeli students leave their mark on UN

  Nine Ramat Gan high school students succeed where best of Israel's diplomats have failed – conquering General Assembly. Short film on world in 2030 wins Model UN competition. No world..View More

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Life in Israel as seen by young animators

Thirteen entries from Israel will be providing insight into the issues that are being addressed by young artists in the troubled eastern Mediterranean country today, at the 6th International Film or..View More


Israeli films leave their mark in Tribeca

Rabies and Bombay Beach included in this year's 10th international film festival co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff. The 10th Annual Tribeca Film Festival – the by..View More

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