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Early scenes in My Australia are set in mid-1960s Poland, though the place looks so drab and poor it could just as well have been the 1940s.
You might call Andre, 14 and his brother Tadek,10, so..
posted April 30, 2012 in News | Permalink
Arab-Israeli film star Hiam Abbass has been named to the jury of next month’s Cannes Film Festival.
The selection, announced Wednesday, is the latest international honor..
posted April 28, 2012 in News | Permalink
Israeli Director Sharon Bar-Ziv received a Special Jury Mention at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival in the category of “Best New Narrative Director,” for his film Room 514.
Two Israeli films won prizes at the Tribeca Film Festival.
WORLD NARRATIVE COMPETITION:
Best Editing in a Documentary Feature - The Flat (Hadira), edited by Tali Halter Shenkar, directed by Arnon..
posted April 27, 2012 in News | Permalink
In defiance of its rather twee title, the documentary “Dolphin Boy” is admirably opposed to mystical pronouncements about the man-beast connection it so carefully in..
posted April 26, 2012 in News | Permalink
On April 26, the 20th Portland Jewish Film Festival featured the award-winning "Five Broken Cameras" (Hebrew, Arabic), a documentary put together by Palestinian peasant Emad Burnat and Israeli Guy a..
A star to some people is a nobody to others - especially in different countries.
In her native Israel, Ayelet Zurer has become a household name - as the winner of an Israeli Academy Award and the a..
Two very different Israeli documentaries are opening at New York's Quad Cinema over the next 10 days. These fascinating films have less to do with the political tensions that dominate headlines from..
posted April 25, 2012 in News | Permalink
Animator Or Bar-El, 25, has created a film about faceless cube-beings whose job is to sit inside a cube, drawing squares - a phenomenon well-known to many real-life cubicle dwellers. "Beat," which a..
At the end of 2002's Yossi & Jagger, director Eytan Fox left us with a simple yet highly suggestive close-up of a man haunted by both grief and regret. Fox's newest film, Yossi, picks up this 10..
posted April 24, 2012 in News | Permalink
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