Film news and reviews

JUNE1

THE 12TH TLV FEST SHOWCASES LGBT FILM PRODUCTIONS FROM ISRAEL, ABROAD

The most festive of Israeli film festivals, the 12th TLVFest, the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, will run from June 1 to June 10 at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. It's a much-anticipated of..View More


JUNE4

MUSICAL ADAPTED FROM ISRAELI FILM TO HIT BROADWAY

A 2007 award-winning Israeli film is going to hit the Broadway stage this fall. The Band's Visit will be arriving in the big leagues after a successful and critically- acclaimed run off-Broadway an..View More


May 2

Israel’s filmmakers are country’s ambassadors, says film school pioneer

There are multiple student films screenings coming up at festivals in Tbilisi, Cannes, Germany, Tel Aviv and Kiev; prizes were won by Spiegel students at this year's Tribeca and Barcelona film and a..View More


May1

Israeli film opening in South Florida theaters

The Israeli comedy-drama film "One Week and a Day" is coming to South Florida theaters. This intriguing award-winning film, written and directed by Asaph Polonsky and distributed by Oscilloscope is..View More


Why Has the Six-Day War Been All but Overlooked by Israeli Cinema?

Why Has the Six-Day War Been All but Overlooked by Israeli Cinema?

What was it about the war that caused Israeli filmmakers to remain silent? I was 20 years old back then, lacking any political awareness, all that interested me was cinema. Immediately after the a I..View More


Ju

A Portrait of Israeliness Never Before Seen in Film

"Indoors," the seventh feature film of writer-director Eitan Green, is a movie about an Israeliness that dreams, aspires, insists, confronts, struggles and comes to the point of defeat, and it is to..View More


The Big Suck

Film Festival Roundup: Sundance London Announces Full Lineup, Israel Film Center Festival Unveils Annual Slate and More

Lineup Announcements - EXCLUSIVE: JCC Manhattan's 5th Annual Israel Film Center Festival announced its complete line-up of feature films from acclaimed Israeli filmmakers. The festival, which and 8..View More


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