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Director Schenker Wins Award for Best Short Film at Detroit Festival

Israeli director Guilhad Emilio Schenker won an award at the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival 2011 on Monday for his short film Lavan. He picked up the award for Best Short Film, a week..View More

Tomer and Barak Heymann

The Heymann Effect

Tomer and Barak Heymann draw a loyal, engaged and ever-growing following because of their bold approach to taboo and provocative subjects, taken on through small, personal and idiosyncratic stories...View More


Beyond Hollywood: A Look at Israel Through Israeli Film

Robert Altman once said what film lovers already know, that filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.   Israel is too far away, and certainly too expensive for most of us to visit. of..View More


An Israeli film festival: Uncomfortable viewing

The great and the good of the Israeli establishment daringly traveled from Tel Aviv's well-heeled suburbia to the country's plentifully bombed front-line with Gaza for the Sderot film festival in an..View More


Friday Film: Five Years Later, Gilad Shalit Is Still Captive

On June 23, the International Red Cross asked Hamas to provide proof that Gilad Shalit, the Israeli soldier captured in June 2006, is still alive. Hamas - to no one's surprise - refused. The timing..View More

31st San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

31st San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Announces Lineup

The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, reportedly the oldest and largest Jewish film festival in the world announced their lineup. The 31st SFJFF is opening with the North American premiere of an A..View More

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Mabul (The Flood) to open Jewish Film Festival

The 31st San Francisco Jewish Film Festival opens July 21 with the North American premiere of the Mabul (The Flood), a film from Israel that has been nominated for six Israeli Oscars. The festival a..View More

hulu and natan

Metaphor for the Palestinian condition in SilverDocs

Silverdocs opens tonight at AFI Silver Theatre. Here's what you should see: Hula and Natan - It doesn’t take long for the pair of Israeli brothers in Hula and Natan to telegraph Just look at..View More

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Israeli director chosen for jury at Locarno Film Festival

This year's jury of the Locarno Film Festival has been announced. Next to well-known filmmakers who comprise the jury, is Israeli director and film critic Tom Shoval. Read full article at Indian..View More


Delegation of Israeli Filmmakers to 13th TALA Master Class in LA – July 2011

A delegation of Israeli filmmakers, headed by Miki Yerushalmi, Tel Aviv Chair of Entertainment and Performing Arts in the Tel Aviv/Los Angeles Partnership, will arrive in Los Angeles this coming for..View More

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