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All quiet on the West Bank front, for now

The Israeli film Bethlehem, slated to compete at the upcoming Venice Film Festival, recreates a period that most Israelis would rather forget. Its plot is set deep in the days of the second when up..View More


The Lab

Profiting Off War: A Look Into the World of Israeli Arms Dealing

A laboratory is a site where scientists conduct experiments under controlled conditions – a space where large-scale phenomena such as hurricanes are miniaturized and tiny objects such as are A..View More


Amos Gitai up for Golden Lion in Venice

A year after the Venice Film Festival held a retrospective of his work, Israeli director Amos Gitai is about to return to the prestigious event – this time competing for the Golden Lion Prize..View More


big bad wolves

Aharon Keshales Talks Big Bad Wolves

Screening July 26 at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, M&C got a chance to chat with writer/director Aharon Keshales about Big Bad Wolves. M&C: What an amazing film!  Big Bad a..View More


The Cutoff Man

The Cutoff Man

Abbreviated and deliberately ambiguous, The Cutoff Man is a pointed consideration of masculinity and emasculation. Gabi, paterfamilias of a small Nahariya family, is an undemonstrative man. He uses..View More


Yuval Adler’s Bethlehem @ Venice Days 2013

Yuval Adler’s directorial debut, the political thriller Bethlehem will participate in Venice Days at the Venice Film Festival which will take place from August 28 – September 7, 2013. in..View More


Menatek Ha-Mayim

The Cutoff Man

Abbreviated and deliberately ambiguous, The Cutoff Man is a pointed consideration of masculinity and emasculation. Gabi, paterfamilias of a small Nahariya family, is an undemonstrative man. He uses..View More


Present Continuous

A Study of a Woman in Crisis

During the last 10-15 years of Israeli filmmaking, there has been a shift in the way that women are portrayed on the screen. Not only are there more complex narrative films about women than ever but..View More


Rock the Casbah - On Set

Israeli Director Wins Prize in Japan

Israeli director Yariv Horowitz's has won the Best Director Award at the 2013 Skip City International D-Cinema Festival held in Japan for his film "Rock the Casbah." The film, which stars Yon a..View More


Rock the Casbah - On Set

Israeli Director Wins Prize in Japan

Israeli director Yariv Horowitz's has won the Best Director Award at the 2013 Skip City International D-Cinema Festival held in Japan for his film "Rock the Casbah." The film, which stars actors Yon..View More


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