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Israeli documentary Precious Life marks an early pre-Toronto Film Festival sale as HBO acquires U.S. rights. Directed by Israeli broadcaster Shlomi Eldar and produced by Ehud Bleiberg and Yoav Life..
posted August 31, 2010 in News | Permalink
The award-winning feature doc "Budrus" from director Julia Bacha, will be coming to select theaters nationwide this fall via Balcony Releasing. A hit on the festival circuit, and winner at Tribeca 8..
"Annemarie Jacir's drama Salt of This Sea about a Brooklyn woman who travels to the West Bank and Israel to recover her roots-not to mention her Palestinian grandfather's house and bank account, in ..
posted August 25, 2010 in News | Permalink
Kino International announced today the DVD release of last year's Ajami.
Israeli-Palestinian filmmakers Yaron Shani and Scandar Copti's debut racked up considerable critical acclaim and numerous at..
posted August 24, 2010 in News | Permalink
Joseph Cedar, Ari Folman, Dover Kossashvili, Eran Kolirin, Samuel Maoz, Yaron Shani & Scandar Kopti are among the film makers whose first efforts were supported by the Israeli Film Fund, now its..
posted August 23, 2010 in News | Permalink
"For almost half a century, an unfinished Nazi propaganda film of the Warsaw Ghetto, simply titled Das Ghetto and discovered by East German archivists after the war, was used by scholars and as a of..
posted August 20, 2010 in Features | Permalink
LOCARNO -- Despite its ungainly title, The Human Resources Manager is a typically humane and observant drama from Israeli filmmaker Eran Riklis about a personnel officer who goes beyond the call of..
posted August 13, 2010 in News | Permalink
Six composers have been selected as fellows for the Sundance Institute's 2010 Film Composers Lab, a two-week-long workshop where promising composers can hone their skills and learn from industry The..
posted August 10, 2010 in News | Permalink
I just saw a remarkable new documentary directed by Shlomi Eldar, the Gaza reporter for Israel's Channel 10 news. Titled "Precious Life," the film tracks the story of Mohammed Abu Mustafa, a baby a..
posted August 07, 2010 in News | Permalink