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The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers review: The power within

This extraordinary film, composed largely of six talking heads, shows with clarity and simplicity why peace in Israel remains elusive. It is a masterclass in the use and abuse of intelligence and to..View More


My Neighbourhood

‘My Neighbourhood’: A Documentary on Property Rights Dispute in East Jerusalem

Recently, at San Francisco's historic Castro Theater, a short documentary called "My Neighbourhood" had its West Coast premiere. Directed by Brazil's Julia Bacha and Rebekah Winger-Jabi, it begins a..View More


Telluride Film Festival Reveals Lineup

Don't be lulled into complacency by its bucolic mountain setting because when the 39th Telluride Film Festival gets underway Friday, movies that reflect an unsettled world will take center question,..View More


Out in the Dark

U.K.'s Network Releasing nabs 'Out in the Dark'

Israeli romantic drama "Out in the Dark" has sold to the U.K.'s Network Releasing ahead of its world premiere in the Discovery Section of the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 7. M-appeal is handling..View More


Shemi Zarchin's movie to be screened at Chicago film fest

Shemi Zarhin's film "The World Is Funny" has been accepted into competition at the Chicago International Film Festival, which opens on October 11. This is the second time Zarhin has had a movie in a..View More


Fill the Void

Worthy competitors

Some of the year's most hotly anticipated Israeli films will compete in the Haifa International Film Festival this year, which will take place from September 29 to October 8. The festival will 60 10..View More


Evgenia Dodina

Israeli film Invisible is built on a wealth of small details

MICHAL Aviad's feature Invisible is based on real-life events, on a notorious series of rapes that took place in Israel in the 1970s. It is a work set decades later, and it's built on ''nuances and..View More


Ophir Awards Ceremony

Nominees for Israel’s Most Coveted Film Award

For Israeli filmmakers the most wonderful time of the year is almost here. No, it's not Hanukka or even Christmas - it's the Ophir awards. Recently the Israeli Academy of Film and Television its for..View More


Water

Wide carries Israeli-Palestinian 'Water'

Wide Management has acquired worldwide sales rights outside France and Israel to "Water," which opens the Venice Festival's 27th Critics' Week. Produced by Tel Aviv U. and France's Tu Vas Voir the..View More


Polgár family in their Budapest home

New documentary on the Polgár family

For four years, an Israeli film-maker has collected archive material that has never been seen, including home movies, interviews with the family and coaches. With this he has created a documentary a..View More


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