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Haifa IFF awards

Haifa International Film Festival 2010: Awards

Guy Nattiv's Mabul (The Flood) won the Israeli Feature Film Competition at the International Haifa Film Festival 2010. The prize was awarded at the closing ceremonies held on Thursday, September 30...View More


The flood

Haifa IFF 2010 Winner: Mabul (The Flood)

In a small coastal town the sun rises over the sea casting a glow over trees and homes. Then the train hurtles past. Coming in for a closer look, we see this vision of paradise is really a jumble of..View More


Time That Remains

Palestinian Filmmakers Get Artful at Toronto Palestine Film Festival

The Toronto Palestine Film Festival celebrates its third anniversary with an ambitious slate of features and documentaries. As always, the focus is on the social and political situation on the in as..View More


Je T'aime I Love You Terminal

Haifa IFF 2010: Je t’aime I Love You Terminal

Midway through day seven of the Haifa International Film Festival 2010 Dani Menkin's Je t'aime I Love You Terminal brightened up my day. A contemporary adventure that evokes screen romances of a of..View More


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Israel Film Festival to Honor Richard Dreyfuss and Jon Landau

Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss and Oscar-winning producer Jon Landau will both be honored at 25th Anniversary Gala Awards Dinner of the Israel Film Festival, on October 20. Dreyfuss will be in..View More


Screening in Gaza

Human Rights Film Festival Focuses on Gaza, Screens Children of Gaza

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Students at An-Najah National University in Nablus kicked off the Human Rights Film Festival with a teleconference from Gaza on Sunday, as organizers continued to connect in the..View More


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Hartford's Brand:NEW Festival Draws Ben Vereen, Des McAnuff and Quiara Alegría Hudes

Hartford Stage has announced the lineup for its fall Brand:NEW festival, which will feature Tony Award winner Ben Vereen in Fetch Clay, Make Man, under the direction of Des McAnuff. Authored 4..View More


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Haifa Film Festival: Israeli Walk of Fame Induction

It’s not really an old tradition – the first stars with the names of outstanding Israeli actors were embed into the pavement in front of the Haifa Cinemateque in 2004, the twentieth..View More


The Human Resources Manager

Recent Films about Migrants Living in Israel Prove to Be Hit or Miss

The year is 2002. A labor migrant from the former Soviet Union dies in a terror attack in Jerusalem. A reporter from a local weekly discovers that she had been fired from a bread bakery a month and..View More


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Several Israeli Titles Featured In 2nd Annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival Lineup

During a press conference at the Villaggio Cineplex in Doha, the Doha Film Institute (DFI) announced the Arab Film Competition, the first 30 titles in the World Panorama section, the Arab Short Film..View More


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