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Ayelet Zurer

Ayelet Zurer replaces Julia Ormond in Man Of Steel

Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer is set to replace Julia Ormond in Man Of Steel, playing the role of Lara Lor-Van (aka Superman's mum). No explanation has been given for the last-minute casting change a..View More


Marco Carmel

"My Lovely Sister" Director's Hollywood Fairytale

It was a winter's night, in 1989. A car was parked at the entrance to a large house in Herzliya. In it sat a penniless young fellow from Or Akiva, fresh out of the army, who was now employed as the..View More


'Footnote' wins top prize at Ophir Awards

Film which won Best Screenplay at Cannes takes top prize at Israeli awards; will be official selection for best foreign film at Oscars. <br/><br/> Footnote was the big winner at the 22nd..View More


Director of Footnote, Joseph Cedar

Footnote is Israel's Official Oscar Entry

Israel has a sensible approach to picking its official Oscar submission every year. The film that wins the best picture Ophir, their own Academy Award, is submitted. That means that it's not some is..View More


Jonathan Sagall

Interview with Lipstikka Director

Toronto born Jonathan Sagall was raised (a suitcase kid) between Canada, the U.S, and Israel. He attended the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, England. "Drifting" (Nagua, Israel his..View More


Other Israel Film Festival

Other Israel Film Festival Goes Online

The 5th Annual Other Israel Film Festival, dedicated to showcasing the diversity of Israeli life with films about the country's Arab citizens, has announced its full lineup. The event also announced..View More


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