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Claude Lanzmann

Claude Lanzmann honored at Haifa Film Festival

Legendary French documentary director Claude Lanzmann, best known for his Holocaust documentary, Shoah - considered by many to be the greatest Holocaust film of all time and one of the best ever - 5..View More


3000 nights

Movie Review: 3000 Nights

  A Palestinian woman's random good deed leads to her arrest and imprisonment in 3000 Nights, a feature that illustrates the plight of political prisoners in Israel through one character's Mai..View More


Time Out of Mind

New movies and top guests will delight moviegoers at Haifa Film Festival

The 31st Haifa International Film Festival, which will take place from September 26 to October 5 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other theaters around the city, will show more than 100 of the best the..View More


Baba Joon

‘Baba Joon’ wins the Ophir Award for best picture

Baba Joon, the story of a father-son conflict in a family of Iranian immigrants living in the Negev directed by Yuval Delshad, was awarded "Best Picture" at the Ophir Awards prize ceremony in Ashdod..View More


Atomic Falafel

Review: Atomic Falafel; More a farce than a satire

Dror Shaul's Atomic Falafel is a funny, enjoyable and slightly subversive comedy about the conflict between Israel and a nuclear Iran. It plays like a kind of Israeli Dr. Strangelove meets WarGames..View More


Gaza

Right-wingers protest Gaza film screening, then watch it

Following the success of a campaign aiming to prevent the screening of a post-Gaza war documentary in a number of Israeli cities in recent weeks, the right-wing activists behind the initiative have..View More


Rabin The Last Day

[Venice Review] Rabin, The Last Day

Amos Gitai is almost a running joke here at Venice. He's had a film in competition on the Lido for the last three years (Tsili, Ana Arabia and Lullaby to My Father), none gathering prizes or even an..View More


Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman says new film mirrors family history

JERUSALEM (AP) - In her feature film directorial debut, Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman brings to life the autobiographical novel of celebrated Israeli writer Amos Oz about his youth I..View More


Haifa

The 31st Haifa International Film Festival will take place this year from September 26 to October 5

The 31st Haifa International Film Festival will take place this year from September 26 to October 5 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other venues around the city. It will feature an especially strong a..View More


Festivals

An impressive number of Israeli films are to take part in the Venice, Toronto and New York Film Festivals

The fall film festival season is starting, and, as usual, Israeli films will have a significant presence at major international festivals. Israeli movies tend to do very well at the two biggest the..View More


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