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Find all your Israeli film information and resources at the first and most comprehensive online database of Israeli cinema. The Israeli Film Database aims to serve film presenters, industry people, and the general public both in Israel and the US.

when jews were funny

When Jews Were Funny (2013)

When Jews Were Funny

Directed by: Alan Zweig

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Insightful and often hilarious, the latest from documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borsht belt to the present, ultimately exploring not.. View More


Watchers of the Sky (2014)

Directed by: Edet Belzberg

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Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'. Inspired by Samantha Power's Pulitzer book, 'A of.. View More

last names of love

The Names of Love (2010)

Le Nom des Gens

Directed by: Michal Leclerc

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The film is semi-biographical, documenting the life of a young woman who uses sex as a weapon to influence right-wing individuals and conservative Muslims. Baya Benmahmoud, a scatter-brained, with.. View More
Fans fume over Gadot’s ‘Wonder Woman’ salary

Fans fume over Gadot’s ‘Wonder Woman’ salary

With “Wonder Woman” sprinting toward global profits of $600 million, some fans of the female-led superhero movie are up in arms over what they say is a meager paycheck for Israeli a..View More

Gal Gadot

Before 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot had to carry a $150 million blockbuster, she nearly quit acting

She served two years in the Israeli Defense Force and competed in high-stakes beauty pageants, but it was Hollywood that truly tested "Wonder Woman" Gal Gadot's resilience. "This profession, the -..View More



Editors from the Franco- German TV network ARTE have reneged on showing a widely acclaimed documentary on the explosion of lethal antisemitism in Europe, because the film is considered commissioned..View More