The award–winning filmmaker compared Lod with Lodz, talked about why he envied his Israeli peers and predicted Trump's downfall, during a talk at Manhattan's JCC.
Municipality scraps public showing of 'Junction 48,' co-written by Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar, under right-wing pressure.
Israel hasn’t changed since 1970. The pretexts for wars remain as they were; their similarity is frightening: 'We need to be strong in order to make peace.'
It would be a good thing if instead of panicking and strangling any attempt to present the Palestinian narrative, the Jewish audience were to learn something about the world and the desires of the men and women who live alongside it.
Haifa’s 32nd International Film Festival runs October 15-24, with a host of Israeli and international debuts. Here are five recommendations and one viewer’s warning.
The bright lights of Hollywood have proved irresistible for a group of acclaimed young directors.
Sixteen years on, American Jewish historian Deborah Lipstadt’s defeat in court of Holocaust denier David Irving remains sadly relevant, as the new movie ‘Denial’ shows.
Sand Storm is the first all-Arabic language film to be Israel’s submission for the Oscars foreign film category.
The Hollywood Reporter calls Joseph Cedar’s ‘Norman’ ‘compellingly unsettling and complex,’ while Variety calls Avi Nesher’s ‘Past Life’ ‘profoundly moving.’
Ido Haar's 'Presenting Princess Shaw' tells the story of an Israeli musician helping a nursing-home worker make the big time.