Although most of this week's scheduled events are going to take place as planned, some events have been cancelled, including three public screenings that were to take place at the Negative Cinema at Ben-Gurion University.
Acclaimed filmmaker Ran Tal discusses his unusual filmmaking approach and how his subjects' backstories were his way forward.
Yael Sherer endured severe sexual abuse at the hands of her father. In her new documentary film, ‘Dirty Laundry,’ she openly calls him to account.
Thirty films, 20 of them Israeli, will be screened at the 5-day festival in the Galilee; 'Undefeated,' which won the 2012 Oscar for Best Documentary, to be screened there.
Yael Sherer endured severe sexual abuse at the hands of her father. In her documentary film 'Dirty Laundry,' she openly calls him to account with an unflinching gaze straight into the camera.
The festival, which runs from November 5-11, opens with 'Higher Ground', which depicts a religious woman's struggles with her heretical thoughts and examines the role of women in religious societies.
Uri Zohar's 1970 movie, 'Hiromamut' has not been shown on screens big or small for years due to a battle over ownership rights.
In his debut documentary, Ithamar Handelman Smith captures the vociferous − albeit not surprising − views of Northern Ireland’s Protestants and Catholics with respect to the situation of Palestinians in Israel.
A record number of Israeli films were represented this year at international festivals, including an award-winning feature directed by an ultra-Orthodox woman and a documentary featuring six former Shin Bet agents.
The festival, which opens in November, will screen some 60 films directed by women, 33 of them Israeli.