Sameh Zoabi takes flak from both sides for his films like the current ‘Tel Aviv on Fire.’ He tells Haaretz why it's best to turn the gloom into satire
Documentaries on Montgomery Clift, drag queens and transgender teens are as thrilling as features exploring the lives of members of the community
Yousef Sweid, who in his latest role plays an Israeli army officer on a fictional soap opera, says that unlike Israel, in his new home in Berlin 'the political thing and my national identity are not the main subject'
Presenting the work of Lea Tsemel, who represents suspected terrorists, in a positive light 'is outrageous and deserving of condemnation,' Regev claims
Mati and Maya Kochavi explains what led them to create 'Eva's Story,' the Holocaust education project that sparked controversy even before its first post
Alamork Davidian's 'Fig Tree,' which was nominated for the Israel's prestigious Ophir Prize, brought her back to the nation of her birth to tell a story based on her childhood memories in the outskirts of Addis Ababa
Miri Regev is 'harming the public the ministry is meant to serve' by failing to announce their 2019 budget, leading institutes urge in letter to the minister
'Wonder Woman' actress says the party used the image without her consent
Sharon Maymon, screenwriter for the Oscar-winning short film 'Skin', returned home without a statuette, but he's not wasting time worrying about that
Nadav Lapid, whose film on a fed-up Israeli living abroad won Berlin's Golden Bear, says Israel lacks a rebellious instinct. 'We need someone to be in the opposition, to upset the power structure of cinema'
With the documentary “Free China: The Courage to Believe,” Zeng, the principal subject of the film, came to Israel to talk about the persecution of those who practice Falun Gong
Analysis Ruling on Divisive 'McJesus' Sculpture Fulfills Israeli Culture Minister's Censorship Fantasies
Following years of attempts by Miri Regev to curb offensive artistic expression, this week a court in Haifa upheld the mayor's right to intervene in content at a municipal museum to 'maintain public order'
Group backed by far-right Im Tirzu takes issue with shirt Yehonatan Geffen wore on social media bearing slogan, ‘All a suicide bomber needs is a hug’
'A Lesbian Romance Plus Religion Plus Politics' – Israeli Director's Film Reflects a Roller-coaster Life
Tsivia Barkai Yacov speaks with Haaretz about 'Red Cow' and the experiences that shaped her
More than half the horror films produced in Israel in the past decade are about the army and suggest the same idea: The Israeli nightmare is not about monsters and demons, but about the face in the mirror
Swedish pop sensation Army of Lovers scandalized sexual convention in the '90s. But one member of the band, now living in Tel Aviv, doesn’t miss stardom. He only wants to do yoga in the sun
Several audience members protested loudly during a scene showing a man and woman kissing, while some left the hall and demanded the film be halted
Having previously talked with guests at a Haredi hotel in London and with customers at an Arab-owned hair salon, leftist director Iris Zaki set out for the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, to find personal stories behind the stereotypes
Uri Zohar, one of the most prominent Israeli directors of the 1960s and 1970s and once a symbol of wild Tel Aviv, has returned to the screen – after decades as an ultra-Orthodox rabbi
The award-winning film 'The Dive' has already been shown twice at the Dohuk festival, in the Kurdish part of Iraq
U.S. film industry's hopes of building a lucrative Saudi film market may now be dashed, following stories about murder of Saudi dissident in Istanbul
From making sure actors are comfortable to dealing with harassment allegations against your lead man, American-Israeli cinematographer Yaron Orbach of HBO's 'The Deuce' talks about seeing Hollywood through new and improved lenses
MK Dov Khenin urges consideration of possible conflict of interest on the part of Minister Miri Regev before amendment is passed
Judges say Sameh Zoabi's film provides a 'surprising viewpoint on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict'
The events on Israel's borders might be keeping some guests away, but those who show up can catch current and older classics that take you from America's death row to France's wine country
Mor Loushy and Daniel Sivan discuss how the filming process altered their extreme leftist positions and why, despite failure, we should continue along the path of Rabin and Arafat
Israeli Culture Minister Pushes to Nix Funding for Festival Featuring Films That 'Undermine Our Value'
Miri Regev calls on Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon to ax the funds for the festival over a film that portrays an Arab-Jewish relationship and another about an ex-soldier who joins right-wing group against human rights activists
Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian's film 'The Fig Tree' won the Audentia Award for best female director. Director Guy Nattiv wins critics' award for his first English-language film 'Skin'
A Palestinian girl who rises like the living dead out of a pile of bodies is the star of director Stefano Savona’s documentary 'Samouni Road’
'Forever Pure' and 'Princess Shaw' are in the running for this year's prestigious film and television prize