Cohen penetrated Syria's power hubs in the 1960s, became part of Damascus's ruling establishment.
In 1935 Axelrod started a company of his won, Carmel Films, the first in the country to produce movie newsreels regularly, on a weekly basis. Over time, Axelrod brought in his relatives to do various jobs in the company, and turned it into a family firm.
Before the age of television, moviegoers throughout the Yishuv and in the young State of Israel flocked to theaters to see Nathan Axelrod's patriotic Carmel Newsreels. Now these historic documentaries will be available on the Internet.
More than seven years after he directed the award-winning 'Broken Wings,' Nir Bergman is coming back to the silver screen.
Israel Film Fund says it rather see existing festivals benefit from the NIS 20m the gov't plans to invest in the new one.
Michal Aviad's first feature film brings together two women raped 25 years earlier.