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Two of the calmest, most thoughtful friends, make a film filled with dark drama
Lola and Her Brothers stars its director, alongside Ludivine Sagnier and Jose Garcia as siblings who lost their parents at a young age and were once very close, but have grown apart.
'Fig Tree' depicts Jewish-Ethiopian immigrants in Israel and included Amharic and Hebrew dialogue.
A violent, heavy drama.
By HANNAH BROWN
‘Through the Wall’ and into your heart.
A very human and funny story of how repression can come with a seductive face – the men don’t go along with the rabbi out of cruelty but because he inspires them.
News briefs from around Israel
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Ido Haar’s ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’ is not a sentimental story about the transition from anonymity to stardom, but a film about a tenacious woman who fights to make her voice heard.
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
Regev has never pretended to be especially interested in the arts. She has boasted that she has never read Chekhov, apparently to make a point about how European culture should not dominate the arts.
Rama Burshtein, an ultra-Orthodox woman, won the Best Screenplay Award for Through the Wall, a comedy about marriage in the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) world.
This TV lineup is well worth watching.
‘Sand Storm’ is an affecting Beduin drama.
In a first interview about his film ‘Past Life,’ director Avi Nesher reveals how he initially rejected the story and why he finally took it on.
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