There will be prizes totaling NIS 500,000 that will be given to award winners.
Shira Haas wins Best Supporting Actress Ophir Award
As always, it will feature the best of recent movies of Jewish interest — including feature films, documentaries, short films and animated films, from Israel and around the world.
Training programs will be developed for filmmakers from both countries.
The Artistic View includes feature films, shorts and documentaries from throughout Israel’s history.
Last year, an Israeli film, Nadav Lapid’s Synonyms, won the festival’s top honor, the Golden Bear.
The film is based on the true story of an Orthodox Jew who is called Bruno in the film, who runs a facility for those with autism in Paris, with support from the ultra-Orthodox community.
Schorr is usually too busy to reminisce, but he takes understandable pride in telling the school’s origin story.
For screening times and information, check with individual theaters.
The Dreyfus Affair is one of the most famous examples of antisemitism and miscarriages of justice in modern history and many questioned the propriety of Polanski comparing his own case to it.