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Two Israeli films among 49 movies shortlisted for prestigious prize.
During the week, most of the more than 35 screenings played to full houses or close to it, the highest attendance record to date for this festival.
Israeli Culture Minister Miri Regev celebrated the film missing out on a nomination.
After Culture Minister Miri Regev's repeated outbursts lately concerning the internationally acclaimed Israeli film 'Foxtrot,' Israel Film Academy says politicians not welcome at ceremony.
By AMY SPIRO
The film was condemned as anti-Israeli by Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev, but Rivlin told a visiting delegation of Hollywood producers and studio executives Sunday that he intended to see it.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
In developing the character of Ya’ara, Koler says that she often tried to think about her own fears when confronting situations that were “outside her comfort zone.”
By BERNARD DICHEK
A successful film industry doesn’t produce only films that win prizes abroad but also movies that local audiences enjoy.
By HANNAH BROWN
Foreign Ministry displeased that ‘Foxtrot’ will be screened on opening night.
Israel is not represented at the Oscars this year.
By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
By JEFF BARAK
Culture Minister Miri Regev's condemnation of 'Foxtrot' is only her most recent assault on the very arts she is paid to support.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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