Haifa International Film Festival

Karaoke strikes a chord with Israelis

The movie has touched a chord with many Israelis, who are seeing themselves – or their cousins or old friends – portrayed on screen for the first time. 

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ to open Israel's Haifa Film Festival

Israel's Haifa International Film Festival will open with Don't Worry Darling, a dystopian psychological thriller starring Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Chris Pine, Gemma Chan and Olivia Wilde.

Israel films, shows announced for Haifa International Film Festival

The 38th Haifa International Film Festival will include 50 new Israeli films and two new television series. The festival takes place October 8-17.

‘Let It Be Morning’ is big winner at Haifa film fest

Eran Kolirin’s latest film, Let It Be Morning, won the lion’s share of the major awards in the Israeli Feature Film Competition at the Haifa International Film Festival on Sunday night.

 ERAN KOLIRIN, second from right, with cast members from ‘Let It Be Morning.’

Haifa International Film Festival boasted homegrown highlights

A pointed commentary on the political situation, based on a novel by Sayed Kashua, Let It Be Morning works as a drama and black comedy because the characters are so well-drawn and appealing.

Avi Nesher’s ‘Image of Victory’ is a triumph of cinema - review

Image of Victory is not so much a political movie as an existential statement about the price paid, quite literally, for the image of the title.

How We Got to Sesame Street: Highlights from the Haifa Film Festival

The documentary is a smart, funny and entertaining movie about the smartest, funniest and most entertaining series ever for young children. But it is also moving.

Hundreds arrive in style to attend Haifa International Film Festival

The Haifa International Film Festival is held with the support of the Israel Film Council - the Culture and Sport Ministry, the Tourism, the Regional Cooperation Ministry and the Haifa Municipality.


The best and brightest appear on screen at the Haifa International Film Festival

The 37th Haifa International Film Festival, one of the most enjoyable film festivals in Israel, will run from September 19-28 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other theaters around the city.

 A SCENE from the movie 'Stillwater' starring Matt Damon

Stillwater, starring Matt Damon, to open Haifa Film Festival

Other events at the festival that were announced Sunday include a screening of Avi Nesher’s new film, Image of Victory, a look at young people on both sides in the War of Independence.

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