israeli film

An artist's daughter tells the story of her life in a complex documentary

While this very particular story is about the daughter of an artist, it will resonate with anyone who has had a fraught relationship with their parents.

'Born in Jerusalem and Still Alive' tells a capital tale with dark humor

Atia has real feeling for Jerusalem and portrays the changing city vividly, but the film as a whole is something of a missed opportunity.

Thought-provoking ‘Savoy’ examines Tel Aviv hotel siege in 1975

Savoy raises interesting questions about ethnicity, class and stereotypes, and will make you think about what has and hasn’t changed in the past few decades.

'A Hero' tells the story of one man's bad choices - review

A Hero looks at what happens when one mistake leads you into a sinkhole that keeps getting deeper.

Netflix’s new Israeli war drama revisits capture of a kibbutz in 1948

Inspired by the real-life battle for control of Kibbutz Nitzanim, during which Egyptian forces overpowered the Israeli military, briefly captured the territory and took over 100 prisoners of war.


Jerusalem Film Fest reveals Israeli movie lineup

The Haggiag Competition for Israeli Feature Films, which has included some of Israel’s most beloved classics over the years, will have eight movies this year.

Aging man fights his fate in new Israeli film - review

This is an accomplished debut, carefully put together, with fine work by all the actors and good visual storytelling that builds slowly and ultimately tells a moving and universal story.

AMOS GITAI (left), Moshe Edery (second left), Shimon Peres and Leon Edery.

Israeli artists win as US court rules against ‘pirates’

The court awarded $7,650,000 in damages from each of the pirated sites for infringing the creators’ rights. 

Independence Day movie quiz on tap tomorrow

Israeli film buffs can take part in this trivia quiz run by movie director Alon Gur Arye, who made Mossad, the spy-movie spoof.

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