For those who long to see Israeli films getting international attention, it’s been a disappointing time, with no end in sight.
The applications will create an influx of more than NIS 172 million in investment in movie and TV productions in Israel, according to the Tourism Ministry.
The Embassy of Israel in China hosted an Israeli Film Week from September 19-22 in China.
The movie tells the story of two Ukrainian sisters in Israel, one who has already entered into a mail-order marriage with an Israeli man and one who is considering this kind of a marriage.
Barren is a memorable movie, presenting characters you believe in and care about as it gives moviegoers a look and insights into a way of life that some will find fascinating and others off-putting.
Cinema Sabaya will now become Israel’s official selection for consideration for a nomination for the Best International Feature Oscar.
Atia has real feeling for Jerusalem and portrays the changing city vividly, but the film as a whole is something of a missed opportunity.