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Yom Kippur War: Why Israelis haven't made fictional films about it

Why have Israel's most successful filmmakers, all of whom have made serious (anti-)war films, not made fictional accounts of the Yom Kippur War?

By AMY KRONISH
05/10/2022

Film documenting Albanian heroism during the Holocaust returns to Albania

The Albanian code of honor stipulates that it is better to die than to turn one’s back on a person in need.

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Award-winning Israeli movie sold to HBO for streaming in Europe

Following its successful debut at the Berlinale, "Concerned Citizen" was also sold for distribution in film theaters across the US, Canada, Germany, Canada, England, Ireland and more.

'Black Notebooks', Shlomi Elkabetz’s new film, premiers in Tel Aviv

The film, provides a rare, singular glimpse into the tumultuous life of the late Ronit Elkabetz, one of the greatest actresses in the history of Israeli cinema.

By MICHAL GALANTI
13/12/2021

‘Big Eyes’ to highlight Jerusalem Film Festival’s Israel programming

Zohar stars in it as Beni Furman, a womanizing basketball coach, and Arik Einstein as his friend, a basketball player.

Israeli filmmaker takes seething swipe at identity in Cannes festival

His film for Cannes Film Festival expresses outrage as well as intimacy for Israel.

By REUTERS
10/07/2021

Isra-Drama promotes international cooperation through Israeli theater

The annual festival introduces some 200 viewers from across the globe to the new theatrical works in Israel.

Meir Shalev

Esau, An Israeli film based on a biblical sibling rivalry - Watch

“Esau,” a drama based on the novel by the same name by Israeli author Meir Shalev, stars Shira Haas, Harvey Keitel and Lior Ashkenazi.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
29/10/2020

Evangelical Christians and Israel: Divisive issue explored in new film

The documentary focuses on what motivates American Christians to support Israel and what form their support takes.

Jerusalem Cinematheque unveils renovated auditorium

Jerusalem Cinematheque to hold online event

Additionally the Israeli Academy of Film and Television announced that it will be accepting submissions for the Ophir Awards until June 11 in all categories.

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