Lola and Her Brothers stars its director, alongside Ludivine Sagnier and Jose Garcia as siblings who lost their parents at a young age and were once very close, but have grown apart.
'Fig Tree' depicts Jewish-Ethiopian immigrants in Israel and included Amharic and Hebrew dialogue.
Oh La La film festival finds France’s funniest films
Two Israeli films among 49 movies shortlisted for prestigious prize.
Winner of short film competition to be announced in October
The director is being sought for a romantic comedy written by Savion Einstein.
David Blumenfeld’s documentary reveals Polish ambivalence over Holocaust complicity
Some in the Israeli film industry have speculated that the gatekeepers of the Academy are simply jealous of Nesher's success.
Israeli Culture Minister Miri Regev celebrated the film missing out on a nomination.
Israeli actress Yuval Scharf is one of the stars of the new BBC show McMafia, which has received some criticism for its portrayal of organized crime in the Jewish state