Ophir Awards

Israeli documentary chronicles real relationship between Auschwitz prisoner, SS officer

Both of those movies are fictional (or heavily fictionalized) interpretations of such a love affair, using made-up stories to pose questions about power dynamics and internalized guilt.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
04/12/2021

I don’t blame Eran Kolirin for controversies around his movies - opinion

Kolirin doesn’t seem to me like an ally of anti-Zionism, but the actors from Let It Be Morning – his latest film – made a fuss at the Ophir awards ceremony.

By MARK L. LEVINSON
06/11/2021

Image of Victory, Let There Be Morning lead Ophir Awards nominations

Avi Nesher’s Image of Victory and Eran Kolirin’s Let There Be Morning each took 15 nominations at Israel's Ophir Awards, the prizes of the Israeli Academy of Film and Television.

Ophir Awards to be given out on Friday

This is an unusual year for the Israeli film industry, to put it mildly, because the coronavirus has forced theaters to stay shut since March.

Ophir Awards to be given out Friday

This is an unusual year for the Israeli film industry, to put it mildly, because the coronavirus has forced theaters to stay shut since March.

'Tel Aviv on Fire' representing Luxembourg, not Israel, at the Oscars

Tel Aviv on Fire director Sameh Zoabi on the absurdity of his film representing Luxembourg at the Oscar

2019 Ophir Award nominations for Israeli film prizes announced

The nominees for Best Picture are Working Woman, The Unorthodox, Incitement, Love Trilogy: Chained, Tel Aviv on Fire

American Film Institute Life Achievement Award – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 08/06/2017 -

Al Pacino reportedly dating Israeli actress

Meital Dohan is best known for her guest starring spot on Weeds.

25/09/2018
A scene from 'The Cakemaker'

The Cakemaker’s sweet Ophir win

The first two presenters, ultra-Orthodox director Rama Burshtein and Arab director Maysaloun Hamoud, embodied the diversity of the Israeli film industry.

"The Cakemaker" by Ofir Raul Graizer is a leading contender for the Ophir Prize

Gay-themed films battle for the Ophir Prize

The Ophir voters can be unpredictable, but you can expect that Regev will find something to meet with her displeasure before they are done handing out the statuettes.

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