The first two presenters, ultra-Orthodox director Rama Burshtein and Arab director Maysaloun Hamoud, embodied the diversity of the Israeli film industry.
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.
Transgender model Stav Strashko makes history with best actress nod
“Any up-and-coming director knows that if they make films that defame Israel there will be those in the world who will warmly accept them," says Israel's culture minister.
In developing the character of Ya’ara, Koler says that she often tried to think about her own fears when confronting situations that were “outside her comfort zone.”
Foxtrot is the rare art house film with real suspense, and it holds your attention to the last moment, which contains a surprise that adds another layer to the tragedy.