Nomadland, a poetic look at older Americans who choose an itinerant lifestyle, won Best Picture as expected.
The two Israeli stars of the Netflix miniseries 'Unorthodox,' Shira Haas and Amit Rahav, won Best Female Performance in a Scripted Series and Best Male Performance in a Scripted Series.
Lerner’s 2011 documentary “Hell and Back Again” about a soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder was nominated for an Oscar in 2012.
Due to the pandemic, this year has marked a sharp shift toward streaming-service films, and most of the nominated movies were shown only briefly in theaters.
The show, which besides the name will share few thematic elements with the original, is being written by Lauren Gussis.
“Mank,” the black-and-white Netflix film about Jewish screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, earned 10 Oscar nods, including for best picture, making up nearly half of Netflix’s total nominations.
The Oscars will be presented in a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 26.
"Israel is the only country in the world that speaks Hebrew, and people all over the world saw this film in Hebrew and it touched their hearts."
“White Eye,” from 33-year-old director Tomer Shushan, tackles an Israeli problem familiar to Americans.