Nearly four-fifths of the population of Doha, Qatar, a sparkling, futuristic city perched on the Arabian Gulf and packed with construction projects, are foreign workers. So it is fitting that…
Bader Al-Amari is only 10 years old, but he insists he's already a pro when it comes to judging cinema. His brother Hamad Al-Amari, a standup comic and television personality with a devoted following…
Just like the cities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, which have sprouted from the desert in a flurry of glass and steel, the film industry in the Persian Gulf has been built from scratch.
DOHA, Qatar – The inaugural Ajyal Youth Film Festival presented by the Doha Film Institute came to a close on Saturday evening with a ceremony that made up in cheer what it lacked in celebrity. Fest…
The Doha Film Institute's inaugural Ajyal Youth Film Festival will unspool Nov. 26, with "The Wind Rises," Hiyao Miyazaki's dream-like animated feature.
"Homeland" creator Gideon Raff and "Heroes" creator Tim Kring have inked a 6-episode deal with USA Network for a new drama thriller series set in Jerusalem. The program, called "Dig," is an…
For the second year running, Keshet Media Group will host INTV, its annual conference on innovation in television, in Jerusalem next month.
The inaugural Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by Doha Film Institute, is out with the old and in with the new and child-friendly. Skedded from Nov. 26-30, the festival, which DFI execs hope will…
Pop star Rihanna has confirmed an Oct. 22 concert in Tel Aviv, a decision that has delighted her legions of Israeli fans but angered proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a…
Saudi Arabia, a country that still forbids its women citizens to drive, has submitted its first-ever feature film for Academy Award consideration: "Wadjda," a critically acclaimed triumph from female…
Keshet made history in 2010, when it launched Gideon Raff's program "Hatufim" (Prisoners of War).