DTFF's Arab Film Competition is the only competition of its kind among regional film fests. This year, 27 films that span the region, from Algeria to Egypt to Iran, will compete across three…
The fourth installment of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, which will light up Qatar's capital and largest city from Nov. 17-24, will feature 39 films from 30 different nations in its Contemporary…
This year's Doha Tribeca Film Festival has saved a spotlight for homespun talent.
TEL AVIV -- Haifa, a mixed city of both Arabs and Jews hugging Israel's northern coast, is usually outshone by its big brothers Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. But for one week a year, when the Haifa Film…
The first female director to come out of cloistered Saudi Arabia, Al Mansour bowed her debut feature, "Wadjda" at this year's Venice Film Festival to widespread critical acclaim.
TEL AVIV -- Israel on Friday selected "Fill the Void" (Lemale et ha'chalal) as its submission for the best foreign language film at the Oscars.
TEL AVIV -- Hours after furious mobs descended on the U.S. embassies in both Egypt and Libya in response to an anti-Muslim film by an obscure California helmer, Israel -- where the filmmaker claims…
When helmer-scribe Rama Burshtein walks the red carpet at Venice on Saturday, she will not be dressed in the usual glamorous fest attire.
TEL AVIV -- This Ramadan, 18 months after the bloom of the Arab Spring, Middle Eastern television execs are as divided as politicos about the revolutionary wave's long-term effects.
JERUSALEM -- Alesia Weston, the new executive director of the Jerusalem Film Center, had been in Israel for only about a week when residents awoke to find that across the city, posters for the…