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).
For several years, Israel has been at the forefront of countries exporting TV program content to the United States. Keshet, where Showtime's "Homeland" has its roots, holds the lion's share of…
Nir says the secret to managing Keshet is to keep it running like a startup, no matter how big or influential it becomes.
One of the most beloved comedies on Israeli television today concerns a hapless Arab journalist balancing family, work and an unquenchable desire to blend in with his Jewish peers.
The U.S. may have Madonna and Prince, but Israel has its own single-monikered pop star, Rita, who for decades has been considered the most famous crooner in the country.
Israeli director Amos Gitai has accomplished many personal goals in his four-decade career, and with his new pic, "Ana Arabia," which was shot entirely in one take and will compete for the Golden…
Ahmed and Mohamed Abu Nasser's short film "Condom Lead" will appear in competition at Cannes, the first-ever Palestinian short to do so.
At 43, he has been on the scene for only a decade, landing his breakthrough role in Dover Koshashvili's 2001 "Late Marriage" (including a now-famous nine-minute sex scene), after paying his dues on…
Keshet Intl., home of Homeland, has been the engine that has turned Israel into the leading exporter of TV program formats to the U.S. Now the broadcaster and production company that enjoys enviable…
In a major first for this little country, two Israeli-helmed films received Oscar noms this year, both in the documentary category, and both for films that take a critical and sometimes searing look…