"Nader and Simin, a Separation," the first Iranian film to win the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, is Iran's submission in the foreign-language film race at the 84th Academy Awards.
For Eran Kolirin, helmer of "The Exchange" (HaHithalfut), which preems in competition at Venice today, filmmaking of late is a case of art imitating life.
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is a time for community, when families gather around the TV set to break the daily fast.
While making "Footnote" (He'arat Shulayim), the story of family antagonism in the world of Talmudic study at Jerusalem's Hebrew U., Israeli helmer Joseph Cedar found himself obsessed with minutiae…
In 2006, when Pixar and Disney merged, the first thing "Toy Story 3" helmer Lee Unkrich did was scrap Disney's in-the-works version of "TS3."
Can a family film win a screenplay Oscar? That depends on how you define a family film.
The 23rd Israel Film Festival hits Los Angeles this year with an extra reason to celebrate: Israel's 60th birthday. In honor of six decades of Israeli statehood, the fest is unspooling a…
Menahem Golan is often called the founding father of Israeli cinema. With his cousin Yoram Globus, Golan ran Cannon Films and produced a string of fan-fave pics featuring such stars as Sylvester…