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.
From Hogwarts to Romania, CineEurope award winners are setting the pace for the new millennium.
Hollywood has taken note of the Holy Land, and Israeli TV shows are fast becoming the country's most popular export.
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…
Can a family film win a screenplay Oscar? That depends on how you define a family film.
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."
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…
Father-and-son duo Carl and Rob Reiner have forged a transgenerational brand that has reached all the way to the Holy Land. Carl became a household name for his TV work, including "The Dick Van Dyke…
This summer the studios are promising some sophisticated humor. Technologically sophisticated, that is.