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…
JERUSALEM -- Three Israeli film projects were awarded cash to move into production on Monday thanks to the 7th Pitch Point, an international co-production contest at the 29th Jerusalem Film Festival.
Earlier this month, David Arquette arrived in Israel to shoot scenes for an upcoming Travel Channel project, tentatively titled "Mile High." While in the Holy Land, Arquette, whose mother is Jewish…
Which came first, the film festival or the social justice protest? Ask Erez Barenholtz and Elad Goldman, directors of this year's Tel Aviv Student Film Festival, and they will tell you they honestly…
For weeks now, Israelis have been fixated on Iran -- not its government or its garrisons, but on its little independent film that could, Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation."
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