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…
Haifa Film Festival
Tribeca Film, the Gotham-based distribution arm of the same company that runs the Tribeca Film Festival, has snagged North American rights to “S#x Acts,” the Israeli film that played the Tribeca fest…
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 Israeli feature produced with crowd-sourced funding, minimalist indie "Never Too Late" is a good-looking, formally rigorous road movie that becomes increasingly involving as it motors along.
Gut-wrenching production by Tel Aviv's Cameri Theater captures in equal measure the fears and heartache within opposing camps.
An unmotivated guy flunking out of college finds his political voice in Sameh Zoabi's uneven yet generally appealing debut, "Man Without a Cell Phone."
The ramifications of a car accident connect intertwining story strands in the ambitious but credulity-straining Israeli drama "Dusk."
Part transcendental love story, part gritty psychological thriller, Israeli writer-helmer Omri Givon's impressive feature debut, "Seven Minutes in Heaven," handles a difficult subject with…
Thanks to its rock band dynamics and authentic re-creation of the early 1970s, "Vulcan Junction" has a better shot than most Israeli pics at climbing out of the Jewish film-fest circuit. Pic, which…
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman1Weekend:$21.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire2Weekend:$19.1M Warner Brothers
Need For Speed
Need For Speed3Weekend:$17.8M