The Locarno Film Fest has changed the name of its special showcase on Israel films in a bid to quell anti-Israeli critics, Israeli media reported Thursday. Six unfinished Israeli titles will bow at…
Danni Reisfeld's film about a young man's attempts to rise above his crime-ridden ghetto life is rough, formulaic but effective.
Amos Gitai's meditative if somewhat contrived Jaffa-set drama is most notable for being constructed from a single Steadicam-shot take.
This tightly wound clock-ticking thriller examines the Arab-Israeli conflict to impressive effect.
Magnet Releasing has acquired all North American rights to Israeli thriller “Big Bad Wolves” from XYZ Films before its Cannes screenings. The movie had its world premiere in April at the Tribeca Film…
A Second Generation program will be one of the highlights of the 27th Israel Film Fest, running April 18-May 2 in Beverly Hills.
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…
Tom Shoval's debut feature, "Youth," is a difficult film to shake, thanks to a hauntingly observational yet emotional approach touching on far more than a simple kidnapping story.
Set in the Gaza Strip circa 1989, at the height of the first Intifada, war-is-hell drama "Rock the Casbah" illustrates the futility of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Part "Notebook," part "Death Wish," helmer Dror Sabo's "Eagles" seems a surefire crowdpleaser, its cane- and pistol-wielding vigilante war heroes blowing away every annoying twentysomething they can…
"The World Is Funny" and wondrously strange in the tender new dramedy from Israeli fabulist Shemi Zarhin.