Pedro Almodovar’s “Julieta,” which recently world premiered in competition at Cannes, will open the 33rd Jerusalem Film Festival. “We are happy to open this year’s festival with a film by one of the…
TEL AVIV – Ronit Elkabetz, one of the great luminaries of the Israeli film industry, died Tuesday morning after a private battle with cancer. She was 51. The actress and filmmaker was known equally…
Over the course of their decade-long co-directing partnership, Israeli sister-and-brother duo Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz have distinguished themselves by commitment.
Most films aim to entertain and inform audiences, a few aspire for changes in society. "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem," Israel's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race, is hoping to change…
Variety has chosen its 10 Directors to Watch for 2015. This talented crop of cinematic storytellers hails from corners as far removed as Australia and Argentina, representing a diverse mix of genres…
Courtroom drama "Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem," directed by siblings Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz, has been selected as Israel's nomination for this year's best foreign language Oscar race. The…
This expertly written, brilliantly acted film documents the painful five-year process for one woman attempting to obtain a divorce.