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…
Israel Film Festival highlights
U.S. premieres at Israel Film Festival
Kirk Douglas' movie career roughly coincides with the lifetime of the Jewish State: His first movie role was released 62 years ago. Douglas has seen Israeli cinema evolve over the decades and tells…
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…
Jeff Berg has been called a ruthless negotiator and a forceful presence. Now, he is being dubbed a visionary by organizers of the Israel Film Festival, marking the first time a member of the agenting…
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…
Now entering its 10th year, the CineVegas Intl. Film Festival is still a newcomer to the festival circuit. But considering its provenance, a city in which the sounds of demolition form something of a…
With Hollywood on edge at the prospect of an actors strike, SAG's negotiating committee has been accused of dragging its feet at the bargaining table in order to wage war against the American…
While CineVegas has found a shortcut to the headlines with glitzy parties and galas, its heart is in the resolutely unglamorous indies it has shepherded to bigger pastures.
Helmer Ole Bornedal's "Fri as fra det onde" (Save Us From Evil) is among the films given production support by the Swedish Film Institute in its latest funding round.