Avishai Sivan’s religious drama wins Best Israeli Feature while Hotline scoops Van Leer award for Best Documentary.
Debut feature directors Yossi Atia, Maysaloun Hamoud and Roman Shumunov pick up prizes.
Amos Gitai is hoping to screen Rabin: The Last Day at festivals in autumn.
Israeli performance artist Yossi Atia revisits Second Intifada a decade later in dark comedy.
Director Tom Shoval is planning his second feature, which will shoot in Israel and France.
Producer Shlomi Elkabetz is onboard for director Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut feature.
EXCLUSIVE: The Paz brothers are eyeing their first European production, titled Plan A.
Israeli film-maker Itamar Alcalay’s Darkroom, revolving around a young gay Armenian man forced into an arranged marriage, has won the top $50,000 prize at the Sam Spiegel International Film Lab’s pitching event.
Spiro chief Eitan Mansuri will be in Toronto with final draft of Lavie’s The Current Love Of My Life.
EXCLUSIVE: Run director explores post-war Ivory Coast.
The actor spoke about working with Michael Cimino, William Friedkin and Woody Allen in a masterclass at Jerusalem Film Festival.
Israel’s minister for culture and sport Miri Regev jeered during speech.
Titles in the Feature and Documentary Film competitions unveiled.
Minister for Culture and Sport Miri Regev threatened to cut off subsidies if the documentary was not pulled.
Actor John Turturro to visit Jerusalem and take part in opening ceremony
Academy has recognised Jerusalem Film Festival as an official body authorised to qualify short films for the Short Film Awards category.
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According to local filmmakers, the recent suppression of documentary Beyond The Fear is just one episode in a quickening erosion of artistic freedom in Israel.
Director Erez Tadmor talks to Screen about 1970s cop movies, shooting in Haifa and moving from comedy to drama with his ripped-from-the-headlines thriller Wounded Land.
Tova Ascher has edited some of the most acclaimed Israeli features of the past three decades. She tells Screen what compelled her to make a feature directing debut with A.K.A. Nadia.
Screen talks to the Hungarian director about his harrowing Cannes debut.
Screen discusses the genre’s origins, growth and prospects with the local scene’s key players.
Director Ido Haar and aspiring US singer/avid YouTuber Princess Shaw talk to Screen about how Thru You Princess found its voice.
Documentary film-maker Ada Ushpiz tells Screen about charting the life and fertile mind of a great thinker in her new film Vita Activa, The Spirit Of Hannah Arendt.
Israeli director Evgeny Ruman talks to Screen about shooting his second feature, The Man In The Wall, over six days in one apartment.
Film-maker Ulrich Seidl speaks about how a fascination with Austrians and their cellars led to his lauded documentary In The Basement.
Pitch Point, which aims to connect Israeli film-makers with international partners, celebrates its 10th birthday this year.
The Jerusalem-based lab is making waves globally only four years after it was launched.
What are the hot new projects that are being backed by the Israel Film Fund, headed by the indomitable Katriel Schory?
The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts’ Cinema Project is backing new projects by Avi Nesher, Yoav Shamir and animation maestro Albert Hanan Kaminski.
John Turturro tells Lee Marshall about life overlapping art, working with director Nanni Moretti and why he’s keen to catch up with Ronit Elkabetz.
New projects are heading to The Holy City as fund helps grow inward investment and local incentives.