Jerusalem features

  • Features

    Pride of place

    2014-07-18T13:17:00Z

    Jerusalem Film Fund is an additional source of funding for local and international projects - as long as film-makers shoot Jerusalem for Jerusalem. Edna Fainaru reports.

  • Ritesh Batra
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    Beyond blue sky

    2014-07-18T13:16:00Z

    Ritesh Batra, Talya Lavie and Nora Martirosyan are among the 13 filmmakers due to pitch their Jerusalem International Film Lab projects [July 10]. Melanie Goodfellow reports on the push to develop real-world projects.

  • Lia van Leer
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    Lia Van Leer

    2014-07-18T13:15:00Z

    Lia van Leer, the very life and soul of the Israeli film industry, talks to Edna Fainaru about forging her own path, building the national film archive and launching Jerusalem Film Festival

  • Tali Shalom Ezer
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    Tali Shalom-Ezer, Princess

    2014-07-17T12:01:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    The Tel Aviv-based director said tackling sexual abuse in film meant a “long, dark journey.”

  • Efrat Corem
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    Efrat Corem, Ben Zaken

    2014-07-17T11:56:00Z

    Sapir College graduate Efrat Corem explores the very personal universe of her hometown of Ashkelon.

  • Makram Khoury
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    Makram Khoury

    2014-07-17T11:51:00Z

    It has been a busy two years for actor Makram Khoury, one of the recipients of Jerusalem Film Festival’s Achievement Award this year.

  • Park Chan Wook in Jerusalem
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    Park Chan Wook

    2014-07-16T16:00:00Z

    The Korean director talks international appeal as he is being honoured at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

  • Bazi Gete
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    Bazi Gete, Red Leaves

    2014-07-15T14:47:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    King Lear is one inspiration for Ethiopian-Israeli director’s debut feature.

  • Benny Fredman
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    Benny Fredman, Suicide

    2014-07-15T14:41:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Real events inspired Fredman’s first feature, an action thriller about a man pursued by a loan shark.

  • Leah Meyerhoff
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    Leah Meyerhoff, I Believe In Unicorns

    2014-07-15T14:20:00Z

    Meyerhoff talks about the need for more films about young women.