Jerusalem Film Festival


Son of saul

Israel's Sam Spiegel lab names 2018 participants

Shlomi Elkabetz to participate in seventh edition of lab.

Scaffolding On The Beach At Night Alone

'Scaffolding', Hong Sang-soo triumph in Jerusalem

Festival reveals the award winners from its 34th edition.

JFF Day 5

Jerusalem 2017: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s daily magazine from the 34th Jerusalem Film Festival here.


'Shark Tale' director readies $10m animation 'Charlotte'

Film tells the story of Jewish painter Charlotte Salomon.

Son Of Saul

'Son Of Saul' backer Sam Spiegel Lab names new director

Ifat Tubi departs Israeli funding programme as initiative faces uncertain future.

Last Days In Jerusalem

Tawfik Abu Wael unveils Tel Aviv-set thriller 'Wise Hassan'

 Thirst and Last Days In Jerusalem director plots next project.

eran kolirin

Israel's Dori Media Paran builds edgy arthouse slate

Company lines up Eran Kolirin [pictured], Yuval Adler and Itamar Alcalay.

Nadav Lapid

Nadav Lapid, Said Ben Said gear up for 'Synonyms' shoot in Paris

EXCLUSIVE: Producer talks Lapid’s latest; further projects with Mendonça Filho, Verhoeven, Jaoui and Sachs.

April 4 1968

MPM, Blonde SA team on Myriam Gharbi's 'Pirates'

Project is debut feature from the director of award-winning short April 4th 1968.

Sam Spiegel lab 2017

Pini Tavger's 'Pinhas' wins $50,000 Sam Spiegel prize

Dea Kulumbegashvili, Maya Dreifuss also scoop awards from Jerusalem lab.

Cosima Finkbeiner, Carlo Chatrian, Wendy Mitchell, Matthijs Wouter Knol

Think Fest: Locarno, EFM, Beta execs on how festivals can stay relevant

Locarno’s Carlo Chatrian, Matthijs Wouter Knol of EFM and Cosima Finkbeiner of Beta Cinema discussed festival budgets and revenues.

bero beyer

Think Fest: Protagonist, Karlovy Vary, IFFR chiefs on the changing arthouse scene

Mike Goodridge, Karel Och and Bero Beyer discuss the importance of festivals and distribution initiatives.

Frederic Boyer, Mirsad Purivatra, Wendy Mitchell, Anna Hoffmann

Think Fest: Tribeca, Sarajevo, Berlin Forum heads debate the rise of Netflix

Frederic Boyer (Tribeca), Mirsad Purivatra (Sarajevo), Anna Hoffmann (Berlinale Forum) discuss challenges on panel.

Think Fest

Festival innovation, Netflix in the spotlight at Jerusalem's Think Fest

Screen reports from festival-focused industry initiative’s first edition.