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Israel Film Center Festival 2020 in Variety
The Israel Film Center Festival has announced that its eighth edition will be a completely virtual experience this year, running June 7-14.
Politics Looms Over Israel Film Center Festival
Ongoing tug of war between filmmakers and culture ministry provides backdrop for event’s seventh installment here in N.Y.C.
DOCAVIV, TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 21
The winners of the Israeli, International and Short Film competitions at Docaviv will be eligible to compete for the Best Documentary Feature/Short at the Oscars.
Israel Film Fund’s Katriel Schory Steps Down After 20 Years
When Katriel Schory took over as topper of the Israel Film Fund some 20 years ago, its domestic cinema was at a low point.
“The late ’90s were the worst in terms of audiences in Israel for Israeli films and they had mostly disappeared from festivals,” he says. “There were zero co-productions.”
SHIRA HAAS CAST IN NETFLIX FILM ABOUT WOMAN LEAVING ULTRA-ORTHODOXY
Israeli actress Shira Haas (The Zookeeper’s Wife, Shtisel) has been cast as the star of an upcoming Netflix series about a woman who leaves her New York hassidic upbringing for secular life in Berlin.