While 'Sand Storm' did not make the Academy Awards shortlist for foreign films, three of the nine productions deal with World War II, including a Russian movie about a rescuer of Jews.
An Israeli film that scrutinizes Israel’s heavily slanted divorce laws has been nominated for the Golden Globes as one of the Best Foreign Language Films. More ▸
By Gil Shefler
That must have been a question that went through the mind of Rama Burshtein when her debut film “Fill the Void” came out in Israel last year. More than 20 years had passed since she graduated from the Sam Spiegel film school in Jerusalem and became haredi, leaving her secular life and passion for the… More ▸
By Tom Tugend
Israeli films once lacked the luster and high production values necessary to compete internationally. But with a string of prizes from international festivals, and a regular presence at the Academy Awards, those days are clearly over. More ▸